Dan Bobish

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Dan Bobish
Born Daniel Bobish
(1970-01-26) January 26, 1970 (age 47)
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Other names The Bull
Nationality American
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 335 lb (152 kg; 23 st 13 lb)
Division Super Heavyweight
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
Total 26
Wins 17
By knockout 8
By submission 9
Losses 9
By knockout 4
By submission 5
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."

In wrestling[edit]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fighting of World Japan - "Magma 01 Power Hall Series 2003"" (in German). PuroLove.com. Retrieved 2013-12-18. 
  2. ^ a b c "HUSTLE Results: 2004" (in German). PuroLove.com. Retrieved 2013-12-18. 
  3. ^ "Fighting of World Japan - "Magma 03 Series II 2003"" (in German). PuroLove.com. Retrieved 2013-12-18. 

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