Jamey-Lyn Horth is a Canadian professional mixed martial artist. She currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s bantamweight division, which she has been competing in since 2016. She was born on March 5th, 1992, and grew up in Scarborough, Ontario.
Growing up in Canada with her two brothers, Jamey-Lyn had a passion for sports from an early age. She started wrestling at the tender age of 8 and later joined various other combat sports such as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) and Muay Thai kickboxing. At just 16 years old she began training for amateur MMA fights in Toronto before deciding to turn pro at 18 years old when she moved to Montreal to train full time under renowned veteran coach Firas Zahabi at Tristar Gym.
Her professional debut came against current UFC star Felicia Spencer back then fighting under Invicta FC banner where Jamey won via split decision over three rounds. This turned out to be the start of an impressive record that earned her a shot at UFC after two successful title defenses under Invicta FC promotion where she defeated Christine Stanley by unanimous decision and Sarah Kleczka by first round knockout respectively. Her UFC debut didn’t disappoint either as she marked it with another win over recent TUF contestant Veronica Macedo via unanimous decision giving her 3 back to back wins keeping her undefeated streak alive even till date!
Since that historic night when Jamey stepped foot into the octagon for the first time; she has earned several accolades including being named one of Sports Illustrated’s Top 10 Female MMA Fighters of All Time and is currently ranked seventh amongst all female fighters based on their performance inside the cage according to Tapology rankings . Apart from success inside the cage Jamey also owns a successful clothing line called “Horton Gear” which features unique designs inspired by some popular culture references depicting different aspects of life ranging from love & happiness, self empowerment & motivation or simply edgy fashion statements about one’s lifestyle choices – something we have come accustomed too seeing now days!
Outside competition Jamey is also very dedicated towards giving back through community service projects like helping raise money for charitable organizations such as The Up Foundation which works towards providing disadvantaged youth access resources they need so they can overcome adversity foster healthy lifestyle habits while setting realistic goals – something very close to Jameys heart as it aligns with what ideals were instilled upon during childhood!
With a bright future ahead inspiring many young female athletes everywhere not only through sport but example set outside competition its safe say world will hear more great things come out this amazing Canadian athlete who has already made significant impact industry within short span career thus far!!!