Ricardo Lamas Biography

( 1982 - )
December 16, 2018
First published on:December 16, 2018
by Sam

Facts of Ricardo Lamas

Date of Birth: 1982, May 21
Age: 37 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Name Ricardo Alejandro Lamas
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois
Famous Name Ricardo Lamas
Horoscope Gemini
Father Jose Lamas
Father Nationality Cuban
Mother Nationality Mexican
Salary $991,600 dollars
Siblings Frank Lamas
School Location Hinsdale, Illinois
No. of Twitter Followers 37.6k
No. of Instagram Followers 28k
Weight 66 kg
Nationality American
Profession MMA fighter
Famous for Mixed Martial Arts
Started career as MMA fighter
Currently Working For Ultimate Fighting Championship
University attended Elmhurst College
School attended Hinsdale Central High School

Ricardo Lamas is an American professional MMA fighter who competes as a featherweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization. Lamas trains with local powerhouse MMA Masters in Miami, Florida and Team Top Notch in Villa Park, Illinois.


As a featherweight MMA fighter, Ricardo Alejandro Lamas reportedly earns around $991,600 dollars as his yearly salary from UFC. However, his net worth is yet to be reviewed.

Ricardo Lamas' Early Life

Ricardo Alejandro Lamas was born on May 21, 1982, in Chicago, Illinois to Cuban father, Jose Lamas and Mexican mother. As per his nationality, he is American. Further, his star sign is Gemini. He grew up along with his sibling, Frank Lamas.

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Ricardo Alejandro Lamas attended Hinsdale Central High School in Hinsdale, Illinois. After completing high school, Ricardo Alejandro Lamas enrolled at Elmhurst College and graduated with a degree in exercise science. He was a member of the men's wrestling team during his college days.

Ricardo Lamas' Professional Life

Lamas has a record of winning the ISCF North Central Regional Title when he defeated Cal Ferry via Guillotine Choke. He further made his WEC debut against Bart Palaszewski and won the fight. However, he lost the fight against Danny Castillo in August 2009.

CAPTION: Danny Castillo vs. Ricardo Lamas SOURCE: Sherdog.com

Ricardo Lamas further faced James Krause and Bendy Casimir and won both fights. He again defeated Dave Jansen via unanimous decision.  In October 2010, WEC merged with the UFC and as a result, all WEC fighters were transferred to the UFC. Lamas faced UFC veteran Matt Grice in a featherweight fight in his UFC debut and ultimately, won the game.

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Further, Lamas fought with Cub Swanson and Hatsu Hioki and won both matches. He faced Erik Koch in January 2013 and won via TKO. The title fight against Jose Aldo took place as the co-main event of UFC 169 in which he lost the fight via unanimous decision.

CAPTION: Ricardo Lamas punching Jose Aldo SOURCE: ESPN

But, in other fights with Hacran Dias and Dennis Bermudez respectively, Lamas won the fights. Lamas lost another fight with Diego Sanchez as well as with Mirsad Bektic. Recently, on November 17, 2018, he won the fight against Darren Elkins via TKO.

Ricardo Lamas' Personal Life

There is rarely any information regarding Ricardo Lamas' dating affairs. He hasn't revealed anything about whom he's dating or in a relationship with. It seems that he likes to keep his personal life secret.

Even after stalking through his social media pages, there is no information related to his personal life. He frequently posts photos of him practicing MMA and totally seems focused in his career.

Ricardo Lamas' Salary and Net Worth

Ricardo Alejandro Lamas has an average salary of $991,600 dollars annually. He is the 122nd best paid MMA player. 

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Lamas has quite a good career in MMA fighting. He may have earned a lot of fortune from his career. His net worth is yet to be estimated.

Other than being a famous Mixed Martial Artist,  Ricardo Alejandro Lamas is pretty famous in social media. He has 28k Instagram followers and 37.6k Twitter followers.

Facts and stats of Ricardo Lamas

Ricardo Alejandro Lamas is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. The Famous MMA fighter is 5 feet 8 inches in height and weighs around 66 kg.

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