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Lightweight Division

"The Brick"

Victor Martinez

Lightweight Division

13-6-0 (W-L-D)

8

Wins by Knockout

3

First Round Finishes

Victor Martinez

athlete record

Info

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

Place of Birth
San Juan, United States
Trains at
Fortis MMA
Fighting style
MMA
Age
32
Height
68.00
Weight
154.50
Octagon Debut
Feb. 25, 2023
Reach
70.00
Leg reach
39.00
  • Pro since 2011
     
  • Eight wins by KO
     
  • Three first-round finishes
     
  • Has won seven of his last nine 

UFC Fight Night (5/18/24) Martinez was stopped by Tom Nolan via strikes at 3:50 of the first round 

UFC Fight Night (2/25/23) Martinez was stopped by Jordan Leavitt via strikes at 2:33 of the first round 

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 5

Episode four (9/21/21) Martinez won a three-round unanimous decision over Jacob Rosales

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training jiu jitsu back in 2008. I had seen a Roger Huerta fight in the UFC and it made want to start training and learning the sport of MMA, so I started off with jiu jitsu for two years and then I made the move to MMA. 

What ranks and titles have you held? Fury FC 155-pound title 

Do you have any heroes? My dad is my hero. 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s life changing to get to fight for the UFC. It’s my dream job that I have been chasing for over 10 years turned into reality. 

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I have my firefighter license. 

What was your job before you started fighting? Before I started fighting, I worked in the oil rigs. 

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt 

Favorite grappling technique: Kimura 

Favorite Striking technique: Right hand