Darren Elkins - Biography
Last Modified: Oct 9, 2020
|Born on :||May 16, 1984 (age 37)|
|Birth Name /
|Darren Keith Elkins|
|Birth Place:||Portage, Indiana, USA|
|High School:||Portage High School|
|Married Date:||August 24, 0000|
|Wife's Name:||Connie Elkins|
Emma Elkins (daughter)
|Height:||1.78 meter (5 feet 10 inch)|
|Weight:||66 kg (145.50 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
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Who is Darren Elkins?
Darren Elkins is a mixed martial artist by profession and American by nationality. He is signed to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and fights in the Featherweight division.
Darren Elkins – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings
Darren Elkins’ birth took place on May 16, 1984, in Portage, Indiana, USA. He was born as Darren Keith Elkins. He is not the only child of his parents and has two siblings, both brothers.
Other facts about Darren Elkins’ early life including his education, mother, father are not shared with the public yet.
young Darren Elkins (far right) with his brothers (Instagram)
For education Elkins attended Portage High School, graduating in 2004. He went on to study at the University of Wisconsin Parkside but dropped out after two years.
His ethnicity is Caucasian.
Darren Elkins – Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Darren Elkins began dating Connie Elkins (born as Constance Irene Marvel) in 2002, while still in high school. He and met his girlfriend while a studied school and are high school sweethearts.
They married on August 24, but the year of their wedding is not known. He and his wife have welcomed two children together – daughter Emma Elkins and son DJ Elkins. Emma and Connie have the same birthday- January 6.
Darren Elkins – Career
Elkins began competing as a wrestler while still a student in high school, having started wrestling at the age of 4. As a freshman in high school, he was placed seventh in the state of Indiana and qualified for the state competition as a sophomore.
In his junior year, he was placed third and finally was a State Champion as a high school senior.
Darren Elkins’ Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut was against Duane Ludwig, whom he defeated via Tko in the second round. Since then he competed in the UFC and won against Michihiro Omigawa (June 11, 2011), Zhang Tiequan (October 8, 2011), Diego Brandão (May 26, 2012), Steven Siler (November 17, 2012), Antonio Carvalho (March 16, 2013), among others.
However, Darren Elkins has lost in a match against Charles Oliveira (August 2010), Chad Mendes (April 20, 2013), Jeremy Stephens (January 25, 2014), to name a few.
Overall among 32 matches Darren Elkins has won 24 and lost 8. He won 8 by knockout, 4 by submission and 12 by decision. He lost 3 by knockout, 1 by submission and 4 by decision.
Darren Elkins – Net Worth, Salary
His net worth and annual salary are under review and will soon be updated.
Darren Elkins – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media, Darren Elkins is active on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter with thousands of followers.
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