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Darrius Flowers

Welterweight Division

12-5-1 (W-L-D)

8

Wins by Knockout

1

Wins by Submission

7

First Round Finishes

Darrius Flowers

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Learn more about Darrius Flowers' UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Chicago, United States
Age
28
Height
69.00
Weight
171.00
Octagon Debut
Feb. 06, 2023
Reach
72.00
  • Pro since 2017
     
  • Eight wins by KO, one by submission (verbal)
     
  • Seven first round finishes
     
  • On four-fight winning streak
     
  • Has faced UFC vets Joe Vedepo and Bobby Voelker
     
  • Origin of nickname: “I tend to do things in an aggressive manner.”
     
  • Reported 11-5 amateur record

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 6
Episode five (8/23/22) Flowers defeated Amiran Gogoladze via TKO (injury) at 1:13 of the first round 

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2014 because I needed an outlet for my competitiveness. I've always competed in combat sports.

What ranks and titles have you held? No. 1 in the Midwest and Iowa, No. 10 middleweight in America, even though I’m undersized for that weight class

Do you have any heroes? God is my hero

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It would mean my hard work has paid off. All a part of God’s plan.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Two years at Ellsworth Community College

What was your job before you started fighting? Bully breeder and worked at a used car dealership

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Four amateur titles

Favorite grappling technique: Armbar

Favorite Striking technique: Any strike that lands