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Dan Ige

Dan Ige

Nationality :American
Date Of Birth :August 6, 1991
Height :5 feet 7 inches
Weight :66 kg

Dan Ige is an American professional mixed martial artist who currently competes in the Featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). A professional since 2014, he has also competed for the Legacy Fighting Championship, Pancrase, the RFA, and Titan FC. As of December 13, 2022, he is #13 in the UFC featherweight rankings.

QUICK FACTS

NameSavannah Ige
Height5 feet 1 inch
ProfessionSports nutrition coach/ Crossfit level 2 coach
NationalityAmerican
SpouseDan Ige
Children1

Dan Ige Biography, EarlyLife

Born on August 6, 1991, in Haleiwa, Hawaii, United States, Dan is a professional mixed martial artist (MMA) known for his incredible skills and determination.

With his American nationality and mixed ethnicity, being born to a Nigerian father and an American mother, he brings a diverse background to the world of MMA.

He made his professional MMA debut in 2014. Since then, he has displayed his skills in several large and small promotions, including well-known ones like Shogun Fights and the famed Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Currently 31 years old, he holds the impressive No. 13 ranking in the featherweight weight class.

His journey to the UFC began after a remarkable victory in Dana White’s Contender Series (DWCS). Although his debut was initially scheduled against Charles Rosa at UFC 220, Rosa had to withdraw from the fight due to a neck injury.

Nevertheless, he displayed his resilience by remaining on the card and accepting an attack against fellow DWCS alum Julio Arce. Unfortunately, he faced defeat in this encounter, losing the fight by unanimous decision.

Dan Ige Education

His educational history is not published because he has not yet given it to the public. However, this detailed information is currently being reviewed and will be updated soon.

Dan Ige’s Height, And Weight

Dan Ige has an athletic body standing at the perfect height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 66 kg.

Career

Ige started his career out with 10 amateur fights. He compiled an 8–2 record before going pro. He started his pro career with a 2–1 record. He then rattled off six straight victories competing for various regional promotions including a win on Dana White’s Contender Series 3.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

Ige signed with the UFC after earning a victory on Dana White’s Contender Series (DWCS). He was expected to face Charles Rosa in his debut at UFC 220. However, Rosa pulled out of the fight citing a neck injury. Ige remained on the card and faced fellow newcomer and DWCS alum Julio Arce. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.

Dan Ige faced Mike Santiago on June 9, 2018, at UFC 225. He won the fight via TKO in the first round.

Ige faced promotional newcomer Jordan Griffin on December 15, 2018, at UFC on Fox 31. He won the fight via unanimous decision.

Dan Ige faced Danny Henry on March 16, 2019, at UFC Fight Night 147. He won the fight via a rear-naked choke submission in the first round. The win also earned Ige his first Performance of the Night bonus award.

Ige faced Kevin Aguilar on June 22, 2019, at UFC Fight Night 154. He won the fight via unanimous decision.

Dan Ige faced Mirsad Bektić on February 8, 2020, at UFC 247. He won the fight via a split decision.

Ige faced Edson Barboza on May 16, 2020, at UFC on ESPN: Overeem vs. Harris. He won the back-and-forth bout via split decision. 16 out of 18 MMA media outlets scored the bout in favor of Barboza.

Dan Ige faced Calvin Kattar on July 16, 2020 at UFC on ESPN: Kattar vs. Ige. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.

Ige was scheduled to face Ryan Hall on March 13, 2021, at UFC Fight Night 187. However, Hall pulled out of the fight on February 11 due to undisclosed reasons. Instead, Ige faced off against Gavin Tucker at UFC Fight Night 187. He won the fight via knockout in the first round. This win earned him the Performance of the Night award.

Ige faced Chan Sung Jung at UFC on ESPN 25 on June 19, 2021. He lost the fight via unanimous decision, getting out grappled throughout the fight.

Dan Ige faced Josh Emmett on December 11, 2021, at UFC 269. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.

Ige faced Movsar Evloev on June 4, 2022, at UFC Fight Night 207. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.

Dan Ige faced Damon Jackson on January 14, 2023, at UFC Fight Night 217. He won the fight via knockout in the second round. This win earned him the Performance of the Night bonus.

Ige faced Nate Landwehr on June 10, 2023 at UFC 289. He won the bout via unanimous decision.

Dan Ige’s Net Worth

Dan Ige, a UFC featherweight fighter, has an estimated net worth of $0.5 million as of 2023. MMA has a significant impact on his income. According to reports, competitors at the UFC are paid a base pay on fight night regardless of the outcome; however, there is usually a win bonus involved, as well as a fight of the night bonus and Reebok sponsorship.

Dan Ige and his long-term partner moved to Las Vegas in 2016 with only $27 to their names. After nearly 3.5 years in MMA, he purchased a home in Las Vegas, Nevada. He announced the news on Instagram, writing, “So crazy to think we moved to Las Vegas 3.5 years ago with literally $27 to our name at the time…”

The median property value in Las Vegas, according to the source, is $284,384.

That same year, the couple purchased their first car, a Hyundai. The pair seemed to be living a happy life.

Dan Ige’s Wife, Marriage, Children

On January 23, 2020, the fighter tied the knot with his wife, Savannah, in a joyous celebration of love. Their union was further blessed when they welcomed their son, Bam Alexander Ige, into the world on April 4, 2021.

As mentioned in her Instagram bio, Savannah is a Certified Sports Nutrition Coach. Her Instagram account is a vibrant display of explosive contemporary workouts and cherished family moments.

One video clip that garnered significant attention showcased her hand-walking skills while she was 39 weeks pregnant, emphasizing her dedication to fitness and strength.

Dan Ige Awards

Mixed martial arts 

  • Ultimate Fighting Championship
    • Performance of the Night (Three times) vs. Danny Henry, Gavin Tucker, and Damon Jackson 

FAQ

What is the net worth of Dan Ige?

His net worth is 0.5 million dollars.

What is the height of Dan Ige?

His height is 5 feet 7 inches.

What is the age of Dan Ige?

His age is 66 years as of 2023.

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