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#14 Peso welter Division

Activo

"D-Rod"

Daniel Rodriguez

Peso welter Division

17-2-0 (W-L-D)

4

Fight Win Streak

8

Wins by Knockout

4

Wins by Submission

Daniel Rodriguez

athlete record

Resultados del evento

Info

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

Status
Activo
Hometown
Los Angeles, Estados Unidos
Trains at
10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
35
Height
73.00
Weight
189.00
Octagon Debut
Feb. 15, 2020
Reach
74.00
Leg reach
41.00
  • Eight wins by KO, four by submission (Guillotine, armbar, arm triangle, RNC)
     
  • Pro since 2015
     
  • Has won 13 of his last 14 and four in a row
     
  • Five first-round finishes
     
  • Last pre-UFC bout was KO2 win over Quinton McCottrell on 12/19/19

UFC 279 (9/10/22) Rodriguez won a three round split decision over Li Jingliang 

UFC on ESPN (8/28/21) Rodriguez won a three round unanimous decision over Kevin Lee

UFC on ESPN (7/17/21) Rodriguez stopped Preston Parsons via strikes at 3:47 of the first round

UFC on ABC (4/10/21) Rodriguez won a three round unanimous decision over Mike Perry

UFC 255 (11/21/20) Rodriguez lost a three round unanimous decision to Nicolas Dalby

UFC on ESPN (8/22/20) Rodriguez knocked out Dwight Grant at 2:24 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (5/30/20) Rodriguez won a three round unanimous decision over Gabe Green

UFC Fight Night (2/15/20) Rodriguez submitted Tim Means via guillotine choke at 3:37 of the second round

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 3
Episode six
(7/30/19) Rodriguez won a three round unanimous decision over Rico Farrington

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training as a mixed martial artist at the age of 25 with a bit of a boxing background. I’ve always loved combat sports and watched UFC fights. I decided I wanted to train and fell in love with the sport.

What ranks and titles have you held? My rank is currently #2 in California with a jiu-jitsu purple belt under Eddie Bravo. I was also a two-time amateur champion

Do you have any heroes? My heroes are many UFC fighters: GSP, Chuck Liddell, Jon Jones, Dan Henderson, etc.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fighting in the UFC means I’ve turned my dream to reality. It means a better life for my family and I’ve accomplished something every fighter dreams of.

What was your job before you started fighting? I’ve had many jobs, including union iron worker

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 7-0 with five first-round knockouts and two championships

Favorite grappling technique: Arm triangle

Favorite Striking technique: Left cross