Jennifer Maia - Official UFC® Profile
Jennifer
Maia
15-5-1( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #15 Women Flyweight
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 1 fights.
Record: 15-5-1
Summary: Muay Thai, clinch, conditioning

Fighter Info

From: Curitiba Brazil
Fights Out Of: Curitiba Brazil
Age: 29
Height: 5' 4" ( 162 cm )
Weight: 125 lb ( 56 kg )
Reach 64"
Leg Reach 38"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
104
40% Successful
42
Types of Successful Strikes
0
42
71% Standing
24%
30
10
2
Striking Defense
32
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
0
Not Available
0
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
25
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Jennifer Maia
Jul 14, 2018
53
42
3
0
0
0
5
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training at 15 years old. I always practiced a lot of sports in my life and I fell in love with martial arts. Competing was a natural step of my development.

What ranks and titles have you held? Talent MMA Circuit Flyweight Champion, Invicta FC Flyweight Champion

Do you have any heroes? Cris Cyborg and Ed Monstro

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? UFC is the World Cup of MMA. It is a dream come true after so many years of hard work.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I am months away from graduation in Physical Education.

What was your job before you started fighting? All my life was dedicated to martial arts. I have fought and taught martial arts.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? I competed a lot in Muay Thai, with several titles in Brazil.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ Black Belt, Muay Thai Black Belt

Favorite grappling technique: Armlock

Favorite Striking technique: Front kick

  • Pro since 2009
  • Has been the five-round championship distance three times
  • Four wins by KO, four by submission (2 RNC, 2 armbar)
  • Five first round finishes
  • Had 4-1 Invicta FC record with two Fight of the Night and one Performance of the Night award
  • Owns wins over Roxanne Modafferi and Jessica Andrade. Drew with Kalindra Faria
  • Also faced UFC vets DeAnna Bennett, Sheila Gaff and Leslie Smith

Career

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