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Sean O’Malley Initially Wanted Ricky Simon So He Could KO A Wrestler

Sean O'Malley thinks Ricky Simon blew his biggest chance. This Saturday night (July 10), O'Malley will collide with Kris Moutinho. The bout will be featured on the main card of UFC 264. Initially, the "Sugar" Show was expected to meet Louis Smolka. Moutinho stepped in after Smolka suffered an injury. Moutinho...

UFC Jacksonville Highlights: Ricky Simon Edges Out Ray Borg

Ray Borg vs. Ricky Simon continued the action on the UFC Jacksonville card. The two fighters met in a bantamweight bout at the UFC Jacksonville event on Wednesday night from Jacksonville, Florida at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on ESPN+. The fight went all three rounds with Simon getting the split...

UFC Washington Highlights: Rob Font Outlasts Ricky Simon

Rob Font vs. Ricky Simon went the distance at UFC Washington. The two fighters met in a bantamweight bout at the UFC Washington event from the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C on Saturday night (December 7, 2019) that aired on ESPN. It was a solid back and forth fight that...

Ricky Simon Out To Prove He Belongs Against Rob Font At UFC Washington (Interview)

Ricky Simon suffered his first loss inside the Octagon back in July at UFC Sacramento. There, the surging contender was knocked out by Urijah Faber in just 46 seconds. For Simon, he says the loss is a learning experience and a small bump in the road en route to...

Urijah Faber: Dominick Cruz ‘More Confusing’ Fight Than Henry Cejudo

Over the weekend, MMA great Urijah Faber came out of retirement in quite the impressive fashion. The 40-year-old 'California Kid' starched formerly rising star Ricky Simon (watch it) in just 46 seconds in the co-main event of last Saturday's (July 13, 2019) UFC Sacramento from the Golden1 Center. After the...

Urijah Faber Was Interested In Fighting Kron Gracie In Return

UFC Hall of Famer, Urijah Faber is back. After retiring in 2016, "The California Kid" is set to return to the Octagon on Saturday. There, he will take on Ricky Simon. However, the 26-year-old was not his first choice. Rather, he had interest in fighting jiu-jitsu ace, Kron Gracie....

Ricky Simon: It Will be Bittersweet KOing Urijah Faber

Like many others, Ricky Simon grew up admiring Urijah Faber. And whenever you receive an opportunity to compete against your hero, even if the sport is professional face-punching, it is quite the honor. So much so, that in the case of Ricky Simon, he postponed his honeymoon to instead...

Josh Emmett Was Surprised Urijah Faber Retired, And ‘Had A Feeling’ He Would Return (Interview)

UFC Hall of Famer, Urijah Faber is back. "The California Kid" announced his retirement in 2016 after he beat Brad Pickett by decision. When he hung up his gloves, the news surprised some, including teammate, Josh Emmett. But, the 40-year-old Faber will return to the Octagon on Saturday to...

Ricky Simon Says Chael Sonnen Has Played A Vital Role In His Career (Interview)

When Chael Sonnen announced his retirement from MMA following his loss to Lyoto Machida, it had positive reactions from the MMA world. Fighters acknowledged what a great career he had and his impact on the sport. But, for Ricky Simon, 26, who is set to fight Urijah Faber this...

Urijah Faber vs. Ricky Simon In The Works For UFC Sacramento

Yesterday, Urijah Faber had announced he had agreed to a fight for his return with all signs pointing towards him fighting at UFC Sacramento. “Looking at today’s landscape, I just know that I can compete easily. I’ve stayed in great shape," Faber said to Dan Hardy. "It sounds like...

UFC 227 Video Highlights: Ricky Simon Bests Montel Jackson In Prelim Bout

In the co-main event on the preliminary card at UFC 227 on Saturday night, Ricky Simon picked up a big victory. Simon bested Montel Jackson in a Bantamweight bout that aired second-to-last on the FX prelim portion of the big event at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California on...

UFC Fight Night 128 Performance Of The Night Bonus Winners

UFC Fight Night 128 has come-and-gone and it was quite the event. The event saw Kevin Lee dominate Edson Barboza, aside from one scary moment from a hook kick, en route to a fifth round TKO victory due to doctor stoppage. Also on the card, Frankie Edgar bounced back from his...