Ricky started wrestling when he was 8 years old, and he wrestled through high school. After deciding against wrestling in college, Ricky Simon started training in MMA. He went 9-0 as an amateur MMA fighter. Ricky Simon held 5 regional titles in 3 different weight classes (155, 145, 135). He also went 1-0 in amateur boxing and 1-0 in amateur kickboxing. Ricky is currently 10-1 as a professional MMA fighter. Currently, Ricky is very active in the wrestling community in which he grew up. He has coached at the local high schools, and has been running a local middle school program for the last six years.
"I find it truly rewarding giving back to these kids and trying to be a positive role model in their lives."
Ricky Simon's hobbies include traveling and spending time with his rather large family.