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Daniel Roberts is an American professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter. Currently he is signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championships, fighting in their welterweight division.

BiographyEdit

He is a graduate of Bacone College in Muskogee, OK where he majored in Business Administration.

MMA CareerEdit

At Bacone College, Roberts was a standout athlete and an NAIA All-American wrestler. Roberts also has 12 years of jiu-jitsu experience and is proficient in Karate, Judo and Boxing.

Roberts boasts a record of 9-1, with notable wins over UFC, PRIDE and WEC veteran Anthony Macias (25-12), Strikeforce veteran Levi Avera (13-6) and Mike Jackson (8-3).

UFC CareerEdit

On March 21, 2010 at UFC Live: Vera vs. Jones, Roberts made his UFC debut against John Howard. After an exciting first two minutes, Howard delivered a punch that knocked Roberts out. Roberts was stepping in for the injured Anthony Johnson.

Grappling CredentialsEdit

  • Grappling record 57-14
  • 3× NAGA Champion
  • 2× NAGA World Finalist
  • 1× ADCC Medalist
  • 1× GQ medalist
  • 1× Jiu-jitsu National Champion
  • 2× Jiu-jitsu World Medalist
  • 1× Jiu-jitsu World Finalist

MMA recordEdit

Result Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss United States flag John Howard KO (Punch) UFC Live: Vera vs. Jones 02010-
March
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March 21, 2010
1 2:01 United States flag Broomfield, Colorado, USA
Win United States flag Anthony Macias Submission (Punches) 5150 Combat League/XFL: New Year's Revolution 02010-
Jan
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
  11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20  
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Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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January 16, 2010
1 4:00 United States flag Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Win United States flag Mike Jackson Submission Bricktown Brawl 2 02009-
Aug
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
  11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20  
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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August 28, 2009
1 1:33 United States flag Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Win United States flag Jeff Lindsay Submission (Punches) Bricktown Brawl 1 02009-
May
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
  11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20  
  21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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May 8, 2009
1 1:14 United States flag Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Win United States flag Gabriel Vasquez Submission (Kimura) C3 Fights: Knock-Out Rock-Out Weekend 02009-
January
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
  11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20  
  21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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January 30, 2009
1 1:37 United States flag Clinton, Oklahoma, USA
Win United States flag Levi Avera Submission (Kimura) Freestyle Cage Fighting 02008-
September
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
  11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20  
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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September 21, 2008
2 2:45 United States flag Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Win Japan flag Akira Ninjo Decision (Unanimous) Extreme Fighting League 02008-
March
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
  11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20  
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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March 15, 2008
3 4:00 United States flag Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Win United States flag Danny Grass Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Extreme Fighting League 02008-
January
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
  11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20  
  21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
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Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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January 25, 2008
1 0:56 United States flag Miami, Oklahoma, USA
Win United States flag Jeremy Michael Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) EFL: Xtreme Fight Night 02007-
November
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  11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20  
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Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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November 10, 2007
1 1:20 United States flag Catoosa, Oklahoma, USA
Win United States flag Brandon Gaines Decision (Split) EFL: Battle at the Buffalo Run 02007-
September
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  11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20  
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Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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September 8, 2007
3 N/A United States flag Oklahoma, USA

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