Kevin Aguilar

Kevin Aguilar (born September 7, 1988) is an American mixed martial artist (MMA). Aguilar was the Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) Featherweight champion and he currently competes in the featherweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Kevin Aguilar
Born (1988-09-07) September 7, 1988 (age 34)
Other namesThe Angel of Death
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight145 lb (66 kg; 10 st 5 lb)
DivisionFeatherweight
Reach73 in (185 cm)[1]
Fighting out ofLongview, Texas, United States
TeamLongview MMA
Team 515
RankPurple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu[2]
Years active2010–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total22
Wins17
By knockout10
By submission1
By decision6
Losses5
By knockout2
By decision3
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Mixed martial arts careerEdit

Early careerEdit

Aguilar started his professional MMA career since 2010 and fought under various promoters in the southern region of United States. He amassed a record of 15-1 and won the Legacy Fighting Alliance Featherweight championship prior participated in Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series.[3]

Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender SeriesEdit

Aguilar appeared in Dana White's Contender Series 12 web-series program. He faced Joey Gomez on July 10, 2018 and won the fight via unanimous decision. Even with the win, Aguilar was not offered a contract on show but he was brought in to face Ricky Glenn at The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale.[4]

Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipEdit

Aguilar made his UFC debut on November 30, 2018, replacing an injured Arnold Allen, at The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale against Ricky Glenn.[5] At the weigh-ins, Glenn weighed in at 148.5 pounds, 2.5 pounds over the featherweight non-title fight limit of 146. He was fined 20 percent of his purse, which went to Aguilar. The bout proceeded at a catchweight.[6] Aguilar won the fight via unanimous decision.[7]

His next fight came on March 30, 2019 at UFC on ESPN 2 against Enrique Barzola.[8] He won the fight via unanimous decision.[9]

Aguilar faced Dan Ige on June 22, 2019 at UFC Fight Night 154[10] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.[11]

Aguilar faced Zubaira Tukhugov on February 23, 2020 at UFC Fight Night 168.[12] He lost the fight via TKO in the first round.[13]

Aguilar faced Charles Rosa on June 13, 2020 at UFC on ESPN: Eye vs. Calvillo.[14] He lost the fight via split decision.[15]

Aguilar faced Tucker Lutz at UFC 262 on May 15, 2021.[16] He lost the bout via unanimous decision.[17]

Championships and accomplishmentsEdit

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Professional record breakdown
22 matches 17 wins 5 losses
By knockout 10 2
By submission 1 0
By decision 6 3
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 17–5 Tucker Lutz Decision (unanimous) UFC 262 May 15, 2021 3 5:00 Houston, Texas, United States
Loss 17–4 Charles Rosa Decision (split) UFC on ESPN: Eye vs. Calvillo June 13, 2020 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Lightweight bout.
Loss 17–3 Zubaira Tukhugov TKO (punches) UFC Fight Night: Felder vs. Hooker February 23, 2020 1 3:21 Auckland, New Zealand
Loss 17–2 Dan Ige Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Moicano vs. The Korean Zombie June 22, 2019 3 5:00 Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Win 17–1 Enrique Barzola Decision (unanimous) UFC on ESPN: Barboza vs. Gaethje March 30, 2019 3 5:00 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Win 16–1 Ricky Glenn Decision (unanimous) The Ultimate Fighter: Heavy Hitters Finale November 30, 2018 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 15–1 Joey Gomez Decision (split) Dana White's Contender Series 12 July 10, 2018 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Lightweight bout.
Win 14–1 Thanh Le KO (punches) LFA 40 May 25, 2018 1 2:44 Dallas, Texas, United States Defended the LFA Featherweight Championship.
Win 13–1 Justin Rader Decision (unanimous) LFA 18 August 4, 2017 5 5:00 Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States Defended the LFA Featherweight Championship.
Win 12–1 Damon Jackson KO (punches) LFA 4 February 17, 2017 3 4:05 Bossier City, Louisiana, United States Won the LFA Featherweight Championship.
Win 11–1 Tony Kelley Decision (split) Legacy FC 57 July 1, 2016 5 5:00 Bossier City, Louisiana, United States Won the vacant Legacy FC Featherweight Championship.
Win 10–1 David Bosnick TKO (submission to punches) Legacy FC 49 March 28, 2015 2 2:04 Bossier City, Louisiana, United States
Win 9–1 Alex Black TKO (punches) Legacy FC 39 February 27, 2015 3 3:13 Houston, Texas, United States
Loss 8–1 Leonard Garcia TKO (punches) Legacy FC 26 December 6, 2013 1 2:57 San Antonio, Texas, United States For the vacant Legacy FC Featherweight Championship.
Win 8–0 Hunter Tucker Submission (ambar) Legacy FC 19 April 12, 2013 1 2:24 Dallas, Texas, United States Return to Featherweight.
Win 7–0 Nick Gonzalez Decision (unanimous) Legacy FC 17 February 1, 2013 3 5:00 San Antonio, Texas, United States Lightweight bout.
Win 6–0 Calvin Miller TKO (punches) Ascend Combat: Mayhem 2 May 19, 2012 3 4:26 Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Win 5–0 Rey Trujillo TKO (punches from top-side triangle) Ascend Combat: Nothing Personal March 28, 2012 2 3:45 Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Win 4–0 Nate Murdock TKO (punches) Xtreme Fight Night 5 March 28, 2011 3 1:16 Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Win 3–0 Ronald Jacobs TKO (punches) FLABBP Round 3: Night of Champions March 28, 2011 2 2:35 Gonzales, Louisiana, United States
Win 2–0 Matt Hunt TKO (punches) Bellator 36 March 12, 2011 1 3:02 Shreveport, Louisiana, United States Catchweight (150 lb) bout.
Win 1–0 Chris Shumake TKO (punches) Ascend Combat: Season's Beatings 2 December 3, 2010 1 3:28 Shreveport, Louisiana, United States

