December 17, 1989|
New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
|Height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight||183.5 lb (83 kg; 13 st 2 lb)|
|Reach||76 in (190 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada|
|Team||Toshido Mixed Martial Arts|
|Rank||Brown belt in no-gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Mixed martial arts career
Dwyer made his professional debut in 2011 competing in regional promotions in his native British Columbia. He compiled a record of 7 - 1, finishing all of his opponents, including notable fighters Shonie Carter and DaMarques Johnson by KO/TKO before signing with the UFC in the summer of 2014.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Dwyer was expected to make his promotional debut on August 2, 2014 at UFC 176 against Alex Garcia. However, Dwyer pulled out of the bout citing injury and was replaced by Neil Magny. Subsequently, after UFC 176 was cancelled, Magny/Garcia was rescheduled and eventually took place on August 23, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 49.
Championships and accomplishments
- Battlefield Fight League
- Battlefield Fight League Welterweight Champion (One time)
- Ultimate Fighting Championship
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|14 matches||10 wins||4 losses|
|Win||10–4||Chris Anderson||Decision (split)||BFL 53||January 13, 2018||5||5:00||British Columbia, Canada||Middleweight debut; Won BFL Middleweight Championship.|
|Win||9–4||Jesse Ronson||Decision (unanimous)||XFFC 10: Out of the Ashes||July 8, 2016||3||5:00||Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada|
|Loss||8–4||Randy Brown||Decision (unanimous)||UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Bader||January 30, 2016||3||5:00||Newark, New Jersey, United States|
|Loss||8–3||Alan Jouban||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee||July 15, 2015||3||5:00||San Diego, California, United States||Fight of the Night.|
|Win||8–2||William Macário||KO (superman punch)||UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir||February 22, 2015||1||3:14||Porto Alegre, Brazil||Performance of the Night.|
|Loss||7–2||Albert Tumenov||KO (head kick and punch)||UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Saffiedine||October 4, 2014||1||1:03||Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada|
|Win||7–1||DaMarques Johnson||TKO (punches)||BFL 30||May 23, 2014||2||3:39||Richmond, British Columbia, Canada||Non-title bout; Johnson missed weight (175 lbs).|
|Win||6–1||Shonie Carter||TKO (retirement)||BFL 27||January 18, 2014||3||5:00||Richmond, British Columbia, Canada||Defended the BFL Welterweight Championship.|
|Win||5–1||Colin Daynes||TKO (punches)||BFL 24||June 8, 2013||1||4:33||Penticton, British Columbia, Canada||Won the BFL Welterweight Championship.|
|Win||4–1||Ryan Chiappe||TKO (punches)||BFL 19||November 9, 2012||1||4:37||Penticton, British Columbia, Canada|
|Win||3–1||Levi Alford||KO (punch)||BFL 17||July 28, 2012||1||0:29||Penticton, British Columbia, Canada|
|Loss||2–1||Marcus Aurelio||KO (slam)||BFL 15||April 27, 2012||1||0:30||Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada|
|Win||2–0||Mark Doble||TKO (punches and elbows)||BFL 13||February 11, 2012||1||3:31||Vernon, British Columbia, Canada|
|Win||1–0||Levi Alford||KO (knee)||BFL 10||August 20, 2011||1||0:41||Vernon, British Columbia, Canada|
- "Fight Card - UFC Fight Night Mir vs. Duffee". UFC.com. Retrieved July 17, 2015.
- "Matt Dwyer - Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved July 17, 2015.
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- Jason Floyd (2014-06-30). "Alex Garcia vs. Matt Dwyer confirmed for UFC 176". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2014-06-30.
- Staff (2014-07-09). "Neil Magny replaces Matt Dwyer, meets Alex Garcia at UFC Fight Night 49". MMAJunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-07-09.
- Dana Becker (2014-08-14). "UFC Fight Night 54 picks up several new bouts". fightline.com. Retrieved 2014-08-14.
- Staff (2013-12-19). "Matt Dwyer vs. William Macario added to UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-12-19.
- Ban Fowlkes (2015-02-22). "UFC Fight Night 61 results: Matt Dwyer floors William Macario with Superman punch". MMAJunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-02-22.
- Staff (2015-02-22). "UFC Fight Night 61 bonuses: Frank Mir leads quartet of 'Performance of the Night' winners". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-02-22.
- Damon Martin (2015-04-22). "Alan Jouban vs. Matt Dwyer added to UFC Fight Night in San Diego". foxsports.com. Retrieved 2015-04-22.
- Ben Fowlkes (2015-07-15). "UFC Fight Night 71 results: Slick cartwheel kick carries Alan Jouban over Matt Dwyer". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-07-15.
- Staff (2015-07-16). "UFC Fight Night 71 bonuses: Frank Mir's crushing KO nets him $50,000". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-07-16.
- Ben Fowlkes (2016-01-30). "UFC on FOX 18 results: Randy Brown outworks Matt Dwyer for decision win". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-01-30.