|Birth Name||Ricky Simon|
|Birth Place||Vancouver, Washington, United States|
|Famous Name||Ricky Simon|
|Net Worth||$0.5 million|
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Weight||136 lb (62 kg; 9 st 10 lb)|
|Currently Working For||UFC|
|School attended||Union High School|
|Married to||Jade Simon|
Ricky Simon is an American professional MMA fighter who is currently competing in the bantamweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). A professional since 2012, he previously competed at Titan FC, KOTC, Main Event MMA, FCFF, and TPF. To date, he has compiled a record of 15-3-0 (win-loss-draw). For now, he is scheduled to face Ray Borg on May 13, 2020, at UFC on ESPN 9.
Vancouver, Washington native, Ricky Simon was born on 8th August 1992, under the star sign Leo. Also, holds a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, he is an American by nationality who came from the white ethnic background.
As of 2020, Simon's net worth is $0.5 million. The significant source of his earning is considered his MMA career as well as endorsement deals.
Since 2018, he is signed to the world-renowned MMA company, UFC, where he is earning a great deal of sum. Simon's UFC career earning is disclosed below:
|April 21, 2018||UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Lee||Merab Dvalishvili||Win||$10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay|
|August 4, 2018||UFC 227||Montel Jackson||Win||$12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay|
|February 10, 2019||UFC 234||Rani Yahya||Win||$14,000 to show, $14,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay|
|July 13, 2019||UFC Fight Night: de Randamie vs. Ladd||Urijah Faber||Loss||$23,000 to show, $4,000 fight week incentive pay|
|December 7, 2019||UFC on ESPN: Overeem vs. Rozenstruik||Rob Font||Loss||$23,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $4,000 fight week incentive pay|
Before UFC, he competed at Legacy Fighting where he pocketed $4000 each fighting at LFA 29 and LFA 36 against Chico Camus and Vinicius Zani respectively. Aforementioned, he has also competed at various other MMA events which has surely helped him to build his reputation as well as financial aspects.
Also, a middle school wrestling coach, he is sponsored by various brands including NW Therapeutics, Ballsy Brand, The Barbers, Riverside Payments, Inc, and DrinkHRW.
UFC Bantamweight fighter, Ricky Simon is a married man. He tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend, Jade Simon on Vancouver, Washington, in an intimate wedding ceremony.
The duo has flaunted their lovely pictures on their respective social from the beginning. On 25th June 2017, his wifey shared an old picture of them captioning "There we sit, as I give you the details of your next match, and little did I know how far we would go. From day one to 7 years later you've been there for me and one of my biggest supporters. You've been my backbone when I felt my weakest. You're my right hand. I love that you love me even when I forget it's our anniversary. I love you, babe!".
From the post, it's clear that the couple started dating since June 2010.
Ricky is from a tight-knit family, hence, he and his three brothers, Carlos Simon, Brandon Simon, Avi Simon, and Simon have the same tattoo "Simon" across their upper back. He also grew up with his close first cousin and fellow UFC athlete Vince Morales.
At the age of nine, Simon started training in wrestling. Further, he completed his high school from Union High School, graduating in 2010. After that, he planned to be a collegiate wrestler but it did not materialize, and subsequently transitioned to mixed martial arts.
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