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "KEVIN AGUILAR". UFC.com. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  2. ^ "Kevin Aguilar - Official UFC Profile". media.ufc.com. Retrieved June 14, 2020.
  3. ^ Sherdog.com. "Kevin". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-07-02.
  4. ^ DNA, MMA. "LFA Kampioen Kevin Aguilar pakt short notice gevecht tegen Rick Glenn tijdens de TUF 28 Finale". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2019-07-01.
  5. ^ DNA, MMA. "LFA Kampioen Kevin Aguilar pakt short notice gevecht tegen Rick Glenn tijdens de TUF 28 Finale". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2019-07-01.
  6. ^ "TUF 28 Finale weigh-in results: Dos Anjos vs. Usman set, but two miss". MMAjunkie. 2018-11-29. Retrieved 2019-07-01.
  7. ^ "TUF 28 Finale results: Kevin Aguilar batters a gutsy Rick Glenn in bloody battle". MMAjunkie. 2018-12-01. Retrieved 2019-07-01.
  8. ^ Marcel Dorff (2019-02-07). "Featherweight match between Enrique Barzola and Kevin Aguilar at UFC Philadelphia" (in Dutch). mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2019-07-01.
  9. ^ "UFC Philadelphia: Kevin Aguilar denies takedowns, decisions Enrique Barzola". MMA Junkie. 2019-03-30. Retrieved 2019-07-01.
  10. ^ DNA, MMA. "Featherweightclash tussen Dan Ige en Kevin Aguilar tijdens UFC Greenville". Retrieved 2019-07-01.
  11. ^ McClory, Mike (2019-06-22). "UFC Greenville: Dan Ige Captures Decision Over Kevin Aguilar". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2019-07-01.
  12. ^ DNA, MMA. "Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Kevin Aguilar toegevoegd aan UFC Auckland". Retrieved 2019-12-23.
  13. ^ Evanoff, Josh (2020-02-22). "UFC Auckland Results: Zubaira Tukhugov Earns First Win Since 2015". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2020-02-23.
  14. ^ "Charles Rosa vs. Kevin Aguilar official for UFC Fight Night Vegas on June 13th". FightBook MMA. 2020-06-05. Retrieved 2020-06-08.
  15. ^ "Charles Rosa vs. Kevin Aguilar official for UFC Fight Night Vegas on June 13th". FightBook MMA. 2020-06-05. Retrieved 2020-06-08.
  16. ^ Tristen Critchfield (March 31, 2021). "Two New Additions Complete 15-Bout Lineup for UFC 262". Sherdog.
  17. ^ Behunin, Alex (2021-05-15). "UFC 262 Results: Tucker Lutz Wins His UFC Debut via Unanimous Decision". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2021-05-15.
  18. ^ "LFA 18 results: Kevin Aguilar retains featherweight title with decision over Justin Rader". MMA Junkie. 2017-08-05. Retrieved 2019-07-02.
  19. ^ "LFA 40 highlights: Kevin Aguilar gets a KO worthy of AXS TV Fights' 400th live broadcast". MMA Junkie. 2018-05-26. Retrieved 2019-07-02.
  20. ^ Sherdog.com. "Kevin". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-07-02.

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