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Dillon Danis Mom Nikki Danis Is Honduran Born

Dillon Danis with his mother Nikki Danis at the Met Life Stadium on October 29, 2018 ( Source : instagram )

Dillon Danis and his mom Nikki Dannis have Honduran roots. The 29-year-old was born to a Honduran mother and an Armenian father.

Dillon Danis, the MMA fighter, was born and raised in New Jersey by his mother, who is said to be responsible for his MMA career. After all, she made sure that he trained at the best academy possible in all of N.J.

On November 20, 2022, at the Misfits event, it was announced that KSI, the YouTuber sensation and boxer, will go against Danis at Wembley Stadium on January 14th.

And four days after the announcement took place, the two aimed at each other's mum with KSI kick-starting off the Twitter battle by posting a photo of Nikki with a caption that read: "I pray your mum gets to see me knock you out in person on January 14th."

Dillon Danis Was Raised By A Honduran Born Mother

Dillon Danis was raised by a Honduran mother Nikki Danis in New Jersey.

Including Dillon, his mother has three kids with a man of Armenian nationality.

Many gossip forums related to MMA have previously discussed that Dillon was born and raised in a well-off family. Some say his mother even bought him an apartment in New Jersey so he could be close to Jamie Cruz Academy, where Dillon trained for several years.

Nikki Danis(left) with Conor McGregor and his wife Dee Devlin(second from right) on October 7, 2018
Nikki Danis(left) with Conor McGregor and his wife Dee Devlin(second from right) on October 7, 2018 ( Source : instagram )

KSI posting Nikki's photograph on his Twitter handle has prompted many to search for her on their social media handle. Dani is available on Instagram to handle with the username @danisnikki and is also on Facebook.

Previously on Facebook, she shared information about her schooling, stating that she studied at Genaro Muñoz Hernández Institute in Honduras. On Instagram, Nikki has 4.8k followers and has made four posts, and one of them is with notorious MMA superstar and her son's sparring partner, Conor McGregor. 

Nikki Danis with her son Dillon Danis in Dublin, Ireland in 2018 to celebrate his birthday
Nikki Danis with her son Dillon Danis in Dublin, Ireland in 2018 to celebrate his birthday ( Source : instagram )

With New Jersey being home for the longest time for the mother-son duo, they seem to be either fan of the New York Giants or Jew York Jets, as they were previously pictured together at Met Life Stadium in 2018.

Previously, on her Instagram handle, Nikki shared pictures with her son of her giving him a birthday tribute. In 2018, they even took a trip to Dublin, Ireland, to celebrate Dillon's birthday. She also shared a throwback photo of the MMA fighter who seemed to have been interested in combat sports since a young age.

Nikki Danis Has Strong Connections In Entertainment Industry

Dillon Danis owes his mother, Nikki Danis, for his success in MMA.

From helping him get an apartment in New Jersey to help him enrolling in one of the best MMA academies, Dillon Danis has his mother to thank for all these connections.

If Nikki Danis didn't enroll him at Jamie Cruz Academy to pursue his MMA dream, then he might have never known Conor McGregor in the first place.

Dillon Danis pictured with David Beckham in Miami Beach, Florida in 2018
Dillon Danis pictured with David Beckham in Miami Beach, Florida in 2018 ( Source : instagram )

And ever since he became best of pals with McGregor, Danis has been pictured with a slew of celebrities, including legendary football players Cristiano Ronaldo and David Beckham, R&B star Drake and pop singer Jennifer Lopez.

Though Nikki has deleted several of her Instagram posts, it's without a doubt that she has also been able to rub shoulders with all these celebrities. On her Facebook page, Nikki still has posts related to her son's achievements during his early years in Jiu-Jitsu. She hasn't been active on social media handles since 2018.