Paul Daley, nicknamed “Semtex”, is a professional mixed martial arts fighter. He has fought for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Bellator MMA, Cage Rage, Strikeforce, Elite, and a few more.

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Paul Anthony Daley was born on February 21, 1983, in London, England in the United Kingdom. He currently lives in and fights out of Nottingham, England. He stands 175 cm tall and he has an impressive reach of 193 cm long. His weight was last listed at 77 kg and he fought in the welterweight division.

Height / weight 1.75 m / 77 kg
Born 21 Feb 1983
Nationality United Kingdom United Kingdom
Style Orthodox
Nickname Semtex

Daley is affiliated with Spirit Dojo and he fights in the kickboxing style. He also has a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and was trained by Lee Brown. He was active from 2003 to 2022.


The Englishman turned pro in June 2003. His first opponent was John Connelly. He won against Connelly but lost his next two fights.

In July 2004, he joined Cage Rage. Some of his wins while fighting for Cage Rage include Jess Liaudin, Joey van Wnarooji, Ross Mason, and Sol Gilbert.

He had his first Strikeforce fight in June 2007. Then in October 2008, he started fighting for Elite. His first fight for the promoter was a loss to Jake Sheilds. In September 2009, he made his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut in September 2009. In September 2010, he beat Jorge Masvidal for Strikeforce.

His first Bellator fight was in July 2012 but he did not start fighting for Bellator consistently until February 2015. Some of the fighters he’s defeated while with Bellator include Andre Santos, Dennis Olson, Erick Silva, and Saad Awad.

Career Record

Kickboxing Record

Total - 24

  • Wins - 21
  • By knockout - 14
  • Losses - 3
  • By knockout - 2

Mixed Martial Arts Record

Total - 64

  • Wins - 44
  • By knockout - 35
  • By decision - 9

  • Losses - 18
  • By knockout - 2
  • By submission - 6
  • By decision - 10
  • Draws - 2

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