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"Danish Dynamite"

Nicolas Dalby

Welterweight Division

22-4-1 (W-L-D)

6

Wins by Knockout

4

Wins by Submission

3

First Round Finishes

Nicolas Dalby

athlete record

Info

Learn more about Nicolas Dalby's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Fr. Vaerk Hundested, Denmark
Trains at
Rumble Sports
Fighting style
MMA
Age
38
Height
70.00
Weight
170.50
Octagon Debut
May. 30, 2015
Reach
74.50
Leg reach
43.00
  • Pro since 2010
     
  • Six wins by KO, four by submission (3 RNC, arm triangle)
     
  • Three first round finishes
     
  • 8-1, 2 NC in last 11 bouts
     
  • 3-1, 1 NC between UFC appearances

UFC on ESPN (6/17/23) Dalby won a three round unanimous decision over Muslim Salikhov 

UFC 283 (1/21/23) Dalby won a three round split decision over Warlley Alves 

UFC Fight Night (7/23/22) Dalby won a three round unanimous decision over Claudio Silva

UFC Fight Night (6/26/21) Dalby lost a three round unanimous decision to Tim Means

UFC 255 (11/21/20) Dalby won a three round unanimous decision over Daniel Rodriguez

UFC on ESPN (7/26/20) Dalby’s loss to Jesse Ronson was overturned to a no contest after Ronson failed a post-fight drug test

UFC Fight Night (9/28/19) Dalby won a three round unanimous decision over Alex Oliveira

UFC Fight Night (9/3/16) Dalby lost a three round unanimous decision to Peter Sobotta

UFC Fight Night (4/10/16) Dalby lost a three round unanimous decision to Zak Cummings

UFC Fight Night (10/24/15) Dalby fought to a three round draw with Darren Till

UFC Fight Night (5/30/15) Dalby won a three round split decision over Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started doing Ashihara Karate 15 years ago because I got bullied around at school by some wannabe tough guys and wanted to learn how to defend myself. I quickly started competing in Ashihara Karate. Five years after that I discovered MMA and was both frightened and intrigued by it. I wondered if I could get good at it.

What ranks and titles have you held? Fightergalla WW Champion, European MMA (yes, that was really the name of the promotion) WW champion, Cage Warriors WW champion.

Do you have any heroes? Not really. I have some people I look up to but I don't have a hero per se.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means a lot. It's both a stamp of approval and it's the possibility to start a new chapter in my MMA career. I've been dreaming of one day fighting in the UFC since I started doing MMA.

What was your job before you started fighting? Technical IT Customer Supporter

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? I won all my amateur fights besides the very first one. My third fight ended with a KO that was named KO of the Year by the Danish martial arts magazine, Fighter.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Has the record for the fastest KO in Scandinavia with a six-second KO.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Karate green belt. BJJ brown belt

Favorite grappling technique: Arm triangle.

Favorite Striking technique: Kicks