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
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    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
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    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Danella Eliasov
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Danella Eliasov
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    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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