Ricardo Lamas Scouting Report

Ricardo Lamas Scouting Report

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Ricardo Lamas Scouting Report


July 29, 2017; Anaheim, CA, USA; Ricardo Lamas reacts following his TKO victory against Jason Knight during UFC 214 at Honda Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports


Ricardo Lamas Scouting Report


5’8″ 145 lbs (Featherweight)
71″ reach, Orthodox
May 21, 1982


20-8 (UFC: 11-6)

Current Streak

1 straight win


Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
NCAA DIII All-American wrestling

Championships Held

ISCF Lightweight Champion: 2008 (no title defenses)



– above average reach
– very experienced
– has enjoyed great success in the UFC
– has beaten many top level opponents
– dynamic striker – flying knees, kicks, elbows
– solid submission skills
– physically strong
– very good at avoiding strikes
– very active looking for submissions
– vicious ground and pound
– solid MMA wrestler



– getting old for a fighter
– can be knocked out
– inaccurate striker
– poor takedown accuracy & defense
– gets hit almost as often as he hits his opponent
– has struggled when fighting the elite of the sport



The Bully has been extremely successful in the UFC, but hasn’t been able to get the gold around his waist yet.




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