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Melbourne VIC
Australia

Standing Stance - Right
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MMA ID
141054
Old ID
465475
Old URL
http://www.ufc.com/fighter/Dan-Kelly

Melbourne VIC
Australia

Athlete Stat
3
5
4
1
13
0
4
0
17
7185
0
0
0
0
0
580
5801
12
35
2
350
902
0
505
242
736
53
81
55
85
303
841
21
32
26
29
78.95
34.29
1.86
0.31
38.80
0.00
3.62
4.64
-1.02
61.69
Strengths
Judo
Date of Birth
1977-10-31
Fightmetric ID
2324

Daniel Kelly

23
72.00
185.00
70.00
43.00

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

Event Results

  • Win

    Kelly vs Breese

    Round
    1
    Time
    03:32
    Method
    KO/TKO
  • Win

    Theodorou vs Kelly

    Round
    3
    Time
    04:59
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    Brunson vs Kelly

    Round
    1
    Time
    01:20
    Method
    KO/TKO