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Age 35
Gender Male
Height 5' 7"
Weight Class Featherweight

Daniel Straus is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 24 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 24-9-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 10 years, 7 months
Rounds Fought 83.9
Avg. Fights/Year 3.1
Longest Layoff 1 year, 10 months, 2 days
Quickest Turnaround 5 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 4 7 13
Losses 2 5 2
Finish Rate 45.8%
Finished Rate 77.8%
Win by Decision Rate 54.2%
Loss by Decision Rate 22.2%
Win by KO Rate 16.7%
Loss by KO Rate 22.2%
Win by SUB Rate 29.2%
Loss by SUB Rate 55.6%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

1 Loss

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:50
Fastest KO 00:50
Fastest SUB 01:50
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 2.6
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 12:50
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.5
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 12:22
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 09/07/2019 L
(24-8-0)
Derek Campos
(19-9-0)
FTW
(144.4 vs. 144.9)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 226
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/29/2019 W
(23-8-0)
Shane Kruchten
(12-5-0)
LW
(155.6 vs. 155.8)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Bellator MMA 219
1 3:53
Official MMA Fight Results 10/06/2017 L
(23-7-0)
Emmanuel Sanchez
(15-3-0)
FTW
(145.8 vs. 145.2)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Bellator MMA 184
3 1:56
Official MMA Fight Results 04/21/2017 L
(23-6-0)
Patricio Freire
(22-3-0)
FTW
(145.0 vs. 144.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Bellator MMA 178
2 0:37
Official MMA Fight Results 11/06/2015 W
(23-6-0)
Patricio Freire
(21-2-0)
FTW
(144.4 vs. 144.4)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 145*
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 06/19/2015 W
(22-6-0)
Henry Corrales
(11-0-0)
FTW
(144.4 vs. 144.9)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Bellator MMA 138
2 3:47
Official MMA Fight Results 01/16/2015 L
(22-5-0)
Patricio Freire
(20-2-0)
FTW
(143.4 vs. 144.3)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Bellator MMA 132
4 4:49
Official MMA Fight Results 10/03/2014 W
(21-5-0)
Justin Wilcox
(14-6-0)
FTW
(145.6 vs. 145.8)
KO
Bellator MMA 127
1 0:50
Official MMA Fight Results 03/14/2014 L
(21-4-0)
Pat Curran
(19-5-0)
FTW
(145.0 vs. 144.7)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Bellator MMA 112: Straus vs. Curran III
5 4:46
Official MMA Fight Results 11/02/2013 W
(20-4-0)
Pat Curran
(19-4-0)
FTW
(144.2 vs. 144.8)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA: Chandler vs. Alvarez II
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 10/26/2012 W
(19-4-0)
Alvin Robinson
(12-6-0)
FTW
(145.5 vs. 145.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Bellator Fighting Championships 78
2 4:51
Official MMA Fight Results 05/11/2012 W
(18-4-0)
Marlon Sandro
(22-3-0)
FTW
(146.0 vs. 145.8)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator Fighting Championships 68
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/13/2012 W
(17-4-0)
Michael Corey
(11-2-1)
FTW
(145.8 vs. 145.6)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator 65: Makovsky vs. Dantas
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/09/2012 W
(16-4-0)
Jeremy Spoon
(12-0-0)
FTW
(144.8 vs. 145.6)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator Fighting Championships 60
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 10/15/2011 W
(15-4-0)
Jason Dent
(21-11-0)
LW
(151.0 vs. 152.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
NAAFS: Caged Fury 15
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/21/2011 L
(15-3-0)
Patricio Freire
(14-1-0)
FTW
(145.0 vs. 145.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator Fighting Championships 45
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/16/2011 W
(14-3-0)
Kenny Foster
(9-2-0)
FTW
(145.0 vs. 146.0)
Submission
Bellator 04/16/11
3 3:48
Official MMA Fight Results 03/19/2011 W
(13-3-0)
Nazareno Malegarie
(17-0-0)
FTW
(144.0 vs. 145.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator Fighting Championships 37
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 09/11/2010 W
(12-3-0)
Karen Darabedyan
(9-3-0)
LW
(152.7 vs. 155.7)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Shark Fights 9/11/10
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/14/2010 W
(11-3-0)
Joe Pearson
(37-16-1)
FTW
(144.0 vs. 145.0)
Submission (Strikes)
XFO 36: Outdoor War 6
2 4:04
Official MMA Fight Results 06/24/2010 W
(10-3-0)
Chad Hinton
(6-1-0)
LW
(154.0 vs. 156.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator Fighting Championships 23
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/13/2010 W
(9-3-0)
Travis Perzynski
(11-4-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 156.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
ICE 45 Cincinnati
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/20/2010 W
(8-3-0)
Frank Caraballo
(4-2-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 154.5)
Submission (Strikes)
NAAFS: Caged Fury 9
5 3:57
Official MMA Fight Results 01/23/2010 W
(7-3-0)
Gideon Ray
(16-11-1)
LW
(155.0 vs. 154.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
XFO 33 Pro Fights
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/05/2009 W
(6-3-0)
Joe Heiland
(5-0-0)
LW
(154.0 vs. 154.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
NAAFS: Night of Champions 2009
3 5:00
NSF 10/10/2009 W
(5-3-0)
Patrick Ferm
(1-0-0)
Submission (Strikes)
XFO 32
1 1:50
Official MMA Fight Results 10/03/2009 W
(4-3-0)
Tim Troxell
(7-3-0)
FTW
(145.0 vs. 145.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Crime and Punishment: Cops vs. Convicts
1 3:53
NSF 06/26/2009 W
(3-3-0)
Mitch Lyons
(1-0-0)
LW TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Indiana Xtreme Fighting 1: Wildcard
3 2:13
Official MMA Fight Results 04/17/2009 L
(3-2-0)
Pat Curran
(5-1-0)
LW
(153.0 vs. 155.0)
KO
XFO 29
2 1:31
Official MMA Fight Results 04/11/2009 W
(2-2-0)
Mike Baskis
(3-0-0)
FTW
(144.6 vs. 144.8)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
ICF: Breakout
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/28/2009 NC
(2-2-0)
Lester Caslow
(3-2-0)
LW
(154.6 vs. 154.6)
No Contest
Extreme Challenge 126: Mayhem at the Marina
3 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/14/2009 W
(1-2-0)
Timothy Cook
(0-0-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 157.0*)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Intimidation Cage Fighting 3/14/09
2 0:11
NSF 03/09/2009 L
(1-1-0)
Scott Bickerstaff
(5-5-0)
TKO/RSC
MMA Big Show - Retribution 1
1 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/27/2009 W
(0-1-0)
David Silva
(1-0-0)
LW
(149.0 vs. 150.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
XFO 28
3 5:00
NSF 02/07/2009 L
(0-0-0)
Jay Ellis JR
(10-28-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
XFO 27: New Blood
2 2:46
* 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 7-2-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 2 years, 1 month, 3 days
Rounds Fought 14.6
Avg. Fights/Year 4.3
Longest Layoff 1 year, 5 months, 15 days
Quickest Turnaround -

