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Paul Daley
BornPaul Anthony Daley
(1983-02-21) 21 February 1983 (age 36)[1]
Nottingham, England[2]
Other namesSemtex
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[3]
Weight170 34 lb (77.5 kg; 12.20 st)
Reach76 in (190 cm)[4]
Fighting out ofNottingham, England
TeamSpirit Dojo
RankBlue belt in the BOLT Wrestling System
Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Kickboxing record
By knockout14
By knockout2
Mixed martial arts record
By knockout31
By submission2
By decision9
By knockout2
By submission6
By decision9
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog
last updated on: 5 April 2014 (2014-04-05)

Paul Anthony Daley[5] (born 21 February 1983) is an English professional mixed martial artist and kickboxer. A professional competitor since 2003, Daley has formerly competed for the UFC, Bellator MMA, Cage Rage, Final Fight Championship, Strikeforce, EliteXC, ShoXC, BAMMA, Cage Warriors, Cage Contender, Shark Fights, Pancrase, and Impact FC. Daley is the former Cage Rage World Welterweight Champion and Cage Rage British Welterweight Champion.


Born and raised in England to parents from the Caribbean, Daley began training in karate at the age of eight before later transitioning into Muay Thai and then having dance classes in ballet. Daley is also a former member of the British Army, having served as a reconnaissance driver for the Household Cavalry.[6] At the age of 18, Daley began training in mixed martial arts after graduation from Carlton-Le-Willows Academy.[7]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Daley made his professional debut in 2003 and compiled a record of 2-2 before signing with upstart promotion Cage Rage.

Cage Rage[edit]

After picking up a TKO win over Jess Liaudin, Daley fought for the Cage Warriors Welterweight Championship against Abdul Mohamed. The fight ended in a draw after five rounds. Daley next fought veteran Paul Jenkins at Cage Rage 11 for the Cage Rage British Welterweight Championship, a rematch of their fight at Cage Warriors 8 which ended in a knockout win for Daley. The two fought to a draw in the rematch.[8][7]

Daley then compiled a record of 10-4-2 and was coming off of a win over UFC veteran Dave Strasser before being offered another shot at the Cage Rage British Welterweight Championship against Ross Mason. Daley won via majority decision, becoming the new Cage Rage British Welterweight Champion.[8][7]

After defending his title twice and picking up a knockout win over Duane Ludwig in Strikeforce, Daley was set to make his third title defense in a title unification against Cage Rage World Welterweight Champion Mark Weir at Cage Rage 23. Daley won via second-round knockout, therefore holding both titles. After two more knockout wins in the ShoXC and Cage Warriors promotions, Daley fought Jake Shields at EliteXC: Heat for the EliteXC Welterweight Championship. Daley lost via armbar submission in the second round, snapping a six-fight winning streak. Daley then compiled a record of 3-1 in his next four fights with two appearances for the MFC in Canada.[8][7]

Daley was set to fight Jay Hieron at Affliction: Trilogy, but the bout was scrapped due to Affliction Entertainment folding.

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

He later signed a four-fight contract with the UFC, following Affliction's collapse.[9] Daley's first fight was scheduled to be on the preliminary card of UFC 103 against Brian Foster, which was due to air on ESPN (UK), prior to the main card.[10] However, on 4 September, it was announced that Paul Daley had agreed to step in for Mike Swick, who suffered an injury during training and was unable to fight top contender Martin Kampmann at UFC 103.

In his UFC debut, Daley put in an aggressive performance, defeating Kampmann via technical knockout due to a barrage of punches which was an impressive way to make his UFC debut.[11]

Daley was expected to face Carlos Condit on 2 January 2010 at UFC 108.[12] However, Condit would be forced off the card after suffering a severe cut to his hand.[13] He was replaced by Dustin Hazelett.

After failing to make the stipulated 170 lb for the Hazelett fight, Daley was fined 10% of his fight purse.[14] The bout was fought at a catchweight of 172 lbs. Early in the fight Daley dropped Hazelett with a left hook, then followed up with additional punches on the ground knocking Hazelett out cold.

