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"Hurricane"

Ike Villanueva

Light Heavyweight Division • 17-11-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 14
    Wins by Knockout
  • 3
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 30% 30%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
16
Sig. Strikes Attempted
54
2.75
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
8.77
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
0.00
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.00
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
41
%
Sig. Str. Defense
Takedown Defense
0.00
Knockdown Ratio
05:49
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
16 (100%)
Clinch
0 (0%)
Ground
0 (0%)

Sig. Str. by target

81% 13 Head 19% 3 Body 0% 0 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
14 (82%)
DEC
3 (18%)
SUB
0 (0%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Villanueva vs Moreira

    Round
    2
    Time
    00:40
    Method
    KO/TKO
  • Win
    Jordan wright headshots 8-22

    Villanueva vs Wright

    Round
    1
    Time
    01:30
    Method
    KO/TKO

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Houston, United States
Fighting style
Striker
Age
36
Height
73.00
Weight
205.00
Octagon Debut
May. 13, 2020
Reach
73.00
Leg reach
39.00
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? 2006 at Silverback Fight Club under the late Tony Orozco. I was referred there by a friend and fell in love with it immediately. The rest is history unfolding.

What ranks and titles have you held? 2010 IXFA 205-pound champ and two-time and reigning Fury FC 205-pound champ.

Do you have any heroes? My father. Big Tom Villanueva, R.I.P. As for fighting, Oscar De la Hoya.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Hard work pays off. Never give up on your dreams. I’m not satisfied just being here; I need to prove I belong in there.

What was your job before you started fighting? CNC machinist with 18 years’ experience.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Knocking out 2 UFC vets back to back! 

Favorite grappling technique: Wrestling

Favorite Striking technique: Left hook

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