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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 Welterweight Ranking History

Dan Hornbuckle MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro 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
#67 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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