Darrick Miner is an MMA fighter who began his professional career in 2012. He took part in tournaments of promotions such as UFC, LFA, RFA. He is best known for subduing TJ Laramie in just 18 seconds.
Miner is remembered as the one who quickly liquidated one of the best prospects in the company that Dana White commands. Considering that not even twenty seconds passed, in addition to the fact that the rival is one of those adored by Dana White, his reputation was tripled in just one day. He only had to enter the cage, defend himself, subdue Laramie and scream to start dreaming big from now on.
Darrick Minner has again risen to the occasion by gaining a deserved victory by unanimous decision on the scorecards against veteran Charles Rosa in the Main Card of the UFC Fight Night The Vegas 19.
Darrick Minner Age, Birthday, Family, Ethnicity
Born in 1990, Darrick Minner is 30 years of age now. He celebrates his birthday every 28th of April and is soon approaching his 31st birthday on coming April. Minner is the middle child of the family and grew up with his two brothers Brett and Brady Minner.
Darrick hasn’t mentioned much about his parents but he has posted pictures of his mother and father on his Instagram account. His posts also indicate- Darric was much closer to his grandfather nicknamed Mad Jack and his grandmother.
In one of his interviews, Darric has stated that his hero in his real life is his grandmother. One of his posts also indicates he has had some differences with his mother in the past; but, it all resolved with time.
All three brothers are MMA fighters and they attended Nebraska High School. Darrick joined the college but he dropped out when he was just 20 years old.
Darrick Minner Career Biography: UFC, MMA
While at high school and college, Darrick was working as an applicator of chemicals at a coop. After he dropped out of college, Minner had nothing to do so he traveled with his friend to South Dakota and started fighting. Minner’s first fight was in May 2010 in an amateur show.
He soon discovered his love for fighting and decided to pursue it as a profession. Darrick made his professional MMA debut at the age of 22 in Disorderly Conduct promotion. In 2013, he debuted in Dynasty Combat Sports. Minner also fought for various promotions such as DCS, RFA, LFA, and many more.
Finally, the day he was waiting for more than a decade came in 2019 when Darrick was branded under the UFC brand, losing to Herbert Burns by the first-round submission on Dana White’s Contender Series. However, Minner made his proper debut in UFC in February 2020 as a Featherweight fighter and fought against Grant Dawson.
He lost but made the headlines by defeating TJ Laramie within 18 seconds via Guillotine choke submission. Moreover, Minner is also the owner and operator of Minner-Gray Performance and Fitness.
Darrick Minner Recent Fight
Darrick Minner who was considered the Underdog has again proved he is a worthy player when he defeated the legendary Charles Rosa in the Main Card of the UFC Fight Night The Vegas 19.
Before the fight, the two fighters exchanged words about defeating each other. However, it was Rosa whom most fans predicted to win. But the table has turned and Minner defeated Rosa in a 20-minute match and raised his hands in Victory just as he predicted before commencing the match.
Darrick Minner Girlfriend, Dating, Wife, Married
As of Darrick Minner’s conjugal life, he hasn’t been in one yet. Yes, Darrick is yet to get married thus he doesn’t have a wife in his life. But, Minner sure has someone, whom he loves the most.
Currently, Darrick Minner is in a relationship with his beautiful girlfriend Jordyn Nicole. The two have been living together for quite some time now.
Darrick’s partner, Jordyn, is 29 years of age and works as a hairstylist. Before Darrick, she was already in a relationship and has a daughter Brixtyn who is 5 years now. Darrick and Jordyn together also are blessed with a beautiful daughter Brogyn who is just 10 months now.
Minner is very lucky to have a partner who loves and supports him through thick and thin. On multiple occasions, Darrick has also expressed how thankful he is to have Jordyn in his life. One such instance was when Darrick wrote this for his girlfriend,
Shout out to @jordyn_mint102 for being super women/mom. I may not tell you much but I appreciate everything you do. It’s not easy juggling a schedule like ours between practices, work, kids and home but some how it gets done. Having a newborn has been one of the toughest/most rewarding things I’ve experienced. Thanks for being by my side during this wild new experience
Darrick Minner Height: How Tall is Darrick?
Fighting under the category of featherweight category, Darrick weighs 146 pounds/65.77kg and stands at a height of 5ft 7 inches. He has naturally brown hair and brown eyes. At a first look, he doesn’t appear to be a UFC fighter as he has a well-toned body but not muscular as most of the fighters have.
Darrick Minner Net Worth 2021, Income & Earnings
Darrick has been an MMA fighter for more than a decade. Before fighting for UFC, he fought fighting for various promotions and was earning more than $20,000 per fight. Apart from this, Darrick also won an extra $50,000 for every match he won.
In 2019, Darrick joined UFC and on average earned $147,000. Apart from his UFC fights, Minner is also the owner of Fitness center and does brand commercials and advertisements for which he earns a pretty decent amount. Accumulating all his income and earnings, Darrick Minner’s net worth as of 2021 is around $400,000.
Minner has still a lot to achieve in his career, and hence his net worth as well is likely to get enhanced gradually.
Darrick Minner Social Media
Darrick Minner Instagram account has only 3,992 followers to date. But considering his huge two victories, after his proper debut in UFC in 2020, his fan following is likely to boost from now on.
Darrick has announced his win over Rosa on his Twitter account @DarrickMinner which he created in November 2011. however, he is not that popular on Twitter as he has only 980 followers.
Darrick also uses his FB account to keep posting about his upcoming matches in UFC. He has announced his match against Rosa on his FB but he hasn’t updated the result though.
Quick Wiki Facts and Information on Darrick Minner
|Full Name/Real Name||Darrick Minner|
|Date of Birth/Birthday||28th April 1990|
|Hometown||Nebraska City, Nebraska|
|Parents||Identity Not Disclosed|
|Siblings||2 brothers Brady and Brett Minner|
|Education (college/university)||Nebraska City High School|
|Partner / Girlfriend||Jordyn Nichole|
|Children||Stepdaughter Brixtyn and daughter Brogyn|
|Social Media||Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram|
|Hair color||Natural Brown|
|Height||5ft 7 inches|