Jorge Rivera

"El Conquistador"
  • Weight: 184 lbs
  • Height: 6'1"
  • Reach: 185.42"
  • Age: 42
wins23
65% 15 Knockouts
4% 1 Submissions
30% 7 Decisions
losses9
56% 5 Knockouts
33% 3 Submissions
11% 1 Decisions
Last 5 Fights
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Latest Articles
  • A Closer Look At UFC 133: Jorge Rivera vs. Constantinos Phillippou
    August 4, 2011

    “A Closer Look At UFC 133” continues into its second day of in-depth examination of the full UFC 133 card. This is the fourth part of a planned seven-part series. Part 1 is available here, Part 2 can be seen here,...

    “A Closer Look At UFC 133” continues into its second day of in-depth examination of the full UFC 133 card. This is the fourth part of a planned seven-part series. Part 1 is available here, Part 2 can be seen here, and Part 3 is right here. Now it’s time to focus on an interesting Middleweight match-up that pits Jorge Rivera against Constantinos Phillippou. Before we discuss the merits of Rivera and Philippou, it should be noted that this fight was one of the hardest struck by the injury-plagued UFC...

  • Third times the charm; Alessio Sakara vs. Jorge Rivera set for UFC 133
    April 15, 2011

    A middleweight match-up that has been on again and off again for the better part of a year will finally be taking place...or so we hope. Alessio Sakara, at one time a budding contender to the middleweight title,...

    A middleweight match-up that has been on again and off again for the better part of a year will finally be taking place...or so we hope. Alessio Sakara, at one time a budding contender to the middleweight title, will be pitted to meet with another derailed contender Jorge Rivera. The two men were scheduled to meet two times before, but third time might be the charm. Now, the two strikers will square off opposite one another at UFC 133, which takes place at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia,...

  • Attention Hollywood: Prepare For The Jorge Rivera Life Story Script
    February 25, 2011

    By John Moody If any UFC 127 fighter’s life is ripe to be made into a movie it is the story of Jorge Rivera. A stunning knockout of Michael Bisping in Australia would certainly sweeten the script for any...

    By John Moody If any UFC 127 fighter’s life is ripe to be made into a movie it is the story of Jorge Rivera. A stunning knockout of Michael Bisping in Australia would certainly sweeten the script for any Hollywood suit on the fence. Why Jorge Rivera? He grew up suffering discrimination in Milford, MA as part of the only Puerto Rican family in his area.  He admits he made some mistakes as a teenager, which landed him in jail.  He had his first child as a young man as he turned to MMA after...

  • 5 Reasons Michael Bisping Could Beat Jorge Rivera
    February 20, 2011

    Hello once more fans and friends and welcome back to the latest edition of my “5 Reasons Why” series. Today’s double-entry features the impending encounter between tough Middleweight fighters Michael Bisping and...

    Hello once more fans and friends and welcome back to the latest edition of my “5 Reasons Why” series. Today’s double-entry features the impending encounter between tough Middleweight fighters Michael Bisping and Jorge Rivera. For five reasons why Rivera could beat Bisping, click here. Now it’s time to focus on the five reasons why I think Michael Bisping could beat Jorge Rivera. 5. Bisping has fought (and beat) better competition recently. Rivera is on a three-fight win-streak compared to...

  • 5 Reasons Jorge Rivera Could Beat Michael Bisping
    February 20, 2011

    If you didn’t know who Jorge Rivera was before the weeks leading up to UFC 127, you most likely know now. With a series of hilarious internet videos, Rivera has dominated the pre-fight verbal war between himself and...

    If you didn’t know who Jorge Rivera was before the weeks leading up to UFC 127, you most likely know now. With a series of hilarious internet videos, Rivera has dominated the pre-fight verbal war between himself and his impending opponent Michael Bisping. It seems as if Bisping has met his match when it comes to trash talking, but what about when the fight actually happens? Here’s my answer to just that: another entry into my “Five Reasons Why” series. First up is five reasons why Jorge Rivera could beat...

  • Michael Bisping Not Amused by Jorge Rivera’s Hilarious Videos, Calls Rivera “Dork” And “Stupid”
    February 11, 2011

    Normally it’s ufc star Michael Bisping that does all the trash talking in the weeks leading up to his next fight. Bisping’s cocky attitude has earned him the ire of many fighting fans, and to this day, Bisping...

    Normally it’s ufc star Michael Bisping that does all the trash talking in the weeks leading up to his next fight. Bisping’s cocky attitude has earned him the ire of many fighting fans, and to this day, Bisping remains a controversial fighter. Heading into his fight with Jorge Rivera, though, it’s Rivera that seems to be getting the better of the Brit when it comes to the verbal war. A series of hilarious online videos seems to have managed to get under Bisping’s skin, as he recently launched into a tirade...