Tag: Dillon Danis

Danis says friendship with Conor McGregor has been a key part of his success: ‘I’m 1-0 and everyone knows my name’

By Milan Ordoñez@Mr_Ordonez Bloodyelbow.com Prior to his transition into mixed martial arts, no one knew about Dillon Danis outside of the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu circle. But since he involved himself with Conor McGregor, he is now enjoying a significant amount of recognition. The two began working together for McGregor’s rematch against Nate […]

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 […]