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Featherweight Division

Not Fighting

"The Colombian Warrior"

Danny Chavez

Featherweight Division

11-5-1 (W-L-D)

3

Victorias por nocaut

3

Primeros acabados redondos

Danny Chavez

Récord del Atleta

Info

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

Status
Not Fighting
Ciudad natal
Queens, United States
Estilo de lucha
MMA
Años
36
Alto
68.00
Peso
145.00
Debut del octágono
Aug. 15, 2020
Alcance
67.00
Alcance de la pierna
38.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2010
     
  • Has won four of his last six (4-1-1)
     
  • Three wins by KO
     
  • Three first round finishes

UFC History 
UFC Fight Night
(6/18/22) Chavez was knocked out by Ricardo Ramos at 1:12 of the first round 
UFC on ESPN (7/31/21) Chavez fought to a three-round draw with Kai Kamaka
UFC Fight Night (2/20/21) Chavez lost a three round unanimous decision to Jared Gordon
UFC 252 (8/15/20) Chavez won a three round unanimous decision over TJ Brown

Q&A
When and why did you start training for fighting? Nine years old. I've always found it fun and interesting. 
What ranks and titles have you held?
BJJ black belt under Sensei Daniel Valverde
Do you have any heroes? I wouldn’t necessarily say heroes, but I do have people I looked up to like Simón Bolivar (freed Colombia from Spain).
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? This is changing my life...It’s 14 years of hard work making sense of my journey.
What was your job before you started fighting? Personal trainer
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 3-0 kickboxing, amateur grappling and jiu-jitsu tournaments
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Winning the Global Legion featherweight championship
Favorite grappling technique: Kimura and triangle choke
Favorite Striking technique: Jab