Hector carlos Santana's debut fight took place on May 2009 when he was 24 years of age. His career has spanned 8 years to date and whilst he's now in the later stages of his career, he has amassed a record of 23-8-0 over the course of his 31 fight career. Santana's longest KO streak is 5 fights long out of his 31 pro career fights.
Santana proved he was made for the pro ranks in his debut against Hugo Diaz, becoming the first person in Diaz's 0 fights to stop him. The fight ended in round 1 of 4. Santana continued his pro journey, which was mostly successful at this point, by fighting 16 fights following his debut. Fights against boxers such as Diego gustavo Zenteno, Gustavo daniel Boggio and Fabian aldo Canavidez hillmann followed including 2 times in 2009, 2 times in 2010 and 12 times through 2011 and 2012.
The first defeat of Santana's career came against Diego gabriel Chaves on May 7th, 2011. This took his career record to 9-1-0. Santana faced the first defeat and stoppage of his career against Diego gabriel Chaves in the 2nd round of a 12 round fight via TKO. Fights against Gustavo daniel Boggio, Diego gustavo Zenteno, Jose gustavo Iturria and 1 other followed where he won all 4 fights taking his winning streak to 13 wins.
Taking another knock in his career, Juan manuel Bonanni was next in line for Santana with Bonanni coming out victorious. Santana career was at 13-2-0 following the fight. Bonanni upset Santana, stopping him in the 3rd round and becoming only the 2nd person to stop Santana. 8 wins followed where Santana went on to fight Ricky Torrez, Jorge antonio Corimayo and Ruben Vargas diaz amongst others, prolonging his win streak.
Santana's next defeat of his career came against Ramon de la cruz Sena on September 14th, 2013 taking his career record to 20-4-0. Santana's fight against Ramon de la cruz Sena was Santana's 3rd stoppage defeat which came via TKO in the 3rd round of the fight. Santana continued his success in the next 4 fights taking his record to 23 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws.
On December 19th, 2014, Santana took on and was defeated by Jose miguel Torres meaning his career tally went to 23-6-0. Torres upset Santana in a 10 round fight, stopping him in the 5th round and becoming only the 4th person to stop Santana.
On June 5th, 2015, Santana took on and was defeated by Luis alejandro Moreno meaning his career tally went to 23-7-0. Santana fought a brave fight but in the end was outclassed by Luis alejandro Moreno over the 6 distance.
Santana's next defeat of his career came against Brandon Cook on December 16th, 2017. Left wondering where Santana's career will go next, Cook became only the 5th man to stop Santana in the 2nd round of a 10 round fight.