Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 145 lbs.
Chelsea Chandler is an American mixed martial artist fighting out of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She began her career in 2012 and has quickly risen to become one of the top female fighters in the world.
Chandler was born on April 3, 1989 in West Jordan, Utah. Her father served 25 years in the United States Navy before retiring as a Chief Petty Officer and her mother was a stay-at-home mom for most of her childhood. Growing up with two older brothers, she learned to be independent at an early age which eventually led to a love for competition. After high school, she pursued and received her Bachelor’s degree from Weber State University located outside of Ogden City, Utah where she majored in Communications with an emphasis on Public Relations & Marketing. During college she got involved within Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) specifically Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Muay Thai Kickboxing which further developed into becoming a professional fighter after graduation.
In 2012 Chandler made her pro MMA debut against Tessa Simpson at Showdown Fights 16 where she won via rear naked choke submission within round one earning herself “Submission Of The Night” honors by UFC officials who were cageside scouting talent that night. Just three months later Chelsea signed with Invicta Fighting Championships based out of Kansas City as their first ever flyweight prospect who would go on to compete three times under their banner highlighted by notable wins over Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc & Stephanie Eggink both by way of unanimous decision claiming victory for each respective bout taking place between 2013 – 2014 respectively according to Sherdog records database website.” By mid 2015 Chandler had signed with UFC joining other all female roster consisting mostly bantamweight threats such as Ronda Rousey & Meisha Tate allowing them along with few others paving new beginnings towards developing women’s divisions throughout other mixed martial arts organizations worldwide including Bellator MMA based out California while also participating often within international markets like Japan through RIZIN Fight Federation whom have established shoots just recently based off partnerships along side former Pride FC President Nobuyuki Sakakibara thus bringing forth some of best talents all across world making this season ripe partaking fans everywhere!
Throughout course year 2017 Chelsea competed several times throughout UFC against various competitors but unfortunately remained winless due losing streak until June 2018 when defeated Ji Yeon Kim via Unanimous Decision earning back long awaited post fight bonus $50K incentive meanwhile receiving much praise from company executives thanks sheer dedication hard work leading up preparation week prior highly publicized event taking place inside O2 arena London England! Now undefeated since then ready take next chapter competing once again setting sights towards continuing success upcoming fights rest 2019 going into 2020 showcase full potentials undisputedly solidifying title shot upon reigning queen division ensuring standing spot among greatest athletes time come time!!