Danella     Eliasov

Women's Strawweight
Fighter's record
[W L D] : 2 - 2 - 0
  • Submission : 1 Wins - 1 Losses
  • TKO/KO : 1 Wins - 0 Losses
  • Decision : 0 Wins - 0 Losses
  • Age : 34
  • Height : 1.64 m
  • Reach : 165 cm
  • Leg Span :
  • Stance :
  • BG Discipline : Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Boxing
  • 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
Fighter's Skills Breakdown
  • Submission : 60%
  • Takedowns : 30%
  • Striking : 10%

Fighters Media

‘BEASTY BARBIE’ CROWNED STRAWWEIGHT QUEEN
EFC 67 Fight Week Face-offs
EFC 67 Engaged: Episode 4
LITTLE GIANT TO FACE ENGLAND’S HIGNETT
MAKE MONEY ON BUIRSKI & BOTHA WITH SUPABETS
ELIASOV AND RIVERA TO FACE-OFF AT EFC GYM - SANDTON
EFC 56 - EACH FIGHT AS BIG AS THE NEXT
ELIASOV AIMS TO CONQUER THE SPANISH RIVERA
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‘THE PUNISHER’ SMASHING HIS PATH THIS WEEKEND
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FRACTURED JAW & NOSE FOR ELIASOV
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EFC 67 Post Event Press Conference
‘BEASTY BARBIE’ CROWNED STRAWWEIGHT QUEEN
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‘BEASTY BARBIE’ CROWNED STRAWWEIGHT QUEEN
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EFC 67 Engaged: Episode 6
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EFC 67 Engaged: Episode 5
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EFC 67 Weigh-In
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I WILL FIGHT UNTIL THE END
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THE DOCTOR DOMINATES THE ODDS
EFC 67 Fight Week Face-offs
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EFC 67 Fight Week Face-offs
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SPOTLIGHT SHINES
EFC 67 Engaged: Episode 4
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EFC 67 Engaged: Episode 4
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EFC 67 Countdown Premieres this Sunday
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EFC 67 Countdown – Extended Preview
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COUNTDOWN TO EFC 67 HAS BEGUN!
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EFC 67 Kabesa vs Allen, Eliasov vs Penco – Promo
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DRAGON ENERGY SETS THE PACE FOR 2018
NO STEPPING BACK
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NO STEPPING BACK
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PREVIEW OF EFC 67
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LATEST EFC ATHLETE SIGNED TO COMPETE IN UFC OCTAGON
LITTLE GIANT TO FACE ENGLAND’S HIGNETT
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LITTLE GIANT TO FACE ENGLAND’S HIGNETT
Fighting with a smile
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FIGHTING WITH A SMILE
WHAT A NIGHT, WHAT A YEAR
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WHAT A NIGHT, WHAT A YEAR
TEMPERS FLARE AT WEIGH-IN
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TEMPERS FLARE AT WEIGH-IN
MAKE MONEY ON BUIRSKI & BOTHA WITH SUPABETS
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MAKE MONEY ON BUIRSKI & BOTHA WITH SUPABETS
ELIASOV AND RIVERA TO FACE-OFF AT EFC GYM - SANDTON
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ELIASOV AND RIVERA TO FACE-OFF AT EFC GYM – SANDTON
IT'S FIGHT WEEK! - EFC 56
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IT’S FIGHT WEEK!
EFC 56 - EACH FIGHT AS BIG AS THE NEXT
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EFC 56 – EACH FIGHT AS BIG AS THE NEXT
ELIASOV AIMS TO CONQUER THE SPANISH RIVERA
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ELIASOV AIMS TO CONQUER THE SPANISH RIVERA
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POWER AND ELIASOV’S PERSPECTIVE
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POWER AND ELIASOV’S PERSPECTIVE
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FIRST WOMEN’S EFC FIGHT IN CAPE TOWN
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FOREIGN INVASION COMPLETE AT EFC44
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TRIPLE THREAT AT EFC 44
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BETXCHANGE PUTS GORIMBO EQUAL WITH MYNHARDT
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IT’S FIGHT WEEK
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MEDIA MADNESS STARTS TOMORROW
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EFC 44 MEDIA DAY THIS SATURDAY
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ELIASOV DONATES FULL PURSE TO PETS JHB
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MICOL DI SEGNI – SHOTS, SUBMISSIONS AND A KNOCK-OUT
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ITALY’S MICOL DI SEGNI SIGNS TO FIGHT DANELLA ELIASOV
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3 TITLE FIGHTS SET FOR CARNIVAL CITY
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THE DOCTOR’S OPINION
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WOMEN HEADLINE STER-KINEKOR BOUTS
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THE BEAUTY FROM BUDAPEST RETURNS TO FACE ‘DEMOLITION JACQUI’
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RSA’S LADY OF MMA, MARRIED IN ITALY
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THE PSYCHIATRIST REPORTS
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THE CLINCH – 2015 STARTS WITH A TKO
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EFC 37 DELIVERS THE GOODS
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LADIES TAKE CENTRE STAGE
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EFC 37’S DANELLA ELIASOV A PIONEER OF WOMEN’S MMA IN SOUTH AFRICA
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FOUR NATIONS COLLIDE IN CINEMAS
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ALL EYES ON THE ULTIMATE RIVALRY AND DREADED CURSE
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“I’M A GIRLY GIRL, BUT FEISTY”
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HUNGARIAN VARJU COMING FOR THE WIN
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GET TO KNOW DANELLA ELIASOV
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EFC LAUNCHES WOMEN’S DIVISION

Action Shots

  • EFC – 67 – 10 March 2018
  • EFC – 56 – 09 December 2016
  • EFC – 51 – 15 July 2016
  • EFC – 37 – 21 February 2015

Fight History

Pro Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Chiara Penco
    EFC 67
    R4 Submission (Triangle Choke)
  • Irene Rivera
    EFC 56
    Win
    R2 Submission (Verbal)
  • Micol di Segni
    EFC 51
    Loss
    R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Zita Varju
    EFC 37
    Win
    R1 TKO (Punches)

Exhibition Fight History

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    No fights recorded

Fighters 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.

Added Detail

• First South African Woman to be Signed to EFC
• Trains Alongside Former Middleweight Liam Cleland

Key Opponents

Notable Fights

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Danella   Eliasov