Darrion Caldwell is an American mixed martial artist who is currently signed with an American MMA promotion, Bellator MMA in their featherweight category. He formerly competed in the bantamweight division and is the former bantamweight champion. Nicknamed The Wolf, he also competed in the Texas-based MMA organization, Legacy FC.
He is currently the Bellator Bantamweight champion and has been the NCAA national wrestling champion in 2009.
Darrion Caldwell is of American nationality. He was born on December 19, 1987, in Rahway, New Jersey, the United States of America. He received his primary education from Rahway High School. While in school, he played football, basketball, and wrestling. He then opted to focus on wrestling. He was an excellent athlete and was the three times state champion.
He went to North Carolina University and recorded the highest score in the history of the university in his freshman years.
Caldwell won the All American title during the 2007/08 season and earned his undergraduate degrees with a major in African studies. He was also selected in the 2012 US Olympic team but was knocked out in the third round.
Darrion is a former Bellator champion, so, he earns a good amount from the promotion. He has earned thousands of dollars from his fights. He most recently fought Adam Borics at Bellator 238 and received a paycheck of $25,000. Before that, he defeated Henry Corrales at Bellator 228 and earned $125,000.
Talking about his salary nothing is known and is still under review. His net worth has been officially disclosed by the sites.
However, his career earnings could be estimated in around six figures as he earns a good deal of money from his successful professional MMA career. His earning at Bellator 137 is reported to be $16,000.
He signed to the Texas MMA promotion, Legacy Fighting Championship in 2012, and made his debut against David Amalas at the Legacy event, Legacy FC 14 on September 14, 2012, and won his debut bout against via a unanimous decision.
Caldwell later won the matches against Quaint Kempf and Gerzan Claw during his time with Legacy. He was later approached and signed by renowned American MMA promotion, Bellator MMA, and made his debut in 2014.
Caldwell won the Bellator Bantamweight Champion on 6 to October 2017 by emerging victorious over Eduardo Dantas at the Bellator 167. He went on to successfully defend his title against Leandro Higo on March 2, 2018.
Caldwell seems to be secretive about his life as there are some significant shown on his Instagram or Facebook page. As per our record, he is possibly single and unmarried. It also has been documented that he is fond of dogs particularly the Pitbull breed.
According to the sources, he owns a pair of Pit Bull and loves to spend his off time with and is often seen with spending his holidays with his family.
Currently,30 he stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 61 Kg. Talking about his personal and private life, nothing is known and there is no information about him being in a relationship past or present.