Daniel Pineda (fighter)
August 6, 1985 |
Dallas, Texas, USA
|Other names||The Pit|
|Residence||Houston, Texas, USA|
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|Weight||145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)|
|Reach||69.0 in (175 cm)|
|Style||Muay Thai, Wrestling, Boxing|
|Fighting out of||Houston, Texas|
|Team||4oz Fight Club|
|Rank||Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Mixed martial arts career
Legacy Fighting Championships
Daniel Pineda was the featherweight champion of Legacy Fighting Championships. None of his fights with Legacy went to decision with notable wins over fighters such as WEC veteran Frank Gomez. Daniel Pineda's fights with Legacy Fighting Championships were always exciting and his last fight with Legacy Fighting Championships before he went to the UFC ended in a TKO by spinning backfist at Legacy Fighting Championships 9.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
In early January 2012, it was announced that Pineda had been signed to the UFC.
Pineda returned after a layoff to face Justin Lawrence on April 13, 2013 at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale. Pineda won the fight via submission in the first round, earning Submission of the Night honors for his performance.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|29 matches||18 wins||11 losses|
|Loss||18–11||Rob Whiteford||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 171||March 15, 2014||3||5:00||Dallas, Texas, United States|
|Loss||18–10||Diego Brandao||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Sonnen||August 17, 2013||3||5:00||Boston, Massachusetts, United States|
|Win||18–9||Justin Lawrence||Submission (kimura)||The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale||April 13, 2013||1||1:35||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Submission of the Night|
|Loss||17–9||Antonio Carvalho||KO (punches)||UFC 149||July 21, 2012||1||1:11||Calgary, Alberta, Canada|
|Loss||17–8||Mike Brown||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 146||May 26, 2012||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||17–7||Mackens Semerzier||Submission (triangle-armbar)||UFC on FX: Alves vs. Kampmann||March 3, 2012||1||2:05||Sydney, Australia|
|Win||16–7||Pat Schilling||Submission (rear naked choke)||UFC on FX: Guillard vs. Miller||January 20, 2012||1||1:37||Nashville, Tennessee, United States|
|Win||15–7||Gilbert Jimenez||TKO (spinning backfist)||Legacy Fighting Championship 9||December 16, 2011||2||1:37||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Win||14–7||Frank Gomez||Submission (rear naked choke)||Legacy Fighting Championship 7||July 22, 2011||3||2:25||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Win||13–7||Ray Blodgett||KO (punch)||Legacy Fighting Championship 6||April 9, 2011||1||0:58||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Win||12–7||Levi Forrest||Submission (heel hook)||Legacy Fighting Championship 5||January 29, 2011||1||2:49||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Win||11–7||Reynaldo Trujillo||Submission (rear naked choke)||Legacy Fighting Championships||July 31, 2010||1||1:58||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Loss||10–7||Chas Skelly||Submission (kneebar)||Bellator 19||May 20, 2010||2||2:16||Grand Prairie, Texas, United States|
|Win||10–6||James King||TKO (punches)||KOK 8: The Uprising||February 27, 2010||1||4:30||Austin, Texas, United States|
|Win||9–6||Douglas Frey||Submission (heel hook)||SWC 9: Redemption||November 28, 2009||2||1:55||Frisco, Texas, United States|
|Loss||8–6||Chas Skelly||Submission||SWC 8: Night of Rumble||September 18, 2009||1||2:12||Frisco, Texas, United States|
|Loss||8–5||Johnny Bedford||Submission (triangle choke)||SWC 7: Discountenance||June 20, 2009||2||2:58||Frisco, Texas, United States|
|Loss||8–4||Kyle Miers||Submission (rear naked choke)||International Xtreme Fight Association||June 6, 2009||1||1:24||Vinton, Louisiana, United States|
|Loss||8–3||Roberto Vargas||Decision (unanimous)||Bellator 6||May 8, 2009||3||5:00||Robstown, Texas, United States|
|Win||8–2||Johnny Bedford||Submission (kneebar)||SWC 3: St. Valentine's Day Massacre||February 21, 2009||1||2:00||Frisco, Texas, United States|
|Win||7–2||Ira Evanson||Submission (armbar)||Katana Cagefighting||December 6, 2008||2||1:22||Robstown, Texas, United States|
|Loss||6–2||Scott Bear||Submission||Legacy Fighting Championships 2||August 23, 2008||2||N/A||Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States|
|Win||6–1||Vince Libardi||TKO (punches)||South Coast Promotions||July 18, 2008||1||1:13||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Win||5–1||John Alvarez||TKO||Katana Cagefighting||May 17, 2008||2||2:04||Robstown, Texas, United States|
|Win||4–1||Warren Stewart||TKO||Urban Rumble Championships 1||April 4, 2008||1||1:42||Pasadena, Texas, United States|
|Loss||3–1||Lim Jae-Suk||Submission (rear naked choke)||EliteXC: Renegade||November 10, 2007||1||2:42||Corpus Christi, Texas, United States|
|Win||3–0||Kierre Gooch||Submission||Renegades Extreme Fighting||October 20, 2007||2||0:59||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Win||2–0||Warren Stewart||Submission (rear naked choke)||Art of War 2||May 11, 2007||1||2:00||Austin, Texas, United States|
|Win||1–0||Jeremy Mahon||Submission (rear naked choke)||IFC: Caged Combat||April 13, 2007||1||1:03||Corpus Christi, Texas, United States|
- "Daniel Pineda - Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved March 16, 2014.
- "UFC on FX 1 adds Easton vs. Papazian, Schilling vs. Pineda". mmajunkie.com. January 10, 2012. Retrieved January 16, 2012.
- "UFC on FX 2: Daniel Pineda replaces Robert Peralta, meets Mackens Semerzier". mmajunkie.com. February 6, 2012.
- "Mike Brown vs. Daniel Pineda added to May's UFC 146 event". mmajunkie.com. March 14, 2012.
- "George Roop out, Daniel Pineda meets Antonio Carvalho at UFC 149". mmajunkie.com. June 26, 2012.
- "Pineda-Lawrence set for TUF 17 Finale in April". mmajunkie.com. February 11, 2013.
- Staff (2013-06-05). "Diego Brandao vs. Daniel Pineda added to UFC on FOX Sports 1 1 in Boston". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-06-05.
- Staff (2014-01-19). "Daniel Pineda vs. Robert Whiteford added to UFC 171 in Dallas". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-01-19.