"The Ghost Pepper"


Stance: Orthodox
Division: Lightweight
Height: 5' 11"
Reach: 75"
Weight: 155 lbs.


Erick Gonzalez, who goes by “The Ghost” in the UFC, is a professional mixed martial artist from Mexico. He started his career in 2011 and moved to California to further pursue his passion for fighting. At 26 years old, Gonzalez has achieved notable success and earned himself a reputation as one of the top contenders in the Lightweight division of the UFC.

Gonzalez began training at just five years old. His father introduced him to sports such as basketball and soccer but none quite captured his attention like MMA did when he was 15. After high school, he moved to California where he trained under various trainers including Justin Buchholz at Team Alpha Male and Eddie Bravo at 10th Planet Jui-Jitsu. This helped him develop into a well-rounded fighter with expert skills on both offense and defense strategies in addition to setting up creative combinations that set him apart from other fighters within this division ranking amongst some of the best strikers inside the octagon today.

At 21 years old, Gonzalez made his debut in Tachi Palace Fights with an impressive decision win over Rey Trujillo which was followed by three more victories all culminating with another unanimous decision win against Brandon Ricetti making it four fights won out of four attempts before signing with RFA (Resurrection Fighting Alliance).
He went on amass five wins out of six fights for RFA which then led him onto get signed by UFC after winning two split decisions back-to-back against Jamall Emmers and Miles Johns respectively thus extending Gonzalez’s current 1 fight losing streak since joining UFC after suffering loss against Yair Rodriguez at Fight Night 139 via 1st round knockout punch – albeit controversial given that it came right after 30 seconds following end bell due unfair advantage taken while opponent was seemingly hurt yet no action taken afterwards leading many fans questioning legitimacy around said incident leading Erick publicly questioning referee’s decision on social media platform while still granting credit towards Yair’s victory sporting good sportsmanship even during hard times showing true warrior spirit not seen often times nowadays reflecting positively upon athlete’s character upholding certain standard expected within competitive sport world alike .

Looking forward, Erick will look to build upon recent successes as he continues developing into United Fighters Championship caliber athlete over time looking forward become champion someday soon whilst making sure continue showcasing respect towards opponents doing same inspiring fellow colleagues therewith setting positive example encouraging aspiring athletes follow suit being leader industry respected renowned worldwide along way becoming legend own right alongside names like Conor McGregor Anderson Silva Brock Lesnar etcetera paving brighter future sport generations come building legacy last eternity establishing legendary status amongst peers lasting impression footprint history forevermore .

Fight History

Trevor Peek
Erick Gonzalez: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 1 @ 4:59
Sat. Feb 25, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Krylov vs. Spann
Terrance McKinney
Erick Gonzalez: Defeated
by Submission in Round 1 @ 2:17
Sat. Aug 06, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill
Jim Miller
Erick Gonzalez: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 2 @ 0:14
Sat. Oct 16, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Ladd vs. Dumont


Who Is Erick Gonzalez In MMA?
Erick Gonzalez, also known as "The Ghost Pepper," is a professional MMA fighter competing in the lightweight division.

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Who Is Erick Gonzalez From MIT?
Erick Gonzalez is a second-year aerospace engineering student at MIT, with an interest in material science, and a member of MIT's Design-Build-Fly team.

What Is Erick Gonzalez's Instagram Handle?
Erick Gonzalez's Instagram handle is @erickgonz.

Who Is Erik Gonzalez In The MLB?
Erik González is a Dominican professional baseball shortstop in the Cincinnati Reds organization, who previously played in Major League Baseball for the Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates and Miami Marlins.

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Who Is Erick Gonzalez Garay?
Erick Gonzalez Garay is a 27-year-old individual who was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, tampering with physical evidence, tampering with a witness, and aggravated assault in 2023.

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