Welterweight contendership[edit]

At UFC 113, on 8 May 2010, Daley was placed to fight Josh Koscheck, with the winner destined to become the next challenger against Georges St-Pierre for the UFC Welterweight Championship and the opportunity to coach against St-Pierre on the twelfth season of The Ultimate Fighter.[15]

Koscheck controlled all three rounds, keeping the fight on the ground and neutralizing Daley's striking. After the end of the third and final round, Daley hit Koscheck in the face with a left hook sucker punch. Referee Dan Miragliotta swung Daley around and pinned him against the fence to subdue him.[16] In an interview at the conclusion of the event, UFC president Dana White announced that he was banishing Daley from the UFC for life. White said, "There's no excuse for that. These guys are professional athletes. You don't ever hit a guy blatantly after the bell like that, whether you're frustrated or not." He added, "I don't care if he fights in every show all over the world and becomes the best and everybody thinks he's the pound-for-pound best in the world, he will never fight in the UFC ever again." White also said that when he spoke to Daley after the fight, he claimed he didn't hear the bell.[17][18][19]

Daley apologized for his actions after returning to the United Kingdom, saying that Koscheck's trash-talking pushed him over the edge, but that there was "no excuse" for his "rash decision." [20] He was suspended 30 days by the Quebec Athletic Commission.[21]


Daley was supposed to face Yuya Shirai for the BAMMA welterweight belt, but came in over the 170-pound limit for a title bout, typical. The two still headlined the card, but it became a non-title fight.[22] Daley dropped Shirai immediately with a jab, which was his first strike in the fight, and later he dropped him again with an uppercut and left hook before finishing the fight with vicious ground and pound.


Following his win over Masvidal, Daley signed a multi-fight deal with Strikeforce[23] and made his promotional debut against Scott Smith on 4 December 2010 at Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu II.[24] Smith charged forward as Daley connected with an overhand left hook, sending Smith unconscious face first into the canvas at 2:09 of round 1. In the post fight interview, he called out lightweight K.J. Noons.

After his victory over Scott Smith, Daley received the title shot against Nick Diaz.

Daley fought Nick Diaz(209 baby!!) on 9 April 2011 at Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley and lost. Daley dropped Diaz twice in the first round of the scheduled five round fight. Daley then fell to the ground after a quick exchange, with the referee ending the bout three seconds from the end of the first round, marking the first time Daley has been stopped by strikes.[25]

After a 3-month hiatus, Daley was expected to face Evangelista Santos at Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson, but Santos was forced to withdraw due to a shoulder injury and was replaced with Tyron Woodley. The winner of this fight was expected to fight for the vacant Strikeforce Welterweight Championship against a fighter yet to be named.[26] He lost the bout via unanimous decision, with all three judges scoring the fight 29-28 each in favour of Woodley.

Daley fought against Kazuo Misaki at Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey.[27] He lost the bout via split decision.

After some months, Daley requested to be released from his Strikeforce contract, citing lack of frequent fights as being the reason for him wanting to leave.[28]

Independent promotions[edit]

He defeated Daniel Acacio at an Impact Fighting Championships event in Sydney, Australia.[29] Speaking after his victory, Daley revealed that he expects to sign with Strikeforce or DREAM "real soon."[30]

He then faced Jorge Masvidal at Shark Fights 13: Jardine vs. Prangley in September 2010, and won via unanimous decision. Before the fight, he weighed in three-quarters of a pound overweight and was forced to give up 15% of his "show purse".[31]

Daley was next scheduled to fight twice in just over five weeks. The first bout was against UFC veteran Jordan Radev at BAMMA 7,[32] and the second bout was against UFC and MFC veteran Luigi Fioravanti at Ringside MMA 12 - Daley vs. Fioravanti. Daley won both via unanimous decision.[33]

Daley was going to fight in a kickboxing bout at UCMMA 26 against Luke Sines for his 'UK1' Welterweight Championship,[34] however, due to contract obligations, Daley had to pull out of the fight due to contract problems with Strikeforce.

