Dan
Evensen
10-4-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 2 fights.
Record: 10-4-0
Summary: Strong and agile

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Viking
From: Arendal Norway
Age: 39
Height: 6' 3" ( 190 cm )
Weight: 250 lb ( 113 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
19
11% Successful
2
Types of Successful Strikes
0
2
100% Clinch
2
Striking Defense
38
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
1
0% Successful
0
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
0
0
Takedown Defense
0
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Pat Barry Dec 27, 2008
6 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Dan Evensen 0 0 0 0
Loss
Cheick Kongo Aug 9, 2008
23 2 0 1 R1 KO/TKO
Dan Evensen 2 0 2 0

Biography

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting five years ago, but have been in sports since I was six years old. While working as an engineer on cruise ships I had decided I needed to get on a diet to lose some weight. From there I discovered shootfighting in Norway and found out I was good at whipping some ASS!

What ranks and titles have you held?
Gladiator Challenge Heavyweight Champion

Do you have any heroes?
Forest Griffin and Fedor Emelianenko

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
As a kid I imagined myself in the Olympics. The UFC is my Olympics NOW!

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
Yes! Chief Marine Engineer

What was your job before you started fighting?
Marine Engineer

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition?
National Kickboxing Champion (Norway), three-time State Toughman Champion, Sweet 16 Finalist

Specific accomplishments in pro competition?
K1 veteran / Gladiator Challenge Heavyweight Champion  (1 Title Defense)

Ranks in any martial arts styles:
Brown Belt: Kickboxing (WACO) Arendal Kickboxing - Purple Belt: BJJ (John Lewis)

Favorite grappling technique:
  Sweeps

Favorite Striking technique:
Left Hook

Career

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