Nick Urso - Official UFC® Profile
10-4-0, 1NC( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: Performance of the Night / Fight of the Night
Knockout of the Night / Submission of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 1 fights.
Record: 10-4-0, 1NC
Summary: Heart and skill

Fighter Info

From: Chicago, Illinois United States
Fights Out Of: Albuquerque, New Mexico United States
Age: 31
Height: 5' 6" ( 167 cm )
Weight: 125 lb ( 56 kg )
Reach 66"


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Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Nick Urso
Aug 22, 2017
R1 Submission


TRAINING: Morning pro practice at Jackson/Wink Academy; afternoon strength and conditioning at Elevate PHW; and night training consists of one-on-one training with individual coaches and teammates.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I was born into a martial arts family and was trained purely for self-defense and as a hobby.

What ranks and titles have you held?    Badass

Do you have any heroes?    Mom

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?   To fight in the UFC reaffirms everything I've sacrificed and committed myself to which has finally paid off, and I will be able to share with the world my skill and will against the best fighters in the world on the biggest stage in the world.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?  No

What was your job before you started fighting?  Transcribing legal statements and depositions at a law firm.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition?   3-1 as a kickboxer; 2-0 MMA

Ranks in any martial arts styles:  Brown Belt under Greg Jackson

Favorite grappling technique:   Anything with butterfly hooks

Favorite Striking technique:   Lead right hook

• Pro since 2011

• Two wins by KO, three by submission (2 RNC, triangle)

• Four first round finishes

• Has won two of his last four

• Lost 2014 bout to upcoming UFC title challenger and current teammate Ray Borg

• Fought Espinosa in 2016 – No Contest ruled when Espinosa was struck in the back of the head


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