Dwight Joseph, Featherweight Prospect at 29 years old is fighting Jay Perrin whose moved up to Featherweight to fight Dwight. Joseph vs Perrin is the first fight on Week 7 of the Dana White Contender Series. Most interesting fight to watch as Jay Perrin was the Cage Titans Bantamweight Champion and Joseph is one of the top ten prospects in the Midwest.
Perrin is on an impressive run as of late. The Sityodtong fighter is in the midst of 5 consecutive victories. Two of which came in 5 round title fights. Coincidently, those two title fights showed the depth of Perrins ability as he faced two of the toughest bantamweights in New England. Before earning a shot at the Cage Titans title, Perrin ripped off three straight rear-naked choke victories.https://mmasucka.com/2019/05/09/jay-perrin-dwight-joseph-dwtncs-season-3/
Dwight Joseph is another top-ranked prospect. Having fought the majority of his professional bouts in the midwest, Joseph is the 13th ranked bantamweight in that region (rankings according to Tapology). In the state of Nebraska, Joseph is ranked as the 5th best bantamweight.
Overall, Joseph holds a record 9-1, 1 NC. In his 11 professional bouts, Joseph has 6 stoppages including 4 in the very first round. Like his opponent Perrin, Joseph is on a streak of his own. Undefeated in his previous 7 bouts (6-0, 1 NC), Joseph comes into his shot at a UFC contract with momentum behind him.https://mmasucka.com/2019/05/09/jay-perrin-dwight-joseph-dwtncs-season-3/
With Joseph’s history, Perrin knows the first minute of the fight will be the most dangerous. However, after the first round, he doesn’t see how Dwight will be able to compete with him technique-wise. “I’ve seen some spectacular stuff happen and that person did not get picked,” said Perrin. “Really, I need to do something that will finish in spectacular fashion.” Jay understands that if Dwight doesn’t go to bed right away, he needs to put on a “three-round a*s whooping,” in order to capture Dana White’s attention.https://thescrap.co/exclusive-jay-perrin-looks-to-finish-dwight-joseph-within-first-two-rounds-of-contender-series-bout-in-august/
Jay Perrin the Brilliant Fighter with the Dominick Cruz like IQ believes he’ll beat the Knockout artist, Dwight Joseph. Jay Perrin in his last fought a fighter with a record of 9-3, Fight before that was Johnny Campbell…. Had a 16-9 record.
Dwight Joseph is a top 100 Featherweight Prospect for a reason, Featherweight with a lot of potential. Vicious right hand that knocked out, Four of his opponents.
Joseph vs Perrin will be a fascinating fight to watch, Both fighters are 29 years old and really talented prospects. Both hungry 29 year old fighters, Grinding hard to get the opportunity of a lifetime.