Ajax loader

Us

Pro MMA Record

"Ninja"

15-7-0

Daniel Roberts

Daniel "Ninja" Roberts

Photo Source:  

Mma weekly

Fighter Details

  • Given Name: Daniel Lamar Roberts
  • Pro MMA Record: 15-7-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Ninja
  • Current Streak: 2 Losses
  • Age: 40 | Date of Birth: 1980.08.05
  • Last Fight: April 26, 2015 in Pancrase
  • Weight Class: Welterweight | Last Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Ghost Dog Boxing
  • Height: 5'10" (178cm) | Reach: 74.0" (188cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $128,000 USD
  • Born: Rockford, Illinois
  • Fighting out of: Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Fighter Links:
  • Personal Links:

Regional Rankings Rankings FAQ

Daniel Roberts is ineligible for regional rankings due to inactivity.
Fighters must have at least one completed MMA bout in the past two years to be ranked.

Gyms & Affiliations

Wiki

Daniel Roberts Wiki Update Wiki

Daniel 'Ninja' Roberts is best known for his submission abilities in his fights, tallying nine wins out of 12 by submission. The former NAIA all-american wrestler currently trains at Cesar Gracie Jiu Jitsu, and holds the rank of purple belt in Brazilian jiu jitsu. After winning his first nine pro fights, he would face off against knockout artist John Howard in his UFC debut. He would suffer his first career setback, but would win his next three fights against Forrest Petz, Mike Guymon, and Greg Soto. After losses to Claude Patrick, Rich Attonito, and Charlie Brenneman, he would be cut from the promotion.


After his UFC run, 'Ninja' has recently picked up a pair of wins, one notably over fellow UFC veteran Brian Foster, where he won with a standing rear naked choke in round one. Roberts is now slated to fight at the first War MMA event taking place in Stockton, California.


The UFC run of 'Ninja' will be highlighted by his two fantastic submission wins, submitting Greg Soto with a kimura at UFC 125, and winning 'Submission of the Night' honors at UFC 121 when he defeated Mike Guymon only 73 seconds into the fight with a spectacular anaconda choke.

Last updated 05.30.2013, 7:29 PM ET
Wiki Contributors:

Daniel Roberts News View All

Level Change Podcast | June M. Williams Episode 69 discussion: Dana not ban... (2020-05-01 15:00:00 -0400)
Following welterweight Neil Magny’s fight week withdrawal from the co-main eve... (2019-05-14 22:00:00 -0400)
Brian Foster has never been one for nicknames, but after a dozen years competi... (2018-06-20 15:00:02 -0400)
Live, blow-by-blow updates for today's UFC event in Glasgow, which will be hea... (2017-07-16 09:20:01 -0400)
Fight to Win Pro 11 featured a number of exciting grappling matches. Saturday ... (2016-09-11 11:48:41 -0400)
The UFC sold UFC Fight Night 80 as the ‘Sage and Page show,' and as Conor McGregor... (2015-12-14 15:02:02 -0500)
  • MMAFighting.com : Thiago Santos felt mix of fear, anxiety in return from double-knee surgery against Glover Teixeira
  • MMA Junkie : UFC free fight: Megan Anderson earns title shot with first-round knockout of Norma Dumont
  • MMAFighting.com : Morning Report: Israel Adesanya reacts to Paulo Costa’s ‘hangover’ excuse at UFC 253
  • MMA Junkie : UFC 259 commentary team, broadcast plans set: Joe Rogan returns to booth
  • The Athletic : Ranking the 50 best MMA fighters heading into a loaded March
  • MMA Junkie : How to watch UFC 259: Blachowicz vs. Adesanya streaming info, fight card, start time, odds
  • MMA Junkie : Brave CF 50: Super welterweight champion Jarrah Al-Silawi set for Ismail Naurdiev test on April 1
  • MMAFighting.com : The A-Side Live Chat: Ciryl Gane’s big win, UFC 259 preview, Khamzat Chimaev’s future, more
  • MMA Junkie : MMA Junkie's 'Submission of the Month' for February: A jiu-jitsu champion falls
  • MMAFighting.com : Jim Miller vs. Joe Solecki set for UFC event on April 10
  • MMA Junkie : Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold is the best MMA bromance you'll see this week
  • MMA Junkie : Paul Daley vs. Sabah Homasi matched up again, added to Bellator 257
  • MMA Junkie : Video: Did Dana White go overboard in his criticism of Ciryl Gane after UFC Fight Night 186?
  • MMAFighting.com : Video: Anthony Hernandez on upset win, bonus at UFC 258: ‘Now I can get my kids the house they deserve’
  • MMA Junkie : Former UFC champ Carla Esparza says one more win should seal second title shot
  • MMAFighting.com : Roxanne Modafferi vs. Taila Santos slated for May 8 UFC event
  • MMA Junkie : Jim Miller vs. Joe Solecki joins UFC Fight Night on April 10
  • MMAFighting.com : Ricky Simon eyes ‘second shot at a legend’ vs. Frankie Edgar, believes Sean O’Malley wouldn’t fight him
  • MMA Junkie : Roxanne Modafferi vs. Taila Santos headed to UFC's May 8 lineup
  • MMA Weekly : PFL 2 features Rory MacDonald vs. David Michaud headliner