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Darrick Minner

Featherweight Division

26-14-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission


First Round Finishes

Darrick Minner

athlete record


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

Not Fighting
Place of Birth
Auburn, United States
Trains at
Glory MMA & Fitness
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
Feb. 29, 2020
Leg reach
  • 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 ten

  • 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 Fight Night (11/5/22) Minner was stopped by Shayilan Nuerdanbieke via strikes at 1:07 of the first round 

UFC 269 (12/11/21) Minner lost a three round unanimous decision to Ryan Hall

UFC on ESPN (7/24/21) Minner was stopped by Darren Elkins via 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

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