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Kazula Vargas

Lightweight Division

12-5-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission

Kazula Vargas

athlete record


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

Not Fighting
Place of Birth
Mexico City, Mexico
Trains at
Team Kazula
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
Aug. 10, 2019
Leg reach

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2011

  • Seven wins by KO, three by submission (2 guillotine, armbar)

  • Has won seven of his last ten

  • Last pre-UFC win was 18-second knockout of UFC vet Mike de la Torre in May 2018

  • Seven first round finishes


UFC History

UFC Fight Night
(3/19/22) Vargas was submitted by Paddy Pimblett via rear naked choke at 3:49 of the first round 

UFC 261 (4/24/21) Vargas won a three round unanimous decision over Rongzhu

UFC Fight Night (2/15/20) Vargas was disqualified against Brok Weaver at 4:02 of the first round for an illegal knee

UFC Fight Night (8/10/19) Vargas lost a three round unanimous decision to Alex da Silva



When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training when I was eight and then I knew this was what I wanted to do for the rest of my life.

What ranks and titles have you held? Two MMA championships. 2 records: fastest knockout in Combate Americas, one 11-second knockout in Xtreme Combat

Do you have any heroes? My grandma and mom

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means being at the top of my career, and being part of the best MMA league means the world to me.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, I’m an architect

What was your job before you started fighting? MMA coach and architect

Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine

Favorite Striking technique: High kick