- Being a well rounded fighter. Dunham has won 6 fights via submission and 2 via (T)KO.
- His arm-bar victory over Efrain Escudero at UFC Fight Night 20.
- His controversial SD loss to Sean Sherk at UFC 119. Many fans and media believe Dunham won the fight.
- Defeating Tyson Griffin at UFC 115 via SD.
- KO'ing Per Eklund in the 1st round at UFC 95.