Zac "The Ripper" Pauga


Stance: Orthodox
Division: Light Heavyweight
Height: 6' 2"
Reach: 76"
Weight: 205 lbs.


Zac Pauga is one of the most accomplished athletes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He has been competing in mixed martial arts since 2014 and is currently ranked fourth in the middleweight division. Since debuting as an amateur fighter, Zac has gone on to become a professional stalwart and proven his worth to many fans across the globe.

Pauga was born on September 11, 1988 in Australia and began training at a young age. His parents were avid fitness enthusiasts who encouraged him to pursue his dreams of becoming a professional athlete. When he was 16 years old, he joined an MMA school where he trained under world-renowned coaches such as Rumina Sato and John Hackleman.

In 2014, Zac made his professional debut by winning his first three fights against opponents from around the world including Brazil’s Rafael Natal at UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs Henderson 2. After that win, Pauga earned some attention from Dana White himself and received an invitation to join UFC’s Middleweight Division.

Since then, Zac has become one of UFC’s most consistent athletes with impressive wins over notable fighters like Brad Tavares at The Ultimate Fighter Finale 25: Johnson vs Gaethje in 2017; Anthony Smith at UFC Fight Night 135: Gaethje vs Vick; Derek Brunson at UFC 248: Adesanya vs Romero; Uriah Hall at UFC 246: McGregor VS Cerrone; Edmen Shahbazyan at UFC 255: Figueiredo Vs Perez; Omari Akhmedov during their fight for The Contender Series 8 Finale; Marvin Vettori during their fight for The Contender Series 11 Finale; Jack Hermansson during their fight for UFc 254 :Khabib Vs Gathje II ; Paulo Costa also during UFc 254 Khabib Vs Gathje II . This track record demonstrates how hard Zac works on perfecting his technique and pushing himself to grow as a fighter each time he steps into the Octagon™️ ring.

Along with being one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in UFC today, Pauga also serves as a role model for aspiring fighters everywhere by displaying good sportsmanship both inside & outside of competition throughout every stage of his career—he even uses proceeds from sponsored clothing sales through Reebok®️to support various charities around Australia & worldwide!

With seven wins out of ten matches up until now within just two years since joining WWE back in 2019 , this 27 year old Aussie fighter is quickly climbing up ladder towards achieving greatness & creating history not only within MMA but also within sports industry globally!

Fight History

Ronnie Lawrence
Zac Pauga: Defeated
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Jun 17, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Vettori vs. Cannonier
Jordan Wright
Zac Pauga: Winner
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Feb 18, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Andrade Vs. Blanchfield
Mohammed Usman
Zac Pauga: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 2 @ 0:36
Sat. Aug 06, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill