Rick Palacios - Official UFC® Profile
Rick
Palacios
9-1-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

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Record: 9-1-0
Summary: Well-rounded

Fighter Info

Nickname: El Gallero
From: McAllen, Texas United States
Fights Out Of: Mission, Texas United States
Age: 31
Height: 5' 6" ( 167 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )

Biography

TRAINING: Wake up for a morning run with a light strength workout. 6pm - 7pm boxing, avid conditioning 7pm- 8pm, Muay Thai and BJJ/Wrestling 

Thoughts on opponent, Toby Misech? Tough opponent and a great striker. It will be fun.

When and why did you start training for fighting? Because I was overweight and loved to get in streetfights.

Do you have any heroes? God and my Grandma 

What would it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything, everything I have worked for and that all my time and my dedication has paid off. 

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked job to job - Walmart call centers, etc... 

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 6-0, 2 titles 

Favorite Striking technique: Jab
 
  • Five wins by KO
  • On six fight winning streak
  • Owns 2017 wins over UFC vets Chris Avila and Roman Salazar
  • One first round finish

Career

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