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Ligero Division

Activo

"Golden Boy"

Daniel Zellhuber

Ligero Division

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

7

Victorias por nocaut

3

Gana por Sumisión

5

Primeros acabados redondos

Daniel Zellhuber

Récord del Atleta

Info

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

Status
Activo
Ciudad natal
Mexico City, Mexico
Trenes en
Xtreme Couture - Las Vegas, NV
Estilo de lucha
Freestyle
Años
24
Alto
73.00
Peso
156.00
Debut del octágono
Sep. 17, 2022
Alcance
77.00
Alcance de la pierna
43.50
  • Pro since 2016

     
  • Seven wins by KO, three by submission (Calf slicer, triangle choke, anaconda choke)

     
  • Five first-round finishes

     
  • On three-fight winning streak

     
  • Origin of nickname: “My coach gave me the nickname because of Badr Hari, who is his favorite K-1 fighter.”

UFC Fight Night (2/24/24) Zellhuber won a three round unanimous decision over Francisco Prado 

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