Esteban Ribovics biography: 13 things about UFC fighter from Tartagal, Salta, Argentina

full name: Esteban Ribovics
fight name: Gringo
residence: Tartagal, Salta, Argentina
height: 5’10”
weight division: lightweight
current promotion: UFC
pro MMA record: 11-1


Esteban Ribovics is an undefeated Argentine professional mixed martial artist whose fight name is Gringo. He is 5’10 tall and he competes in the lightweight division.

Aside from MMA, Ribovics also loves music. He enjoys singing and playing the guitar.


Ribovics is Daniela Marijan‘s son. He has one brother named Jose Ribovics and one sister named Laila Ribovics, who is a model and a personal trainer.

Esteban is based in Cordoba, Argentina. He is originally from Tartagal, Salta, Argentina.

Currently, Esteban is signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, which is based in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. On March 29, 2007, his father passed away.
  2. In March 2015, he attended a seminar conducted by Santiago Ponzinibbio, who joined the UFC in 2013. On December 12, 2015, he made his professional MMA debut at the Hualsur Fighting Championship event “Noche de Campeones 14” in Cordoba where he submitted Lautaro Iturbe via inverted triangle choke.
  3. On May 22, 2016, he knocked out Fernando Garcia via superman punch at “Battle Cage” in Las Heras, Mendoza, Argentina. On July 9, 2016, he submitted Didier Nahuel via keylock at “Cage League Championship 1” in Buenos Aires, Argentina. On October 15, 2016, he submitted Maximiliano Ortiz via kimura at “HFC: Noche de Campeones 18” in Cordoba.
  4. On May 13, 2017, he submitted Juan Jose Ibanez via kimura at “Power Fight: La Batalla del Puente” in Corrientes, Argentina. In October 2017, he visited La Cumbrecita, Santa Maria, Cordoba. On June 6, 2017, he started dating Mica Bauza.
  5. In January 2018, he was in Miami, Florida, USA. In May 2018, he and Bauza visited Villa del Dique, Cordoba.
  6. In February 2019, he visited Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. On August 4, 2019, he submitted Lucas Aybar via kimura at “United Fighting Series 7” in Buenos Aires.
  7. On November 9, 2019, he knocked out Brian Flamengo via punches at “UFS 9” in Buenos Aires.
  8. On March 4, 2020, he defeated Jose Zarauz via punches at “Fusion Fighting Championship 43” in Lima, Peru.
  9. On December 10, 2020, he knocked out Javier Basurto via punches at “FFC 44” in Lima.
  10. In March 2021, he visited Tala Huasi in Villa Icho Cruz, Cordoba.
  11. On February 12, 2022, he knocked out Franco Aranda via punch at “Samurai Fight House 3” in Buenos Aires.
  12. On August 16, 2022, he knocked out Thomas Paull via punches at “Dana White’s Contender Series 2022” Week 4 in Enterprise, Nevada.
  13. He was 26 years old when he made his UFC debut at “UFC 285” on March 4, 2023 in Paradise, Nevada where he lost to Loik Radzhabov via unanimous decision, which downgraded his professional MMA record to 11 wins and 1 loss.

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