Stats & Records
Wins by Knockout
First Round Finishes
- Sig. Strikes Landed
- Sig. Strikes Attempted
- Takedowns Landed
- Takedowns Attempted
- Sig. Str. Defense is the percentage of significant strikes attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Takedown defense is the percentage of takedowns attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Knockdown Avg. is the average number of knockdowns per 15 Minutes window.
Sig. Str. By Position
Sig. Str. by target
Win by Method
- Pro since 2016
- Seven wins by KO
- Two first round finishes
- Has won seven of his last 11 and three of his last five
- First loss by DQ due to an illegal elbow
- Origin of nickname: “I'm big.”
UFC on ESPN (6/3/23) Mayes stopped Andrei Arlovski via strikes at 3:17 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (2/25/23) Mayes lost a three round unanimous decision to Augusto Sakai
UFC 277 (7/30/22) Mayes’ split decision loss to Hamdy Abdelwahab was overturned to a no contest when Abdelwahab failed a post-fight drug test
UFC Fight Night (12/18/21) Mayes stopped Josh Parisian via strikes at 3:26 of the third round
UFC Fight Night (11/14/20) Mayes won a three round unanimous decision over Roque Martinez
UFC on ESPN (5/16/20) Mayes was submitted by Rodrigo Nascimento via rear naked choke at 2:05 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (10/26/19) Mayes was submitted by Ciryl Gane via heel hook at 4:46 of the third round
Dana White's Contender Series, Season 3
Week 4 (7/16/19) Mayes stopped Ricardo Prasel via strikes at 4:59 of the first round
Dana White's Contender Series, Season 2
Week 7 (7/31/18) Mayes stopped Mitchell Sipe via strikes at 4:49 of the second round
Dana White's Contender Series, Season 1
Week 8 (8/29/17) Mayes was stopped by Allen Crowder via strikes at 4:12 of the third round
When and why did you start training for fighting? I needed something to do. It helped keep me out of trouble and allowed me to take my aggression out.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means a lot; it's a step towards my ultimate goal to get the belt.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to Ancilla College; did not receive a degree
What was your job before you started fighting? Servpro
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Undefeated at 8-0, two MMA belts
Favorite grappling technique: Triangle
Favorite Striking technique: Overhand