Ricardo Ramos (fighter)
|Born||August 1, 1995|
Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||135 lb (61 kg; 9 st 9 lb)|
|Reach||72 in (183 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil|
|Team||Ramos Team (Brazil)|
|Rank||Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Mixed martial arts career
Ramos made his professional MMA debut in 2012. For the first two years of his career he fought exclusively in his native Brazil and amassed a record of 6 wins and no losses. He made his North American debut in 2015, fighting three times for Legacy FC before it re-branded to Legacy Fighting Alliance. Before joining the UFC, he had a record of 9 wins and 1 loss; all but one of his wins came via stoppage before the final bell.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Ramos was expected to face Sergio Pettis on June 29, 2019 at UFC on ESPN 3. However, on June 15, 2019 it was reported that Pettis pulled out of the bout citing injury, and he was replaced by newcomer Journey Newson. He won the fight via unanimous decision.
Ramos faced Luiz Eduardo Garagorri in a featherweight bout on November 16, 2019 at UFC on ESPN+ 22. He won the fight via a rear-naked choke in round one. This win earned him the Performance of the Night award.
Championships and achievements
Mixed martial arts
- Elite Fighting Championship
- EFC Bantamweight Championship (One Time)
- Ultimate Fighting Championship
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|16 matches||14 wins||2 losses|
|Win||14–2||Luiz Eduardo Garagorri||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Jacaré||November 16, 2019||1||3:57||São Paulo, Brazil||Featherweight bout. Performance of the Night.|
|Win||13–2||Journey Newson||Decision (unanimous)||UFC on ESPN: Ngannou vs. dos Santos||June 29, 2019||3||5:00||Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States|
|Loss||12–2||Said Nurmagomedov||TKO (spinning back kick and punches)||UFC Fight Night: Assunção vs. Moraes 2||February 2, 2019||1||2:28||Fortaleza, Brazil|
|Win||12–1||Kyung Ho Kang||Decision (split)||UFC 227||August 4, 2018||3||5:00||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Win||11–1||Aiemann Zahabi||KO (spinning back elbow)||UFC 217||November 4, 2017||3||1:58||New York City, New York, United States||Performance of the Night.|
|Win||10–1||Michinori Tanaka||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Bermudez vs. Korean Zombie||February 4, 2017||3||5:00||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Win||9–1||Alfred Khashakyan||Submission (rear-naked choke)||NEF: Lookin' for a Fight||August 5, 2016||2||2:10||Bangor, Maine, United States|
|Loss||8–1||Manny Vazquez||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Legacy FC 51||February 5, 2016||1||1:45||Hinckley, Minnesota, United State||For the vacant Legacy FC Bantamweight Championship.|
|Win||8–0||Cody Walker||Submission (triangle armbar)||Legacy FC 46||October 2, 2015||1||2:39||Allen, Texas, United States||Featherweight bout.|
|Win||7–0||Justin Rader||TKO (punches)||Legacy FC 41||April 3, 2015||1||0:32||Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States||Return to Bantamweight.|
|Win||6–0||Fabio Lima||Submission (triangle choke)||MMA Super Heroes 4||May 30, 2014||3||1:49||Valinhos, Brazil||Catchweight (137 lbs) bout.|
|Win||5–0||Rafael Correa||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Talent MMA Circuit 8: Valinhos 2014||April 12, 2014||1||2:38||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||4–0||Lucas Mascena||Submission (armbar)||Talent MMA Circuit 5: Campinas 2013||November 23, 2013||1||1:59||Campinas, Brazil||Return to Featherweight.|
|Win||3–0||Allan Nascimento||Decision (unanimous)||Elite FC 5: Night of Champions||October 5, 2013||3||5:00||Campinas, Brazil||Won the EFC Bantamweight Championship.|
|Win||2–0||William Oliveira||TKO (knee and punches)||Supreme FC||December 1, 2012||1||0:30||Campinas, Brazil|
|Win||1–0||Josivaldo Moreno||Submission (triangle choke)||CT Fight||May 19, 2012||1||0:58||Indaiatuba, Brazil|
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- "Ricardo Lucas Ramos a mix of emotions for UFC Fight Night 104 debut vs. Michinori Tanaka". mmajunkie.com. 2017-02-03.
- "UFC Fight Night 104 winner Ricardo Lucas Ramos thankful for previous encounters with Dana White". mmajunkie.com. 2017-02-06.
- "Zahabi Meets Ramos at UFC 217 in NYC". topmmanews.com. 2017-08-18.
- "Knockout! Watch Ricardo Ramos land vicious spinning elbow on Aiemann Zahabi at UFC 217". mmamania.com. 2017-11-04.
- "UFC 217 post-fight bonuses: Rose Namajunas, Ricardo Ramos among FIVE bonus winners". bloodyelbow.com. 2017-11-05.
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- "Ricardo Ramos injured, out of UFC Denver fight with Ricky Simon". MMA Fighting. Retrieved 2018-10-16.
- Marcel Dorff (2018-12-11). "Ricardo Ramos vs. Said Nurmagomedov added to UFC Fortaleza". mmadna.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 2018-12-11.
- "UFC Fortaleza results: Said Nurmagomedov flawless with first-round finish of Ricardo Ramos". MMAjunkie. 2019-02-02. Retrieved 2019-02-03.
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- Jon Fuentes (2019-11-16). "UFC Sao Paulo Bonuses, Attendance & Gate". lowkickmma.com. Retrieved 2019-11-16.
- Sherdog.com. "Ricardo Ramos MMA Stats, Pictures, News, Videos, Biography - Sherdog.com". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-11-16.