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"The Gladiator"

Rick Glenn

Lightweight Division • 21-6-1 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 12
    Wins by Knockout
  • 3
    Wins by Submission
  • 6
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 42% 42%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
388
Sig. Strikes Attempted
915
Grappling accuracy 14% 14%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
4
Takedowns Attempted
29
4.31
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
4.29
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
0.67
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.33
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
53
%
Sig. Str. Defense
67
%
Takedown Defense
0.17
Knockdown Ratio
15:00
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
223 (57%)
Clinch
66 (17%)
Ground
99 (26%)

Sig. Str. by target

63% 246 Head 25% 98 Body 11% 44 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
12 (57%)
DEC
6 (29%)
SUB
3 (14%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Glenn vs Aguilar

    Round
    3
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    Bermudez vs Glenn

    Round
    3
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    DEC

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Marshalltown, United States
Trains at
Absolute MMA and Fitness
Age
31
Height
72.00
Weight
155.00
Octagon Debut
Sep. 18, 2016
Reach
70.50
Leg reach
40.50
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? At age 14, I started to dedicate my life to fighting. I wanted to live the American Dream. 

What ranks and titles have you held? Midwest Cage Championship 145lb title, WSOF World title. 

Do you have any heroes? No heroes, just a few people I've looked up to: Allen Hernandez, Ken Hayes and a handful of other great men. 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Everything! I've been fighting for over 10 years with the goal of one day becoming a UFC fighter. 

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, I studied physical therapy. I dropped out to pursue my MMA career.   

What was your job before you started fighting? I've had many different jobs, and I most recently worked full-time with Costco Wholesale in the tire center. 

Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ brown belt

Favorite grappling technique: Leg lock

Favorite Striking technique: Anything

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Rick Glenn prepares to enter the Octagon before facing Gavin Tucker of Canada in their featherweight bout during the UFC 215 event inside the Rogers Place on September 9, 2017 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)
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EDMONTON, AB - SEPTEMBER 09:  Rick Glenn (top) punches Gavin Tucker of Canada in their featherweight bout during the UFC 215 event inside the Rogers Place on September 9, 2017 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)