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Peso pluma Division

Activo

"The Hurricane"

Hyder Amil

Peso pluma Division

9-0-0 (W-L-D)

5

Wins by Knockout

1

Wins by Submission

Hyder Amil

athlete record

Info

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

Status
Activo
Hometown
Filipinas
Fighting style
MMA
Age
33
Height
69.00
Weight
158.00
Octagon Debut
Feb. 10, 2024
Reach
70.00
Leg reach
39.00
  • Pro since 2017
     
  • Five wins by KO, one by submission (RNC)
     
  • Origin of nickname: “During an amateur fight. The ring announcer asked me what my nickname was and my buddy told him ‘The Hurricane’ and it stuck.” 

UFC Fight Night (2/10/24) Amil stopped Fernie Garcia via strikes at 2:12 of the second round 

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 7

Episode two (8/15/23) Amil won a three round unanimous decision over Emrah Sonmez

When and why did you start training for fighting? I had a troubled upbringing and wanted to take care of my sisters and mom. I started training martial arts, wrestling and MMA in my teens. Coaches said I was exceptional at fight sports and I found myself working at El Niño training center. 

What ranks and titles have you held? Purple belt in BJJ 

Do you have any heroes? Myself in 10 years 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means the world. It’s my first great milestone in my career. 

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? CSU Eastbay, currently finishing up a construction management degree. 

What was your job before you started fighting? Construction worker/supervisor