Bellator MMA[edit]

On 15 June, just a week after being released from his Strikeforce contract, Daley signed with Bellator Fighting Championships. Daley had a successful debut at Bellator 72 against journeyman Rudy Bears in a welterweight fight, defeating him by first-round TKO due to strikes.[35][36]

Daley was next scheduled to fight at Bellator 79 in Rama, Ontario, Canada on 2 November against Kyle Baker, but the fight never materialized.

Daley was selected in a fan vote to fight War Machine in the first Bellator fight to be shown on Spike TV, however injury forced his opponent out of the up-coming Welterweight tournament. Daley himself was then removed from the tournament after being barred from entering the United States after being arrested in December in relation to an alleged bar fight in his native England. He faced up to two years in prison if convicted.[37][38] Daley later claimed the charges had been thrown out for lack of evidence, clearing him to apply for a visa to compete within Bellator's ninth season.[39]

On 25 July, Bellator announced that Daley had been released from the organization due to ongoing legal troubles. Bellator officials had learned that the charges in the bar fight had not been dropped after all. In fact, Daley had pleaded guilty to one count of assault and two counts of obstructing an officer. The violent nature of the incident, combined with the prospect of continued visa problems due to the fact he was now a convicted felon, made Bellator officials decide to cut ties with Daley.[40][41]

Return to BAMMA[edit]

On 6 August 2013, it was reported that Daley had signed a 3 fight, 12-month contract with BAMMA.[42] His first fight back in the British promotion was against Romario Manoel da Silva at BAMMA 14 on 14 December. He defeated da Silva by KO at 1:42 of the 2nd round, after dominating the 1st round.[43]

He TKO'd Alexander Surjko at Legend 3: Pour Homme in Milan, Italy on 5 April 2014, dropping the Russian three times in the third round and forcing referee Joop Ubeda to stop the fight.[44]

At BAMMA 16, Daley defeated Marinho Moreira da Rocha by knockout on 13 September 2014.

Return to Bellator[edit]

On 21 July 2014, Bellator MMA announced that they signed Paul Daley along with Melvin Manhoef.[45]

Daley was expected to challenge Douglas Lima for the Bellator Welterweight Championship on 27 February 2015 at Bellator 134.[46] However, Lima pulled out of the fight due to injury.[47] Daley instead faced André Santos.[48] He won the fight by unanimous decision.

Daley faced Dennis Olson at Bellator 140 on 17 July 2015.[49] After a back-and-forth first round, he won the fight via TKO in the second round.

In his third fight for Bellator in less than a year, Daley faced Andy Uhrich in the main event at Bellator 148 on 29 January 2016. He won the fight via knockout due to a right uppercut two minutes into the first round.

Daley's next fight was originally scheduled to be against old rival Josh Koscheck in a rematch at Bellator London as the co-main event on 16 July 2016. On 6 June Koscheck withdrew from the fight for undisclosed reasons and will be replaced in the bout by former Bellator Welterweight Champion Douglas Lima.[50][51]

A welterweight bout between Daley and Derek Anderson at Bellator 163 was scrapped on the day of the event after Daley fell ill from effects of his weight cut.[52]

Daley next faced Brennan Ward in the co-main event at Bellator 170 on 21 January 2017. He won the fight in spectacular fashion, hurting Ward with a spinning back elbow and then knocking him out with a flying knee in the first round.

Daley faced Rory MacDonald in the main event at Bellator 179 on 19 May 2017. He lost the one-sided fight via rear-naked choke in the second round.[53]

Daley faced Lorenz Larkin at Bellator 183 on 23 September 2017.[54] Despite being stunned multiple times by punches in the first round, Daley turned things around to win the fight via knockout in the second round.

