Stats & Records
Wins by Knockout
Wins by Submission
First Round Finishes
- Sig. Strikes Landed
- Sig. Strikes Attempted
- Takedowns Landed
- Takedowns Attempted
- Sig. Str. Defense is the percentage of significant strikes attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Takedown defense is the percentage of takedowns attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Knockdown Avg. is the average number of knockdowns per 15 Minutes window.
Sig. Str. By Position
Sig. Str. by target
Win by Method
- Team Volkanovski on TUF 29
- Pro since 2018
- Four wins by KO, two by submission (RNC, guillotine)
- Has won four of his last five
- Four first round finishes
UFC Fight Night (4/22/23) Hiestand stopped Batgerel Danaa via strikes at 4:21 of the third round
UFC Fight Night (11/19/22) Hiestand won a three round unanimous decision over Fernie Garcia
UFC on ESPN (8/28/21) Hiestand lost a three-round split decision to Ricky Turcios in their TUF 29 finale bout
The Ultimate Fighter, Season 29
Semifinals – Hiestand stopped Vince Murdock via strikes at 3:20 of the first round
Quarterfinals – Hiestand won a three round split decision over Joshua Rettinghouse
When and why did you start training for fighting? 14 years old.
What ranks and titles have you held? Kid’s blue belt IBJJF world, BJJ brown belt
Do you have any heroes? My mom
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A UFC contract means the world to me. I’ve been training since I was young for this.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Currently in college for a fire science degree
What was your job before you started fighting? This was my first job. Also teaching BJJ
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Record of 5-1 with a four-fight win streak – Excite Fight Title
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Turned pro at 18 years old
Favorite grappling technique: RNC
Favorite Striking technique: Lead roundhouse kick