Daron Cruickshank

American professional mixed martial artist

Daron Cruickshank
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Daron Cruickshank is an American professional mixed martial artist currently competing in RIZIN Fighting Federation under the lightweight category.

Who is Daron Cruickshank? Childhood, Parents, Education, and Nationality

Daron’s full name is Daron Jae Cruickshank. He was born in Westland, Michigan, the USA in the year 1985.

On June 11, Daron celebrates his birthday. As of 2022, Daron is 37 years old. However, his nickname is The Detroit Superstar.

His father’s name is Dean Cruickshank and his mother’s name is Deborah Hamblen.

Likewise, he has one sister whose name is not revealed yet.

Talking about his educational background, he attended Olivet College and completed his bachelor’s degree in fitness management.

Furthermore, Daron holds American nationality and his horoscope is Gemini. Besides that, Daron’s ethnicity is white.

How did Daron Cruickshank start his Career?

Talking about his career, he debuted in MMA in August of 2008. Likewise, he made his professional debut against Tom Grisham and knocked him out. Meanwhile, Daron won two amateur titles and had an amateur record of 8 wins and 1 defeat.

Daron Cruickshank| The Cage’s King (KOTC)

Moving towards his professional career,  he started his professional career with The Cage’s King. So, in his first fight, he knocked out Rickey Settner in the first round.


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After that, Daron went on to win his next five KOTC fights earning him a title shot. Later on, Daron competed for the Junior Welterweight Championship against Bobby Green at King of the Cage: Imminent Danger.

Meanwhile, he was defeated in the second round by guillotine choke. Luckily, he won his last fight at KOTC by TKO over Anthony Smith.

Similarly, Bellator Fighting Championships is a professional MMA tournament.

Thus, Daron announced on July 12, 2011, that he had signed a contract with Bellator Fighting Championship.

In addition, Daron has agreed to compete in their Summer Series program which is set to begin on July 23, 2011.

Moreover, Cruickshank was set to face Lithuanian Sergej Juskevic. Furthermore, his fight was called off at the last minute.

Is Daron Cruickshank Single? Spouse, and Kids

Moving toward his love life, Daron is happily married to his long-time girlfriend and former MMA fighter Malky Berlin on 21st June 2018.


Meanwhile, the couple has a one-year-old daughter named Nova. However, she was born on November 14, 2019. Likewise, he has shared many pictures with her on Instagram.

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How old is Daron Cruickshank? Height, Weight, and Body Measurement

Discussing his body measurements, Daron was a mixed martial artist and had an athletic body throughout his lifetime.

He stood at a tall height standing at 5 ft 8 inches (176cm). Therefore, he weighs 71 kg (156 lbs). Likewise, Daron’s hair is light brown, and he has grey eyes color.

Unfortunately, the detailed information regarding Cruickshank’s body measurements, dress size, and shoe size are still unknown.

How much does Daron Cruickshank earn? Net Worth, and Salary

Regarding his net worth and salary status, Cruickshank is an American mixed martial artist.

Daron gains so much fame as one of the most successful mixed martial artists.

Furthermore, his occupation as a mixed martial artist is estimated to have a net worth between $ 700k – $1 million.

In addition, as per MMA weekly, Daron earned $1,25,000 during his UFC career.

Where can we contact Daron Cruickshank? Social Media Presence

Regarding his social media platforms, Cruickshank is very active on social networking sites such as Instagram, and Twitter.

Towards Cruickshank’s social media account, he has drawn tons of fans’ attention as an American mixed martial artist.

In addition, his Instagram has gained over 17.3k Followers whereas he has 23.3k Followers on Twitter.


Quick Facts:

Name Daron Jae Cruickshank
Date of Birth 11/06/1985
Birth Place Westland, Michigan, USA
Nick Name The Detroit Superstar
Age 37 Years Old
Gender Male
Religion Un known
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Horoscope Gemini
Education Olivet College (Bachelor in Fitness Management)
Body Measurement Unknown
Height 5 ft 8 inches (176cm)
Weight 71 kgs (156 lbs)

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