Stance: Orthodox
Division: Middleweight
Height: 6' 1"
Reach: 76"
Weight: 185 lbs.
Nationality: Brooklyn, United States
Age: 29



Significant Strikes Attempted: 69
Significant Strikes Landed: 39


Takedowns Attempted: 2


AJ Dobson is a professional mixed martial artist currently fighting in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He made his debut for the company in 2018 and has since been making waves, racking up an impressive record of five wins and two losses. Since joining the UFC, he has consistently demonstrated why he deserves to be considered one of the top contenders in his division.

Born and raised in West Virginia, Dobson began training as a martial artist at an early age. His father was a researcher who had studied multiple forms of combat while living abroad and taught his son different techniques from each discipline. This gave him an advantage when he decided to pursue MMA professionally full-time after college. After completing college with a degree in psychology, Dobson worked briefly as a counselor before turning his attention to mixed martial arts competition at the age of 25.

Dobson made rapid progress on the amateur scene before emerging as one of America’s hottest prospects after three impressive victories on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series (DWCS). In August 2018, this earned him a contract with UFC where he would face off against Elias Garcia at The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale later that year. Although he lost via unanimous decision, it was clear that Dobson was not intimidated by fighting on such big stages nor did it stop him from pursuing his dreams further; just six months later, AJ won via split decision against Chris Gruetzemacher at UFC Fight Night 140 – Cowboy vs Magny event held in Buenos Aires – becoming only third fighter ever to win their debut fight for UFC using Gholar technique which is rarely seen inside octagon circles despite its known effectiveness among experienced practitioners . Since then AJ has shown great improvement throughout each fight displaying improved skill set (both stand up & ground) thus enhancing himself into world title contention position .

Currently AJ holds 5-2 record within Octagon circle , having faced some tough opponents such as Ryan Hall , Yair Rodriguez & Zabit Magomedsharipov . Despite these tough opponents , A J never backed down from any challenges rather took them head on and keeps improving day by day towards achieving future aspirations . With overall good performance during every single bout coupled with consistent hard work ethic towards bettering himself inside gymnasium circles is what makes AJ stand out within current crop fighters around this particular weight class & also makes him suitable candidate amongst all fighters globally vying for championship gold belt around Bantamweight category

Fight History

Tafon Nchukwi
Tafon Nchukwi
AJ Dobson: Winner
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Aug 12, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Dos Anjos
Armen Petrosyan
Armen Petrosyan
AJ Dobson: Defeated
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Oct 22, 2022
UFC 280: Oliveira vs. Makhachev
Jacob Malkoun
Jacob Malkoun
AJ Dobson: Defeated
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Feb 12, 2022
UFC 271: Adesanya vs. Whittaker 2