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Dillon Danis: From Troll to Thrill in Logan Paul Fight Build-Up



Dillon Danis has gone from being a "laughing stock" to the center of attention, all thanks to his relentless social media trolling campaign against his upcoming opponent, Logan Paul. UFC welterweight Matt Brown, who had previously shown no interest in this fight, now credits Danis for grabbing his attention and transforming this matchup into a must-watch spectacle.


Brown, speaking on The Fighter vs. The Writer podcast, couldn't help but acknowledge Danis's audacious antics. "Dillon's dropping bombs," Brown said, admiring Danis's ability to stir up a storm. He went on to note that without the provocative videos and relentless trolling, Danis wouldn't have any material. But as Brown pointed out, when you put yourself out there, you have to be prepared for the consequences.


Danis, a Bellator veteran, has made a name for himself on social media over the years, often promising a return to combat sports. However, his decision to back out of a fight against KSI earlier this year initially garnered criticism. Still, with his recent campaign targeting both Logan Paul and Paul's fiancée, model Nina Agdal, Danis has managed to turn the tables in the public eye.


Brown highlighted the success of Danis's strategy by pointing to his growing Twitter following, which now approaches a million followers. Despite being considered the "laughing stock" of the jiu-jitsu and combat sports world, Danis has effectively created a buzz around the Logan Paul fight, making it a talking point in the combat sports community.

However, Brown reminded everyone that, ultimately, actions speak louder than words in the world of fighting. While Danis has succeeded in generating hype, he must now deliver in the ring on October 14. Brown predicted that Logan Paul would likely emerge victorious, but he also acknowledged the unpredictable nature of combat sports, where anything can happen.


In the end, whether you love or hate Dillon Danis's antics, there's no denying that he has successfully transformed a seemingly ordinary matchup into a must-see event, proving that in the world of combat sports, the battle begins long before the fighters step into the ring.

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