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"The Hybrid"

Niko Price

Welterweight Division

15-6-0 (W-L-D)

10

Wins by Knockout

3

Wins by Submission

4

First Round Finishes

Niko Price

athlete record

Event Results

Info

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

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Cape Coral, United States
Trains at
Team Price
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
33
Height
72.00
Weight
185.00
Octagon Debut
Dec. 31, 2016
Reach
76.00
Leg reach
42.50
  • Pro since 2012
     
  • Ten wins by KO, three by submission (armbar, arm triangle, RNC)
     
  • Ten first round finishes
     
  • Has won five of his last 11 (5-5, 1 NC)
     
  • Most recent pre-UFC win over Willie Hosch on 8/12/16 was first distance fight
     
  • Origin of nickname: “Because I'm the best of both worlds.”

UFC on ESPN (12/3/22) Price was stopped by Phil Rowe via strikes at 3:26 of the third round 

UFC Fight Night (10/2/21) Price won a three round unanimous decision over Alex Oliveira

UFC 264 (7/10/21) Price lost a three round unanimous decision to Michel Pereira

UFC Fight Night (9/19/20) Price’s three-round draw with Donald Cerrone was overturned to a no contest when Price failed a post-fight drug test

UFC 249 (5/9/20) Price lost to Vicente Luque via TKO (Doctor stoppage) at 3:37 of the third round

UFC Fight Night (10/12/19) Price knocked out James Vick at 1:44 of the first round

UFC 240 (7/27/19) Price was stopped by Geoff Neal via strikes at 2:39 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (3/9/19) Price knocked out Tim Means at 4:50 of the first round

UFC 228 (9/8/18) Price was knocked out by Abdul Razak Alhassan at :43 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (7/14/18) Price knocked out Randy Brown at 1:09 of the second round

UFC on FOX (1/27/18) Price submitted George Sullivan via rear naked choke at 4:21 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (10/28/17) Price was submitted by Vicente Luque via D’Arce choke at 4:08 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (8/5/17) Price stopped Alan Jouban via strikes at 1:44 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (2/4/17) Price’s knockout win over Alex Morono was overturned to a no contest when Price failed a post-fight drug test

UFC 207 (12/30/16) Price submitted Brandon Thatch via arm triangle choke at 4:30 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I tried out an MMA class in 2008 and from the first punch I knew I could do this.

What ranks and titles have you held? Fight Time Promotions Welterweight Title & Elite Promotions Amateur Welterweight Title

Do you have any heroes? Anderson Silva & Dominick Cruz

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means I'm blessed, I'm supposed to be here, and that all my hard work wasn't a waste.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? For a short time, I studied criminal justice and it wasn't for me.

What was your job before you started fighting? Landscaping & I own my own pressure washing business.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Amateur record of 9-0, 2-0 in kickboxing and countless grappling completion placements.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Jiu-Jitsu brown belt

Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine

Favorite Striking technique: Superman punch to spinning backfist