Don'Tale "Lord Kong" Mayes


Stance: Orthodox
Division: Heavyweight
Height: 6' 6"
Reach: 81"
Weight: 260 lbs.
Age: 28


Don’Tale Mayes is an American mixed martial arts fighter who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He currently holds a record of 8-4 in his professional fighting career.

Mayes was born in Florida and he grew up playing football, basketball and track. As a teenager, he began to take an interest in martial arts when one of his friends took him to a Taekwondo class. After studying for four years, he decided to pursue it further and joined some amateur MMA fights. During that period, he developed the skills needed to become successful as a professional fighter later on.

In 2017, Mayes made his debut into the UFC with a win over Rashad Coulter via TKO at UFC 211. After this impressive performance, Don’Tale quickly established himself as one of the premier heavyweights in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) competition by winning three bouts out of five fights within two years time frame while competing on various Fight Night cards worldwide.. In 2019, Mayes fought against Sergey Pavlovich at UFC 236 which became his most memorable fight due to which he earned “Fight Of The Night” honors after defeating Pavlovich by split decision victory making it five wins out of seven total fights inside octagon so far for Don’tTale .

When not training or competing, Don’Tale enjoys spending quality time with family and friends doing outdoor activities like fishing or hunting whenever possible . He also loves watching movies , especially action movies from Bruce Lee era as well as listening music genre such reggae . Other than that ,he likes experimenting new recipes on kitchen from chefs around world specially Italian cuisine .His personal mantra is always stay focused towards goals & never give up attitude no matter what situation comes across your way throughout journey & just keep striving hard until success arrives eventually .

Apart from being talented athlete , Mayes has been heavily involved with multiple charity programs since early days of career where even during tough economic times all donations had been made without fail till date showing great compassion & generosity towards society helping them lead better life ahead. His ultimate goal is inspire people through story representing courage perseverance grit strength etc all rolled into single package sharing message everyone should apply same principles when facing struggles paths leading ultimate destiny come true despite odds getting stacked against you

Fight History

Rodrigo Nascimento
Don'Tale Mayes: Defeated
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Nov 04, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Almeida vs. Lewis
Andrei Arlovski
Don'Tale Mayes: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 2 @ 3:17
Sat. Jun 03, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Kara-France vs. Albazi
Augusto Sakai
Don'Tale Mayes: Defeated
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Feb 25, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Krylov vs. Spann
Hamdy Abdelwahab
Don'Tale Mayes: Defeated
by Split Decision in Round 3
Sat. Jul 30, 2022
UFC 277: Pena vs. Nunes 2
Josh Parisian
Don'Tale Mayes: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 3 @ 3:26
Sat. Dec 18, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Daukaus
Roque Martinez
Don'Tale Mayes: Winner
by in Round @ 5:00
Sat. Nov 14, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Felder vs. Dos Anjos
Rodrigo Nascimento
Don'Tale Mayes: Defeated
by in Round @ 2:05
Sat. May 16, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Harris
Ciryl Gane
Don'Tale Mayes: Defeated
by Submission in Round 3
Sat. Oct 26, 2019
UFC FN: Maia vs. Askren