Matthew Donald "Matty" Dowling (born June 2, 1986), also known as "The General" is an Canadian mixed martial artist who fights for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Dowling has an extensive background in kickboxing and collegiate wrestling. He is noted within the MMA community for his exceptional takedown defense and knockout ability. He is generally regarded as a stand-up fighter, relying primarily on his background in Kempo karate and Koei-Kan karate, while using his wrestling skills to defend against takedowns. He is also regarded as an unorthodox striker due to his relaxed hands-down stance and the angles at which he throws punches.
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