Matthew Christopher Schnell, better known by his stage name Matt Schnell and nickname Danger, is a professional American Mixed Martial Artist (MMA). Matt now competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) Flyweight division. In addition, Matt is currently ranked #8 in the UFC’s Flyweight division rankings.

Quick Info
Full NameMatthew Christopher Schnell
Date Of BirthJanuary 15, 1990
Birth PlaceAmory, Mississippi, the United States of America
Age32 Years Old
Nick NameDanger
Parents N/A
ProfessionUFC Fighter
NationalityAmerican
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m/ 173 cm)
Weight125 lbs (57 kg; 8 st 13 lbs)
Hair ColorBrown
Eye ColorBrown
Zodiac SignCapricorn
EthnicityWhite
Marital StatusMarried
PartnerMorgan Schnell
ChildrenPenelope Mae
SilbingsN/A
Net Worth$1 - $5 million

Early Life and Age

Born on January 15, 1990, Matthew Christopher Schnell hails from Amory, Mississippi, the United States of America. Matthew is an American citizen from a white racial background. In addition, Matthew is a 32-year-old UFC Fighter as he was born in 1990. Also, Matt was born under the star sign Capricorn.

Sadly, the UFC Fighter has yet to reveal any information about his parents and early life. Moreover, there is no information concerning his educational qualifications and academics.

Matthew Christopher Schnell
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Professional Career Highlights

Matthew Christopher Schnell started his professional career in MTV’s reality TV series, Caged. In the 2012 series, Matthew was one of the youngest MMA fighters. The same year, Matthew joined the Legacy Fighting Championship. Not long after, Schnell joined The Ultimate Fighter’s cast as it was in the 24th season.

UFC Highlights

In 2016, UFC announced that 16 contestants would be picked as the flyweight champion fighters from the tournament (The Ultimate Fighter: Tournament of Champions).

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Moreover, UFC stated that the winner would get to compete against Demetrious Johnson for the flyweight championship. However, he lost the quarterfinals round via a bulldog choke. Fortunately, UFC picked him and gave him a contract. Then on April 22, 2017, he returned to the flyweight division and went against Hector Sandoval. Unfortunately, the match concluded in his loss.

In the next match, Matthew won against Marco Beltran via unanimous decision. Then, on August 3, 2019, Schnell faced Jordan Espinosa and prevailed via a triangle choke submission. However, Schnell could not compete against Tyson in 2020 due to his health issues, i.e., weight cut.

Similarly, in 2021, he was removed from a match against Alex Perez via weigh-ins. The bout with Perez got rescheduled for August 28, 2021, but again got delayed to UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Till. Again the match got postponed to UFC 269. Shortly after, the fight got canceled, as Schnell was forced to forfeit the match due to health issues.

In 2022, Matthew faced Brandon Royval at UFC 274 and Su Mudaerji at UFC on ABC 3. In addition, Schnell will face Matheus Nicolau at UFC Fight Night 2015 on December 3.

Matthew Christopher Schnell
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Bout against Su Mudaerji

On July 16, 2022, Matthew faced Su Mudaerji at UFC on ABC 3 and secured the win. In the second round, he secured the top position and won the match via a triangle choke. In addition, both the players won Fight of the Night as a bonus reward.

Career Stats

Till now, Matthew Christopher Schnell has competed in 23 matches in total. Out of 23, Matt won 16, lost six, and one no contest. Matt’s overall stats is 16-6-0 (wins-losses-draws). In his overall career, Matt has won most of his matches through submission and one by disqualification.

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Who is Matthew Christopher Schnell married to?

Matthew Christopher Schnell is married to his longtime girlfriend, Morgan Schnell. The two lovebirds exchanged their marriage vows on April 14, 2018. The pair had their marriage ceremony in Huston, Texas. In addition, the fighter still shares clips and photos of his wedding on his IG.

A year after their marriage, the pair disclosed that a new family member was coming. Morgan had a daughter on February 15, 2020, and named her Penelope Mae. Before Penelope was born, Matt showed an ultrasound photo and captioned,

“My baby is 28 weeks along today. She’s about the size of a small eggplant, and growing rapidly. She’s currently checking in just a little over 2lbs. She had her hands up high (unlike her daddy) so we weren’t able to get a clear shot of her sweet face. Shout out to Penelope’s momma for being a stone-cold fox!”

Matthew Christopher Schnell
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Net Worth and Social Media Presence

The UFC fighter has yet to disclose his exact earnings and net worth. However, online sources claim Matthew has an estimated net worth of between $1 and $5 million.

Moving to his social presence, Matthew Christopher Schnell is an active social media user. His Instagram handle is @danger_caged, with a fan following of 42.9k. In addition, he is also on Twitter as @DANGER_Caged, with 17.5k followers.

Body Measurements

Discussing his physical stats, Matthew Christopher Schnell stands at 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m/ 173 cm) and weighs around 125 lbs (57 kg; 8 st 13 lbs). In addition, the UFC fighter has a reach of 184 cm with an athletic body figure.

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