Dan
Kelly
8-0-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 1 fights.
Record: 8-0-0
Summary: Judo

Fighter Info

From: Melbourne, Victoria Australia
Fights Out Of: Melbourne, Victoria Australia
Age: 37
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
48
52% Successful
25
Types of Successful Strikes
0
25
76% Standing
20%
19
5
1
Striking Defense
50
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
2
50% Successful
1
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
2
0
Takedown Defense
100
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
Luke Zachrich Nov 7, 2014
23 0 0 0 R1 Submission
Dan Kelly 25 1 1 2

Biography

TRAINING: Conditioning or technique in the morning, afternoon sparring / live training and some evenings teaching / classes.

 

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started properly in 2012. I retired from judo competition and was looking for a new challenge. I have always been a fan of MMA.

 

What ranks and titles have you held? None

 

Do you have any heroes? GSP

 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It has been my goal and dream after the house didn't go well for me. This is a big chance at redemption.

 

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No

 

What was your job before you started fighting? I was a judo coach and I worked in a cafe

 

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Four-time Olympian in judo for Australia

 

Ranks in any martial arts styles: 4th Dan in judo, purple belt in BJJ

 

Favorite grappling technique: Uchimata

 

Favorite striking technique: Left hand

• Team Australia on TUF Nations
 
• Pro since 2006
 
• Five wins by submission (3 RNC, 1 armbar, 1 kimura), two by KO
 
• Four first round finishes
 
• Highest finish in four Olympic Games was 7th in 2004
 
• Only competitor to make four Australian Olympic teams in judo 

Career

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