Ricardo
Romero
11-3-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 3 fights.
Record: 11-3-0
Summary: Wrestling

Fighter Info

From: Jersey City, NJ USA
Fights Out Of: North Brunswick, New Jersey USA
Age: 36
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 205 lb ( 93 kg )
College: Rutgers University
Degree: Philosophy

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
36
56% Successful
20
Types of Successful Strikes
0
20
35% Standing
65% Ground
7
13
Striking Defense
46
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
10
10% Successful
1
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
5
1
Takedown Defense
100
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
James Te Huna Sep 24, 2011
5 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Ricardo Romero 0 0 0 0
Loss
Kyle Kingsbury Feb 5, 2011
9 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Ricardo Romero 1 0 0 0
Win
Seth Petruzelli Jul 3, 2010
30 0 2 0 R2 Submission
Ricardo Romero 19 1 2 5

Biography


When and why did you start training for fighting? About three years ago I started. I love the competition.

What ranks and titles have you held?  I have won the Light Heavy and Heavyweight belts at Ring of Combat.

Do you have any heroes? I look at my parents as excellent role models. They keep to the right path no matter what is thrown at them.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fighting in the UFC has been a goal from the start. I am very happy that I have been invited to compete... I will not disappoint and I hope to put on a good show

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Rutgers University - Philosophy

What was your job before you started fighting? I’m still working on NYMEX as a phone clerk, brokering Natural gas and Crude oil options

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 3-0

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Ring of Combat Light heavyweight, Heavyweight & Beast of the East Tournament Champion.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Purple Belt BJJ

 

·         On six fight winning streak

 

·         Won Petruzelli bout with broken jaw and torn pectoral muscle suffered during the bout

 

·         Only loss came via disqualification in September 2008.

 

·         Has wins over UFC vet James McSweeney (submission) and Ultimate Fighter competitor Karen Grigoryan (TKO).

 

·         Has fought all previous fights in Ring of Combat promotion

 

·         Four wins by TKO, six by submission

 

·         Former Rutgers University wrestler

Career

Key Opponents

Kyle Kingsbury
Kyle Kingsbury
11-5-0, 1NC
( W-L-D )
James Te Huna
James Te Huna
18-8-0
( W-L-D )

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