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Daniel “The Rock” Dawson

Weight Limit
160.94 LBS / 73 KG
5'9" FT / 176 CM
46 Y

About Daniel Dawson

Status: Former ONE Athlete


An eight-time World Champion across the disciplines of Muay Thai, kickboxing, and boxing, Daniel Dawson is undoubtedly one of the best strikers in the world. Born in Kalgoorlie, a small town in Western Australia, he endured a rough upbringing, moving schools 22 times while contending with physical and emotional abuse at home.

In an attempt to deal with the many hardships he was going through, Dawson took up taekwondo at the age of 13, and immersed himself into martial arts. It was a move that changed his life beyond measure. After expanding his skill-set with in multiple areas, he dominated the world of striking. He won his first Muay Thai World Title at the age of 20, becoming the youngest ISKA and Australian World Champion at the time.

Across an illustrious career, he has faced many legends of the ring including John Wayne Parr, Andy Souwer, and Jongsanan Fairtex. In fact, he boasts a winning percentage of more than 85 percent, finishing the majority of his opponents to claim three WMTA Muay Thai World Titles, four ISKA Kickboxing World Titles, and a WBF Boxing World Championship. Now, he will attempt to add a ONE Super Series belt to his incredible collection.

ONE Championship Records

Event Results

Result Method Round Method and round Opponent Opponent and event Country Date Event
Split Decision SD
R3 (3:00)
Split Decision
R3 (3:00)
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Brown Pinas
Enter the Dragon
May 17, 2019
Netherlands May 17, 2019
Enter the Dragon
May 17, 2019
Knockout KO
R3 (2:40)
R3 (2:40)
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Mustapha Haida
Italy Sep 8, 2018
Beyond The Horizon
Sep 8, 2018

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