Ricky Simon - Official UFC® Profile
Ricky
Simon
10-1-0( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Fight of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 2 fights.
Record: 10-1-0
Summary: Wrestling

Fighter Info

From: Pendelton, Oregon United States
Fights Out Of: Vancouver, Washington United States
Height: 5' 7" ( 170 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )
Reach 69"
Leg Reach 38"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
103
33% Successful
34
Types of Successful Strikes
0
34
82% Standing
15%
28
5
1
Striking Defense
71
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
7
29% Successful
2
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
2
1
Takedown Defense
70
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Ricky Simon
UFC 227: Dillashaw vs. Garbrandt 2
Aug 4, 2018
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Win
Ricky Simon
Apr 21, 2018
61
34
6
2
0
1
0
2
R3 KO/TKO
Fight of the Night
Win
Ricky Simon
Aug 8, 2017
48
36
14
1
0
0
6
0
R3 Decision - Split

Biography

TRAINING: Grappling with Fabiano, mitt work with Ian and strength and conditioning.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training six 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: Blue belt in BJJ

Favorite grappling technique: D’arce

Favorite Striking technique: Flying knee

 

· Pro since 2014

 

· Four wins by KO, one by submission (Arm triangle)

 

· On three fight winning streak

 

· Five first round finishes

 

· Has wins over Strikeforce vet Charon Spain and UFC vet Alex Soto

Career

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