Roger Zapata is an MMA fighter featured in Season 19 of the Fox Sports 1 mixed martial arts competition series, "The Ultimate Fighter." Going into the season, his professional record is 5-1-0.

Roger Zapata was born in the Dominican Republic but was raised in New York. He grew up fighting on the streets, and believes that MMA saved his life. He is the proud father of a baby girl born 72 hours before the fight-ins for this season's show. He graduated from State University of Albany with a degree in urban planning. He trains with GSP and Renzo Gracie. At the end of the day, he hopes people will remember that he gave everything he had.


How tall is he? How old is he? Where does he live? Find out here.

Age: 31 years old
Birthday: May 9, 1986
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 185 lbs.
Nickname: Viva Zapata
Birthplace: Dominican Republic
Hometown: Albany, NY
Current Residence: New York, NY

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