Daniel Pineda vs Robert Whiteford Added to UFC 171

Daniel Pineda

Daniel Pineda

  • 18-10 MMA / 3-3 UFC Record
  • Lost 3 of Last 4 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Justin Lawrence, Pat Schilling, Mackens Semerzier

Robert Whiteford

Robert Whiteford

  • 10-2 MMA / 0-1 UFC Record
  • Won 10 of Last 11 Fights
  • Notable Wins:  Liam James, Martin Svensson, Paul Reed


UFC 171

March 15th, 2014

Dallas, Texas

American Airlines Center


Daniel Pineda started his UFC career off with a bang, earning two quick first round submissions in his first two appearances in the octagon. But now he finds himself in a must-win situation after losing his last three of four fights. Most recently, Pineda lost a unanimous decision to Diego Brandao at UFC Fight Night 26.

Robert Whiteford had a ten-fight win streak snapped at UFC Fight Night 30, suffering a second round submission loss to Jimy Hettes in his promotional debut. After losing his mixed martial arts debut, Whiteford won his next ten fights, including key victories over Liam James, Martin Svensson, and Paul Reed.


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