In January 2018, Daley publicly criticized Bellator MMA, stating he would leave the company after his contract was up because he felt the company was not properly utilizing him.[55] A week later on January 25, Daley claimed to have been granted his release from the organisation, something Bellator denied.[56]

On March 2, 2018 Bellator MMA announced that Daley would fight Jon Fitch at Bellator 199 in San Jose, CA.[57] He lost the fight by unanimous decision.

Despite publicly demanding release from Bellator, Daley announced that he had signed a new contract with Bellator on late June, 2018.[58]

Daley faced Michael Page as part of the Bellator Welterweight World Grand Prix Tournament on 16 February 2019 at Bellator 216.[59] He lost the fight by unanimous decision in a largely uneventful fight in which neither fighter was able to deliver any significant offense.[60][61]

Daley faced Erick Silva at Bellator 223 on June 22, 2019.[62] He won the fight by unanimous decision.

Daley was expected to face Sabah Homasi at Bellator 232 on October 26, 2019.[63] However, Homasi withdrew from the bout due to injury and was replaced by Saad Awad. Daley won the fight via TKO in the second round.

Kickboxing career[edit]

He scored five kickboxing wins since returning to kickboxing in 2014. This time he defeated Latvian champion Artem Mironcev on 16 August in Bournemouth, England at the Phoenix Fight Night 3 event. The referee stopped the fight in round 3 by TKO.[64]

Weight issues[edit]

Daley has had a history of missing weight in fights, with the BAMMA 7 weigh-in marking the 6th time within the last 14 fights that Daley had missed weight for a fight. After the Diaz fight, he vowed that he would improve his diet to help him cut weight correctly for his future fights. However, Daley yet again missed weight for his BAMMA 7 fight.[65]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts[edit]


  • 2014 Contender Promotions Kickboxing World Welterweight Champion
  • 2008 King of The Ring World Muay Thai Welterweight Champion
  • King of The Ring European Muay Thai Champion

