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Themba Gorimbo

Peso Meio-Médio Categoria

13-4-0 (W-L-D)

1

Vitórias por nocaute

6

Vitórias por finalização

5

Vitórias no 1º round

Themba Gorimbo

Histórico do atleta

Informações

Learn more about Themba Gorimbo's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Cidade natal
Masvingo, Zimbábue
Estilo de luta
MMA
Idade
33
Altura
73.00
Peso
181.00
Estreia no UFC
18.02.23
Envergadura
77.00
Alcance das pernas
43.00
  • Pro since 2013

     
  • One win by KO, six by submission (2 triangle, guillotine, Brabo, 2 armbar)

     
  • Four first-round finishes

     
  • Has won four of his last five

     
  • Origin of nickname: “Because I had answers for all my doubters coming up.”

UFC Fight Night (2/13/23) Debut 

When and why did you start fighting? In 2010, after watching the movie Never Back Down 

What ranks and titles have you won? Won the EFC welterweight championship and I’m a blue belt in jiu-jitsu. 

Do you have any heroes? Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Honestly, it's a step closer to my dream. I am here not to just fight in the UFC. I want to become the champion.

Did you go to college? Unfortunately, I didn't.

What was your job before you started fighting? I was 16 when I was digging illegal diamonds in my home country, then moved to South Africa where I worked as a gardener, security guard, painter and cleaner.

Favorite grappling technique: All submissions

Favorite striking technique: Right hook