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- Does Darren Till have any children?
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Who is Darren Till?
Darren Till is a popular English professional mixed martial artist and former Muay Thai fighter. Till currently competes in the middleweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is No. 10 in the UFC middleweight rankings as of December 6, 2022.
Darren Till Career
Mixed martial arts career
Darren spent most of his early MMA career in Brazil under the guidance of the Astra Fight Team. In England, he went 3-0 as an amateur prior to making the move to South America and turned professional in February 2013. He had 11 bouts in Brazil and 1 in Argentina before joining the UFC, with only going to a decision. Till fought 8 times as a middleweight in 2013 prior to competing at welterweight in late 2014.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Darren fought Brazilian Wendell de Oliveira Marques in his UFC debut on 9 days’ notice on May 30, 2015, at UFC Fight Night 67. He knocked out Oliveira and earned his first UFC victory. He then faced Nicolas Dalby at UFC Fight Night 76, on October 24, 2015. Following a back-and-forth bout, the fight was scored a majority draw. Both fighters were awarded the Fight of the Night bonus.
Following a significant shoulder injury and several personal issues keeping him out of action for an extended duration, he returned to fight Jessin Ayari at UFC Fight Night 109, on May 28, 2017. Till then missed the non-title Welterweight limit of 171 pounds by 5 pounds, and had to give 20% of his bout earnings to his opponent. Despite this difficult road to the bout, he outpointed Ayari on the scorecards to win a unanimous decision, 30-27, 30-27, and 29-27.
He then revealed that he had signed a new, five-fight contract with the UFC on August 1, 2017. Later on, September 2, 2017, Till faced Bojan Velickovic at UFC Fight Night 115. He extended his undefeated streak through a unanimous decision. On October 21, 2017, he fought Donald Cerrone at UFC Fight Night 118. Till won the bout through TKO in the first round, and earned the Performance of the Night bonus award.
He challenged former UFC Welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson on May 27, 2018, at UFC Fight Night. At the weigh-ins, he weighed in at 174.5 pounds, 3.5 pounds over the Welterweight non-title fight limit of 171. Following negotiating with Thompson’s team, the fight went on at a catchweight with the stipulation that he could not weigh more than 188 pounds on the day of the bout. He also forfeited 30% of his purse to Thompson, and later won the close bout through a unanimous decision. Till outstruck Thompson 38 to 30 in terms of significant strikes and scored the only knockdown of the bout in the 5th round. However, despite this 22 of 25 media outlets scored the fight in favor of Thompson. He was then given the chance to face Tyron Woodley at UFC 228, on September 8, 2018, challenging him for the UFC Welterweight Championship. Till lost the bout by D’Arce choke submission in the 2nd round, earning his first loss in his MMA career.
How old is Darren Till?
Darren Till is aged 29 as of 2022, having been born on December 24, 1992, in Liverpool, England. He shares his birthday with famous people including Mads Lewis, Louis Tomlinson, Alabama Barker, Tiana Wilson, Ricky Martin, Marcus Jordan, Ana Brenda Contreras, Kate Spade, Jeff Sessions, and Austin Stowell, among others.
Darren Till Family
Who are Darren Till’s parents?
Darren Till was born in Liverpool, England to parents of Scottish ancestry. He has not mentioned or shared any information about them with the media and has kept it very private.
Does Darren Till have siblings?
Till has one sister named Caitlin Till, whose name he has a tattoo of on the right side of his neck. He has not shared much information about his siblings and it is not clear if he only has one sibling.
Darren Till Education
Till dropped out of high school at the age of 14 to concentrate on his career after starting to train in Muay Thai at the age of 12.
Darren Till Partner
Till has a tattoo of the mother of his child on his left arm, which he got as a birthday gift, who was his girlfriend at the time. He is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend Cerrone, with who he has been spotted in pictures on social media. However, very little is known about her as they have kept their dating information very private. He has also been linked to another relationship that he has not disclosed that brought forth a child.
Darren Till Kids
Till has three children with two previous partners, all daughters. The adorable girls are named Scarlet Isabella Till, Zara Till, and Raya Till.
Darren Till Height
Till has a muscular, athletic, and physically fit body adding up to a height of 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) and a weight of 84 kg (185 lbs).
Although there were talks of a potential move up to Middleweight, he stayed at Welterweight and fought Jorge Masvidal at UFC Fight Night 147, on March 16, 2019. He lost the bout via knockout in the second round, and both of them earned a Fight of the Night bonus award.
Move to Middleweight
It was announced on August 26, that he was returning to the middleweight division to challenge Kelvin Gastelum on November 2, at UFC 244. Till then won the bout by split decision. On July 26, 2020, he faced Robert Whittaker at UFC on ESPN: Whittaker vs. Till. He lost the bout by unanimous decision, though many admired his performance against a former title holder in Whittaker. Till was then scheduled to fight Jack Hermansson at UFC on ESPN 19 on December 5, 2020. However, on November 6, it was announced that he was forced to withdraw from the fight because of an injury. Till was replaced by Kevin Holland, who was later replaced by Marvin Vettori. Darren was forced to pull out from the match because of an undisclosed injury.
On April 10, 2021, he was expected to fight Marvin Vettori at UFC on ABC 2. In the week prior to the bout, Till was forced to pull out of the fight because of a broken collarbone and was replaced by Kevin Holland. He then faced Derek Brunson at UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Till on September 4, 2021. Till lost the bout by rear-naked choke submission in round three. On July 23, 2022, he was expected to face Jack Hernansson at UFC Fight Night 208. Till was replaced by Chris Curtis following being forced to withdraw from the fight because of an undisclosed injury. He then fought Driscus du Plessis at UFC 282 on December 10, 2022. Till lost the bout by submission in round three and received the Fight of the Night award.
Till was arrested on April 18, 2019, in Tenerife following trashing a hotel room when he was requested to leave. As well as stealing a taxi while the driver was loading his luggage into the trunk. He and four other involved individuals were sentenced for the crime of damage and unauthorized use of a vehicle and were fined around £10,000. Till was later on July 31, 2022, penalized by Swedish police for driving under the influence of alcohol with over 3 times the legal limit in his system.
Darren Till Net Worth
English professional mixed martial artist Till is also a former Muay Thai fighter and currently competes in the middleweight division of the UFC. He has been active in his career from 2013 to the present with 18 wins and 5 losses under Astra Fight Team, Team Kaobon, and MTK Global. Till has garnered an estimated net worth of approximately $1 million to $5 million as of 2022.