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Darrick Minner

Featherweight Division

26-13-0 (W-L-D)

1

Wins by Knockout

22

Wins by Submission

3

Wins by Decision

Darrick Minner

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Learn more about Darrick Minner's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Auburn, United States
Trains at
Glory MMA & Fitness
Fighting style
Grappler
Age
32
Height
67.00
Weight
146.00
Octagon Debut
Feb. 29, 2020
Reach
69.50
Leg reach
39.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2012
     
  • One win by KO, 22 by submission (5 RNC, 11 guillotine, 2 triangle, 2 armbar, kneebar, Von Flue choke)
     
  • 21 first round finishes
     
  • Has won five of his last eight
     
  • Scored Nov. 2018 win over UFC vet Clay Collard – 31-second submission
     
  • Has also faced UFC vets Jordan Griffin, Chico Camus and Luke Sanders

 

UFC History

UFC Fight Night (7/24/21) Minner was stopped by Darren Elkins via TKO (strikes) at 3:48 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (2/20/21) Minner won a three round unanimous decision over Charles Rosa
UFC Fight Night (9/19/20) Minner submitted TJ Laramie via guillotine choke at :52 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (2/29/20) Minner was submitted by Grant Dawson via rear naked choke at 1:38 of the second round

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 3
Episode 7
(8/6/19) Minner was submitted by Herbert Burns via triangle armbar at 2:29 of the first round

 

Q&A
When and why did you start training for fighting?
I started fighting in May 2010, when my buddy randomly asked about traveling to South Dakota on a week’s notice to fight in an amateur show. I fell in love and didn’t look back. 
What ranks and titles have you held? Current Dynasty Combat Sports featherweight champ
Do you have any heroes? My grandmother 
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything I’ve been working for and everything I’ve passed up or gave up in the last 10 years was for something. It’s a dream come true after 31 fights of ups and downs.
What was your job before you started fighting? Applicator of chemicals at a coop. 
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Three amateur MMA titles  12-1-1 record
Favorite grappling technique: Gulliotine 
Favorite striking technique: Teep