On Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, there have been numerous fighters that have flown under the radar only to receive a call-up to the UFC as a late notice replacement. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet a raging southwestern bull looking to make a jaw-dropping impression at The Ultimate Fighter 28 finale on November 30.
A professional since December 2010 and representing Team 515 and Longview MMA, Kevin Aguilar owns a 15-1 record in 16 career bouts as a professional comprised of nine knockouts, four decisions and two submissions.
Aguilar appeared on week four of season two of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series in 2018. He has also fought for Legacy Fighting Alliance and Legacy FC.
In his MMA debut at Ascend Combat Season’s Beatings 2, Aguilar defeated Chris Shumake via TKO in the first round. He also defeated his next three opponents via TKO that saw wins over Matt Hunt and Nate Murdock.
Then, Aguilar tapped out Rey Trujillo via arm triangle choke in the second round. He defeated his next two opponents in Nick Gonzalez and Calvin Miller.
At Legacy FC 19, Aguilar submitted Hunter Tucker in round one via armbar. He defeated Alex Black via TKO in the third round at Legacy FC 39.
At Legacy FC 49, Aguilar defeated David Bostick via TKO in round two. In his final outing with Legacy FC at Legacy FC 57, he defeated Tony Kelley via split decision.
For his debut appearance with Legacy Fighting Alliance at LFA 4, Aguilar faced UFC veteran Damon Jackson and knocked him out in the third round.
In the main event of LFA 18, he faced Justin Rader and defeated him via unanimous decision. For the main event of LFA 40,
Aguilar defeated DWTNCS season one alumni Thanh Le and knocked him out in round one to earn his ninth knockout victory as a professional.
In the headliner of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series 4, he faced Joey Gomez and defeated him via split decision.
For his UFC debut at The Ultimate Fighter 28 finale on November 30, Aguilar will face Rick Glenn in a featherweight contest. Good luck Kevin!