Mike  Dawson


HEIGHT: 5’11”
WEIGHT: 195 LBS.

Mike  Dawson

HEIGHT: 5’11”

WEIGHT: 195 LBS.

LEVER LENGTH (ELBOW TO FINGERTIP): 22½”
HOMETOWN: Norwalk, Ohio
FAVORITE ARM-WRESTLING TECHNIQUE: “The one that works.”  
YEARS COMPETING IN THE SPORT: 8 years  
FAMILY: Dawson is married with 7 kids.
WAL TITLES: WAL 2015 Northern Regional Finalist; WAL 2015 Middleweight Championships Finalist
HOBBIES: “Kids! Wife! Arm-wrestling!”
FAVORITE TRAINING TECHNIQUE: “It’s a secret.”
INTERESTING FACT OR EXPERIENCE THAT HELPED SHAPE LIFE: Dawson became sober in August 2013 and lost 50 lbs to get back into shape. After taking a hiatus, Dawson started arm-wrestling again in May of 2014.
UNIQUE FACT: “I love my wife and kids more than anything. God has blessed me greatly, even when I deserved little.”
MOTTO: “Get what you put in.”
FAVORITE ARM-WRESTLING MEMORY: “First time pulling Cobra Rhodes at 19, I slipped at 12:00. He then said, ‘I’m going to destroy you now, like Rocky VI style.’ He did just that.”
BIGGEST ARM-WRESTLING ACCOMPLISHMENT: “Placing in the top 8, right and left, in WAL Vegas 2015.”
BEST ADVICE RECEIVED: “Can do all things through Christ.”
BIGGEST OBSTACLE FACED AND OVERCAME: Dawson quit drinking and changed his lifestyle through the grace of god and the support of his family.