Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 125 lbs.
Ivana Petrovic is a professional mixed martial artist and competitor in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). A native of Serbia, she has been fighting professionally since 2014 and has competed against some of the world’s top athletes. She is currently ranked twelfth in the UFC Strawweight rankings.
Petrovic began her career as an amateur kickboxer at a young age, becoming successful quickly with her strong striking ability. After winning multiple tournaments throughout Europe, she decided to transition into MMA in 2014. That same year, she won her first two fights via submission before making her way up to the semi-professional level where she won five straight bouts by either knock out or submission. This earned her the attention of various international organizations which eventually led to a contract with Invicta FC in 2016 for their strawweight division.
Petrovic had immediate success within Invicta FC as well as other organizations such as Shooto and KSW from 2017 until 2019 when she was signed by the UFC on May 21st 2019 during UFC Fight Night: London event card announcement . She made her debut appearance at The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale show against Priscila Cachoeira on December 1st 2018 where she won via unanimous decision after three rounds of action-packed fight time . Since joining UFC Petrovic has gone 2–1–0 with notable wins over Melissa Gatto , Randa Markos and most recently Ashley Yoder who was previously undefeated while competing outside of The Octagon .
Throughout this journey within Mixed Martial Arts Ivana Petovic continues to improve with each match showcasing dominant performances that demonstrate why many consider her one of best fighters today across all MMA promotions including but not limited to Bellator , ONEFC and PFL amongst others . With raw talent , hard work , dedication & continuous improvements it wouldn’t be surprising if we continue seeing more impressive results from Ivana inside The Octagon & beyond !