|Nickname Da Protege||Birthdate --|
|Height / Weight 6'2" - 205lbs||Place of Birth Yreka, California, U.S.|
D.J. "Da Protege" Linderman is the current Sportfight heavyweight champion. He now competes as a light heavyweight for Bellator Fighting Championships and will compete in their fourth season as part of the light heavyweight tournament. He holds notable wins over American Top Team's Mario Rinaldi and Mike Hayes.