Jose "Teco" Quinonez


Stance: Southpaw
Division: Bantamweight
Height: 5' 8"
Reach: 69"
Leg reach: 39.50
Weight: 135 lbs.
Nationality: Zacatecas, Mexico
Age: 30


Wins by KO: 2
Wins by submission: 1
Wins by decision: 6



Significant Strikes Attempted: 632
Significant Strikes Landed: 298


Takedowns Attempted: 33
Takedowns Landed: 12


Jose Quinonez is a Mexican-American Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter currently competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) bantamweight division. He began his career as an amateur wrestler, and is now considered one of the top bantamweights in the sport.

Quinonez was born in Mexico City, Mexico on June 1st, 1989. He started wrestling at only 10 years old, quickly developing a passion for the sport and becoming an amateur champion by age 15. When he was 17 years old, he moved to Guadalajara to continue training and prepare for his professional MMA career. After moving to California two years later, Quinonez made his professional debut against Luis Arturo Olivares in November 2010. He won all three of his fights that year and went undefeated until 2012 when he suffered back-to-back losses against Baret Yoshida and Chris Holdsworth at WEC 49: Varner vs Shalorus 2 respectively.

After regaining momentum with victories over Gabriel Solorio and Ryan Benoit later that year, Quinonez signed with UFC late 2013 where he has since established himself as one of the top contenders in their bantamweight division. In 2014 alone he racked up four wins including KO/TKO victories over Marcus Brimage at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs Faber 2; Katsunori Kikuno at UFC Fight Night: Jędrzejczyk vs Penne; Danny Martinez at The Ultimate Fighter Latin America Finale; and Johnny Bedford at UFC 171: Hendricks vs Lawler respectively which earned him Performance of The Night Bonuses twice out of those four bouts altogether ultimately leading him towards securing contracts with various sponsors such as Reebok Athlete Program & Venum Clothing Brand amongst others furthering promoting awareness around Quinonez’s success within MMA industry worldwide .

He continues to fight today while training alongside Team Oyama under Coach Colin Oyama who also serves as Manager / Agent taking care of business deals outside octagon ranging from bookings & sponsorships negotiations . Under these circumstances , Jose achieved major accomplishments not only inside cage but also outside it due to admirable long time loyalty towards Team Oyama throughout nearly decade worth span partnered up between both individuals . Year 2019 proved fruitful once again after three consecutive successful performances where two were awarded among best on night proving just how much growth Jose has experienced throughout journey till here showcasing peak form thus far like never before during run into calendar 2020 full loaded agenda aiming towards stardom elite levels among rest high talent competitors inside stacked weight class today sector ranks within men’s divisions surrounding across world stage globally reaching highest point possible top echelon ranking list category entire sport itself .

In conclusion , Jose Quiñones is a force be reckoned with amongst fighters around planet fighting off competition nipping them left right center making way breaking records building legacy name many fans come familiarize themselves respective individual achieving greatness limits allowed future potential hold limitless possibilities boundless opportunities solidified terms establishing imprint mark record books history chapters forever written memories hearts followers generations come follow footsteps dedicated martial artist tirelessly grinding hard work dedication gaining ground step closer accomplishing dreams aspirations goals set life seeking everlasting glory beyond age allowing immortality shine forever remains embedded culture sportsmanship admiration recognition respect visionaries ultimate goal surviving test times trials tribulations encountered changes adaptability overcome adversity encountered roads traveled victorious end destination become champion utmost importance gainful endearment standing proud moment fulfillment deserved honorably claiming rightful spot legendary hall fame deserve

Fight History

Louis Smolka
Louis Smolka
Jose Quinonez: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 2
Sat. Dec 05, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Vettori
Louis Smolka
Louis Smolka
Awaiting Outcome
Sat. Nov 14, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Felder vs. Dos Anjos
Sean O
Sean O'Malley
Jose Quinonez: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 1
Sat. Mar 07, 2020
UFC 248: Adesanya vs. Romero