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"Lights Out"

Austin Lingo

Featherweight Division

9-1-0 (W-L-D)

3

Wins by Knockout

2

Wins by Submission

5

First Round Finishes

Austin Lingo

athlete record

Event Results

Info

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

Status
Active
Hometown
Dallas, United States
Trains at
Fortis MMA
Fighting style
Boxing
Age
27
Height
70.00
Weight
145.50
Octagon Debut
Feb. 08, 2020
Reach
70.00
Leg reach
39.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2017
     
  • Three wins by KO, two by submission (Guillotine, RNC)
     
  • On two-fight winning streak
     
  • Four wins in 35 seconds or less (:25, :25, :13, :35)
     
  • Last three pre-UFC wins lasted a combined 63 seconds
     
  • Five first round finishes
     
  • Origin of nickname: “Alliteration on ‘Lights Out’ Lingo. I KO/TKOed my first three opponents.”

UFC History
UFC on ESPN 
(8/21/21) Lingo won a three round unanimous decision over Luis Saldaña
UFC on ABC (1/16/21) Lingo won a three round unanimous decision over Jacob Kilburn
UFC 247 (2/8/20) Lingo lost a three round unanimous decision to Youssef Zalal

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? At age 13, my dad saw me street fighting.
What ranks and titles have you held? Purple belt in BJJ, black belt in Tae Kwon Do, member (at age 15) of the 2009 US Muay Thai team (USMF) who fought in the IFMA World Championships in Thailand
Do you have any heroes? Michael Jordan, Anderson Silva
What was your job before you started fighting? Started at 13, did some warehouse stuff, forklift, etc.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Three MMA KO/TKOs, USMF Team (see above), Golden Gloves, NAGA golds, silvers, etc.,
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Undefeated, five first round finishes, last three fights totaled 63 seconds (0:25, 0:25, 0:13).
Favorite grappling technique: Kimura
Favorite Striking technique: Left hook or right overhand