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Professional record breakdown
61 matches 42 wins 17 losses
By knockout 31 2
By submission 2 6
By decision 9 9
Draws 2
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 42–17–2 Saad Awad TKO (punches) Bellator 232 October 26, 2019 2 1:30 Uncasville, Connecticut, United States Catchweight (175 lbs) bout.
Win 41–17–2 Erick Silva Decision (unanimous) Bellator 223 22 June 2019 3 5:00 London, England
Loss 40–17–2 Michael Page Decision (unanimous) Bellator 216 16 February 2019 5 5:00 Uncasville, Connecticut, United States Bellator Welterweight World Grand Prix Quarterfinal.
Loss 40–16–2 Jon Fitch Decision (unanimous) Bellator 199 12 May 2018 3 5:00 San Jose, California, United States
Win 40–15–2 Lorenz Larkin KO (punches) Bellator 183 24 September 2017 2 2:40 San Jose, California, United States
Loss 39–15–2 Rory MacDonald Submission (rear-naked choke) Bellator 179 19 May 2017 2 1:45 London, England Bellator Welterweight title eliminator.
Win 39–14–2 Brennan Ward KO (flying knee) Bellator 170 21 January 2017 1 2:27 Inglewood, California, United States
Loss 38–14–2 Douglas Lima Decision (unanimous) Bellator 158 16 July 2016 3 5:00 London, England, United Kingdom
Win 38–13–2 Andy Uhrich KO (punch) Bellator 148 29 January 2016 1 2:00 Fresno, California, United States
Win 37–13–2 Dennis Olson TKO (punches) Bellator 140 17 July 2015 2 1:12 Uncasville, Connecticut, United States
Win 36–13–2 André Santos Decision (unanimous) Bellator 134 27 February 2015 3 5:00 Uncasville, Connecticut, United States
Win 35–13–2 Marinho Moreira da Rocha TKO (punch to the body) BAMMA 16: Daley vs. da Rocha 13 September 2014 2 3:40 Manchester, England
Win 34–13–2 Romario Manoel da Silva KO (punch) BAMMA 14: Daley vs. da Silva 14 December 2013 2 1:42 Birmingham, England
Loss 33–13–2 Alexander Yakovlev Decision (unanimous) Legend Fight Show 2 8 November 2013 3 5:00 Moscow, Russia
Win 33–12–2 Lukasz Chlewicki TKO (doctor stoppage) CWFC 57 20 July 2013 1 5:00 Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Win 32–12–2 Rodrigo Ribeiro KO (punches) Dubai Fighting Championship 4 10 May 2013 2 1:03 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Win 31–12–2 Patrick Vallee KO (flying knee) Cage Contender 16: Daley vs. Vallee 23 February 2013 2 4:12 Dublin, Ireland
Win 30–12–2 Rudy Bears TKO (punches) Bellator 72 20 July 2012 1 2:45 Tampa, Florida, United States
Loss 29–12–2 Kazuo Misaki Decision (split) Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey 3 March 2012 3 5:00 Columbus, Ohio, United States
Win 29–11–2 Luigi Fioravanti Decision (unanimous) Ringside MMA 12: Daley vs. Fioravanti 21 October 2011 3 5:00 Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Win 28–11–2 Jordan Radev Decision (unanimous) BAMMA 7: Trigg vs. Wallhead 10 September 2011 3 5:00 Birmingham, United Kingdom 176 lb catchweight bout.[67]
Loss 27–11–2 Tyron Woodley Decision (unanimous) Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson 30 July 2011 3 5:00 Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States
Loss 27–10–2 Nick Diaz TKO (punches) Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley 9 April 2011 1 4:57 San Diego, California, United States For the Strikeforce Welterweight Championship
Win 27–9–2 Yuya Shirai KO (punches) BAMMA 5: Daley vs. Shirai 26 February 2011 1 1:46 Manchester, United Kingdom Originally for BAMMA WW title, later changed to non-title bout after Daley weighed in over the 170 lb limit.
Win 26–9–2 Scott Smith KO (punch) Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu II 4 December 2010 1 2:09 St. Louis, Missouri, United States Strikeforce Best of 2010 Awards Knockout of the Year.
Win 25–9–2 Jorge Masvidal Decision (unanimous) Shark Fights 13: Jardine vs Prangley 11 September 2010 3 5:00 Amarillo, Texas, United States 171.75 lb catchweight bout.
Win 24–9–2 Daniel Acacio Submission (elbows) Impact FC 2 18 July 2010 3 1:15 Sydney, Australia
Loss 23–9–2 Josh Koscheck Decision (unanimous) UFC 113 8 May 2010 3 5:00 Montreal, Quebec, Canada UFC Welterweight title eliminator. Released from UFC for hitting Koscheck after the bell.
Win 23–8–2 Dustin Hazelett KO (punches) UFC 108 2 January 2010 1 2:24 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States 172lb catchweight; Knockout of the Night.
