- Birth Name Daniel Mark "Dan" Hardy
- Birth Place Nottingham, England
- Famous Name The Outlaw
- Net Worth $1,344,000
- Salary $384,000
- Nationality British
- Currently Working For Ultimate Fighting Championship
- Currently Married Yes
- Married to Lacey Ann Hardy
Dan Hardy is a former MMA fighter. He competed in the welterweight division. His professional career started in 2004. During his career, he fought in various promotions that include Cage Force and Cage Warriors. In 2008, he was assigned by the UFC.
Dan Hardy was born on 17 May 1982 in Nottingham, England. At the age of 5, he started martial arts training. At his teens, he started practicing different martial arts form which includes Karate, Jujutsu, Judo and Wushu. At the age of 19, he started Muay Thai and Boxing. There is no any info available about his father and mother.
In 2008, Dan Hardy landed his steps into the UFC. On his debut fight at the event of UFC 89, he defeated Akihiro Gono via split decision. Next, he faced, Rory Markham at the event of UFC 95, he won the fight via KO (punch) in the first round of the fight. On 13 June 2009, he faced Marcus Davis at UFC 99 and won the fight in the dominating fashion.
On 26 March 2011, Dan Hardy fought against Anthony Johnson at UFC Fight Night 24. He lost the fight via unanimous decision in the third round of the game. After losing to Johnson, he fought in a loss against the Chris Lytle on 14 August 2011, at the event of UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Davis. He was expected to fight Matt Brown on April 2013 at the event of UFC on Fox 7. However, he was diagnosed with the Wolff-Parkinson-White pattern. Jordan Mein replaced him. He has MMA records of twenty-five wins in the thirty-six matches. His wins include twelve by knockouts, four by submissions, and nine were by decisions. He won numerous awards and rewards during his career.
Dan Hardy is passionate about punk, metal, and hardcore music. His favorite hardcore bands are Earth Crisis, Madball, and Blood for Blood. He is also a professional artist and loves painting. He quit his degree in art and design in his final year at Nottingham Trent University to pursue MMA full time.
Dan Hardy is a married man. The name of his wife is Lacey Ann Hardy. Since getting married to till date, the couple is living happily in their conjugal life. He is an Agnostic.
Dan Hardy has reached the age of 34 now. He is English by nationality. His ethnicity is white, and his star sign is Taurus. He has a pleasant personality. He has a height of 6 feet and weighs 77 kg.
Dan Hardy was outstanding throughout his career. However, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome has destroyed his professional MMA career. Upon quitting MMA, he worked as a commentator for UFC’s Fight Pass events and currently works as an analyst on Fox Sports.
Dan Hardy annual salary is $384,000. As of 2015, he has an accumulated net worth of $1,344,000. One can see his profiles on Twitter and Facebook.