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EFC - Fighter Profile - Danella Eliasov

Danella Eliasov

Flyweight

Record [W L D] : 2 - 1 - 0

Submission : 1 Wins - 0 Losses
TKO/KO : 1 Wins - 0 Losses
Decision : 0 Wins - 1 Losses

Age : 33

Height : 1.64 m

Reach : 165 cm

Strengths :High level BJJ

Dynamic movement
Strong submission offense & defence

From : South Africa

Fighting out of : Hatfield, Pretoria

Gym : Team CIT MMA (CIT)

Trainer : Morne Visser

Skills Breakdown

EFC - Fighter Profile - Danella_Eliasov
Submissions 60%
Striking 10%
Takedowns 30%

Fighter's Videos

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  • EFC 56 - 09 December 2016
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Danella Eliasov
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Danella Eliasov
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Danella Eliasov
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Danella Eliasov
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Danella Eliasov
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Danella Eliasov
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Danella Eliasov
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Danella Eliasov
  • EFC 44 - 03 October 2015
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Danella Eliasov
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Danella Eliasov
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Danella Eliasov
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Danella Eliasov
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Danella Eliasov
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Danella Eliasov
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Danella Eliasov
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Danella Eliasov
  • EFC 37 - 21 February 2015
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Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Irene Rivera
  • EFC 56
  • Win
  • R2 Submission (Verbal)
  • Micol Di Segni
  • EFC 44
  • Loss
  • R3 Unanimous Decision
  • Zita Varju
  • EFC 37
  • Win
  • R1 TKO (Punches)

Fighter's Biography

  • Background disciplines?

    Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Boxing

    When & why did you start martial arts training?

    I started training in about 2009 for fun and later started training more seriously and decided to compete.

    How did you transition to MMA?

    I had been training in both boxing and grappling and had always wanted to compete in MMA.

    What ranks & titles have you held?

    BJJ purple belt, South African champion 3 times in grappling, placed 3rd in European champs for BJJ, Won Abu Dhabi Africa trials in my weight division and 3rd in the absolute division.

    What other interesting information can you tell us about yourself?

    I qualified as a medical doctor in 2006 and went on complete my speciality in psychiatry. I work as a psychiatrist in my private practice at Akeso Clinic.

  • What does it mean for you to fight in EFC?

    It was a dream come true to be the first female athlete to be signed by EFC.

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  • First South African woman to be signed to EFC
  • Trains alongside Liam Cleland
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