Dillon Danis is an American MMA fighter with a net worth of $5 Million. He is known for competing in the Welterweight category of Bellator. Dillon mastered the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is a black belt champion.
In 2016 he came to the spotlight after being a grappling partner of MMA fighter Conor McGregor. He is a 6 foot 175 pounds guy and has several middleweight victories under his belt. In April 2018 Dillon made his Bellator MMA debut.
Aside from competing in Jiu-Jitsu, he’s called out several MMA fighters including Michael Bisping, Ben Askren, and Jon Jones. During his successful career, Dillon won champions like “IBJJF Pan American No-Gi Champion” and “IBJJF New York Spring Open Champion”.
What is Dillon Danis’ Net Worth?
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Dillon Danis was born on August 22nd, 1993, in New Jersey. He grew up in several small Jersey towns along with his older sister Carol and younger brother Brandon. Dillon is of both Armenian and Hungarian descent.
He was raised by a single mother Nikki Danis. As a kid, he was always passionate about training in martial arts. Dillon attended St. Christopher Catholic Elementary School in Parsippany. From there he moved on to Brooklyn Middle School on Beechwood Road.
At 15, he began training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at a nearby gym. That time he also had his first fight in school. While attending Parsippany Hills High School he was introduced to Wrestling.
One of his school’s history teachers, Jason Lodato, recruited him from a freshman history class. His coach Jason put him on the wrestling team. It was here Dillon showed his Jiu-Jitsu moves into wrestling. He began skipping school classes just to go to the gym.
Dillon’s first instructor was Jaime Cruz. He credits Jaime along with others at the gym for training him to be the best possible fighter he can be. Danis earned his belt through Jaime Cruz‘s academy in New Jersey.
At the age of 19, he moved on to Marcelo Garcia’s academy in New York. In 2014 Dillon competed in the “International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation, where he placed second. He was recruited by popular MMA fighter Conor McGregor to be his main grappling partner in 2016.
Dillon made his professional MMA debut against Kylie Walker at Bellator 198 in 2018. He finished them in the first round. In June 2019, Dillon defeated Max Humphrey at Bellator 222.
In November 2022, the news broke that Dillon would be facing KSI in a boxing match that would take place in January 2023 at the Wembley Arena.
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Dillon Danis started dating Savannah Montano in 2019. The couple is in a happy relationship and living a luxurious life. Savannah is an Instagram star, model, and entrepreneur.
- Range Rover $140,000
- Audi A7 $90,000
- BMW 3-Series $60,000
Here are some of the best highlights of Dillon Danis’s career:
- IBJJF Pan American No-Gi Champion
- IBJJF New York Spring Open Champion
- IBJJF Boca Raton International Open Champion
- IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Champion
Dillon Danis Net Worth
Dillon Danis is an American mixed martial artist from New Jersey who is just at the beginning of his career. The breakthrough moment of his career was in 2016 when Conor McGregor invited him. From there he became Conor’s grappling partner.
He is an up-and-coming force that has been praised several times for his incredible fighting ability. The main source of his income comes from his profession as an MMA fighter. As of 2023, Dillon Danis’ net worth is estimated to be $5 million.
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