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January 26, 1970
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
|Other names||The Bull|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||335 lb (152 kg; 23 st 13 lb)|
|Fighting out of||Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.|
|Team||Strong Style Fight Team|
|Wrestling||NCAA Division III Wrestling|
|Years active||1996-1997, 2001-2007 (MMA)|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|University||Mt. Union College|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Daniel "The Bull" Bobish (born January 26, 1970) is a retired American mixed martial artist and professional wrestler. He was competing in the Super Heavyweight (no limit) division. He is a former King of the Cage Super Heavyweight Champion. He lost his last fight at Hardcore Championship Fighting - Title Wave against Alexander Emelianenko on October 19, 2007. Bobish has fought in many MMA organizations including Pride Fighting Championships, the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Gladiator Challenge and King of the Cage. His fights typically do not go past the first round with the average length of his fights being 2:43.
Bobish was the 1992 NCAA Division III Heavyweight wrestling champion. He wrestled for Mount Union College in Ohio and was the 1992 national champion. He was a 3x All-American. He also was bodyguard and sparring partner for Mike Tyson.
Dan now lives in his hometown of Cleveland and began promoting local fights in 2010 when he founded "Ultimate Cage Battles."
- Finishing moves
- Signature moves
Championships and accomplishments
- King of the Cage
- Ultimate Fighting Championship
- Universal Vale Tudo Fighting
- UVTF 4 Tournament Runner Up
- UVTF 6 Tournament Semifinalist
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|26 matches||17 wins||9 losses|
|Loss||17–9||Alexander Emelianenko||Submission (standing guillotine choke)||HCF: Title Wave||October 19, 2007||1||1:09||Calgary, Alberta, Canada|
|Win||17–8||Nate Eddy||KO (punch)||NAAFS: Fight Night in the Flats III||June 9, 2007||1||1:00||Cleveland, Ohio, United States|
|Win||16–8||Chris Clark||Submission (americana)||GFS: Seasons Beatings||December 2, 2006||1||1:24||Cleveland, Ohio, United States|
|Win||15–8||Dan Evensen||Submission (punches)||Xtreme Fight Series 2||October 14, 2006||1||1:25||Boise, Idaho, United States|
|Win||14–8||Matt Eckerle||Submission (guillotine choke)||Fightfest 6||September 23, 2006||1||0:31||Corpus Christi, Texas, United States|
|Win||13–8||Eric Knox||TKO (punches)||GFS: Fight Nite in the Flats 2||June 10, 2006||1||0:47||Cleveland, Ohio, United States|
|Win||12–8||Chris Clark||Submission (armbar)||Fightfest 3||May 6, 2006||1||1:00||Youngstown, Ohio, United States|
|Loss||11–8||Ben Rothwell||KO (knee)||GFC: Team Gracie vs Team Hammer House||March 3, 2006||1||4:20||Columbus, Ohio, United States|
|Win||11–7||Joey Smith||Submission (strikes)||KOTC 64: Raging Bull||December 16, 2005||1||0:21||Cleveland, Ohio, United States|
|Win||10–7||Ruben Villareal||TKO (punches)||KOTC 48: Payback||February 25, 2005||1||0:55||Cleveland, Ohio, United States|
|Loss||9–7||Mark Hunt||TKO (body kick)||Pride 28||October 31, 2004||1||6:23||Saitama, Japan|
|Loss||9–6||Igor Vovchanchyn||TKO (punches)||Pride 27||February 1, 2004||2||1:45||Osaka, Japan|
|Loss||9–5||Gary Goodridge||TKO (punches)||Pride Final Conflict 2003||November 9, 2003||1||0:18||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||9–4||Basil Castro||TKO (punches)||X-1||September 6, 2003||1||1:33||Yokohama, Japan|
|Loss||8–4||Jimmy Ambriz||Submission (strikes)||KOTC 16: Double Cross||August 2, 2002||1||0:46||San Jacinto, California, United States||Loses King of the Cage Super Heavyweight Championship|
|Win||8–3||Mike Kyle||Submission (punches)||KOTC 13: Revolution||May 17, 2002||1||3:25||United States|
|Win||7–3||Eric Pele||TKO (corner stoppage)||KOTC 12: Cold Blood||February 9, 2002||2||1:10||San Jacinto, California, United States||Wins King of the Cage Super Heavyweight Championship|
|Win||6–3||Brett Hogg||Submission (armbar)||RSF 5: New Blood Conflict||October 27, 2001||1||0:27||Augusta, Georgia, United States|
|Loss||5–3||Mark Kerr||Submission (chin to the eye)||UFC 14||July 27, 1997||1||1:38||Birmingham, Alabama, United States|
|Win||5–2||Brian Johnston||TKO (knee and punches)||UFC 14||July 27, 1997||1||2:10||Birmingham, Alabama, United States|
|Loss||4–2||Carlos Barreto||Submission (triangle choke)||Universal Vale Tudo Fighting 6||March 3, 1997||1||7:47||Brazil|
|Win||4–1||Ucimar Hypolito||KO (punches)||Universal Vale Tudo Fighting 6||March 3, 1997||1||0:05||Brazil|
|Win||3–1||Joe Charles||Submission (forearm choke)||World Fighting Federation||February 14, 1997||1||4:42||Birmingham, Alabama, United States|
|Loss||2–1||Kevin Randleman||Submission (punches)||Universal Vale Tudo Fighting 4||October 22, 1996||1||5:50||Brazil|
|Win||2–0||Dave Beneteau||TKO (doctor stoppage)||Universal Vale Tudo Fighting 4||October 22, 1996||1||4:44||Brazil|
|Win||1–0||Mauro Bernardo||Submission (forearm choke)||Universal Vale Tudo Fighting 4||October 22, 1996||1||1:40||Brazil|
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- "Fighting of World Japan - "Magma 03 Series II 2003"" (in German). PuroLove.com. Retrieved 2013-12-18.