"D-Rod" aka Daniel Rodriguez is facing "The Dirty Bird" Tim Means in his upcoming fight at the UFC Fight Night 167 happening on 15 February 2020 at the Santa Ana Star Center, Rio Rancho, New Mexico, United States. Being 70 Kg, he fights in the Lightweight division. He has an MMA record of 10-1-0 (win-loss-draw) and has a single loss against Victor Reyna in his professional career. He is associated with the 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu and Tapout LA and is currently on a six-fight win streak.
Danial was born on 31 December 1986 under the star sign Capricorn. He was born in Alhambra, California. The fight against Tim will be his debut match in the UFC octagon.
The 33-years-old has a net worth of $100,000. His earnings are received from his fighting career. He is sure to earn big cash if he defeats Tim Means in his upcoming fight. Another fighter Brad Riddell also has a similar net worth.
Daniel's professional journey began on 14 June 2015 facing Christopher Gates at King of the Cage - Sanctioned. It has been five years since he started in professional bouts and gradually making decent money in the industry.
His career-high earning was received in the Dana White's Contender Series: Season 3 where he received $10,000 ($5,000 to show, $5,000 win bonus). He is improving his fighting style and will definitely earn more in future bouts.
The 6' 0'' is very private about his personal life and hasn't shared any information regarding his family life and family affairs.
However, we do know that the D-Rod is very focused on his career and hasn't been in any controversies and affairs news. As he doesn't use any social media sites, his personal life is unreachable.
Daniel is facing Tim Means in his next match at the UFC Fight Night 167. He faced Quinton McCottrell at the Smach Global 9 - Black Tie Fight Night on 19 December 2019 where he won the match by Technical Knockout.
The 70.31 Kg has fought in many other fights such as Dana White 's Contender series, Combate 31, Combate Americas, CFX, Bellator, and KOTC. However, the earnings from such tournaments aren't that great and only allow a little amount to the fighter.
His only defeat in his professional battle was against Victor Reyna in the Combate Americas 19 - Queen Warriors. He lost the fight by the unanimous decision.
Some of his recent wins are against Quinton Mcttrell, Rico Farrington, Ivan Castillo, Ozzie Alvares, Alex Velasco, and Justin Baesman.
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