Darren Elkins

"The Damage"
25 9
Wins Losses
Birth date May 16, 1984 (age 36)
Birth place Hobart, Indiana, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 145 lb (66 kg)
Reach 71 in (1.80 m)

UFC Rankings

Fights

WIN
Darren Elkins
Luiz Eduardo Garagorri
UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Teixeira
Nov 7, 2020
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R3 – 2:22
LOSS
Darren Elkins
Nate Landwehr
UFC on ESPN: Overeem vs. Harris
May 16, 2020
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Darren Elkins
UFC Fight Night: de Randamie vs. Ladd
Jul 13, 2019
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Darren Elkins #14
UFC Fight Night: Magny vs. Ponzinibbio
Nov 17, 2018
TKO (elbows and punches)
R3 – 4:09
LOSS
Darren Elkins #10
UFC Fight Night: dos Santos vs. Ivanov
Jul 14, 2018
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Darren Elkins #10
UFC Fight Night: Stephens vs. Choi
Jan 14, 2018
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R2 – 2:22
WIN
Darren Elkins #12
UFC on Fox: Weidman vs. Gastelum
Jul 22, 2017
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Darren Elkins #14
UFC 209
Mar 4, 2017
KO (punches)
R3 – 3:19
WIN
Darren Elkins #12
Godofredo Pepey
UFC on Fox: Holm vs. Shevchenko
Jul 23, 2016
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Darren Elkins #11
Chas Skelly
UFC 196
Mar 5, 2016
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Darren Elkins #14
Robert Whiteford
UFC Fight Night: Holohan vs. Smolka
Oct 24, 2015
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Darren Elkins #13
UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway
Dec 20, 2014
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Darren Elkins #13
Lucas Martins
UFC 179
Oct 25, 2014
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Darren Elkins #10
UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Thomson
Jan 25, 2014
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Darren Elkins
Hatsu Hioki
UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Kampmann 2
Aug 28, 2013
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Darren Elkins
UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Melendez
Apr 20, 2013
TKO (punches)
R1 – 1:08
WIN
Darren Elkins
Antonio Carvalho
UFC 158
Mar 16, 2013
TKO (punches)
R1 – 3:06
WIN
Darren Elkins
Steven Siler
UFC 154
Nov 17, 2012
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Darren Elkins
UFC 146
May 26, 2012
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Darren Elkins
Zhang Tiequan
UFC 136
Oct 8, 2011
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Darren Elkins
Michihiro Omigawa
UFC 131
Jun 11, 2011
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Darren Elkins
UFC Live: Jones vs. Matyushenko
Aug 1, 2010
Submission (armbar)
R1 – 0:41
WIN
Darren Elkins
Duane Ludwig
UFC Live: Vera vs. Jones
Mar 21, 2010
TKO (ankle injury)
R1 – 0:44
WIN
Darren Elkins
Gideon Ray
Hoosier FC 1: Raise Up
Nov 20, 2009
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Darren Elkins
Bryan Neville
Total Fight Challenge 17
Oct 10, 2009
TKO (punches)
R1 – 1:27
LOSS
Darren Elkins
Ted Worthington
Duneland Classic 6
Sep 12, 2009
TKO (doctor stoppage)
R1 – 0:13
WIN
Darren Elkins
Danny Rodriguez
Total Fight Challenge 15
May 30, 2009
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 1:36
WIN
Darren Elkins
C3: Domination
Nov 22, 2008
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Darren Elkins
Kenny Klein
C3: Summer Fight Fest 3
Aug 15, 2008
TKO (punches)
R1 – 1:36
WIN
Darren Elkins
Decarlo Johnson
C3: Corral Combat Classic 2
Apr 26, 2008
Submission (guillotine choke)
R2 – 0:24
WIN
Darren Elkins
Atsuhiro Tsuboi
Bodog Fight: Vancouver
Aug 24, 2007
Submission (Von Flue choke)
R1 – 1:55
WIN
Darren Elkins
Daniel Wanderley
IMMAC 2: Attack
Apr 21, 2007
TKO (corner stoppage)
R1 – 5:00
WIN
Darren Elkins
Matt Joseph
Bourbon Street Brawl 3
Apr 4, 2007
TKO (punches)
R1 – N/A
WIN
Darren Elkins
Jeremy Markam
Bourbon Street Brawl 2
Jan 24, 2007
TKO (punches)
R1 – N/A