Ajax loader

En

Pro MMA Record

"The Cheesecake Assasin"

20-9-1

Danny Mitchell

Danny "The Cheesecake Assasin" Mitchell

Fighter Details

  • Name: Danny Mitchell
  • Pro MMA Record: 20-9-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Cheesecake Assasin
  • Current Streak: 1 Win
  • Age: 33 | Date of Birth: 1986.08.08
  • Last Fight: July 15, 2017 in CS
  • Weight Class: Light Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 185.9 lbs
  • Affiliation: Asylum Vale Tudo
  • Height: 6'2" (188cm) | Reach: 74.5" (189cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Born: England
  • Fighting out of: Doncaster, Yorkshire, England
  • Fighter Links:
  • Personal Links:

Regional Rankings Rankings FAQ

Danny Mitchell is ineligible for regional rankings due to inactivity.
Fighters must have at least one completed MMA bout in the past two years to be ranked.

Gyms & Affiliations

Wiki

Danny Mitchell Wiki Update Wiki

Danny Mitchell is a British middleweight fighter who was previously signed to the UFC. He holds black belts in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Kickboxing, and Tae Kwon Do. He trains out of Asylum Vale Tudo in Leeds, England. He has previously fought for Cage Warriors, BAMMA, and Superior Challenge and has notable wins over Nico Musoke, Dean Amasinger, and Besam Yousef. Of his ninetenn professional wins, seventeen have been finishes. He is not only known for finishing fights by submission, but doing so with rare submissions such as the twister and a flying triangle choke. He holds the first twister finish in Bellator history.

Mitchell began training in martial arts at an early age after watching some of the early UFC events. He would compile an 8-2 amateur record before turning professional in 2008. In his first fourteen months as a professional, he would go undefeated through eight fights while picking up five submission wins. Over the next year, he would go through a rough patch, going 1-3-1 including a win over Nico Musoke, and the only submission loss of his career, to Gunnar Nelson. He would bounce back with a flying triangle submission over Dean Amasinger as well as two straight wins by TKO. He would lose a fight with Kendall Grove in 2013 after a nearly year long layoff, but would again bounce back with two more wins, including a submission of Besam Yousef who had just been released from the UFC. 

In Early 2014, Mitchell was signed by the UFC. He made his promotional debut against Igor Araujo when the UFC returned to London for UFC Fight Night 37. He was able to stay competitive throughout the fight but would ultimately lose a unanimous decision.

Last updated 04.12.2017, 2:28 PM ET
Wiki Contributors:

Danny Mitchell News View All

An unbeaten sensation before he signed with the UFC, Marc Diakiese has returned to hi... (2019-03-05 11:00:00 -0500)
Here’s how Twitter reacted to Anthony Joshua rallying from the first knockdown of his... (2017-04-29 21:07:17 -0400)
Watch Rico “Bon Bon” Franco pull off a “twister” submission from a recent MMA event i... (2017-04-05 19:30:01 -0400)
Missed some or all of the non-UFC action from this weekend? BloodyElbow.com has you c... (2017-03-12 20:30:01 -0400)
MMA Plus’ Andreas Georgiou caught up with Andrew Devent just moments after his 1st round ... (2017-03-12 05:00:14 -0400)
Check out the live stream and updated results for the ACB 54: Supersonic event featur... (2017-03-11 11:00:01 -0500)
  • MMAFighting.com : The A-Side Live Chat with WWE Superstar Gentleman Jack Gallagher live at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT
  • MMAFighting.com : Report: UFC 249 takes place at Tachi Palace Resort Casino
  • MMAFighting.com : Anthony Smith recounts life-or-death struggle to stop intruder during ‘terrifying’ home invasion
  • MMAFighting.com : Valentina Shevchenko shares footage of 14-year-old self battling a 25-year-old
  • MMAFighting.com : ARP chief stands by indefinite ban recommendation after UFC moves ahead with events
  • MMAFighting.com : James Krause sees both sides of UFC 249 moving forward: ‘No matter what, somebody’s gonna get pissed off’
  • MMA Weekly : Video: Dana White defends getting the UFC up and running amidst crisis
  • MMAFighting.com : Justin Gaethje: ‘I’m ready to gamble’ against Tony Ferguson at UFC 249
  • MMA Weekly : Dana White absolves Nurmagomedov: ‘Khabib didn’t fly back to Russia; he got flown back to Russia’
  • MMA Weekly : Justin Gaethje ‘terrified’ heading into UFC 249 main event
  • MMAFighting.com : James Gallagher unsure if Cal Ellenor will be next, interested in Sergio Pettis bout
  • MMAFighting.com : Julia Avila vs. Karol Rosa targeted for UFC Fight Night event on May 2
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje poster released
  • MMA Weekly : Check out Jessica Andrade’s top UFC finishes
  • MMAFighting.com : Bellator’s Erick Silva, whole family infected with coronavirus in Brazil: ‘We have no idea how it got to us’
  • MMAFighting.com : New bodycam footage of Jon Jones DWI arrest shows gun, Recuerdo found in car
  • MMAFighting.com : Eurobash: Episode 77 with James Gallagher and Artem Lobov
  • MMAFighting.com : Cage Warriors secure ‘private location’ to host ‘multiple fight cards’
  • MMAFighting.com : Dana White reveals how new plan for UFC 249 will impact Conor McGregor’s future
  • MMAFighting.com : Morning Report: Daniel Cormier lauds Stipe Miocic’s focus on coronavirus right now, hopes champ ‘plays the fight game’ when this is over