Stats & Records
Wins by Knockout
Wins by Submission
First Round Finishes
- Sig. Strikes Landed
- Sig. Strikes Attempted
- Takedowns Landed
- Takedowns Attempted
- Sig. Str. Defense is the percentage of significant strikes attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Takedown defense is the percentage of takedowns attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Knockdown Avg. is the average number of knockdowns per 15 Minutes window.
Sig. Str. By Position
Sig. Str. by target
Win by Method
- Pro since 2013
- One win by KO, six by submission (2 triangle, guillotine, Brabo, 2 armbar)
- Four first-round finishes
- Has won five of his last seven
- Origin of nickname: “Because I had answers for all my doubters coming up.”
UFC Fight Night (5/20/23) Gorimbo won a three round unanimous decision over Takashi Soto
UFC Fight Night (2/13/23) Gorimbo was submitted by AJ Fletcher via guillotine choke at 1:37 of the second round
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