Daniel Kelly - Official UFC® Fighter Profile
Daniel
Kelly
13-4-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 10 fights.
Record: 13-4-0
Summary: Judo

Fighter Info

From: Melbourne, Victoria Australia
Fights Out Of: Melbourne, Victoria Australia
Age: 40
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )
Reach 70"
Leg Reach 43"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
902
39% Successful
350
Types of Successful Strikes
0
350
69% Standing
15%
16%
242
53
55
Striking Defense
62
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
35
34% Successful
12
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
16
0
Takedown Defense
79
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Daniel Kelly
May 27, 2018
6
23
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Daniel Kelly
Nov 18, 2017
118
42
0
2
0
1
0
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Daniel Kelly
Jun 10, 2017
8
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Daniel Kelly
Mar 4, 2017
53
74
1
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Daniel Kelly
Nov 26, 2016
39
56
4
0
0
0
4
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Daniel Kelly
Mar 19, 2016
37
33
0
2
0
0
1
2
R3 KO/TKO
Win
Daniel Kelly
Nov 14, 2015
63
77
5
0
0
0
8
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Daniel Kelly
May 9, 2015
2
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Daniel Kelly
Feb 14, 2015
61
50
0
1
0
0
0
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Daniel Kelly
Nov 7, 2014
23
25
0
1
0
1
0
2
R1 Submission

Biography

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started properly in 2012. I retired from judo competition and was looking for a new challenge. I have always been a fan of MMA.

Do you have any heroes? GSP

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It has been my goal and dream after the house didn't go well for me. This is a big chance at redemption.

What was your job before you started fighting? I was a judo coach and I worked in a cafe

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Four-time Olympian in judo for Australia

Ranks in any martial arts styles: 4th Dan black belt in judo, black belt in BJJ

Favorite grappling technique: Uchimata

Favorite Striking technique: Left hand

  • Team Australia on TUF Nations

 

  • Pro since 2006

 

  • Five wins by submission (3 RNC, 1 armbar, 1 kimura), three by KO

 

  • Four first round finishes

 

  • Highest finish in four Olympic Games was 7th in 2004

 

  • Has won four of his last seven

 

  • Only competitor to make four Australian Olympic teams in judo

Career

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