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Lightweight Division



Austin Hubbard

Lightweight Division

16-7-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission


First Round Finishes

Austin Hubbard

athlete record


Learn more about Austin Hubbard's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Place of Birth
Sterling, United States
Trains at
Elevation Fight Team - Denver, CO
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
May. 18, 2019
Leg reach
  • Team Chandler on TUF 31
  • Pro since 2015
  • Five wins by KO, two by submission (RNC, guillotine)
  • Has gone into the fifth round five times, four times going the distance
  • Has won four of his last six
  • Two first round finishes
  • 3-0 since last UFC bout, with win over TUF vet Julian Lane
  • Origin of nickname: “It was given to me because of the sound it makes when my strikes land.”

UFC 292 (8/19/23) Hubbard was submitted by Kurt Holobaugh via triangle choke at 2:39 of the second round in the TUF 31 lightweight final

UFC on ESPN (8/21/21) Hubbard lost a three round unanimous decision to Vinc Pichel

UFC on ESPN (4/17/21) Hubbard won a three round unanimous decision over Dakota Bush

UFC on ESPN (8/22/20) Hubbard was submitted by Joe Solecki via rear naked choke at 3:51 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (6/20/20) Hubbard defeated Max Rohskopf via TKO (corner retirement) at 5:00 of the second round

UFC 248 (3/7/20) Hubbard lost a three round unanimous decision to Mark Madsen

UFC Fight Night (9/14/19) Hubbard won a three round unanimous decision over Kyle Prepolec

UFC Fight Night (5/18/19) Hubbard lost a three round unanimous decision to Davi Ramos


The Ultimate Fighter, Season 31

In the semifinals, Hubbard won a three-round split decision over Roosevelt Roberts

In the quarterfinals, Hubbard won a two-round unanimous decision over Aaron McKenzie

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2012, basically out of boredom.

What ranks and titles have you held? LFA lightweight title, Sparta Combat League lightweight title, HFC lightweight title

What would it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Sauk Valley Community College – Criminal Justice degree

What was your job before you started fighting? Construction at a Walmart Distribution Center

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 10-1 record with eight finishes

Favorite grappling technique: Wrestling

Favorite striking technique: Boxing