Nicolas Dalby Biography

( 1984 - )
September 25, 2019
First published on:September 25, 2019
by John Max

Facts of Nicolas Dalby

Date of Birth: 1984, November 16
Age: 34 years old
Birth Nation: Denmark
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Name Nicolas Dalby
Birth Place Copenhagen, Denmark
Famous Name Lokomotivo / Sharpshooter
Net Worth $0.5 Million
Siblings Scorpio
Nationality Danish
Profession MMM Fighter
Currently Working For UFC
Children 1
Girlfriend Dzifa Adjo Akpalu
Tatto(s) Yes

A professional MMA fighter since 2008, Nicolas Dalby is currently signed to the welterweight division of UFC. The Danish man is a former champion as well as an interim champion in the Cage Warriors. As of now, he is expected to face Alex Oliveira at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on September 28, 2019.

Born on November 16, 1984, in Copenhagen, Denmark, Dalby holds Danish nationality. 

Also known as Lokomotivo or Sharpshooter, his net worth is $0.5 million. Further, he is blessed with a daughter with his fiance. 

Net Worth: $0.5 Million

UFC welterweight fighter, Dalby's net worth is $0.5 million as of 2019. Not to mention, the primary source of his earning is his MMA career. 

On his UFC debut fight, he pocketed $20,000 at UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Alves. Through his 2nd UFC fight, he earned around $12500. Similarly, he took home $14,500 from UFC Fight Night: Rothwell vs. dos Santos and $14,500 from UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Barnett.

Nicolas Dalby SOURCE: BJPenn.com

Overall his UFC career earning till date is reported $113,500. 

Besides, he has mostly competed at Cage Warriors FC and Fighter Gala though these fighting events do not have high pay as UFC but pay no less than the four-digit figure. 

Engaged To Dzifa Adjo Akpalu

Neither married nor single, the MMA fighter is engaged to his long-time girlfriend, Dzifa Adjo Akpalu. The Duo is together since 2015. His lady Akpalu is a Ghanaian registered nurse. 

Dalby's with his girlfriend SOURCE: Instagram @dalbymma

In May 2018, they announced: they are expecting their first baby together, via Instagram with a photo featuring ultrasound too. He captioned the picture, "Can’t wait for our baby girl to arrive in September. And I can’t believe how lucky I am to have such a beautiful and amazing fiancé carrying our child. Love them both... forever!"

Dalby's fiance gave birth to their first child SOURCE: Instagram @dalbymma Verified

On 7th October 2018, they welcomed a new member to a family, a baby girl named, Caya. 

MMA Career

Before joining UFC, Nicolas Dalby compted at various events such as Cage Warriors FC, European MMA, Royal Arena, and cage fight.

On 30 May 2015, he made his UFC debut at UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Alves where he defeated Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos via split decision. In his next bout, he and Darren Till had a draw at UFC Fight Night: Holohan vs. Smolka on 24 October 2015.

Interview on Dalby On About Darren Till's Chances At UFC 228

However, he lost the two UFC battles that followed, both via unanimous decision against Zak Cummings and Peter Sobotta, and was subsequently released from the UFC.

Following his unsuccessful UFC stint, he struggled with depression and alcoholism. Nevertheless, he did no gave up in his MMA career rather racked up 3–1 (1 NC) record in Cage Warriors including winning interim Welterweight Championship.

In mid-2019, UFC announced Dalby has re-signed to the UFC. For now, he is scheduled to face Alex Oliveira at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on September 28, 2019. 

Early Life 

As a teen, Dalby began training the karate to defend himself against bullies. Later, he relocated to Copenhagen to be around his friends. After having five years of experience of karate, he began training in one of the biggest MMA gyms in Copenhagen Rumble Sports.


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