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Rick Glenn

Rick Glenn

Nationality :American
Date Of Birth :April 12, 1989
Height :6 feet 0 inches
Weight :70 kg

Rick Glenn is an American mixed martial artist currently competing in the Lightweight division of the UFC. A professional since 2006, he is the former World Series of Fighting Featherweight Champion.


BornApril 12, 1989 (age 34)
Marshalltown, Iowa, United States
Other namesThe Gladiator
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight155 lb (70 kg; 11 st 1 lb)
Reach70 in (178 cm)

Rick Glenn Biography, EarlyLife

Rick Glenn was born on April 12, 1989, in Marshalltown, Iowa, United States. Rick “The Gladiator” Glenn was born in the millennial generation and is currently 34 years old. He is a UFC fighter who competes in the lightweight division. He made his Octagon debut 2,525 days ago, on September 18, 2016. Glenn trains at Team Alpha Male.

Rick Glenn Education

Glenn was seventeen years old, still in high school, and had one year of wrestling, some boxing experience, and self-taught MMA skills when he was approached to fight on short notice for a local promotion. Rick Glenn left his work shift at a nearby Staples in Marshalltown early, hurrying out to the venue in time for a few stretches, and walked into the cage 5 minutes later, winning his first fight. This victory launched his MMA career. “Rick Glenn was a tough guy, but I cut him up.” I was stunned; I was fighting for my life there. When I was in high school, I was battling adult men, and that first win meant everything.”

Rick Glenn’s Height, And Weight

Rick Glenn’s height is 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m). He fights in the lightweight division in UFC. Fighters who fight in the lightweight class can weigh anywhere from pounds, but because of weight cutting, many MMA fighters walk around 10 – 30 lbs heavier than their weight class maximum limit.


Early career

Glenn fought most of the fights in the regional Midwest of America. He was the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) featherweight champion and Midwest Cage Fight featherweight champion. Glenn amassed a record of 18–3–1 prior signed by UFC. In his past 17 bouts, Glenn’s only loss was to WSOF featherweight champion Lance Palmer, and he held notable victories over Johnny Case and Georgi Karakhanyan.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

Glenn made his promotion debut on September 17, 2016, at UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson against Evan Dunham in Texas. He moved up to lightweight for this fight bout replacing injured Abel Trujillo on 12 days’ notice. He was bested by Dunham via unanimous decision and this unsuccessful debut snapped a three-fight winning streak since losing his WSOF title to Lance Palmer in 2014.

He next faced Phillipe Nover on February 11, 2017, at UFC 208. He outpointed Nover and won via split decision (27-30, 29–28, 29-28).

Glenn faced Gavin Tucker on October 9, 2017, at UFC 215. He won the fight by unanimous decision. Tucker suffered four broken bones on his face during the one-sided beating from Glenn and many criticized the referee, Kyle Cardinal, for not stopping the fight.

Glenn faced Myles Jury on December 30, 2017, at UFC 219. He lost the fight by unanimous decision.

Glenn faced Dennis Bermudez on July 14, 2018, at UFC Fight Night 133. He won the fight via split decision.

Glenn was scheduled to face Arnold Allen on November 30, 2018, at The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale. However, Allen pulled out of the fight on November 16 citing a cut he received while training, and he was replaced by Kevin Aguilar. At the weigh-ins, Glenn weighed in at 148.5 pounds, 2.5 pounds over the featherweight non-title fight limit of 146. He was fined 20 percent of their purse, which went to his opponent Kevin Aguilar. The bout proceeded at catchweight. Glenn lost the fight via unanimous decision.

Moving up to Lightweight

Glenn was scheduled to face Carlton Minus on December 19, 2020, at UFC Fight Night 183. However, during fight week, it was announced that Glenn had to be pulled out of the bout.

Glenn faced Joaquim Silva on June 19, 2021, at UFC on ESPN 25. He won the bout via knockout just 37 seconds into the first round. The fight marked the last of his prevailing contract, and he subsequently signed a new, four-fight contract with the UFC.

Glenn faced Grant Dawson on October 23, 2021, at UFC Fight Night: Costa vs. Vettori. The fight ended in a majority draw.

Glenn was scheduled to face Drew Dober on March 12, 2022, at UFC Fight Night 203. However, a week before the event, Glenn withdrew due to a torn groin and was replaced by Terrance McKinney.

Glenn faced Christos Giagos on April 22, 2023, at UFC Fight Night 222. He lost the fight by technical knockout in the first round.

Glenn is scheduled to face Drew Dober on October 7, 2023, at UFC Fight Night 226.

Rick Glenn’s Net Worth

Rick Glenn’s net worth is estimated to be $500,000 as a result of his 15-year MMA career.

Glenn earned $70,500 for his debut UFC fight, a unanimous decision loss to Evan Dunham at UFC Fight Night: Poirier versus Johnson. It was also a performance for Fight of the Night.

Rick Glenn’s Wife, Marriage, Children

There isn’t much information regarding his personal life available right now. His personal life will shortly be updated with any new developments. Furthermore, his former romantic history is unreported.

Rick Glenn Awards

Mixed martial arts

  • Professional Fighters League (formerly known as World Series of Fighting (WSOF)
    • World Series of Fighting (One time) vs. Georgi Karakhanyan
  • Midwest Cage Fight
    • Midwest Cage Fight Featherweight Champion (One time)


What is the net worth of Rick Glenn?

His net worth is 500,000 dollars.

What is the height of Rick Glenn?

His height is 6 feet.

What is the age of Rick Glenn?

His age is 34 years as of 2023.

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