Raymond Daniels Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!
Who Is Raymond Daniels?
Born April 28, 1980, Raymond Daniels is a mixed martial artist, kickboxer, Kenpoist, Karateka, and Tae Kwon Do practitioner. He was born in Sun Valley, California and raised in Palmdale, California. He comes from a family of martial artists as his grandfather Frankie Daniels was a professional boxer, and his father Frank an American Kenpo karate who Raymond received his black belt from.
What this article covers:
- Who Is Raymond Daniels?
- How Old Is Raymond Daniels?
- How Much Is Raymond Daniels Worth?
- How Tall Is Raymond Daniels?
- How Much Does Raymond Daniels Weigh?
- Raymond Daniels Fight List
- Raymond Daniels Best Fight of All Time
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As Daniels became a single father while in high school, he decided to pursue a career as a police officer and he started working for the Longbeach Police Department at age 21 to pursue a better life for his family. After 7 years of service, Daniels retired to continue his career in martial arts.
Daniels has some impressive achievements in multiple different disciplines of martial arts, including a Sixth degree black belt in American Kenpo, Sixth degree black belt in Shotokan, Fifth degree Kukkiwon black belt in Tae Kwon Do, and a Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Joe Murphy.
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By the age of 19, Raymond became a top ranked fighter for both the National Black Belt League and the North American Sport Karate Association. His list of titles are seemingly endless, and include eight NBL World Championships, two NASKA world championships, a second-place finish at the World Pro Taekwondo Championship in Croatia in 2010, and nine overall championships at the W.A.K.O Irish Open.
How Old Is Raymond Daniels?
Born on April 28, 1980, Raymond Daniels is 41 years old.
Raymond Daniels Family
Raymond Daniels comes from a family of fighters, as his grandfather Frankie Daniels was a professional boxer, and his father Frank Daniels was a karate practitioner. Raymond has a son named Ray Jay who he had at the age of 19 in 1999. Raymond is married to mixed martial artist Colbey Northcutt, who is also the sister of fellow mixed martial artist Sage Northcutt. Their marriage took place on August 24, 2019 in Temecula, California.
How Much Is Raymond Daniels Worth?
Raymond Daniels net worth is estimated to be between $1 Million and $3 Million.
How Tall Is Raymond Daniels?
Raymond Daniels stands at 6 feet and 2 inches tall.
How Much Does Raymond Daniels Weigh?
Raymond Daniels weighs approximately 171 pounds.
Raymond Daniels Fight List
Daniel began his career bouncing around between teams that all offered him something specific. In 1999, coach Dan Rodriquez who ran the famed Team Paul Mitchell Karate recruited Daniels. He left the team in 2001 and went on to join several other successful teams.
In 2006, Daniels began fighting for Chuck Norris’ World Combat League. Fighting at both 80kg and 88kg, he achieved a 17-0 record with 9 KO’s. In that time he had a highly anticipated fight against Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson, where Daniels won the bout by technical knockout due to a knee injury sustained by Thompson.
At the K-1 World Grand Prix 2007 in Las Vegas on August 11, 2007, Daniels beat Peyton Russell by a third round knockout due to Russell being knocked down three times. At the 2008 W.A.K.O. Irish Open, Daniels defeated Michael Page, winning gold in the 84kg semi-contact division.
As his success continued, he was hyped up by the Strikeforce organization as being the next Cung Le. Finally, on June 27, 2008, he had his MMA debut against veteran Jeramiah Metcalf in a Strikeforce event. Daniels lost this bout by rear naked choke in the second round. Returning right back to the 2009 W.A.K.O. Irish Open, Daniels was able to defend his gold in the 84kg division after winning the rematch with Michael Page.
To continue into the trilogy, Daniels faced Page again in the 2011 W.A.K.O. Irish Open where he was able to defend his gold for the third time.
Raymond had his first fight under full Oriental kickboxing rules in 2011 in Dublin, Ireland where he defeated two opponents, winning the four man 84 kg/185 lbs tournament at the Pain and Glory event. He took the split decision win against Mark Casserly in the finals of the event after winning the semi finals against English Muay Thai fighter Andy Bakewell with a spinning heel kick.
Daniels signed with Glory and was set to debut at Glory 5: London on March 23, 2013 in London, England. However, he was removed from the card for unknown reasons. Instead, he made his Glory debut winning against Brian Foster by a first round spinning heel kick at Glory 11: Chicago - Heavyweight World Championship Tournament in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. Daniel went on to have several more successful fights with Glory, and is hailed by Glory to have the “Knockout Of The Century” after scoring a spinning kick KO over François Ambang inside the opening round at Glory 16: Denver in Broomfield, Colorado, United States on May 3, 2014.
In 2016, Daniels began fighting for Bellator with an impressive record. His fights went as follows:
Victory against Francesco Moricca at Bellator Kickboxing 1 on April 16, 2016 in Turin via TKO (liver kick) in the first round.
Victory against Stefano Bruno at Bellator Kickboxing 2 on June 24, 2016 in St. Louis via TKO (liver kick) in the first round.
Victory against Zsolt Benedek at Bellator Kickboxing 3 on September 17, 2016 in Budapest via unanimous decision.
Victory against Csaba Gyorfi at Bellator Kickboxing 6 on April 14, 2017 in Budapest via TKO (liver kick).
Victory against Karim Ghajji at Bellator Kickboxing 7 on September 23, 2017 in San Jose via TKO (doctor stoppage).
Victory against Giannis Boukis at Bellator Kickboxing 8 on December 9, 2017 in Florence via unanimous decision.
Victory against Djibril Ehouo at Bellator Kickboxing 9 on April 6, 2018 in Budapest via unanimous decision.
Victory against Zakaria Laaouatni at Bellator Kickboxing 11 on December 1, 2018 in Genoa via majority decision
More than 10 years after his MMA debut, Daniels returned to face Wilker Barros at Bellator Birmingham on May 4, 2019 where he won by knockout in the first round. His next bout was at Bellator 238 against Jason King where he won by TKO in the first round. Following this fight, Daniels went on to face Peter Stanonik at Bellator 245, however the fight ended in a no contest due to an unintentional groin kick by Daniels which rendered Stanonik unable to continue. In the last bout of his contract, Daniels faced Stanonik again for a rematch, where he won by unanimous decision.
Raymond Daniels Best Fight Of All Time
While Raymond has had so many exciting performances, one of his best performances of all time was against Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. Having both come from karate backgrounds and with Wonderboy having the success behind his name that he carries, this is easily considered one of Daniels best fights of all time.
Who Did Raymond Daniels Lose To?
In Bellator, Daniels has an undefeated record aside from one No Contest. Daniels only has three losses on his kickboxing record, against Joseph Valtenni, and Nieky Holzken two times.
Raymond Daniels Injuries
At this time, Raymond Daniels has no documented injuries.
Is Raymond Danies Retired?
Currently, Raymond Daniels does not have any active contracts with any fighting organizations, and has been focusing his time on coaching.
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