Dustin "The Hanyak" Jacoby
FIGHTING STYLE: Freestyle
DIVISION: Light Heavyweight
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
LEG REACH: 45.00
WEIGHT: 205 lbs.
TEAM: Finney's HIT Squad (2010–2011)
NATIONALITY: Fort Morgan, United States
OUT OF: Arenzville, Illinois, United States
STRIKING ACCURACYSignificant Strikes Attempted: 1310
Significant Strikes Landed: 611
TAKEDOWN ACCURACYTakedowns Attempted: 7
Takedowns Landed: 2
Dustin Jacoby is an American mixed martial artist and kickboxer who currently competes in the Light Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He was born on August 15, 1989 in Crest Hill, Illinois.
Jacoby began his martial arts training when he was five years old. He has trained at numerous gyms around the world including Tristar Gym in Canada, Phuket Top Team in Thailand and Sityodtong Muay Thai Academy in Thailand. Throughout his career, he earned recognition for various national and international championships in both kickboxing and MMA before signing with UFC. In 2019, he became a professional fighter by signing a four-fight contract with UFC that same year.
Since then, Jacoby has fought eight times under the UFC banner mostly against fighters from different weight classes ranging from middleweight to heavyweight divisions. His first win as part of UFC came against Justin Ledet at UFC Fight Night – Volkan vs Smith on July 18th 2020 via unanimous decision after three rounds of intense action where both fighters displayed their respective strengths and weaknesses throughout their match up till its conclusion where both fighters raised their hands simultaneously signifying another great fight between two warriors however it was Jacoby’s hand which got raised as victor later that night via judges’ decision after 3 grueling rounds were over leaving no room for doubt about how deserving Dustin Jacoby had been for this victory because throughout all three rounds he outclassed former opponent Justin Ledet displaying superior striking skills amongst other things prior to emerging victorious unanimously that night at Halifax Nova Scotia .
During his time with UFc ,Jacob y has faced some of toughest opponents like Tyson Nam , Cory Sandhagen ,Kevin Holland etc . All these fights have helped him become better fighter overall and improved upon Jacouby’s already impressive grappling skills due to which he managed to ground many of his opponents giving them hard time escaping submission attempts which ultimately cost them dear leading them towards defeat at end of night eventually .
Outside cage too Dustin can be considered very successful individual having achieved so much success despite facing various setbacks during course events/ fights regarding injuries or any other reason while still managing to come back stronger afterwards without taking too much rest periods instead getting right back into grind ever so quickly something which fans admire greatly due to sheer determination possessed by jacoby himself .. Making sure nothing stops him achieving what set out do namely becoming best version possible self whenever stepping inside octagon plus sharpening craft outside it even more than before further ensures dominance inside octagon most certainly
In short ,dustin jacoby is one helluva extraordinary athlete who possess all necessary tools required un order succeed present day highly competitive field such mma .. Fans love watching dustins performances becsuse they always something different each everytime coming variety moves combinations employed countering oppenents attacks making fan favorite pick among viewers any upcoming events.. Be it striking game heavy doses takedowns relentless ground n pound anything else you name ,jacoby does justice whatever role given hence why successful fighter today