Six Time World Champion
Danny Steele was born on April 6th 1969 in Saigon, Vietnam. At age 5 Danny moved to Honolulu, Hawaii and began training with Bao Truyen, in a traditional form of Vietnamese Martial Arts.
At 18 Danny started training in Kickboxing at the same gym in Bakersfield where Kathy Long trained, under Eric Nolan, then Danny trained at the Jet Center under Ruben Urquidez an under David Krapes. After years with Benny the Jet and crew, he went on to train with Seaksan Janjira of the Saekson Muay Thai Association.
Danny was self managed until just recently when he went under contract with Bob Chaney’s Muay Thai Studios in Upland California. Bob Chaney is currently his official trainer and manager.
Danny amassed 4 Amateur World titles with an undefeated record of 30 and 0. Currently his professional record is 80 wins 15 losses with 2 draws.
- the “ISKA Light Weight World Title” by defeating Anthony Fernandez in Reno, Nevada 1n 1995.
- The “NAMKA Welter Weight World Title” by decision over Sakasem Fairetex at the Bicycle Club Casino in Los Angles, California in 1996.
- The “IKF Junior Welter Weight World Title” from Canadian Dave Horvic in 1997 then successfully defended that title defeating Melchor Miner by knock-out in the sixth round in Hawaii in 1999.
- The “WKA Junior Welter Weight World Title” from Holland fighter Patrick Erickson in Puerto Rico in 1998.
- The “Draka Light Weight World Title” from Isatibeck from Kyrgyzstan by way of second round knock-out at the Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles in 1998.
- The “IKKC Super Welter Weight World Title” with a first round knock-out over Baxter “The One Armed Bandit” Humby at the Crystal Park Casino in Compton, California in 2002.
Danny has now contracted with and placed himself under the tutelage and care of Master Bob Chaney.
Danny will be fighting for a seventh World Title on September 30, 2006 at the Hollywood Park Casino in Los Angeles, California.