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Dillon Danis announces retirement from fighting

Cole Shelton - November 14, 2023

Dillon Danis appears to be walking away from the fight game. Danis returned to combat sports back in October when he fought and lost to Logan Paul in his boxing debut. It was his first fight since June of 2019 when he fought at Bellator 222.

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Logan Paul retires one month after win over Dillon Danis: "There's no more money in boxing"

Josh Evanoff - November 13, 2023

Just one month removed from his boxing match with Dillon Danis, Logan Paul is finally done fighting. ‘The Maverick’ made his long-awaited return to the ring last month in Manchester against ‘El Jefe’. There, Logan Paul easily outboxed his fierce rival for six rounds, barely getting hit by the former Bellator star. In round six, Dillon Danis was disqualified after attempting a takedown and guillotine on the YouTuber.

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Michael Bisping

Michael Bisping had a run in with Dillon Danis at UFC 295

Susan Cox - November 13, 2023

Michael Bisping had a run in with Dillon Danis this past weekend at UFC 295. Both Bisping and Danis were in attendance this past Saturday for the UFC 295 event at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Paddy Pimblett
Paddy Pimblett

Dillon Danis wants to make his UFC debut opposite Paddy Pimblett: “The buildup alone would be electric!”

Harry Kettle - November 10, 2023

Dillon Danis has revealed that he wants to make his debut in the UFC against rising star Paddy Pimblett. Over the course of the last five years or so, Dillon Danis has been a pretty divisive figure in combat sports. From jiu-jitsu to mixed martial arts and beyond, he hasn’t exactly made many friends in that time – aside from Conor McGregor, of course, who he has known for a pretty long time. Recently, Danis opted to enter the boxing ring for a showdown with Logan Paul that didn’t go his way.

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Sean O'Malley

Bantamweight champ Sean O’Malley explains why the UFC should sign Dillon Danis

Josh Evanoff - November 6, 2023

Bantamweight champion Sean O’Malley would like to see Dillon Danis in the UFC. ‘El Jefe’ has been out of action since his boxing match with Logan Paul in October. That was Dillon Danis’ first boxing match of his career, and he lost badly. He was easily outboxed by ‘The Maverick’, eventually being disqualified in the sixth round after attempting a takedown and guillotine on the YouTuber.

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Dillon Danis

Dillon Danis trashes VADA testing after Logan Paul’s results come back negative: “Old man in the room wasn’t even paying attention”

Josh Evanoff - October 26, 2023

Weeks after his boxing match with Logan Paul, Dillon Danis is still unhappy about the whole ordeal. ‘The Maverick’ and ‘El Jefe’ faced off in the co-main event of KSI vs. Tommy Fury earlier this month. The bout was the first for Logan Paul in over two years. Meanwhile, the boxing match was the first of Dillon Danis’ career, and it showed as the ex-Bellator fighter was easily outboxed.

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Dillon Danis sends message to UFC CEO Dana White following Bellator release: “We about to make a lot of money”

Fernando Quiles - October 22, 2023

Dillon Danis is no longer a Bellator fighter, and he’s eyeing a spot on the UFC roster. MMA journalist Ariel Helwani reported that Danis was released from his Bellator contract over the weekend. “El Jefe” hadn’t had a fight under the Bellator banner since June 2019.

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Jake Shields takes aim at Logan Paul following his apology to fiancé Nina Agdal: “Strange times”

Harry Kettle - October 19, 2023

Jake Shields has questioned Logan Paul for apologizing to his fiance for taking the fight with Dillon Danis. Last weekend, Logan Paul came out on top in his boxing showdown with Dillon Danis. While he dominated the actual fight, he wound up winning via disqualification after some antics from Danis in the final seconds of the contest.

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Dillon Danis

Logan Paul rejects MMA rematch with Dillon Danis: "He doesn't deserve the platform"

Josh Evanoff - October 18, 2023

Logan Paul is seemingly ready to close out his rivalry with Dillon Danis after their boxing match. ‘The Maverick’ and ‘El Jefe’ clashed in the co-main event of KSI vs. Tommy Fury on Saturday. The build to the fight was a heated one, as Dillon Danis routinely bashed Logan Paul’s fiancee. That eventually led to a lawsuit over harassment, as each man promised a knockout win.

