Dillion Danis is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt who shifted towards a career in MMA. He is known for being the grappling partner of the Notorious Conner McGregor. He was hired by McGregor ahead of the Notorious’ match against Nate Diaz, for UFC 202.
Danis became a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fan household name after his 2014 brown belt run, through his amazing performances in some of jiu-jitsu’s hardest tournaments. Currently, he is showcasing his talents inside the octagon.
Dillion’s Net Worth
Dillion Danis is an American-Brazilian fighter. Having no prior experience in MMA, once he chose to make the transition into the Octagon, his name recognition granted him the interest of a few major promotions with Bellator taking the contract. His debut took place on April 28, 2018, which was submission win over Kyle Walker.
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Prior to that, Dillion recognization came after he was hired by the Notorious Conner McGregor ahead of his match against Nate Diaz, for UFC 202. Meanwhile, in 2016 Danis was invited to become a coach and main grappling training partner for McGregor.
Dillion Danis alongside Connor McGregor. (Photo: Dillion's Instagram | 15th April 2019)
After his debut in the MMA, Dillion confirmed that he received about $100,000 for the fight.
Likewise, Dillion signed the contract with Bellator for four-fight and had claimed that he was the highest-paid fighter amongst his fellow competitors in his welterweight division.
With his succesful career in Dillion's MMA fighting, it seems like he ragged the net worth above thousands and possibly millions.
Dillion Danis faced several controversial moments when he was attacked on several occasions.
After Khabib Nurmagomedov won his fight against Conner McGregor at the UFC 202 main event, he leaped out his cage and attacked Dillion in a vicious brawl outside the arena. After which Dillion was escorted away by the guards. It was unclear why Khabib went after Dillion, but it was suspected that Danis said something to Nurmagomedov which made him leap out of the cage and attack him.
Dillion once again became the victim of an attack in New York City in early July 2019. The source who witnessed the incident affirmed that a shirtless guy with a yellow garland attacked him while Dillion was sitting down relaxing. Despite the attack, he wasn't injured.
The identity of the man has not been identified.
Wiki & Bio: Age, Mom
Dillion Danis was born on the 22nd of August 1993 in New Jersey. Not much is known about Danis's family life except that fact that he is very close to his mom named Nikki Danis and can be seen continuously posting heartfelt tributes towards his mother on social media.
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With a sleeve tattoo on his right arm, Danis stands at the height of 6” and has a weight of 160 pounds. He holds American nationality while his ethnicity is Brazilian.