Jorge Rivera




TRAINING: A typical training day is strength & conditioning with some form of sparring.

When and why did you start training for fighting? March 1997… I liked it.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition?
Undefeated as an amateur including a win over Tim Sylvia

Specific accomplishments in pro competition?
Hook n Shoot and Ring of Fury middleweight champion.

Do you have any heroes? Dad

What is your favorite technique?
Whichever one wins a fight for me.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To be competing at the top tier of my profession.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No

What was your job before you started fighting? Construction worker… Laborer’s Local 609 in Framingham, Massachusetts.

•    Has fought all the top middleweights of this era, including Anderson Silva, Rich Franklin, Travis Lutter, Michael Bisping, David Loiseau, and Chris Leben.

•    Has 13 wins by KO or TKO.

•    Is a veteran of 14 UFC fights.

Fight History

Skill Breakdown
Charts are compiled based on results from all fights.
Total Fights: 16
Record: 19-9-0
Summary: Well rounded
Fighter Info
Nickname: El Conquistador
From: Framingham, Massachussetts USA
Fights Out Of: Milford, MA USA
Age: 40
Height: 6′ 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
761
50% Successful
378
Types of Successful Strikes
0
378
30%
44% Clinch
26%
114
165
99
Striking Defense
57
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
14
50% Successful
7
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
5
4
Takedown Defense
64
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
Jorge Rivera
UFC®: Guillard vs. Miller

Jan 20, 2012

6 0 0 0 R2KO/TKO
Eric Schafer 6 2 0 3
Loss
Jorge Rivera
UFC® 133: Evans vs. Ortiz

Aug 6, 2011

25 1 0 0 R3Decision – Split
Constantinos Philippou 35 2 1 2
Loss
Michael Bisping
UFC® 127: PENN vs. FITCH

Feb 26, 2011

50 3 0 0 R2KO/TKO
Jorge Rivera 8 0 0 0
Win
Nate Quarry
UFC® Fight Night™: FLORIAN vs GOMI

Mar 31, 2010

19 0 0 0 R2KO/TKO
Jorge Rivera 29 0 0 0
Win
Jorge Rivera
UFC® 104: MACHIDA v SHOGUN

Oct 24, 2009

66 0 0 2 R3KO/TKO
Rob Kimmons 23 1 0 1

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