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#11 Peso gallo Division

Activo

Ricky Simon

Peso gallo Division

20-3-0 (W-L-D)

5

Lucha racha ganadora

6

Victorias por nocaut

4

Gana por Sumisión

Ricky Simon

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

Status
Activo
Ciudad natal
Pendleton, Estados Unidos
Estilo de lucha
Wrestling
Años
29
Alto
66.00
Peso
135.60
Debut del octágono
Aug. 08, 2017
Alcance
69.00
Alcance de la pierna
38.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2014
     
  • Six wins by KO, four by submission (3 Arm triangle, guillotine)
     
  • Has won 12 of his last 15 and five in a row
     
  • Six first round finishes
     
  • Has wins over Strikeforce vet Charon Spain and UFC vets Alex Soto and Chico Camus

UFC History
UFC on ABC (7/16/22) Simon submitted Jack Shore via arm-triangle choke at 3:28 of the second round 
UFC Fight Night (12/18/21) Simon knocked out Raphael Assuncao at 2:14 of the second round
UFC 258 (2/13/21) Simon won a three round unanimous decision over Brian Kelleher
UFC on ESPN (1/20/21) Simon submitted Gaetano Pirrello via arm triangle choke at 4:00 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (5/13/20) Simon won a three round split decision over Ray Borg
UFC on ESPN (12/7/19) Simon lost a three round unanimous decision to Rob Font
UFC Fight Night (7/13/19) Simon was stopped by Urijah Faber via strikes at :46 of the first round
UFC 234 (2/10/19) Simon won a three round unanimous decision over Rani Yahya
UFC 227 (8/4/18) Simon won a three round unanimous decision over Montel Jackson
UFC Fight Night (4/21/18) Simon submitted Merab Dvalishvili via guillotine choke at 5:00 of the third round

DWTNCS
Week 5
(8/8/17) Simon won a three round split decision over Donavon Frelow

Q&A
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training nine years ago. I grew up watching the UFC and always wanted to try my hand at it.
What ranks and titles have you held? Five-time amateur champ. Two-time state placer. 2013 WIAA state champ (open division). Titan FC bantamweight title challenger.
Do you have any heroes? My dad. That’s who I get my work ethic from.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It would be a dream come true. I visualize getting signed and getting to share that accomplishment with all of my loved ones.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I attended about a year and a half of college. My cumulative GPA is a 3.8. I have aspirations of continuing my schooling once I get signed. I would like to become an athletic trainer one day.
What was your job before you started fighting? Wrestling coach
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Five-time champ in three different weight classes (155,145,135). 1-0 in kickboxing and 1-0 in boxing.
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Win over UFC vet Alex Soto and fighting for the Titan FC belt on UFC FIGHT PASS.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in BJJ