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David Rickels

"The Caveman" David Rickels
  • Name: David Rickels
  • MMA Record: 18-4-0, 2 NC (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Caveman
  • Current Streak: 2 Wins
  • Age: 28 | Date of Birth: 1989.01.05
  • Last Fight: January 27, 2017 in BFC
  • Weight Class: Welterweight | Last Weigh-In: 170.3 lbs
  • Affiliation: Saekson Janjira Muay Thai
  • Height: 6'0" (183cm) | Reach: 72.0" (183cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Born: United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Derby, Kansas
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook

David Rickels Welterweight Ranking History

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David Rickels MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:44 Round 3 of 3, 10:44 Total

Us Aaron Derrow
17-4-0 14-8-0

Us Bellator 171: Guillard vs. Njokuani
Co-Main Event | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2017.01.27
Odds: -1000 (Huge Favorite) | Weigh-In: 170.3 lbs (77.2 kgs) | Referee: Rob Hinds
No Contest | KO/TKO
2:14 Round 1 of 3

Us Melvin Guillard
17-4-0 32-16-2

Us Bellator 159: Caldwell vs. Taimanglo
Co-Main Event | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2016.07.22
Odds: -165 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 155.8 lbs (70.7 kgs) | Referee: Rob Hinds
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
3:49 Round 1 of 3

Us Bobby Cooper
16-4-0 12-6-0

Us Bellator 150: Kongo vs. Queiroz
Co-Main Event | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2016.02.26
Odds: -515 (Heavy Favorite) | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
3:05 Round 2 of 3, 8:05 Total

Us Michael Chandler
16-3-0 13-3-0

Us Bellator 145: Vengeance
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2015.11.06
Odds: +600 (Huge Underdog) | Weigh-In: 155.8 lbs (70.6 kgs) | Referee: Mike England
No Contest | Foul
2:24 Round 1 of 3

Ca John Alessio
16-3-0 35-17-0

Us Bellator 139: Kongo vs. Volkov
Co-Main Event | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2015.06.26
Odds: -205 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 155.9 lbs (70.7 kgs) | Referee: Rob Hinds
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Davi Ramos
15-3-0 4-0-0

Us Bellator 130: Newton vs. Vassell
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2014.10.24
Odds: -205 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 155.6 lbs (70.6 kgs) | Referee: Rob Hinds
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
0:54 Round 2 of 3, 5:54 Total

Br Patricky Freire
15-2-0 11-5-0

Us Bellator 113: Vegh vs. Newton 2
Co-Main Event | Tournament Quarterfinal | 155 lbs

2014.03.21
Odds: -205 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 155.7 lbs (70.6 kgs) | Referee: Jason Herzog
#46 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2014
Win | KO/TKO
2:37 Round 3 of 3, 12:37 Total

Us JJ Ambrose
14-2-0 20-4-0

Us Bellator 103: Pitbull vs. Guerreiro
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2013.10.11
Odds: -450 (Heavy Favorite) | Weigh-In: 155.7 lbs (70.6 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
0:44 Round 1 of 5

Us Michael Chandler
14-1-0 11-0-0

Us Bellator 97: Chandler vs. Rickels
Main Event | Title Challenge | Lightweight | 155

2013.07.31
Odds: +700 (Huge Underdog) | Weigh-In: 154.6 lbs (70.1 kgs) | Referee: Jason Herzog
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
5:00 Round 2 of 3, 10:00 Total

Us Saad Awad
13-1-0 14-4-0

Us Bellator 94
Co-Main Event | Tournament Finals | 155 lbs

2013.03.28
Odds: -200 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 155.8 lbs (70.7 kgs) | Referee: Troy Waugh
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Jason Fischer
12-1-0 6-1-0

Us Bellator 91
Main Card | Tournament Semifinal | 155 lbs

2013.02.28
Odds: -370 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 155.7 lbs (70.6 kgs) | Referee: Jason Herzog
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Lloyd Woodard
11-1-0 12-2-0

Us Bellator 87
Main Event | Tournament Quarterfinal | 155 lbs

2013.01.31
Odds: +110 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 155.4 lbs (70.5 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Jason Fischer
10-1-0 5-0-0

Us Bellator 82
Main Card | Catchweight | 160 lbs

2012.11.30
Odds: -340 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 159.8 lbs (72.5 kgs) | Referee: Jason Herzog
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

De Karl Amoussou
10-0-0 14-4-2

Us Bellator 69
Co-Main Event | Tournament Semifinal | 170 lbs

2012.05.18
Odds: +125 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 170.6 lbs (77.4 kgs) | Referee: Jason Herzog
Cancelled Bout Karl Amoussou Bellator 67 2012.05.04
Reason: Rescheduled
Cancelled Bout Brian Foster Bellator 63 2012.03.30
Reason: Foster Failed Medical
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:22 Round 1 of 3

Us Jordan Smith
9-0-0 17-2-1

Us Bellator 63
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 170 lbs

2012.03.30
Odds: +145 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 168.3 lbs (76.3 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Win | Submission | Choke
1:06 Round 2 of 3, 6:06 Total

Us Levi Avera
8-0-0 16-9-0

Us Bellator 53
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2011.10.08
Referee: Jason Herzog
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Us Kody Frank

Us Kansas Regional

2011.07.16
Win | Submission | Choke
1:11 Round 2 of 3, 6:11 Total

Us Rich Bouphanouvong
6-0-0 1-3-0

Us Bellator 43
Preliminary Card | Catchweight | 179 lbs

2011.05.07
Weigh-In: 177.6 lbs (80.6 kgs) | Referee: Kevin Nix
Win | Submission | Choke
3:32 Round 1 of 3

Us Dylan Smith
5-0-0 6-1-0

Us Bellator 40
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2011.04.09
Weigh-In: 169.0 lbs (76.7 kgs)
Win | Decision | Split

Us Aaron Fondry

Us Vermont Regional

2011.02.24
Win | Submission | Choke

Us Charles Jones

Us C3 Fights

2010.10.22
Win | Submission | Choke

Us Kelly Allen

Us Kansas Regional

2010.08.14
Win | Submission | Armlock

Us Michael Glenn

Us Kansas Regional

2010.06.19
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes

Us Chris Evinger

Us Kansas Regional

2010.02.12
Amateur Results Opponent Event Date
Win | KO/TKO

Danny Grayson

Us Kansas Regional

2009.08.01
Win | Submission | Choke

Us Christopher Sutton-Kearn

Us Kansas Regional

2009.06.26
Win | Submission | Strikes

Wes Lubberts

Us Kansas Regional

2009.04.04
Win | Submission | Choke

Us Darrell Dancy

Us Kansas Regional

2008.11.22
Win | Submission

Us Shane Sake

Us Kansas Regional

2008.08.15
Win | Submission

Earnest Freeman

Us Missouri Regional

2008.07.19
Loss | KO/TKO

Frank Crim

Us Kansas Regional

2008.05.10
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Tristan Granberry

Us Kansas Regional

2008.03.29
Win | KO/TKO

Jim Grahm

Us Kansas Regional

2007.10.18

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