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Logan Paul apologizes to fiancé Nina Agdal for accepting a fight with Dillon Danis: “It’s inhumane what he did”

Susan Cox - October 18, 2023

Logan Paul is apologizing to his fiancé Nina Agdal for accepting a fight with Dillon Danis. It was this past Saturday, at the AO Arena in Manchester, England that saw Logan Paul vs. Dillon Danis in an exhibition boxing match. Paul was to be the victor via disqualification in the sixth and final round. Danis committed a foul in the form of an illegal guillotine choke against Paul.

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REPORT | KSI vs. Tommy Fury and Logan Paul vs. Dillon Danis drew over one million pay-per-view buys

Josh Evanoff - October 16, 2023

The Misfits Boxing event headlined by KSI vs. Tommy Fury reportedly earned 1.3 million pay-per-view buys. The high-profile event went down over the weekend in Manchester, headlined by ‘The Nightmare’. Co-headlined by Logan Paul, the event was nicknamed The PRIME card, a nod to the YouTubers’ hydration drink. At the event, ‘The Maverick’ faced Dillon Danis, while KSI faced Tommy Fury.

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Darren Till

Darren Till slams 'disgusting' Dillon Danis performance against Logan Paul: "He physically and mentally can't box"

Josh Evanoff - October 16, 2023

Darren Till is the latest to take aim at the boxing match between Logan Paul and Dillon Danis. On Saturday night, ‘The Maverick’ and ‘El Jefe’ collided in the co-main event of KSI vs. Tommy Fury. In the build to the fight, Logan Paul and Dillon Danis were heated, and both promised knockout victories. Instead, those such as Darren Till who were in attendance were left waiting for a blow that never came.

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Dillon Danis

Dillon Danis issues high stakes challenge to Jake Paul: “If you knock me out I’ll retire forever”

Harry Kettle - October 16, 2023

Dillon Danis has issued a challenge to Jake Paul following his boxing defeat to Logan Paul last weekend. On Saturday night, Dillon Danis lost via disqualification in his boxing match against Logan Paul in one of the most bizarre encounters in recent memory. Danis spoke a lot of trash in the lead-up to the contest but ultimately, couldn’t make much happen on fight night – or opted not to. Either way, it wasn’t a great showing, and he’s received a lot of negative criticism.

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Jake Paul

Jake Paul slams Dillon Danis following boxing match with his brother Logan

Fernando Quiles - October 15, 2023

Jake Paul has put Dillon Danis on blast for his antics during the Logan Paul fight. Fans of the influencer boxing craze were highly anticipating the grudge match between Danis and Paul. “El Jefe” and “The Maverick” were far from chummy going into their October 14 battle in Manchester Arena. It was quite clear that Danis didn’t have an answer for Paul’s ability to keep him at bay with his reach advantage. Danis had trouble stringing together any sort of meaningful offense.

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Dillon Danis issues statement following DQ loss to Logan Paul

Fernando Quiles - October 15, 2023

Dillon Danis has spoken out after losing to Logan Paul via disqualification. Danis and Paul finally got to throw leather inside Manchester Arena in Manchester, England on October 14. The two had some bad blood into their encounter, and it spilled over post-fight. Danis had some antics up his sleeve during the bout, and it earned him a disqualification.

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Pros react after Logan Paul defeats Dillon Danis

Chris Taylor - October 14, 2023

Today’s Misfits Boxing ‘The Prime Card’ was co-headlined by a highly anticipated fight between Logan Paul and Dillon Danis. Paul (0-1 Boxing) was returning to combat sports action for the first time since having an exhibition match-up with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather in 2021.

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WATCH | Dillon Danis erupts after Logan Paul brings out Gordon Ryan for their weigh-ins face-off

Josh Evanoff - October 13, 2023

The Logan Paul vs. Dillon Danis weigh-ins took a turn after Gordon Ryan appeared earlier today. ‘The Maverick’ and ‘El Jefe’ are set to face off tomorrow night in a high-profile boxing match. Logan Paul and Dillon Danis will meet in the co-main event of KSI vs. Tommy Fury on DAZN. For the YouTuber-turned-boxer, the fight will be his first since a 2021 exhibition with Floyd Mayweather.

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Jake Paul claims Dillon Danis was nothing more than “a puppet” to help sell the Logan Paul fight: “He’s gonna go bankrupt”

Harry Kettle - October 13, 2023

Jake Paul has lashed out at Dillon Danis as his brother Logan prepares to take on the BJJ specialist this weekend. Tomorrow night, Dillon Danis will battle Logan Paul in a boxing match – so long as the cut suffered by the YouTuber doesn’t get in the way. The expectation is that Paul will be able to get the better of the former Bellator star, but either way, the big talk has been surrounding the build-up.