Daniel Pineda

TRAINING: I wake up to take my early morning 2 mile jog and after that I head to the gym from 10-12 for my Jitz training. Tthen I go home, rest a little, and then I’m back at it again from 5-7 for 4 rounds of padwork, 3-4 rounds of sparring and to work on my standup technique.

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. Purple belt in BJJ.

Do you have any heroes? No

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

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No

What was your job before you started fighting? Construction

Favorite grappling technique: ground and pound.

Favorite Striking technique: overhand right.

•    Pro since 2007

•    Has finished all victories – 11 by submission, six by KO

•    On seven fight winning streak

•    Defeated WEC vet Frank Gomez via submission in 2011

•    Has 1-1 record in two bouts with UFC bantamweight Johnny Bedford

Fight History

Skill Breakdown
Charts are compiled based on results from all fights.
Total Fights: 2
Record: 17-7-0
Summary: Wrestling
Fighter Info
Nickname: The Pit
From: Dallas, Texas USA
Fights Out Of: Houston, Texas USA
Age: 26
Height: 5′ 7" ( 170 cm )
Weight: 145 lb ( 65 kg )


Total Attempted Strikes
73% Successful
Types of Successful Strikes
55% Standing
36% Ground
Striking Defense
The percentage of total strikes avoided


Total Takedowns
100% Successful
Grappling Totals by Type
Takedown Defense
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Mackens Semerzier
UFC : Alves vs. Kampmann

Mar 2, 2012

9 0 0 0 R1Submission
Daniel Pineda 14 0 2 1
Daniel Pineda
UFC®: Guillard vs. Miller

Jan 20, 2012

19 1 1 2 R1Submission
Pat Schilling 4 0 0 0

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