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Roger Zapata

Roger "Viva" Zapata

Fighter Details

  • Name: Roger Zapata
  • Pro MMA Record: 4-2-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Viva
  • Current Streak: 2 Losses
  • Age: 34 | Date of Birth: 1986.05.09
  • Last Fight: September 26, 2015 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Welterweight | Last Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Renzo Gracie Latham
  • Height: 5'11" (181cm) | Reach: 74.0" (188cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Born: Latham, New York
  • Fighting out of: Albany, New York
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Roger Zapata Wiki Update Wiki

Roger Zapata was selected for The Ultimate Fighter 19, Team Edgar vs. Team Penn. He defeated Tyler Minton by TKO to earn his spot in the house. He was picked in the 4th round of Middleweights by BJ Penn. He would win his first fight in the house defeating Ian Stephens by Unanimous Decision, in the most controversial fight in TUF history. After the winner is announced, both teams are shocked on how the judges first scored the fight as a majority draw (10-8, 9-9, 9-9), but the Nevada State Athletic Commission decided to pick Zapata as the winner.

The Ultimate Fighter 19: Team Edgar vs. Team Penn

Episode 1 Zapata def. Tyler Minton by TKO (punches) in Round 2 (2013.10.16)

Episode 6 Zapata def. Ian Stephens by Unanimous Decision (2013.11.08)
Episode 12 Dhiego Lima def. Zapata by Submission (armbar) in Round 1 (2013.11.21)

Last updated 09.28.2014, 6:55 PM ET
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