Tag: Dillon Danis

The Weekly Grind: Dillon Danis chugs Proper Twelve bottle, Ben Askren goes on Danis roasting spree

By Danny Segura@DannySeguraTV MMAfighting.com The life of a professional fighter isn’t all glitz and glamour. As if getting punched, kicked, kneed, choked and twisted into a pretzel on a regular basis isn’t enough, fighters attract a general wackiness that makes their lives, well…interesting. To commemorate these day-to-day hardships, slip-ups, pranks, […]

Dillon Danis receives seven-month suspension, $7,500 fine for role in UFC 229 post-fight brawl

By Shaun Al-Shatti@shaunalshatti MMAfighting.com One of the last lingering threads in the UFC 229 post-fight brawl has been resolved. Dillon Danis, a Bellator welterweight and cornerman of Conor McGregor, was issued a seven-month suspension at a Monday meeting of the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) for his role in the post-fight […]

Dillon Danis says he and ‘simp’ Ben Askren have same MMA credentials, threatens to ‘suplex’ him

By Nick Baldwin@NickBaldwinMMA Bloodyelbow.com Dillon Danis is back to saying Dillon Danis things. Danis, a Bellator fighter who transitioned to MMA from competitive jiu-jitsu last year, took aim at UFC welterweight Ben Askren in a tweet Saturday. Askren called out UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov for a 165-pound title fight at […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov says he attacked Dillon Danis at UFC 229 because Conor McGregor’s other coaches were ‘too old’

By MMA Fighting Newswire MMAfighting.com If a rematch between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor never happens, that would be just fine for “The Eagle” given how their first meeting shook out. In one of the biggest grudge matches in UFC history, Nurmagomedov defeated McGregor at UFC 229 last October by fourth-round submission after using his wrestling to […]