Dequan Townsend is an American mixed martial artist currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) under the Light Heavyweight division. A professional since 2012, he previously competed for WXC, where he was the Middleweight and Welterweight championship, and TWC where he was Light Heavyweight, Middleweight, and 2X Welterweight Championship.
Lansing, Michigan native, Dequan Townsend was born on 11th May 1986, under the star sign Taurus. The thirty-four years old holds an American nationality and is of Afro-American ethnic background. Regarding his physique, he stands 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) and weighs 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb).
A professional since 2012, Dequan Townsend has overall 32 matches with 21 wins and 11 losses. No doubt, he has earned a decent sum of money through his MMA career, but the exact figure is yet to disclose.
Since 2019, he is signed to the UFC. On his UFC debut fight, he summoned $12,000 to show and $3,500 fight week incentive pay. As he lost the next two fights, he earned the same figure.
As of 2020, his net worth is under review.
It is still unknown if Dequan Townsend is married, in a relationship, or single. There is no information about his love life.
Scrolling through his Instagram account, Townsend has written a proud father in his bio. Furthermore, he has shared a picture with a baby, who is assumed to be his baby.
Further, in an interview with UFC on March 15, it was reported that it will be five years since Dequan Townsend lost his four-year-old son Malakye to cancer.
In August 2020, two brothers: Marcus Jackson-Burton, 32, and his half-brother, Steven Lee Jackson, 31, of UFC fighter Dequan Townsend have died following a shooting at a Lansing, Michigan strip mall on August 4, per the Lansing State Journal. Jackson was pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting. Jackson-Burton was pronounced dead shortly after.
Townsend compiled a professional mixed martial arts record of 21–8. Townsend later signed with the UFC in June 2019.
On 29th June 2019, Townsend made his UFC career debut at UFC on ESPN: Ngannou vs. dos Santos. He lost the fight via TKO. He next faced Bevon Lewis at UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. dos Santos. He lost the fight via unanimous decision. Similarly, he lost his third UFC fight at UFC Fight Night: Anderson vs. Blachowicz 2 against Devin Clark on 15th February 2020.
For now, he is expected to face Dusko Todorovic on October 4, 2020, at UFC on ESPN 16.
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