Montserrat Conejo is an athlete and Mixed Martial Arts fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), one of the leading MMA organizations in the world. She has been competing professionally since 2011, and despite a brief break from competition in 2018, she has remained active ever since then. Montserrat competes mainly as a Bantamweight—a weight class for athletes between 125 and 135lbs—and is known as one of the toughest fighters on the roster.
Montserrat was born on June 6th, 1988 in Mexico City. Her father worked multiple jobs to support their family while she attended school nearby. During her teen years, Montserrat joined local grappling classes which sparked her interest into becoming an MMA fighter. After completing high school with honors, she moved to California in 2009 to pursue her dream of fighting professionally.
In 2011, Montserrat made her professional debut at Cage Combat Fighting Championships 18 against Melissa Karagianis; this marked her first ever win via submission due to punches – just over two minutes into round 1! Over time she continued honing her craft and winning more fights; this eventually led to signing with Invicta FC—the all-female promotion now owned by UFC parent company Zuffa LLC–in 2014 where he earned three wins before moving onto UFC later that same year after being scouted by matchmakers Joe Silva & Sean Shelby who were impressed with how fast she had become a top contender so quickly! By 2016 it was clear they had made a great decision when they signed ‘El Monster’ because not only did Montserat become their first Mexican female star but also went undefeated during those five bouts making them proud representatives both inside and outside of octagon walls due too!
When speaking about what makes people successful within any profession or sport Montseret believes that focus should be placed upon hard work dedication: “My success can be attributed to my dedication and commitment towards training every day.” This helps explain why after taking some time away from competition back 2018 – following an eight month USADA suspension – there was still no slowing down for El Monster when returned 2020 as stronger than before going 4-1 since comeback including earning Fight Of The Night distinction twice (vs Irene Aldana & Ketlen Vieira). Alongside understanding importance staying disciplined through rigorous training regiments another factor important element contributing toward greatness martial arts according continuing show natural talent insatiable appetite learn new techniques/strategies along way which have enabled remain competitive even higher levels MMA play increasingly difficult opponents come across way throughout career thus far! Moving forward future looks bright name “El Monster” looking forward further establishing herself amongst ranks divisional elite whilst continuing strive reach pinnacle combat sports arena possible mission will surely be helped aided positive attitude motivation always brings table whatever challenge happens face next!