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Ligero Division

Activo

"Golden Boy"

Daniel Zellhuber

Ligero Division

15-1-0 (W-L-D)

7

Wins by Knockout

3

Wins by Submission

5

First Round Finishes

Daniel Zellhuber

athlete record

Info

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

Status
Activo
Hometown
Mexico City, México
Trains at
Xtreme Couture - Las Vegas, NV
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
24
Height
73.00
Weight
168.70
Octagon Debut
Sep. 17, 2022
Reach
77.00
Leg reach
43.50
  • Pro since 2016
     
  • Seven wins by KO, three by submission (Calf slicer, triangle choke, anaconda choke)
     
  • Five first-round finishes
     
  • On two-fight winning streak
     
  • Origin of nickname: “My coach gave me the nickname because of Badr Hari, who is his favorite K-1 fighter.”

Noche UFC (9/16/23) Zellhuber submitted Christos Giagos via anaconda choke at 2:36 of the second round 

UFC on ESPN (4/15/23) Zellhuber won a three unanimous decision over Lando Vannata 

UFC Fight Night (9/17/22) Zellhuber lost a three round unanimous decision to Trey Ogden

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 5

Episode five (9/28/21) Zellhuber won a three round unanimous decision over Lucas Almeida

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started at 12 years old with my coach, Raul Romero, because of bullying problems in school.

What would it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Everything. I’ve been training my whole life for this moment. I’ve lost friends and moments of my life that I’m never getting back, but when I get my contract, it will be worth it. 

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, I have a degree in physical therapy 

What was your job before you started fighting? Student

Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ black belt

Favorite grappling technique: Leg locks

Favorite Striking technique: Kicks and spinning things