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Daniel Pineda

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28-15-0 (W-L-D)

9

Wins by Knockout

19

Wins by Submission

17

First Round Finishes

Daniel Pineda

athlete record

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Learn more about Daniel Pineda's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Dallas, United States
Trains at
4oz Fight Club
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
37
Height
67.00
Weight
159.00
Octagon Debut
Jan. 21, 2012
Reach
69.00
Leg reach
38.00
  • Pro since 2007
     
  • Has finished all victories – 19 by submission (2 Guillotine, 2 triangle, 6 RNC, 2 heel hook, 3 kimura, armbar, kneebar, triangle armbar, undisclosed choke), nine by KO
     
  • 6-1 with 3 NC in last 10 bouts.
     
  • 8-2 with 2 NC between UFC appearances. Finished all wins
     
  • 17 first round finishes
     
  • Defeated WEC vet Frank Gomez via submission in 2011
     
  • Has 1-1 record in two bouts with UFC vet Johnny Bedford

UFC on ESPN (3/25/23) Pineda submitted Tucker Lutz via guillotine choke at 2:50 of the second round 

UFC Fight Night (6/26/21) Pineda’s fight with Andre Fili was ruled a no contest at :46 of the second round when an accidental eye poke rendered Pineda unable to continue

UFC 256 (12/12/20) Pineda was knocked out by Cub Swanson at 1:52 of the second round

UFC 252 (8/15/20) Pineda stopped Herbert Burns via strikes at 4:37 of the second round

UFC 171 (3/15/14) Pineda lost a three round unanimous decision to Rob Whiteford

UFC Fight Night (8/17/13) Pineda lost a three round unanimous decision to Diego Brandao

TUF 17 Finale (4/13/13) Pineda submitted Justin Lawrence via kimura at 1:35 of the first round

UFC 149 (7/21/12) Pineda was knocked out by Antonio Carvalho at 1:11 of the first round

UFC 146 (5/26/12) Pineda lost a three round unanimous decision to Mike Brown

UFC on FX (3/3/12) Pineda submitted Mackens Semerzier via triangle armbar at 2:05 of the first round

UFC on FX (1/20/12) Pineda submitted Pat Schilling via rear naked choke at 1:37 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? My brother pushed me into training to keep me out of trouble on the streets.

What ranks and titles have you held? Legacy 145 & 155 belt. Fury FC 155 & interim 145 belt. Black belt in BJJ.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? The world!

What was your job before you started fighting? Construction

Favorite grappling technique: ground and pound.

Favorite Striking technique: overhand right.