MMA star Dillon Danis will make his extremely anticipated boxing debut in opposition to rival Logan Paul, stay on talkSPORT this weekend.
The welterweight fighter is greatest recognized for being Conor McGregor’s coaching companion however has had a profession of his personal.
YouTuber Paul has not fought in a boxing match since he took on sporting icon Floyd Mayweather in an exhibition bout in June 2021.
And Danis will look to lean on his intensive fight sports activities expertise when he steps by the ropes for the primary time.
Has Dillon Danis ever fought within the UFC?
Danis was the primary coaching companion for McGregor forward of his resolution win over Nate Diaz of their epic rematch in 2016.
The 30-year-old impressed sufficient to assist Infamous put together for his defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov.
He infamously goaded Khabib from cage-side which led to the Eagle leaping over the fence after the bout and inflicting an enormous melee.
However Danis has by no means fought within the UFC himself.
What’s his MMA report?
Danis, nicknamed El Jefe, has fought twice in MMA, each occasions for UFC’s rivals Bellator.
The American is undefeated having secured two first-round submission wins throughout his skilled profession.
Danis beat Kyle Walker through a toe maintain at Bellator 198 in 2018 earlier than besting Max Humphreys with an armbar a yr later at Bellator 222.
He nonetheless has two fights left on his Bellator contract and plans to return to MMA as soon as his brief boxing stint is over.
Danis can be primarily a Jiu-Jitsu competitor, profitable 18 and dropping 16 of his jiu-jitsu contests.
Paul vs Danis: talkSPORT coverage
talkSPORT will have exclusive live commentary of the action during our Fight Night Live Special.
Our team includes presenters Adam Catterall and Gareth A Davies, commentator Andy Clarke, and former super-bantamweight champion Spencer Oliver.
talkSPORT.com will also be running a live blog from Manchester.
To tune in to talkSPORT or talkSPORT 2 through the website, click HERE for the live stream.
You can also listen via the talkSPORT app, on DAB digital radio, through your smart speaker and on 1089 or 1053 AM.
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