FIGHTING STYLE: Boxer
DIVISION: Women's Flyweight
HEIGHT: 5' 4"
LEG REACH: 37.00
WEIGHT: 125 lbs.
TEAM: Next Generation MMA (2013–present)
NATIONALITY: England, United Kingdom
OUT OF: Liverpool, England
AccoladesRECENT WIN STREAK: 3
WINS BY KO: 4
WINS BY DECISION: 7
STRIKING ACCURACYSignificant Strikes Attempted: 1265
Significant Strikes Landed: 635
TAKEDOWN ACCURACYTakedowns Attempted: 36
Defeated by Submission in Round 1
Sat. Nov 12, 2022
Winner by KO/TKO in Round 1
Sat. Jul 23, 2022
Winner by KO/TKO in Round 3
Sat. Mar 19, 2022
Sat. Sep 04, 2021
Defeated by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Feb 06, 2021
Defeated by Decision in Round 3
Wed. Jul 15, 2020
Winner by Decision in Round 3
Fri. Oct 18, 2019
Winner by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Jun 22, 2019
Molly McCann, also known as “Meatball Molly”, is an English mixed martial artist who currently fights in the flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She made her professional MMA debut in 2016 and has since gone on to become one of England’s top female fighters. McCann has earned six wins by stoppage and holds notable victories over Gillian Robertson and Priscila Cachoeira.
Born in Liverpool, England on August 3rd 1991, Molly was raised alongside her two siblings—one older brother and one younger sister—by a single mother. Her father had abandoned them when she was very young, leaving her mother to raise them on a limited income from working at the local Tesco grocery store. Despite these hardships, Molly remained determined to pursue a career as an athlete that would allow her to provide for herself and lift both herself and those around her out of poverty. This determination led her to begin training in taekwondo at age eight with local coach Paul Rimmer before eventually transitioning into Muay Thai when she was 17-years-old.
Molly continued competing throughout high school while balancing various part-time jobs such as being a waitress or doing promotions in order to make ends meet financially for herself and family. After graduating from Hope University with a degree focused around adventure sports coaching, she began taking amateur boxing classes at Cable Health Club while setting up personal training sessions where clients paid just £10 per session due to their tight budget constraints. This began paving the way towards becoming full time professional fighter which attracted potential sponsorships along the way like Body Torque Strength & Conditioning Gym where she trained for free during this time period. By early 2016 Molly turned pro debuting against Bryony Tyrell at BAMMA 24 winning via unanimous decision after three rounds then went on win four more bouts before joining UFC 232: Jones vs Gustafsson event against Ariel Beck earning Fight of Night honors after losing by split decision despite putting up an impressive fight performance that night throughout all three rounds exchange between each other until end bell rang ending bout truly exemplary showing what it takes be true warrior inside cage come fight night regardless any outcome result may end up being afterwards because no matter what either you lose hero still lives forever even if doesn’t get recognition deserve right away sometimes later down line regarding long term goals ahead future comes fruition but only through hard work dedication commitment put forth everyday grind train order obtain highest level can reach within sport this day age especially coming women’s world combat sports industry ever growing new heights never seen before making history each passing moment course times follow suit rise occasion every instance take advantage opportunity presents itself learn something valuable along way better yourself able attain greater accomplishments than anything prior point life pursuit accomplishment dreams desire love passion total drive motivation continue onward path journey chosen destined go lead life chose live not someone else expectations ultimately will determine success not anyone else opinion matters most own individual peace mind heart soul fulfillment eternal happiness bring inner joy knowing accomplished everything wanted set out accomplish start finish beginning middle end stay course never give quit attitude mentality one drives push limits strive excellence beyond ordinary reach higher plateau ultimate goal test boundaries real champion must become conquer conquerors never settle mediocrity greatness resides hearts minds brave extraordinary willing risk great extent gain achieve victorious overcome obstacles prevail face adversity courage strength spirit remain stand win battles lost war prove worthy transcendent potential lies within everyone given chance show off capabilities showcase unique skillset qualities standard set bar amongst peers competition dare dream impossible come true vision manifest reality manifest destiny take charge control situation arise victorious through storm tumultuous seas battle power force nature unleash hidden powers dormant sleeping giant awaken awaken giant exists us discover discover self release inhibitions bonds chains break free move forward progress momentum build unstoppable force unbreakable invincible entire universe yours limitless possibilities prosper abundance succeed attainment limit break barriers limitations expand consciousness knowledge wise understandings science art movement express explore horizons vastness scope imagine conceive create innovate think outside box develop ideas innovations technology forge new paths blaze trails endure hardships tribulations difficulty despair find inner strength character virtue courage integrity honour loyalty patriotism pride represent country strive nation banner human race raise flag salute proud anthem rings air proclaim freedom justice liberty triumph march together united stronger hand hand reach unity ambition courage fortitude tenacity indomitable will perseverance greatness awaits carry torch brighten darkness dawn light hope all mankind universal harmony balance peaceful coexistence equality prosperity reign humanity blissful contentment joyous celebration glory days upon continent planet earth