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Lightweight Division


"The Lone Wolf"

Landon Quinones

Lightweight Division

7-3-1 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission


First Round Finishes

Landon Quinones

athlete record


Learn more about Landon Quiñones' UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Place of Birth
Sunrise, United States
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
Sep. 10, 2023
Leg reach
  • Team McGregor on TUF 31

  • Pro since 2017

  • Has won five of his last seven

  • Five wins by KO, one by submission (Triangle choke)

  • Three first-round finishes

  • Lone pre-UFC pro loss via split decision to UFC vet Muhammad Naimov in 2019

UFC Fight Night (2/3/24) Quinones won a three round unanimous decision to MarQuel Mederos 

UFC 293 (9/9/23) Quinones lost a three round unanimous decision to Nasrat Haqparast


The Ultimate Fighter, Season 31

In the quarterfinals, Quinones was submitted by Jason Knight via triangle choke at :55 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training when I was 17. I used to play a lot of sports and I never would finish what I started, and I got into very bad habits of drinking and drugs. One day I was smoking with a friend of mine and he was showing me Nick Diaz fights. I was inspired and decided to try MMA. My original goal was to fight and push through but the main challenge was to stick to it, and once I started, I realized this was the biggest passion I ever had and the rest is history. Fighting saved my life

What ranks and titles have you held? I wasn’t a decorated amateur. I’ve been through a lot of soul searching and adversity and worked extremely hard to turn my career around. At one point I was a 3-4 amateur, and with a “never quit” mentality I have been able to overcome discouraging times and become the fighter I am today.

Do you have any heroes? I have a few guys I look up to that have really inspired me like Max Holloway, Mike Tyson, and the Diaz brothers, who were what got me into fighting.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything to me. This is the ultimate goal for anyone that does this. I wanna be a world champion and shake up the world, and I feel I have the charisma the skills, the intensity, and the will to be one of the best.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I didn’t pursue college because I dedicated my life to fighting as soon as I graduated high school.

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked many jobs, from sales offices to construction to plumbing. Pretty much anything to get the bills paid so I could stay afloat and not go homeless.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? I had 8 fights and finished with a record of 4-4

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Brown belt in MMA Striking under Roger Krahl, blue belt in BJJ

Favorite grappling technique: Double leg

Favorite Striking technique: Stab kicks