Last updated on July 27th, 2023 at 04:55 am
Facts About Darren Elkins
|Celebrated Name||Darren Elkins|
|Age||39 Years Old|
|Nick Name||The Damage|
|Birth Name||Darren Elkins|
|Profession||Ultimate Fighting Championship , Mixed Martial Artist|
|Place Of Birth||Portage, Indiana, United States|
|Fighting Style||Freestyle Wrestling|
|Fights Out Of||Portage, Indiana, United States|
|Team||Suneland Vale Tudo, Team Alpha Male|
|Wife||Constance Irene Marvel|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
|Net Worth||$2 million approximately|
Darren Keith Elkins popularly known as Darren Elkins is an American mixed martial artist who recently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Currently, he fights in the Featherweight division. According to the Mixed Martial Arts Record, Elkins wins many matches till now but loses only a few matches.
What is Darren Elkins Famous for?
- An American mixed martial artist.
Where was Darren Elkins born?
Darren Elkins was born on 16th May 1984. His full name is Darren Keith Elkins. He was born and raised in Portage, Indiana, United States. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.
In Portage High School, Darren Elkins completed his wrestling in four years. As a freshman, he placed in the seventh position and he was qualified as a sophomore. He was there in a position of third as a junior. He was also a State Champion as a senior. For two years, he went to college and wrestled at the University of Wisconsin Parkside. He didn't complete his degree.
Darren Elkins's Career
- Darren Elkins made his first debut for wrestling on the preliminary card of UFC on Versus 1. In the match, Darren Elkins made totally victory over the opponent, Duane Ludwig. In the game, Ludwig suffered a serious ankle injury which was caused due to the taken down by Elkins in the very first round.
- In UFC versus 2, he made his debut which took place against an opponent named Charles Oliveira. While playing the game, Darren Elkins's opponent quickly undertook a triangle choke.
- On November 20th, 2010 he was fully expected to face his opponent, Edson Barboza at UFC 123. Later, Elkins was forced from the card with an injury and he was later replaced by Mike Lullo.
- On June 11th, 2011 Elkins also made featherweight another debut against Michihiro Omigawa at UFC 131 in which he won the fight.
- On October 8th, 2011, he also won over Zhang Tiequan in a unanimous decision at UFC 136. Elkins was able to dominate him from the top position after several failed guillotine attempts from Zhang.
- On May 26, 2012, he also made victory TUF 14 winner, Diego Brando at UFC 146. He also wins the second and third rounds, earning him the unanimous decision victory.
- On November 17th, 2012 Elkins also fought fellow featherweight prospect Steven Silerv at UFC 154. Elkins was awarded the unanimous decision victory after dominating the fight for three rounds, with a score of 4-0 at featherweight and 5-1 overall in the UFC.
- On March 16th, 2013 Elkins opposed the player, Antonio Carvalho at UFC 158 and he won over him via first-round TKO stoppage after landing strikes that rocked Carvalho followed by a knockdown, prompting the referee to intervene in the game.
- On April 20th, 2013 Elkins made a quick return and opposed Chad Mendes after taking virtually no damage in the fight against Carvalho at UFC on Fox 7 by replacing an injured player, Clay Guida. There he lost the fight by 1st round TKO.
- On August 28th, 2013 Elkins confronted the player, Hatsu Hioki at UFC Fight Night 27. Elkins rallied in the last two rounds after getting hurt by a body kick late in the first round and there he made his victory in the fight via unanimous decision.
- On January 25th, 2014 Elkins was matched with Jeremy Stephen at UFC on Fox 10. There, he lost the fight via unanimous decision.
- On September 20th, 2014, Elkins confronted Tatsuya Kawajiri, at UFC Fight Night 52, but the bout never materialized as Kawajiri was sidelined indefinitely with a detached retina.
- On October 25th, 2014 Elkins opposed Lucas Martins at UFC 179 where he won the fight via split decision by 30-27, 30-27, and 27-30 scores.
- Elkins faced Hacran Dias on December 20, 2014, at UFC Fight Night 58. Fighting in Brazil for his second straight fight, he lost the fight via unanimous decision, 29-28 across the scorecards.
- On 24 October 2015, Elkins also appeared on an international card where he confronted the player, Robert White ford at UFC Fight Night 76 and there he won via a dominating 30-27.
- On 5th March 2016, Elkins confronted the player, Chas Skelly which he won by a dominating unanimous decision at UFC 196 by 30-26, 30-27, 29-27. On 23 July 2016, he also confronted the player, Godofredo Pepey at UFC on Fox 20 in which he won by dominating unanimous decisions 20-26, 29-27,29-27.
- On 4th March 2017, Elkins opposed Mirsad Bektic at UDC 209 in which he won the fight and due to this he was awarded a Performance of the Night bonus. On 22nd July 2017, Elkins Confronted Dennis Bermudez at UFC on Fox 25 in which Elkins won by 29-28, 29-28,28-29.
- On 14th January 2018, Darren Elkins confronted Michael Johnson at UFC Fight Night: Stephens vs. Choi. He was also awarded a Performance of Night Bonus.
- On 14th July 2018, Elkins confronted Alexander Volkanovski and lost by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 133.
- At UFC Fight Night 140 on November 17, 2018, Elkins squared off against Ricardo Lamas. He was defeated in the third round by TKO.
- On July 13, 2019, at UFC on ESPN+ 13, he faced Ryan Hall but lost the fight via unanimous decision.
- On May 16, 2020, at UFC on ESPN: Overeem vs. Harris, he faced Nate Landwehr, and he was defeated by a score of unanimous decisions.
- On November 7, 2020, Elkins competed against Luiz Edurado Garagorri at Santos vs. Teixeira: UFC on ESPN. In round three, he submitted to win the fight.
- On July 24, 2021, at UFC on ESPN: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw, Elkins fought Darrick Minner. He was the winner via TKO. For this fight, he earned Performance of the Night.
- On December 18, 2021, at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Daukaus, Elkins faced Cub Swanson, but he lost the fight via TKO in round one.
- On April 30, 2022, Elkins competed against Tristan Connelly at UFC on ESPN 35. He won the fight by unanimous decision.
Who is Darren Elkins married to?
The UFC Fighter, Darren Elkins is a married man living a blissful married life with his wife and children. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Constance Irene Marvel is also known as Connie Elkins. Darren and Connie first met in high school. The duo fell in love and began dating in 2002. Few family members from both sides, as well as a few close friends, attended their discreet wedding ceremony. The couple is proud parents of two beautiful children, a daughter, Emma Elkins, and a son, DJ Elkins.
Despite the fact that the pair have been together for almost two decades, there haven't been any allegations of ups and downs in their relationship.
How tall is Darren Elkins?
Darren Elkins has a dashing appearance and an athletic body build. He stands at 1.78 m and his body weight is 66 Kg. He has blue eyes and light brown hair, but his other body measurements, shoe size, and dress size are not known. His sexual orientation is straight.
What is the Net Worth of Darren Elkins?
As of now, Darren Elkins has an estimated net worth of $2 million approximately. His tremendous UFC fighting career has contributed significantly to his net worth.