Win 22–8–2 Martin Kampmann TKO (punches) UFC 103 19 September 2009 1 2:31 Dallas, Texas, United States
Win 21–8–2 Porfirio Alves Jr. KO (soccer kick and punches) WFC 8: D-Day 18 April 2009 1 2:29 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Win 20–8–2 Aurelijus Kerpe KO (knee and punches) Ultimate Gladiators 29 March 2009 1 1:35 Nottingham, United Kingdom
Loss 19–8–2 Nick Thompson Decision (unanimous) MFC 20 20 February 2009 3 5:00 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Win 19–7–2 John Alessio KO (punches) MFC 19: Long Time Coming 5 December 2008 2 2:18 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Loss 18–7–2 Jake Shields Submission (armbar) EliteXC: Heat 4 October 2008 2 3:47 Sunrise, Florida, United States For EliteXC Welterweight Championship
Win 18–6–2 Bojan Kosednar KO (punch) KOTC: Badlands 12 July 2008 1 4:53 Nottingham, United Kingdom
Win 17–6–2 Sam Morgan KO (elbow) ShoXC: Elite Challenger Series 25 January 2008 1 2:12 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 16–6–2 Mark Weir KO (punches) Cage Rage 23 22 September 2007 2 2:14 London, United Kingdom Defended Cage Rage British Welterweight Championship; Won Cage Rage World Welterweight Championship
Win 15–6–2 Duane Ludwig KO (punches) Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Baroni 22 June 2007 2 0:42 San Jose, California, United States
Win 14–6–2 Paul Jenkins Submission (punch to the body) Cage Rage 21 21 April 2007 2 0:41 Nottingham, United Kingdom Defended Cage Rage British Welterweight Championship
Win 13–6–2 Daniel Weichel KO (knee) FX3: Fight Night 4 10 March 2007 1 2:53 London, United Kingdom Won FX3 Welterweight Championship
Loss 12–6–2 Luiz Azeredo Decision (unanimous) Cage Rage 19 9 December 2006 3 5:00 London, United Kingdom
Win 12–5–2 Sol Gilbert KO (punches) Cage Rage 18 30 September 2006 2 2:59 London, United Kingdom Defended Cage Rage British Welterweight Championship
Loss 11–5–2 Satoru Kitaoka Submission (guillotine choke) Pancrase: Blow 6 27 August 2006 1 2:54 Yokohama, Japan
Win 11–4–2 Ross Mason Decision (majority) Cage Rage 17 1 July 2006 3 5:00 London, United Kingdom Won Cage Rage British Welterweight Championship
Win 10–4–2 Dave Strasser Decision (unanimous) Cage Rage 16 22 April 2006 3 5:00 London, United Kingdom
Win 9–4–2 Blake Fredrickson Decision (unanimous) Genesis Fights: Brawl at the Mall 2 18 March 2006 2 2:00 Auburn, Washington, United States[68]
Loss 8–4–2 Jean Silva TKO (corner stoppage) Cage Rage 15 4 February 2006 2 4:40 London, United Kingdom
Win 8–3–2 Joey Van Wanrooij Decision (unanimous) Cage Rage 14 3 December 2005 3 5:00 London, United Kingdom
Win 7–3–2 Peter Angerer KO (punches) FX3: Battle of Britain 15 October 2005 1 3:28 London, United Kingdom
Loss 6–3–2 Pat Healy Submission (guillotine choke) SF 11: Rumble at the Rose Garden 9 July 2005 2 3:15 Portland, Oregon, United States
Win 6–2–2 Sami Berik KO (punches) FX3: Xplosion 18 June 2005 1 3:03 Berkshire, United Kingdom
Draw 5–2–2 Paul Jenkins Draw Cage Rage 11 30 April 2005 3 5:00 London, United Kingdom For the Cage Rage British Welterweight Championship
Draw 5–2–1 Abdul Mohamed Draw Cage Warriors 9 18 December 2004 5 5:00 Sheffield, United Kingdom For the Cage Warriors Welterweight Championship
Win 5–2 Jess Liaudin TKO (doctor stoppage) Cage Warriors 9: Xtreme Xmas 27 November 2004 1 5:00 London, United Kingdom
Win 4–2 Paul Jenkins KO (punches) Cage Warriors 8: Brutal Force 18 September 2004 2 2:56 Sheffield, United Kingdom
Win 3–2 Xavier Foupa-Pokam KO (punch) Cage Warriors 7: Showdown 10 July 2004 1 N/A London, United Kingdom
Win 2–2 Lee Doski TKO (punches and elbows) UKMMAC 6: Extreme Warriors 29 February 2004 1 0:41 Essex, United Kingdom
Loss 1–2 James Nicholl Submission (rear-naked choke) UKMMAC 5: Mean Intentions 2 November 2003 2 3:41 Essex, United Kingdom
Loss 1–1 Florentim Amorim Submission (rear-naked choke) CWFC 4: UK vs. France 27 July 2003 1 N/A Hampshire, United Kingdom
Win 1–0 John Connelly KO (punches) Extreme Brawl 3 29 June 2003 1 N/A Bracknell, United Kingdom


Kickboxing record[edit]

Kickboxing record

Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes

See also[edit]


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