"The Happy Warrior"


Fighting style: MMA
Stance: Orthodox
Division: Women's Flyweight
Height: 5' 7"
Reach: 69"
Leg reach: 38.00
Weight: 125 lbs.
Team: Syndicate MMA (2013–present)
Nationality: Wilmington, United States
Age: 40


Recent win streak: 1
Wins by KO: 4
Wins by submission: 5
Wins by decision: 16



Significant Strikes Attempted: 1821
Significant Strikes Landed: 548


Takedowns Attempted: 73
Takedowns Landed: 3


Roxanne Modafferi is an American mixed martial artist and professional wrestler currently competing in the UFC’s flyweight division. Born on September 24, 1982, in Winchester, Virginia, Modafferi began her career as a judoka before transitioning to MMA in 2003. She has gone on to become one of the most successful female competitors in the sport’s history.

Raised by loving parents who encouraged her to pursue sports from a young age, Modafferi played soccer for several years before finding her way into martial arts at age 12. After being introduced to judo by a friend’s mother when she was 16, she quickly rose up the ranks and went on to win multiple national championships as well as numerous medals at international tournaments such as the Pan-American Games and World Championships. It was during this time that she developed an interest in grappling and ultimately decided to switch over to MMA after graduating high school with honors.

Modafferi made her pro debut in 2003 with RINGS USA and accumulated a 5-1 record over the next two years while also competing for organizations like Smackgirl and DEEP Jewels Japan Women’s Grand Prix along the way. In 2006, she made her move into The Ultimate Fighter world with an invitation from Spike TV where she became known for her wrestling skills despite being eliminated by eventual winner Tara LaRosa early on. Despite not winning TUF season 18 tournament title , Roxanne still left a lasting impression due to both skillset displayed throughout season 18 but also for willingness help others grow skill set throughout tournament .

Following The Ultimate Fighter stint Modaferri would become one of first women competitors signed under Invicta FC organization which allowed platform opportunity compete against woman best talent North America within 125 lbs weight class . During 3 year tenure within Invicta FC organisation Roxanne competed top names such Jennifer Maia , Vanessa Porto , Sarah D’Alelio amongst many others before making transition back over UFC organization 2014 . Since return UFC promotion Modsferri has had moderate success having won 4 out 10 bouts since 2018 mainly due lack size strength compared larger more experienced opponents including 2019 Fight Night 152 bout vs Maycee Barber whom rumored be earning nickname ‘Future Champion given youth advantage talented skill set displayed throughout fight night event .

Despite recent losing streak Roxanne remains positive always looking forward next opportunity compete showcase skillset maximum potential . Outside octagon Modsferri is active promoter awareness issues specific mental health disabilities via charity work well conducting seminars promote importance physical wellness amongst athletes all ages backgrounds across globe whether it online hosting sessions or hand person workshops local schools etc .. Her mission statement strive empower athletes find confidence themselves reach their full potential through physical self-disciplines training techniques employed various forms combat sports ..

Fight History

Casey O
Roxanne Modafferi: Defeated
by Split Decision in Round 3
Sat. Feb 12, 2022
UFC 271: Adesanya vs. Whittaker 2
Taila Santos
Roxanne Modafferi: Defeated
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Sep 25, 2021
UFC 266: Volkanovski vs. Ortega
Viviane Araujo
Roxanne Modafferi: Defeated
by Decision in Round 3
Wed. Jan 20, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs. Magny
Andrea Lee
Roxanne Modafferi: Winner
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Sep 12, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Waterson vs. Hill
Maycee Barber
Roxanne Modafferi: Winner
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Jan 18, 2020
UFC 246: McGregor vs. Cowboy
Antonina Shevchenko
Roxanne Modafferi: Winner
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Apr 20, 2019
UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Oleinik
Sijara Eubanks
Roxanne Modafferi: Defeated
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Nov 03, 2018
UFC 230


What Is Roxanne Modafferi's Fighting Record?
Roxanne Modafferi has a fighting record of 25 wins and 21 losses with no draws.

Who Is Roxanne Modafferi's Husband?
As of now, the identity of Roxanne Modafferi's husband is unknown.

Who Is Roxanne Modafferi In UFC?
Roxanne Modafferi is a retired American mixed martial artist who was a professional competitor from 2003, fighting in multiple weight classes and most notably for the UFC in the flyweight division.

What Is The Net Worth Of Roxanne Modafferi?
The net worth of Roxanne Modafferi is unknown.

Who Won The Fight Between Roxanne Modafferi And Maycee Barber?
Roxanne Modafferi won the fight against Maycee Barber by unanimous decision during the UFC 246 preliminaries.

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