Darren Till is a professional martial artist and also a former Muay Thai kickboxer from Liverpool, England. Darren Till as of now is competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC) in the division of the middleweight.
Table of Biography
Darren Till’s birthdate is 24th December 1992 and his birthplace is Liverpool, Merseyside, England. Similarly, Darren Till holds British nationality and he has been following the Christian religion. Darren Till’s age as of 2020 must be twenty-eight years old and his star sign is Sagittarius. Also, Darren is of Caucasian ethnicity. Darren Till also spends three years staying in Brazil for his training from Astra Fight Team Other than this, there is no more information about Darren’s childhood but it is for sure that Till is a high school graduate.
Career and Professional Life
Darren Till spent most of his initial MMA career in Brazil as mentioned before. There, Darren was 3–0 being unprofessional in England before moving to South America, where he made his professional career in February 2013. In Brazil, he took part in eleven fights and 1 in Argentina before joining the UFC. Till again took part for 8 times being a middleweight in the year 2013 before transferring to welterweight at the ending of 2014. On 30th May 2015, he made his first appearance in UFC fighting against Brazilian Wendell de Oliveira Marques with just 9 days’ announcement at UFC Fight Night 67.
Darren then got his 1st UFC success after knocking out Oliveira. On 24th October 2015, Till fought against Nicolas Dalby at UFC Fight Night 76, both receiving the Fight of the Night bonus. He got back to the octagon on 28th May 2017, to fight against Jessin Ayari at UFC Fight Night 109, after being absent because of a severe shoulder hurt and private difficulties. Till was five pounds small of the non-title Welterweight boundary of 171 pounds and had to pay his rival 20% of his game income.
Darren told me that he had lost weight owed to his extensive nonappearance from the competition and that his body hadn’t reacted well to the weight-loss process like before. Regardless of the hard trip, Darren became the winner of an agreed decision (30 to 27, 30 to 27, and 29 to 27). On 1st August 2017, it was out that Till had contracted a fresh 5-fight contract with the UFC. Likewise, on 2nd September 2017, he had a fight against Bojan Velikovi at UFC Fight Night 115. On 21st October 2017, the kickboxer had a fight against Donald Cerrone at UFC Fight Night 118.
In the 1st round TKO, Darren became the winner which helped him to get the extra reward for Performance of the Night. He formed up beside Stephen Thompson in the year 2018 at UFC Fight Night 130. After negotiating with the side of Thompson, the match was about to happen at a catchweight with the limit that Darren didn’t weigh over 188 pounds at the time of the match. He even gave Thompson a 3rd of his earnings.
Regarding the significant strikes, Till outstruck Thompson 38 to 30 and got the fight’s lone knockdown in the 5th round. Also, 22 of 25 media outlets recorded the match in Thompson’s approval. On 8th September 2018, Darren had a match with Tyron Woodley at UFC 228 for the UFC Welterweight championship. After being released by the victor, Till missed the session by the d’arce block in the 2nd round. On 16th March 2019, Darren stayed at Welterweight and fought with Jorge Masvidal at UFC Fight Night 147 and was defeated in the 2nd round.
He then got back to the middleweight level on 26th August while facing Kelvin Gastelum on 2nd November at UFC 244. On 26th July 2020, Till fought with Robert Whittaker at UFC on ESPN: Whittaker vs. Till. He again lost by Whittaker through agreed conclusion, but numerous admired his act beside a past titleholder. On 5th December 2020, he fought with Jack Hermansson. But on 6th November, it was out that Darren was forced to take out from the match because of an injury. Kevin Holland seized his spot, who got succeed by Marvin Vettori.
As a martial artist and kickboxer, Darren Till has won several matches and acclaimed numerous prizes too. The estimated net worth of Darren Till as of now is around $50 thousand. Darren Till has been earning a good amount of fortune from his profession as of now too. Other than this there is no further information about the salary and assets of Darren Till. However, it is for sure that Darren Till has been living a good life in his lavishing apartment.
Relationship Status and Controversy
In May 2015, it was out that Darren Till got to meet his former girlfriend in Brazil, 4 months after going there. Together, the couple had a daughter, Scarlett Isabella Till. The martial artist also has a tattoo of his former girlfriend on the upper part of his left arm. It was out that Darren Till had a friendly break-up with his ex-girlfriend. In late 2016, Till returned to the UK and in the year 2018, it was out that he hadn’t met with his daughter for more than a year. As of now, Darren Till did an engagement with his girlfriend, Cerrone. They also have two daughters whose names are Zara Till and Raya Lilly Till.
Apart from this, Darren once became the victim of a severe stabbing that left 3 marks on his back. This happened in August 2012 after Till fought “multiple bouncers and patrons” at a club. On 21st April 2019, it was out that Darren was arrested on 18th April in Tenerife, the Canary Islands after criticizing a hotel room after requesting him to leave. Also, for robbing a taxi cab when the driver was filling his suitcases inside the trunk. Darren and the other 4 people involved there, got a sentence for a crime of destruction and unlawful usage of a vehicle and were penalized around £10,000.
Regarding the body measurements of Darren Till, he has a good height of 6 feet or else 180 cm or 1.80 m. Darren Till also has a suitable bodyweight of around 77 kg or 177 lbs. Similarly, the body measurements of the martial artist are 40 inches, 32 inches, and 35 inches. Till’s biceps size is 14.5 inches and he has been wearing a shoe size of 8 (US). In addition to this, Darren Till has a fair complexion with a pair of green eyes and brown short hair.
Talking about the appearance of Darren Till on social media platforms, he has been quite active there. Darren Till has an Instagram account, a Twitter account, and even a Facebook page with thousands of followers. On Instagram, Darren Till has already collected over 1.3 million followers as of July 2021. Similarly, the American martial artist has 343.3 thousand followers on his Twitter account. Darren Till also has more than 182 thousand followers on his Facebook page.