A:I'm originally from Cincinnati, OH.
Q:Detail your mixed martial arts journey...
A:Started MMA back home in Cincinnati with a team called Vision MMA. Had about 11 pro fights my first year. Made it to Bellator and gradually became one of the best fighters. Won a world title in November 2013 and since have fought for 3 world titles including the upcoming one!
Q:How do you train for your matches?
A:I just focus on myself, I train what I feel I need to work on. I'm usually not singling out one workout more then the other. I train all styles.
Q:What's more important to your style, power or speed?
A:You know what they say... speed kills!
Q:What is your diet like?
A:Good. My nutritionist coordinates with my girlfriend which ends up cooking all my meals!
Q:When you have a cheat meal, what are you eating?
A:Anything fast food!
Q:Do you have a favorite finishing move?
A:Winning, that's my favorite finishing move lol.
Q:When you are not fighting, what is Daniel usually up to?
A:I spend a lot of time on my motorcycle (gsxr 1000) and in the ocean, paddle boarding snorkeling or scuba diving.
Q:What is next for you and your career?
A:Winning against pitbull and holding a world title for a long time!!
Q:Can you give us all of your social media handles?
A:Social media is all the same... @DanielStraus except for snapchat which is daniel_straus
Interview done by Elliot Rivera for healtHaven.com