American mixed martial arts fighter

Héctor Urbina (born September 17, 1987) is an American[1] mixed martial artist.[2] He competed in the Welterweight, Middleweight and Light heavyweight[3] divisions.


Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Urbina made his professional MMA debut in September 2006. Over the first two years of his career, he amassed a record of 12 wins against 4 losses and fought for a number of promotions including King of the Cage, Elite XC, Icon Sport, and Extreme Challenge.

Bellator Fighting Championships[edit]

Urbina fought in the earliest years of Bellator Fighting Championships. He faced future champion Lyman Good on the organization’s second event, Bellator 2, in April 2009 and lost by technical submission. He then faced Ira Boyd at Bellator 6 in May 2009 and won by TKO in the first round.

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

After returning to the independent MMA scene where he amassed a record of 3 wins, 3 losses and 1 draw over the next five years, Urbina was signed by the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He made his debut at UFC 180 against Edgar Garcia on November 15, 2014. Despite being a significant underdog, Urbina defeated Garcia by submission in the first round.

Urbina was next scheduled to face Albert Tumenov at UFC 188. However, he pulled out of the bout due to an arm injury.[4]

Urbrina returned to the Octagon against Bartosz Fabiński at The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 2 Finale on November 21, 2015. He lost the bout by unanimous decision.

Urbina was then scheduled to face George Sullivan at UFC on FOX 20. However, this bout was cancelled due to a USADA violation by Sullivan.[5]

Urbina next faced Vicente Luque at UFC Fight Night: Cyborg vs. Lansberg on September 24, 2016. He lost the fight via knockout in the first round.[6]

The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption[edit]

After a 1-2 run in the UFC, Urbina was announced as one of the fighters for The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption in February 2017. On the first episode, Urbina was picked fourth by Cody Garbrandt to be on his team. He was scheduled to face James Krause in the show’s first fight. However, after two days of cutting weight, Urbina was unable to make the welterweight limit of 171 pounds, only getting down to 188.4 pounds. Ultimately, Urbina was removed from the bout and show and replaced by Johnny Nunez.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Mixed martial arts amateur record[edit]

See also[edit]


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  • ^ Staff (2016-07-21). “George Sullivan pulled from UFC on FOX 20 for ‘potential compliance issue’ with anti-doping policy”. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  • ^ Ben Fowlkes (2016-09-24). “UFC Fight Night 95 results: Vicente Luque lights up Hector Urbina for vicious 60-second KO”. Retrieved 2016-09-24.
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