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 4 3 0
Losses 0 0 1
Finish Rate 100.0%
Finished Rate 0.0%
Win by Decision Rate 0.0%
Loss by Decision Rate 50.0%
Win by KO Rate 57.1%
Loss by KO Rate 0.0%
Win by SUB Rate 42.9%
Loss by SUB Rate 0.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

5 Wins

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 01:18
Fastest KO 01:18
Fastest SUB 01:56
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.5
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 04:32
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 05:59
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Amateur Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF 05/29/2010 W
(6-2-0)
Riekert Cilliers
(0-0-0)
KO
No Holds Barred South Africa
3 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/13/2008 W
(5-2-0)
Tyler Brewer
(2-2-0)
LW
(158.0* vs. 156.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
ICE 37 Cincinnati
2 1:50
Official MMA Fight Results 10/25/2008 W
(4-2-0)
Jeremy Pender
(8-2-0)
LW
(152.0 vs. 144.0)
Submission (Strikes)
Intimidation Cage Fighting 10/25/08
3 1:25
Official MMA Fight Results 09/27/2008 W
(3-2-0)
Rayshaun Allen
(0-0-0)
WW
(156.0 vs. 158.0)
Submission (Strikes)
MMA Big Show 9/27/08
1 1:56
Official MMA Fight Results 08/30/2008 W
(2-2-0)
Mike Allison
(2-1-0)
LW
(154.0 vs. 155.0)
Submission (Strikes)
Intimidation Cage Fighting 8/30/08
1 2:10
Official MMA Fight Results 08/29/2008 L
(2-1-0)
Shawn Brightman
(3-0-0)
LW
(152.0 vs. 156.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Ohio Xtreme Fighting 10: Aces High
3 3:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/16/2008 W
(1-1-0)
Nick Tubbs
(0-0-0)
LW
(154.0 vs. 153.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
International Combat Events 35
1 1:18
Official MMA Fight Results 06/28/2008 W
(0-1-0)
John Reynolds
(0-2-0)
LW
(153.0 vs. 155.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
International Combat Events 34
2 2:08
Official MMA Fight Results 04/26/2008 L
(0-0-0)
Donnie Wavra
(0-0-0)
LW
(150.0 vs. 155.0)
Disqualification
International Combat Events 33
1 2:59
* 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