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Dan Christison Bio
Daniel B. Christison (born April 26, 1972) is an American mixed martial artist. He fought for the San Jose Razorclaws of the International Fight League and has fought for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, He was also a cast member on the second season of The Ultimate Fighter as part of Team Hughes.
- 1 Background
- 2 Mixed martial arts career
- 3 Championships and accomplishments
- 4 Mixed martial arts record
- 5 References
- 6 External links
Christison was born and raised in Los Angeles, California and had a rough upbringing which fueled his interest to begin mixed martial arts. He studied traditional Chinese martial arts before learning Brazilian jiu-jitsu and then transitioned into mixed martial arts.
Mixed martial arts career
At 6'8" and 270 lbs, Christison is a Heavyweight who fights chiefly with a submission wrestling style. Christison fights out of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Christison was a contestant on the second season of The Ultimate Fighter. Nicknamed "Big" Dan Christison and Dan "The Sandman" Christison, he lost his first fight on the show, a quarterfinals match with Seth Petruzelli.
Christison was member of Team Hughes on TUF 2. Along with fellow former Ultimate Fighter competitors Joe Stevenson and Rashad Evans, he now trains in Albuquerque under the instruction of coach Greg Jackson.
Christison currently (2009) has a fight school where he trains those interested in the sport in Dale, Indiana.
Championships and accomplishments
- Ultimate Fighting Championship
- Fight of the Night (One time) vs. Brad Imes
- Submission of the Night (One time) vs. Brad Imes
Mixed martial arts record
- Professional MMA record for Dan Christison from Sherdog