Evan was born to Bob and Delyn Dunham.
Mixed Martial ArtsEdit
Dunham made his professional debut in 2007, he had five fights total in 2007. After winning six straight, Dunham was invited to fight for Palace Fighting Championship, a mid-size organization. Dunham won his fight over Dustin Akbari and remained undefeated.
Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipEdit
Dunham had his second fight in the UFC when he defeated returning veteran, Marcus Aurelio at UFC 102. Dunham showed quick & accurate striking skills, and displayed some excellent submission defense against the seasoned grappler, he won the fight by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27).
Dunham's third fight was against The Ultimate Fighter 8 winner, Efrain Escudero on January 11, 2010 at UFC Fight Night 20 with the fight being the co-main event. Evan won in the third round using an armbar submission that nearly broke Efrain's arm. The submission even earned him an extra $30,000 for winning Submission of the Night.
Dunham was recently awarded his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt.
Mixed Martial Arts RecordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|15||10 wins||0 losses|
|Tyson Griffin||UFC 115||June 12, 2010||Vancouver, British Columbia|
|Win||Efrain Escudero||Submission (Armbar)||UFC Fight Night 20: Maynard vs. Diaz||January 11, 2010||3||1:59||Fairfax, Virginia, USA||Won Submission of the Night Honors|
|Win||Marcus Aurelio||Decision (Split)||UFC 102: Couture vs. Nogueira||August 29, 2009||3||5:00||Portland, Oregon, USA|
|Win||Per Eklund||TKO (Punches)||UFC 95: Sanchez vs. Stevenson||February 21, 2009||1||2:14||London, England|
|Win||Dustin Akbari||Submission (Rear Naked Choke)||PFC 12: High Stakes||January 22, 2009||3||0:40||Lemoore, California, USA|
|Win||Eben Kaneshiro||TKO (Strikes)||Rise Fighting Championships 4||September 13, 2008||2||3:05||Eugene, Oregon, USA|
|Win||Cleber Luciano||Submission (Guillotine Choke)||PFP: Ring of Fire||December 9, 2007||2||3:08||22px Quezon City, Philippines|
|Win||Talon Hoffman||Submission (Guillotine Choke)||DesertBrawl||September 28, 2007||1||0:38||Bend, Oregon, USA|
|Win||Mark Daoust||Submission (Rear Naked Choke)||Elite Warriors Championship||June 2, 2007||1||3:46||Portland, Oregon, USA|
|Win||Nassor Lewis||Submission (Armbar)||Rise Fighting Championships 2||April 28, 2007||1||1:16||Eugene, Oregon, USA|
|Win||Gabriel Martinez||Decision (Unanimous)||GC 62: Sprawl or Brawl||April 14, 2007||2||5:00||Lakeport, California, USA|