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Jorge Rivera (fighter)

Jorge Luis Rivera (born February 28, 1972) is a mixed martial arts fighter who was featured on The Ultimate Fighter 4. His first fight in the UFC was a unanimous decision victory over David Loiseau at UFC 44. He then followed up with back-to-back submission losses to Lee Murray at UFC 46 and Rich Franklin at UFC 50 before rebounding with a unanimous decision win over Dennis Hallman at UFC 55.

Rivera was defeated by Chris Leben by technical knockout before appearing on The Ultimate Fighter 4 as a middleweight contestant. Although Rivera was not successful in achieving a slot in the middleweight finals, he appeared on the live card of The Ultimate Fighter 4 Finale, defeating Edwin DeWees by technical knockout in the first round.

Personal life

Rivera has four children, 1 son (Elijah Rivera) and 3 daughters (Janessa, Marianna and Johanna). Marianna was born during the making of The Ultimate Fighter 4. Johanna was born afterwards. On August 5th, 2008 Jorge's eldest daughter, Janessa Marie Rivera passed away.

Mixed martial arts record

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location
Loss 15-7 Martin Kampmann Submission (Guillotine choke) UFC 85 - Bedlam 1 2:44 England
Win 15-6 Kendall Grove KO (Punches) UFC 80 - Rapid Fire 1 1:20 England
Loss 14-6 Terry Martin KO (Punches) UFC 67 - All or Nothing 1 0:14 Nevada, United States
Win 14-5 Edwin Dewees TKO (Strikes) The Ultimate Fighter 4 Finale 1 2:37 Nevada, United States
Win 13-5 Timothy Williams TKO WFL - Real: No Fooling Around 1 Massachusetts, United States
Loss 12-5 Chris Leben TKO (Strikes) UFC Ultimate Fight Night 3 1 1:44 Nevada, United States
Win 12-4 Dennis Hallman Decision (Unanimous) UFC 55 - Fury 3 5:00 Connecticut, United States
Win 11-4 Marcelo Azevedo Decision (Unanimous) CR 13 - No Fear 3 5:00 UK
Win 10-4 Danny Vega Technical Submission (Choke) WFL - Unleashed 1 0:47 Massachusetts, United States
Loss 9-4 Anderson Silva TKO CR 11 - Face Off 2 3:53 England
Win 9-3 Alex Reid KO CR 10 - Deliverance 1 0:41 England
Loss 8-3 Rich Franklin Submission (Armbar) UFC 50 - The War of '04 3 4:28 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ
Win 8-2 Mark Weir TKO (Doctor Stoppage) CR 7 - Battle of Britain 1 England
Win 7-2 James Gabert TKO MMA - Eruption 3 4:10 Massachusetts, United States
Loss 6-2 Lee Murray Submission (Triangle/Armbar) UFC 46 - Supernatural 1 1:45 Nevada, United States
Win 6-1 David Loiseau Decision (Unanimous) UFC 44 - Undisputed 3 5:00 Nevada, United States
Win 5-1 Solomon Hutcherson KO USMMA 3 - Ring of Fury 1 3:01 Massachusetts, United States
Win 4-1 Andy Lagden Submission (Rear Naked Choke) CWFC 2 - Fists of Fury 1 England
Win 3-1 Travis Lutter TKO (Strikes) USMMA 2 - Ring of Fury 3 3:46 Massachusetts, United States
Win 2-1 Joe Nye TKO (Strikes) USMMA 1 - Ring of Fury 1 0:52 Massachusetts, United States
Win 1-1 Brian Hawkins KO TFC FightZone - Back in the Zone 1 Ohio, United States
Loss 0-1 Branden Lee Hinkle TKO RSF 2 - Attack at the Track 2 1:54 Virginia, United States

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