Ricardo Ramos (fighter)

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Ricardo Ramos
Born (1995-08-01) August 1, 1995 (age 24)
Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Other namesCarcacinha
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight135 lb (61 kg; 9 st 9 lb)
Reach72 in (183 cm)
Fighting out ofCampinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
TeamRamos Team (Brazil)
RankPurple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Years active2012-present
Mixed martial arts record
By knockout3
By submission7
By decision4
By knockout1
By submission1
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Ricardo Lucas Ramos (born August 1, 1995) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who competes in the Featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

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.

Ramos was featured on Dana White's Lookin' for a Fight reality show when he submitted Alfred Khashakyan to earn himself a UFC contract.[1]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Ramos made his promotional debut at UFC Fight Night 104 against Michinori Tanaka.[2] Ramos won via unanimous decision.[3]

Ramos returned at UFC 217 taking on Aiemann Zahabi.[4] Ramos won via knockout in the third round.[5] He was awarded his first Performance of the Night bonus.[6]

Ramos faced Kyung Ho Kang on August 4, 2018 at UFC 227.[7] He won the fight by split decision.[8]

Ramos was expected to face Ricky Simon on November 10, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 139.[9] However, it was reported on October 16, 2018 that Ramos was pulled from the bout due to hand injury.[10]

Ramos faced Said Nurmagomedov on February 2, 2019 at UFC Fight Night 144.[11] He lost the fight by TKO in the first round.[12]

Ramos was expected to face Sergio Pettis on June 29, 2019 at UFC on ESPN 3.[13] However, on June 15, 2019 it was reported that Pettis pulled out of the bout citing injury,[14] and he was replaced by newcomer Journey Newson.[15] He won the fight via unanimous decision.[16]

Ramos faced Luiz Eduardo Garagorri in a featherweight bout on November 16, 2019 at UFC on ESPN+ 22.[17] He won the fight via a rear-naked choke in round one.[18] This win earned him the Performance of the Night award.[19]

Championships and achievements[edit]

Mixed martial arts[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Professional record breakdown
16 matches 14 wins 2 losses
By knockout 3 1
By submission 7 1
By decision 4 0
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
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


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "'Dana White: Lookin' for a Fight' S2E1: Discovering NEF's Devin Powell and Ricardo Lucas Ramos". mmajunkie.com. 2017-01-02.
  2. ^ "Ricardo Lucas Ramos a mix of emotions for UFC Fight Night 104 debut vs. Michinori Tanaka". mmajunkie.com. 2017-02-03.
  3. ^ "UFC Fight Night 104 winner Ricardo Lucas Ramos thankful for previous encounters with Dana White". mmajunkie.com. 2017-02-06.
  4. ^ "Zahabi Meets Ramos at UFC 217 in NYC". topmmanews.com. 2017-08-18.
  5. ^ "Knockout! Watch Ricardo Ramos land vicious spinning elbow on Aiemann Zahabi at UFC 217". mmamania.com. 2017-11-04.
  6. ^ a b "UFC 217 post-fight bonuses: Rose Namajunas, Ricardo Ramos among FIVE bonus winners". bloodyelbow.com. 2017-11-05.
  7. ^ Marcel Dorff (2018-05-08). "Ricardo Ramos faces Kyung Ho Kang during UFC 227 in Los Angeles". mmadna.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 2018-05-08.
  8. ^ "UFC 227 results: Ricardo Ramos' power shots earn split call over Kyung Ho Kang". MMAjunkie. 2018-08-05. Retrieved 2018-08-05.
  9. ^ Staff (2018-09-03). "Carcacinha faces Ricky Simon in commemorative 25th anniversary edition of UFC" (in Portuguese). sportv.globo.com. Retrieved 2018-09-03.
  10. ^ "Ricardo Ramos injured, out of UFC Denver fight with Ricky Simon". MMA Fighting. Retrieved 2018-10-16.
  11. ^ Marcel Dorff (2018-12-11). "Ricardo Ramos vs. Said Nurmagomedov added to UFC Fortaleza". mmadna.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 2018-12-11.
  12. ^ "UFC Fortaleza results: Said Nurmagomedov flawless with first-round finish of Ricardo Ramos". MMAjunkie. 2019-02-02. Retrieved 2019-02-03.
  13. ^ Radcliffe, JR (2019-05-08). "Milwaukee UFC fighter Sergio Pettis has another fight lined up for the summer". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved 2019-05-08.
  14. ^ Aidoo, Clyde (2019-06-15). "UFC Minneapolis: Sergio Pettis Out of Ricardo Ramos Bout • MMA News". MMA News. Retrieved 2019-06-16.
  15. ^ Ryan Fortune (2019-06-17). "Journey Newson Replaces Sergio Pettis, Faces Ricardo Ramos at UFC Minneapolis". cagesidepress.com. Retrieved 2019-06-18.
  16. ^ Bitter, Shawn (2019-06-29). "UFC Minneapolis Results: Ricardo Ramos Takes Decision Win Against Journey Newson". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2019-06-30.
  17. ^ Redactie (2019-10-03). "Ricardo Ramos vs. Luiz Eduardo Garagorri added to UFC São Paulo". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2019-10-03.(in Dutch)
  18. ^ Anderson, Jay (2019-11-16). "UFC Sao Paulo Results: Ricardo Ramos Looks Sharp in Submission of Luiz Eduardo Garagorri". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2019-11-17.
  19. ^ a b Jon Fuentes (2019-11-16). "UFC Sao Paulo Bonuses, Attendance & Gate". lowkickmma.com. Retrieved 2019-11-16.
  20. ^ Sherdog.com. "Ricardo Ramos MMA Stats, Pictures, News, Videos, Biography - Sherdog.com". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-11-16.

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