Skip to main content

Bantamweight Division

Brady Hiestand

Bantamweight Division

9-2-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission


First Round Finishes

Brady Hiestand

athlete record


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

Place of Birth
Spokane, United States
Trains at
Sik-Jitsu Mixed Martial Arts
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
Aug. 28, 2021
Leg reach
  • 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 Danaa Batgerel 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