Chris is a mixed martial artist from the United States of America. He is the brother of fellow MMA athlete Kyle Daukaus. He plays in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the Heavyweight division. As a professional MMA fighter, he has fought a total of 15 times, winning 12.
In addition to being an MMA fighter in the UFC, Daukaus is also a police officer. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the United States.
Athlete Bio and Personal Life
Daukaus was born Christopher Paul Daukaus on September 25, 1989. He stands 6 feet 3 inches or 191 centimeters tall. His reach is 193 centimeters or 76 inches and his listed weight is 231 pounds. He holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Daukaus is part of Martinez BJJ and has been active in MMA since 2013.
Daukaus is married and he has a son. His hometown is in Philadelphia where he still currently resides and serves as a police officer. He has been a part of the Philadelphia Police Department since 2010.
Early MMA Career
Daukaus has been fighting for Martinez BJJ since 2013. He competed in CES MMA, Ring of Combat, and Cage Fury Fighting Championship. He gained an early record of 8-3.
Some of his early wins were against Jeffrey Blachly, Robert Duvalle, and Plinio Curz. He has also faced Edwin Smart, Danny Holmes, and Zu Anyanwu.
He is a recent entry into the UFC and only made his debut in August 2020 in a fight against Parker Porter. He dominated over Porter in the first round. In October of the same year, he won against Rodrigo Nascimento. In the same bout, he won his first Performance of the Night.
He won his second Performance of the Night award when he won against Aleksei Oleinik in February 2021. His next Performance of the Night award was in July 2021 when he won against Shamil Abdurakhimov.
As of late 2021, he has not had a loss while playing in the UFC. And his UFC wins were either via knockouts or technical knockouts (TKO). His next UFC fight is scheduled for December 2021, it will be against Derrick Lewis.
Mixed Martial Arts Record
Wins by Knockout: 11
Wins by Decision: 1
Losses by Knockout: 2
Losses by Submission: 1