Photo of Daniel Root
Team Ground Control
Age 38
Gender Male
Height 5' 10"
Weight Class Lightweight

Daniel Root is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 9 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 9-4-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 6 years, 8 months, 22 days
Rounds Fought 16.6
Avg. Fights/Year 2.0
Longest Layoff 1 year, 5 months, 23 days
Quickest Turnaround 4 weeks

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 1 7 1
Losses 2 2 0
Finish Rate 88.9%
Finished Rate 100.0%
Win by Decision Rate 11.1%
Loss by Decision Rate 0.0%
Win by KO Rate 11.1%
Loss by KO Rate 50.0%
Win by SUB Rate 77.8%
Loss by SUB Rate 50.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

1 Loss

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 02:20
Fastest KO 13:00
Fastest SUB 02:20
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.3
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 06:41
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 1.1
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 05:41
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 04/16/2016 L
(9-3-0)
Rob Watley
(4-1-0)
LW
(154.5 vs. 153.5)
KO (Kick)
Shogun Fights 14
2 0:43
Official MMA Fight Results 04/18/2015 W
(8-3-0)
Kenny Gaudreau
(4-2-0)
WW
(169.0 vs. 170.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Shogun Fights 12
2 2:26
Official MMA Fight Results 10/26/2013 W
(7-3-0)
Vaja Iormaghvili
(2-2-0)
LW
(156.5* vs. 157.0*)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Shogun Fights 9
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/13/2013 W
(6-3-0)
Noe Quintanilla
(11-18-0)
LW
(155.5 vs. 156.0)
Submission
Shogun Fights VIII
1 2:20
Official MMA Fight Results 10/20/2012 W
(5-3-0)
Brian VanHoven
(8-6-0)
WW
(162.5 vs. 162.5)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Shogun Fights VII
2 4:34
Official MMA Fight Results 06/30/2012 L
(5-2-0)
Chris Conner
(4-3-0)
WW
(165.0 vs. 170.0)
TKO/RSC (Didn't Answer the Bell for Round)
VFL 38
3 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/14/2012 W
(4-2-0)
Jeremy Boardwine
(0-0-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 167.5)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Shogun Fights VI
1 2:40
Official MMA Fight Results 10/08/2011 W
(3-2-0)
Diego Peclat
(1-3-0)
WW
(169.0 vs. 171.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Shogun Fights V
3 3:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/30/2011 W
(2-2-0)
Rich Langley
(1-0-0)
MW
(176.0 vs. 179.0)
Submission
Shogun Fights 4
1 3:10
Official MMA Fight Results 11/13/2010 W
(1-2-0)
Tony Galeano
(0-0-0)
MW
(182.0 vs. 185.5)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Shogun Fights III
1 3:14
Official MMA Fight Results 10/24/2009 L
(1-1-0)
Joey Kirwan
(1-2-0)
MW
(184.5 vs. 185.5)
Submission (Choke)
Shogun Fights
1 1:30
Official MMA Fight Results 08/22/2009 W
(0-1-0)
Wade Drake
(0-1-0)
MW
(183.0 vs. 185.0)
Submission (Choke)
VFL's Cage Combat at the Capital
1 3:50
Official MMA Fight Results 07/24/2009 L
(0-0-0)
Elijah Garshnick
(0-0-0)
MW
(184.0 vs. 182.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Valley Fight League: Broad Avenue Brawlers
2 0:31
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class

Amateur Career Statistics

Amateur Record 3-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 1 year, 6 months, 3 days
Rounds Fought 6.6
Avg. Fights/Year 4.0
Longest Layoff 4 months, 24 days
Quickest Turnaround 2 months, 8 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 0 3 0
Losses 0 3 0
Finish Rate 100.0%
Finished Rate 100.0%
Win by Decision Rate 0.0%
Loss by Decision Rate 0.0%
Win by KO Rate 0.0%
Loss by KO Rate 0.0%
Win by SUB Rate 100.0%
Loss by SUB Rate 100.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

3 Wins

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:46
Fastest KO -
Fastest SUB 00:46
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 0.9
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 02:34
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 1.3
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 04:01
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Amateur Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF 01/24/2009 W
(2-3-0)
Brian Davenport
(0-2-0)
MW Submission (Guillotine Choke)
BattleFC: Inauguration Day Fights
1 0:46
NSF 10/04/2008 W
(1-3-0)
Boris Rakita
(4-2-0)
MW Submission (Guillotine Choke)
BattleFC 4: Battle of the Champions
1 2:44
NSF 05/10/2008 W
(0-3-0)
Kevin Wicks
(1-0-0)
MW Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Battlefield Fighting Championship - The Battle 2
2 1:13
NSF 02/23/2008 L
(0-2-0)
Keith Berish
(1-0-0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Combat Sports Challenge 23
2 1:05
NSF 12/15/2007 L
(0-1-0)
Ryan LaFlare
(0-0-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Combat in the Cage - 7th Strike
1 0:49
Official MMA Fight Results 07/21/2007 L
(0-0-0)
Troy Maxwell
(1-1-0)
LHW
(191.4 vs. 187.2)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Cage of Vengeance
2 2:10
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class