Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-12-18, pretty good finish but it is not enough to get three stars: the mma fight Raphael Assuncao vs Ricky Simon gets two (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2021).
Simon vs Assuncao is on the undercard of Derrick Lewis vs Chris Daukaus – UFC Vegas 45 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 57 or UFC Fight Night 199). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Raphael Assuncao record
The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Raphael Assuncao entered this fight with a pro record of 27-8-0 (52% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since June 2020.
The last time he won a match was against Rob Font in 2018 (Raphael Assuncao vs Rob Font); after this bout he has lost three consecutive fights, against Marlon Moraes (Raphael Assuncao vs Marlon Moraes 2), Cory Sandhagen (Cory Sandhagen vs Raphael Assuncao) and Cody Garbrandt (Raphael Assuncao vs Cody Garbrandt).
Ricky Simon record
His opponent, Ricky Simon, has an official mma record of 18-3-0 (44% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.17 in the bantamweight division.
He lost two consecutive bouts in 2019, against Urijah Faber (Urijah Faber vs Ricky Simon) and Rob Font, but then he has won three matches beating Ray Borg (Ray Borg vs Ricky Simon), Gaetano Pirrello and Brian Kelleher (Ricky Simon vs Brian Kelleher).
Simon’s next fight: Ricky Simon vs Jack Shore
UFC Vegas 45 info
Event: UFC Fight Night 199: Lewis vs. Daukaus
Where: UFC Apex, Enterprise, Nevada, USA
Division: bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg)
Assuncao vs Simon full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the fight Raphael Assuncao vs Ricky Simon as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Assuncao vs Simon result
Ricky Simon defeated Raphael Assuncao via KO at 2:14, round 2.
Assuncao vs Simon post-fight interview
Watch the official video of Ricky Simon vs Raphael Assuncao post-fight octagon interview.