Danny Roberts (fighter)

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Martial artist

Danny "Hot Chocolate" Roberts is a professional[1] mixed martial artist and boxing coach from Bristol, England, currently signed to the Cage Warriors Fighting Championship[2] in the welterweight division.[2]

Mixed martial arts career

Early career

Roberts started his MMA career in the Liverpool competition OMMAC, winning his debut fight in December 2010 with a TKO victory over Darius Kuncevicius. A year later, Roberts moved on to the UCC "The X Fighter" tournament, an 8-man tournament with a prize pool of £10,000.[3] Roberts won his first fight against Shaun Lomas to progress to the semi-final, which he lost by submission (heel hook) to eventual winner Pavel Doroftei. This is the only loss of Roberts' professional career to date.

Cage Warriors

In 2012, Roberts signed with a major European MMA promotion, Cage Warriors. He currently holds a record of 6-0 in the competition, including victories over notable fighters such as Jack Mason and Jim Wallhead.[1][4]

Mixed martial arts record

Template:MMArecordbox Template:MMA record start |- | Template:Yes2Win | align=center| 11-1 | Jim Wallhead | KO (punch) | Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 68 | Template:Dts | align=center| 1 | align=center| 4:49 | Liverpool, England | |- | Template:Yes2Win | align=center| 10-1 | Juan Manuel Suarez | Decision (unanimous) | Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 64 | Template:Dts | align=center| 3 | align=center| 5:00 | London, England | |- | Template:Yes2Win | align=center| 9-1 | Henry Fadipe | Submission (rear-naked choke) | Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 57 | Template:Dts | align=center| 3 | align=center| 3:34 | Liverpool, England | |- | Template:Yes2Win | align=center| 8-1 | Diego Gonzalez | TKO (Knee and punches) | Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 54 | Template:Dts | align=center| 2 | align=center| 3:02 | Cardiff, Wales | |- | Template:Yes2Win | align=center| 7-1 | Jack Mason | Submission (Armbar) | Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 48 | Template:Dts | align=center| 2 | align=center| 2:46 | London, England | |- | Template:No2Loss | align=center| 6-1 | Pavel Doroftei | Submission (Heel hook) | UCC 10 - The X Fighter | Template:Dts | align=center| 1 | align=center| 1:21 | Manchester, England | |- | Template:Yes2Win | align=center| 6-0 | Shaun Lomas | Decision (Unanimous) | UCC 10 - The X Fighter | Template:Dts | align=center| 2 | align=center| 5:00 | Manchester, England | |- | Template:Yes2Win | align=center| 5-0 | Shaun Lomas | Submission (Rear-naked choke) | CC - Cage Conflict 11 | Template:Dts | align=center| 1 | align=center| 3:32 | Liverpool, England | |- | Template:Yes2Win | align=center| 4-0 | Aurelijus Kerpe | Submission (Brabo choke) | Raw 1 - Enter Colosseum | Template:Dts | align=center| 2 | align=center| 2:43 | Liverpool, England | |- | Template:Yes2Win | align=center| 3-0 | David Howell | TKO (Knee to the body) | Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 43 | Template:Dts | align=center| 2 | align=center| 2:26 | Liverpool, England | |- | Template:Yes2Win | align=center| 2-0 | Matt Ross Francombe | KO (Knee to the body and punches) | OMMAC 9 - Enemies | Template:Dts | align=center| 2 | align=center| 1:27 | Liverpool, England | |- | Template:Yes2Win | align=center| 1-0 | Darius Kuncevicius | TKO (Knee to the body) | OMMAC 8 - Blood, Sweat and Tears | Template:Dts | align=center| 1 | align=center| 0:47 | Liverpool, England | Template:End

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