Stats & Records
Wins by Knockout
Wins by Submission
First Round Finishes
- Sig. Strikes Landed
- Sig. Strikes Attempted
- Takedowns Landed
- Takedowns Attempted
- Sig. Str. Defense is the percentage of significant strikes attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Takedown defense is the percentage of takedowns attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Knockdown Avg. is the average number of knockdowns per 15 Minutes window.
Sig. Str. By Position
Sig. Str. by target
Win by Method
- Pro since 2017
- Three wins by KO, two by submission (Guillotine, RNC)
- Has won two of his last four
- Four wins in 35 seconds or less (:25, :25, :13, :35)
- Last three pre-UFC wins lasted a combined 63 seconds
- Five first round finishes
- Origin of nickname: “Alliteration on ‘Lights Out’ Lingo. I KO/TKOed my first three opponents.”
UFC on ESPN (7/15/23) Lingo lost a three round unanimous decision to Melquizael Costa
UFC on ESPN (3/25/23) Lingo was submitted by Nate Landwehr via rear naked choke at 4:11 of the second round
UFC on ESPN (8/21/21) Lingo won a three round unanimous decision over Luis Saldana
UFC on ABC (1/16/21) Lingo won a three round unanimous decision over Jacob Kilburn
UFC 247 (2/8/20) Lingo lost a three round unanimous decision to Youssef Zalal
When and why did you start training for fighting? At age 13, my dad saw me street fighting.
What ranks and titles have you held? Purple belt in BJJ, black belt in Tae Kwon Do, member (at age 15) of the 2009 US Muay Thai team (USMF) who fought in the IFMA World Championships in Thailand
Do you have any heroes? Michael Jordan, Anderson Silva
What was your job before you started fighting? Started at 13, did some warehouse stuff, forklift, etc.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Three MMA KO/TKOs, USMF Team (see above), Golden Gloves, NAGA golds, silvers, etc.,
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Undefeated, five first round finishes, last three fights totaled 63 seconds (0:25, 0:25, 0:13).
Favorite grappling technique: Kimura
Favorite Striking technique: Left hook or right overhand