Tag: Dillon Danis

Garry Tonon ‘open’ to Dillon Danis MMA clash, but thinks it will come ‘later in our careers’

MMAFIGHTING.COM By Peter Carroll@PetesyCarroll ONE Championship Garry Tonon and Dillon Danis were infamous rivals in the grappling world. With both men recently transitioning to MMA careers, it was only a matter of time before people started talking about them meeting under the new rule set. Both have launched their MMA careers successfully — Danis […]

Bellator’s Michael Chandler continues to criticize ‘huge dork’ Dillon Danis

Bloodyelbow.com By Lewis Mckeever@Mckeever89   I think it’s safe to say Michael Chandler isn’t a Dillon Danis fan. Following Danis’ professional MMA debut at Bellator 198, which saw the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu specialist submit Kyle Walker with a toehold in the first round, lightweight standout Michael Chandler called Danis the ‘most un-athletic fighter’ on the Bellator roster. Michael Chandler ✔@MikeChandlerMMA  Just […]

Dillon Danis: A fight with Ben Askren would mean ‘an easy submission for me’

By Marc Raimondi@marc_raimondi   Dillon Danis mentioned Ben Askren’s name Saturday night, just minutes after Danis’ pro MMA debut at Bellator 198 in Rosemont, Ill. Askren is an undefeated former Bellator and ONE Championship titleholder, not to mention a former Olympic wrestler. Danis, a Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace, picked up a submission victory over Kyle Walker in the first […]