Danny
Castillo
17-6-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 19 fights.
Record: 17-6-0
Summary: Wrestling

Fighter Info

Nickname: Last Call
From: San Francisco, CA USA
Fights Out Of: Sacramento, CA USA
Age: 35
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1074
45% Successful
478
Types of Successful Strikes
0
478
40% Standing
22%
38% Ground
191
104
183
Striking Defense
63
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
100
43% Successful
43
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
21
2
Takedown Defense
69
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Tony Ferguson Aug 30, 2014
-- -- -- -- --
Danny Castillo -- -- -- --
Win
Danny Castillo Apr 26, 2014
16 0 0 1 R2 KO/TKO
Charlie Brenneman 13 2 0 2
Loss
Danny Castillo Dec 14, 2013
55 1 1 3 R3 Decision - Majority
Edson Barboza 43 0 1 1
Win
Danny Castillo Jul 27, 2013
25 6 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Tim Means 38 0 0 1
Win
Paul Sass Feb 16, 2013
4 0 5 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Danny Castillo 38 4 0 2
Loss
Michael Johnson Oct 5, 2012
17 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Danny Castillo 17 0 1 2
Win
Danny Castillo May 5, 2012
52 1 0 2 R3 Decision - Unanimous
John Cholish 29 1 0 1
Win
Anthony Njokuani Dec 30, 2011
44 0 1 0 R3 Decision - Split
Danny Castillo 33 6 0 3
Win
Danny Castillo Nov 19, 2011
22 3 0 2 R1 KO/TKO
Shamar Bailey 3 0 0 0
Loss
Jacob Volkmann Aug 14, 2011
6 3 6 7 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Danny Castillo 22 1 0 0
Win
Joe Stevenson Mar 3, 2011
12 2 4 2 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Danny Castillo 55 5 0 1
Win
Danny Castillo
WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis
Dec 16, 2010
8 1 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Will Kerr 3 0 3 0
Win
Danny Castillo
WEC 50: Cruz vs. Benavidez
Aug 18, 2010
32 3 0 3 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Dustin Poirier 8 0 5 0
Loss
Anthony Pettis
WEC 47: Bowles vs. Cruz
Mar 6, 2010
4 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Danny Castillo 5 1 0 0
Loss
Shane Roller
WEC 44: Brown vs. Aldo
Nov 18, 2009
24 2 1 4 R3 Submission
Danny Castillo 19 2 0 1
Win
Danny Castillo
WEC 42: Torres vs. Bowles
Aug 9, 2009
25 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Ricardo Lamas 27 0 0 0
Win
Danny Castillo
WEC 39: Brown vs. Garcia
Mar 1, 2009
25 8 0 0 R3 Decision - Split
Phil Cardella 24 0 4 0
Win
Danny Castillo
WEC 36: Faber vs. Brown
Nov 5, 2008
28 0 0 1 R2 KO/TKO
Rafael Dias 10 1 0 0
Loss
Donald Cerrone
WEC 34: Faber vs. Pulver
Jun 1, 2008
1 0 1 0 R1 Submission
Danny Castillo 1 1 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: Pro practice with Team Alpha Male 3 days a week. Muay Thai training with Master Thong 2 days a week. Jiu-jitsu with Fabio Prado, and submission grappling with Dustin Akbari twice a week. Strength and Conditioning with Amadeo Novella 3-4 days a week.

When and why did you start training for fighting?  I was a 2 time NAIA All American wrestler. Fighting was just a natural progression for me.

What ranks and titles have you held?  NAIA National runner up 2004.

Do you have any heroes? Diego Corrales and my mom.

What is your favorite technique?  The one that wins the fight.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Being that the UFC is the Super bowl of MMA, it means that all my hard work has finally been recognized. I'm very excited for my future and the many opportunities that lie ahead.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I’m three units short of a degree in mass communications.

What was your job before you started fighting?  Senior account executive with an internet based company in San Francisco.
•    Has won nine of his last 12

•    Pro since 2007

•    Seven wins by KO, three by submission

•    Six first round finishes

Career

Trained With

Urijah Faber
Urijah Faber
31-7-0
( W-L-D )
Joseph Benavidez
Joseph Benavidez
20-4-0
( W-L-D )
Chad Mendes
Chad Mendes
16-1-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Anthony Njokuani
Anthony Njokuani
16-8-0, 1NC
( W-L-D )
Michael Johnson
Michael Johnson
16-8-0
( W-L-D )

More Fighters