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"The Handler"

24-9-0

Dan Hornbuckle

Dan "The Handler" Hornbuckle

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  • Name: Dan Hornbuckle
  • Professional MMA Record: 24-9-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Handler
  • Current Streak: 4 Losses
  • Age: 33 | Date of Birth: 1980.12.26
  • Last Fight: August 09, 2014 in FTP
  • Weight Class: Welterweight | Last Weigh-In: 168.7 lbs
  • Affiliation: American Top Team
  • Height: 6'2" (188cm) | Reach: 83.5" (212cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $60,000 USD
  • Born: Mahomet, Illinois, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG  |  Promoter
  • Fighting out of: Mahomet, Illinois
  • Personal Pages: Official Site

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A proud member of the Eastern Band Cherokee tribe, Dan Hornbuckle is one of the most aggressive and intense fighters in the world, having finished all but one of his professional wins by knockout or submission. In addition to a world-class kickboxing game, lengthy wing span and knockout power, Hornbuckle has grown in recent years into a complete mixed martial artist with deadly submission skills off of his back since joining American Top Team. In addition to knockout wins over Akihiro Gono and Nick Thompson, Hornbuckle made it to the Finals of the 2010 Season 2 Bellator Welterweight Tournament, where he was outwrestled and controlled for three rounds by Olympic wrestler Ben Askren.



Hornbuckle won Deep's Welterweight title at Deep: 62 Impact by defeating then champion Yuya Shirai by decision.

Last updated 04.26.2013, 12:38 PM ET
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Dan Hornbuckle MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Professional Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | Submission | Choke
4:37 Round 1 of 3
Roger Carroll
Ref: Donnie Jessup
Fight Time in the Valley
Main Event | Welterweight | 170 lbs
2014.08.09
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Dominique Steele
Driven MMA 1
Main Event | Welterweight | 175 lbs
2014.03.01
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Ryo Chonan
Tribe Tokyo Fight
Main Event | Title Defense | Welterweight | 77 kg
2013.10.20
Weigh-In: 168.654 lbs
Loss | Decision | Majority
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Dennis Hallman
Ref: Mike England
Titan FC 26: Hallman vs. Hornbuckle
Main Event | Welterweight | 170 lbs
2013.08.30
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Yuya Shirai
DEEP 62 Impact
Main Card | Title Challenge | Welterweight | 77 kg
2013.04.26
Weigh-In: 167.772 lbs
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Pete Spratt
Ref: Kerry Hatley
Legacy FC 17: Spratt vs. Hornbuckle
Main Event | Welterweight | 170 lbs
2013.02.01
Odds: -255 Moderate Favorite | Weigh-In: 169.0 lbs
Cancelled Bout Marius Zaromskis Score Fighting Series 2 2011.10.14
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Luis Santos
Ref: Casper Oliver
Bellator 49
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 170 lbs
2011.09.10
Odds: -180 Slight Favorite | Weigh-In: 170.5 lbs
Cancelled Bout Lyman Good Bellator 44 2011.05.14
Reason: Good Injury
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Brent Weedman
Ref: Jason Herzog
Bellator 35
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 170 lbs
2011.03.05
Odds: -250 Moderate Favorite Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $10,000 Base | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs
Cancelled Bout Ryo Chonan Sengoku 2010.12.30
Reason: Hornbuckle Flu
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Brad Blackburn
Ref: Don Clift
Bellator 25
Main Event | Welterweight | 170 lbs
2010.08.19
Odds: -300 Moderate Favorite | Weigh-In: 170.5 lbs
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Ben Askren
Ref: Jason Herzog
Bellator 22
Main Event | Tournament Finals | 170 lbs
2010.06.17
Odds: -145 Slight Favorite | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs
Win | Submission | Shoulder
2:31 Round 1 of 3
Steve Carl
Ref: Jon Schorle
Bellator 19
Main Card | Tournament Semifinal | 170 lbs
2010.05.20
Odds: -460 Heavy Favorite | Disclosed Pay: $30,000 ($15K Base, $15K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs
#36 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2010
Win | Submission | Choke
2:03 Round 1 of 3
Tyler Stinson
Ref: Kevin Mulhall
Bellator 15
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 170 lbs
2010.04.22
Odds: -533 Heavy Favorite | Disclosed Pay: $20,000 ($10K Base, $10K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:30 Round 2 of 3, 6:30 Total
Nick Thompson
Ref: Tomoki Matsumiya
Sengoku 10
Main Card | Welterweight | 77 kg
2009.09.23
Weigh-In: 165.1 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Kick
2:50 Round 3 of 3, 12:50 Total
Akihiro Gono
Ref: Yoshinori Umeki
Sengoku 9
Main Card | Welterweight | 77 kg
2009.08.02
Odds: +325 Moderate Underdog Upset Victory | Weigh-In: 165.7 lbs
#71 Biggest Upset of All Time
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Joe Alexander Total Fight Challenge 2009.02.21
Win | Submission | Choke Nabil Khatib Alberta Regional 2008.06.20
Loss | Submission | Choke
4:52 Round 1 of 3
Mike Pyle
Ref: Samio Kimura
Sengoku 2
Main Card | Welterweight | 77 kg
2008.05.18
Odds: +311 Moderate Underdog
Win | Submission | Armlock Andrew Buckland HCF 2008.03.29
Win | Submission | Armlock Courtney Ray HOOKnSHOOT 2007.11.24
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Piotr Jakaczynski British Columbia Regional 2007.08.25
Win | Submission | Choke Matt Shaw Total Fight Challenge 2007.04.28
Win | Decision | Unanimous Jamie Toney HOOKnSHOOT 2007.03.24
Win | Submission | Armlock Wayne Bogard HOOKnSHOOT 2007.03.24
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Courtney Ray HOOKnSHOOT 2007.03.24
Win | Submission | Choke Alex Carter Total Fight Challenge 2007.02.10
Win | Submission | Choke Brent Weedman Legends of Fighting Championship 2006.12.31
Win | Submission Max Fowler CFC 1 2006.12.16
Win | Submission | Choke Wayne Bogard Indiana Regional 2006.11.18
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Justin Wilcox Total Fight Challenge 2006.09.09
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Andy Normington Madtown Throwdown 2006.07.15
Loss | Submission | Choke Nate Homme Madtown Throwdown 2006.07.15
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Steve Conley DC 4 2006.06.17
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Mike Bodziak Total Fight Challenge 2006.02.18

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