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"El Gringo"

Esteban Ribovics

Lightweight Division

11-0-0 (W-L-D)

6

Wins by Knockout

5

Wins by Submission

6

First Round Finishes

Esteban Ribovics

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Learn more about Esteban Ribovics' UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Tartagal, Argentina
Fighting style
Striker
Age
26
Height
70.00
Weight
155.00
Octagon Debut
Mar. 04, 2023
  • Pro since 2015
     
  • Six wins by KO, five by submission (3 Kimura, keylock, inverted triangle)
     
  • Six first-round finishes
     
  • Wins in :07, :22, :27
     
  • Origin of nickname – “It was the way that my family called me when I was young.” 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 6 
Episode 4 (8/16/22) Ribovics knocked out Thomas Paull at 1:30 of the first round 

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training at the age of 12, after my father's death, and at 18, I became a professional.

What ranks and titles have you held? I have become the number one freelancer in Argentina, and won two titles "FFC Peru" and "Samurai fight house"

Do you have any heroes? My mom and my dad.

What would it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It would mean everything to me; it is to fulfill a dream, the dream of every fighter. It would change my life completely.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to university, but I left to dedicate myself to this sport.

What was your job before you started fighting? I always trained, taught classes in MMA gyms, and helped in the family business.

Favorite grappling technique: Kimura 

Favorite Striking technique: Cross