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Drew Dober issues statement following TKO loss to Matt Frevola at UFC 288: “I'm not ashamed of taking chances, chasing greatness”

Harry Kettle - May 8, 2023

UFC lightweight Drew Dober has issued a short statement in the wake of his TKO defeat at the hands of Matt Frevola last weekend. On Saturday night, Drew Dober’s three-fight win streak came to an end. He was beaten by Matt Frevola via stoppage after being dropped in the first round. The 34-year-old fought valiantly, as he always does, but it simply wasn’t enough in New Jersey.

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UFC 288 Results: Matt Frevola stops Drew Dober in Round 1 (Video)

Chris Taylor - May 6, 2023

We have you covered for all of tonight’s UFC 288 results, including the featured prelim between Drew Dober and Matt Frevola. Dober (26-11 MMA) will enter the contest sporting a 3-fight winning streak, with all three of those wins coming by way of knockout. The 34-year-old was most recently seen in action last December, where he scored a second-round knockout victory over Bobby Green.

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Drew Dober says Paddy Pimblett and his “protectors” shot down a potential fight: “It was a hard no from Paddy and a hard no from those protecting him too”

Susan Cox - May 4, 2023

Drew Dober says Paddy Pimblett and his ‘protectors’ shot down a potential fight. Drew Dober (26-11 MMA) is preparing for his upcoming lightweight bout with Matt Frevola (10-3 MMA) this coming Saturday, May 6th at UFC 288 which takes place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

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Matt Frevola admits he was "surprised" to get Drew Dober fight at UFC 288, vows to be the first person to KO him in the UFC: "He's never been hit by me before"

Cole Shelton - May 2, 2023

Matt Frevola didn’t expect to get a ranked opponent for his next fight, but was thrilled when he was offered Drew Dober at UFC 288. After Frevola picked up a KO win over Ottman Azaitar at UFC 281 last November, he thought he would be fighting someone like Michael Johnson or Clay Guida his next time out. Yet, he was offered Dober and couldn’t be more excited for the matchup.


Drew Dober explains why Dustin Poirier could be a problem for Islam Makhachev

Andrew Whitelaw - December 22, 2022

Drew Dober is on an impressive run of form. The American has won his last three on the bounce with all of those victories coming via stoppage. In fact, his last six wins have all been finishes. Dober’s last loss came against Brad Ridell last year as he dropped a unanimous decision – but still walked away with a bonus for Fight of the Night. Prior to that, the Bellator veteran was submitted by the champion, Islam Makhachev. 

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Drew Dober calls for a fight with Michael Chandler: “If Conor refuses I'm ready for the violence”

Susan Cox - December 22, 2022

Drew Dober is calling for a fight with Michael Chandler. It was at UFC Vegas 66 last Saturday night, December 17th, that Drew Dober (26-11 MMA) defeated Bobby Green (29-14 MMA) with an impressive knockout which put him back into the UFC lightweight rankings.

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Bobby Green reacts following knockout loss against Drew Dober at UFC Vegas 66: “I thought I was f*cking dominating”

Harry Kettle - December 19, 2022

Bobby Green has given his thoughts following his knockout defeat at the hands of Drew Dober last weekend. Many fans were expecting Bobby Green vs Drew Dober to be a fantastic lightweight affair at UFC Vegas 66. Ultimately, that’s what we got through almost two rounds at the UFC APEX.

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Drew Dober on UFC Vegas 66 KO win over Bobby Green: "It was difficult"

Fernando Quiles - December 18, 2022

Drew Dober pulled off a scintillating finish over Bobby Green, but it wasn’t easy. Dober and Green shared the Octagon this past Saturday inside the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. The lightweight tilt was featured on the main card of UFC Vegas 66. This was an exciting fight that ended with Dober scoring the second-round knockout win. This one earned “Fight of the Night” honors.

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Drew Dober welcomes the opportunity of fighting Paddy Pimblett after UFC 277: “I want to collide with that hype train for sure”

Susan Cox - July 29, 2022

Drew Dober (24-11 MMA) is set to take on Rafael Alves (20-10 MMA) tomorrow, Saturday July 29th at UFC 277, at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Dober will be entering the Octagon coming off a thrilling first round TKO of Terrance McKinney (12-4 MMA) in March of this year.

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UFC Vegas 50 Results: Drew Dober TKO's Terrance McKinney (Video)

Chris Taylor - March 12, 2022

A lightweight fight between Drew Dober and Terrance McKinney takes place on tonight’s UFC Vegas 50 main card. Dober (24-11 MMA) enters tonight’s contest looking to snap a two-fight losing skid. The lightweight veteran suffered a unanimous decision loss to Brad Riddell in his most previous Octagon appearance at UFC 263.

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Drew Dober reacts after "Fight of the Night" defeat to Brad Riddell at UFC 263

Adam Martin - June 13, 2021

UFC lightweight contender Drew Dober reacted after his “Fight of the Night” defeat to Brad Riddell on the preliminary card at UFC 263. Dober and Riddell went to war in the most exciting fight of the night at UFC 263, a match that saw both men stand and bang for 15 minutes with each other and win $50,000 each for “Fight of the Night” for putting on a show for the fans. For Dober, it was a disappointing loss against a talented, albeit unranked opponent in Riddell. Following the fight, Dober took to his social media to react to the loss to Riddell and thank the fans for all of their support.