Ricco Rodriguez

Ricco Rodriguez
FFC 10 in Skopje.jpg
Rodriguez shortly after his win against Tomaz Simonic on May 24, 2013
Born (1977-08-19) August 19, 1977 (age 44)
Paterson, New Jersey, United States
Other namesSuave
Height6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight225 lb (102 kg; 16 st 1 lb)
Super Heavyweight
Reach77 in (196 cm)
Fighting out ofStaten Island, New York, United States
TeamAmerican Fight Club
Ricco Rodriguez Fighting[1]
RankThird degree black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu
Years active1999–present
Professional boxing record
By knockout1
Mixed martial arts record
By knockout17
By submission25
By decision12
By knockout11
By decision16
No contests1
Other information
Boxing record from BoxRec
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog
Medal record
Representing the  United States
Men's submission grappling
ADCC World Championship
Gold medal – first place 1998 Abu Dhabi +99kg
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Abu Dhabi Absolute
Silver medal – second place 2000 Abu Dhabi +99kg

Ricco Rodriguez (born August 19, 1977) is an American semi-retired mixed martial artist currently competing in the heavyweight division. A professional competitor since 1999, he has competed for the UFC, PRIDE Fighting Championships, EliteXC, International Fight League, BAMMA, World Extreme Cagefighting, and Bellator. Ricco is a former UFC Heavyweight Champion, Mundials World Champion and also an ADCC World Champion. He is also the former King of the Cage World Heavyweight Champion.

  1. ^ "Ricco Rodriguez's Tapology Profile". tapology.com. Retrieved September 13, 2015.

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