StatsFighting style: Jiu-Jitsu
Division: Women's Flyweight
Height: 5' 5"
Leg reach: 38.00
Weight: 125 lbs.
Team: Team Bronx Cascavel
Nationality: State of São Paulo, Brazil
AccoladesRecent win streak: 6
Wins by KO: 1
Wins by submission: 4
Wins by decision: 2
STRIKING ACCURACYSignificant Strikes Attempted: 228
Significant Strikes Landed: 117
TAKEDOWN ACCURACYTakedowns Attempted: 12
Takedowns Landed: 1
Melissa Gatto is an inspiring athlete and martial artist who has been competing in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) for the past four years. She currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) where she holds a professional record of three wins and one loss.
The Long Island, New York native began her journey into martial arts at an early age when she started taking classes from her father’s school. As a child, Melissa enjoyed participating in karate tournaments with her family as well as watching UFC fights on TV. Eventually, she decided that it was time to turn these watching sessions into something more serious and began training for MMA competitions which eventually led to a successful career inside the Octagon.
Before stepping foot inside the cage, Melissa had already made quite a name for herself by becoming a two-time national champion wrestler while attending Stony Brook University. It was during this time that she developed an exceptional skill set suitable for MMA competition which allowed her to make quick work of most of her opponents throughout college competitions.
In 2019, after graduating from college, Melissa signed up with UFC where she quickly established herself as one of the toughest fighters on their roster due to her superior technique and never give up attitude even when faced with adversity inside or outside of the cage. Her first official UFC bout saw her defeating former The Ultimate Fighter competitor Tristan Connelly via knockout just 46 seconds into round 1 – displaying both precision striking skills combined with powerful defense ability which quickly earned praise from fans all over the world along with recognition within the world’s biggest promotion company itself who rewarded Gatto by having her compete against some tough competitors including current Invicta Flyweight Champion Pearl Gonzalez in 2020 despite losing that fight ultimately via decision ,Gatto displayed great composure throughout five rounds earning respect from many observers & other athletes alike .
Outside competing professionally ,Gato also teaches martial arts classes & individual lessons ranging across different disciplines such as wrestling ,Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Muay Thai amongst many others . As if all this wasn’t enough – Gatto ‘s life outside fighting is almost equally impressive too – actively participating in numerous charity events along alongside supporting causes such as homeless shelters ,animal rescue centers & disadvantaged children projects . All this proves why people have so much admiration towards Gato not only because of what she does inside but also out side octagon walls making here one truly inspirational figure within combat sports community today .
Sat. Mar 30, 2024
by Split Decision in Round 3
Sat. Jul 01, 2023
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. May 07, 2022
by KO/TKO in Round 3 @ 0:45
Sat. Dec 18, 2021
by KO/TKO in Round 2 @ 5:00
Sat. Aug 07, 2021
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
What Is Melissa Gatto's Ranking On Tapology?
As a UFC journalist, I don't have the current specific ranking of Melissa Gatto on Tapology.
Who Is Melissa Gatto In UFC?
Melissa Gatto is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist who competes in the women's flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
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Melissa Gatto is a licensed acupuncturist.
Who Won The Fight Between Melissa Gatto And Ariane Lipski?
Ariane Lipski won the fight against Melissa Gatto at UFC on ESPN 47 with a split decision.
What Is Melissa Gatto's Instagram Handle?
Melissa Gatto's Instagram handle is @melissa_gatto.
What Information Can Be Found About Melissa Gatto On Wikipedia?
Wikipedia contains information about Melissa Gatto as a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist born on May 2, 1996, who currently competes in the women's flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Who Won The Fight Between Melissa Gatto And Sijara Eubanks?
The result of the fight between Melissa Gatto and Sijara Eubanks is unknown.