MMA welterweight fighter Dillon Danis is set to make his highly anticipated boxing debut against YouTube star Logan Paul.
But controversy had put the Misfits Boxing clash in doubt.
What is Dillon Danis' net worth in 2023?
Dillon Danis is already estimated to have a net worth of £2.5m ($3.1m) according to reports.
But this is likely to accelerate due to his fight with Logan Paul in Manchester.
The controversial American mixed martial arts fighter has not fought in any combat discipline since a win over Max Humphrey in March 2021.
Danis regularly shows his flashy and luxurious lifestyle on social media, with his 3.1 million followers on Instagram alone, and almost 650,000 followers on X.
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Danis is not shy of posting pictures of himself with luxury supercars, on jets, and at parties hanging out with the likes of Floyd Mayweather.
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How much has Dillion Danis earned in his career?
MMA star Danis, nicknamed El Jefe, has fought twice, with two wins.
As a Bellator welterweight contender, Danis reportedly got paid between $100,000 and $120,000 for each of his two outings.
With Danis winning both of his fights, there could even be the possibility of earning a few hefty bonuses too.
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Danis has made a reputation for himself in the combat sports community and is well known for this Brazilian jiu-jitsu and grappling abilities.
Being trained under Brazilian coach Marcelo Garcia, Danis has competed in numerous BJJ competitions, including the well renowned IBJJF World Championship title.
Danis made his winning debut in the MMA world in April 2018 against Kyle Walker which ended after the first round.
Danis is well known for being a brash and loud fighter which has attracted attention for his verbal sparring and disputes with other competitors.
His well-known friendship with fellow MMA fighter Conor McGregor has raised his reputation even more in the mixed martial arts field.
Did Dillon Danis fight KSI?
The duo were set to fight each other in January 2023, but Danis pulled out at the last minute.
Speaking on podcast The MMA Hour, the 30-year-old revealed why he decided to go head to head with Logan Paul rather than KSI.
He said: “The KSI fight was never the fight. It was always against the Pauls (Logan and Jake Paul). Nobody cared about the KSI fight, he’s a nobody. He’s not even a fighter.”
Danis is notorious for his pre-fight antics and trolling against KSI and the Paul Brothers on X.
The MMA fighter has constantly been trolling Logan by sharing derogatory posts about his fiancee, model, Nina Agdal online.
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KSI will appear on the same fight card as Danis at the Misfits Boxing event, but it will be against Love Islander and professional boxer Tommy Fury.
As of October 2023, the duo have not fought each other.
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