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Ricky Simon

Featherweight Division • 18-3-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 2
    Fight Win Streak
  • 5
    Wins by Knockout
  • 10
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 39% 39%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
113
Sig. Strikes Attempted
293
Grappling accuracy 41% 41%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
9
Takedowns Attempted
32
2.51
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
4.13
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
4.33
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.33
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
70
%
Sig. Str. Defense
74
%
Takedown Defense
0.67
Knockdown Ratio
15:00
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
84 (74%)
Clinch
12 (11%)
Ground
17 (15%)

Sig. Str. by target

64% 72 Head 22% 25 Body 14% 16 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
5 (28%)
DEC
10 (56%)
SUB
3 (17%)

Event Results

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Pendleton, United States
Fighting style
Wrestling
Age
28
Height
66.00
Weight
135.00
Octagon Debut
Aug. 08, 2017
Reach
69.00
Leg reach
38.00
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training eight 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.

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: Brown belt in BJJ

Favorite grappling technique: D’arce

Favorite Striking technique: Flying knee

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Ricky Simon prepares to fight Urijah Faber in their bantamweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Golden 1 Center on July 13, 2019 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)
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Ricky Simon punches Merab Dvalishvili