Vanessa "Lil Monster" Demopoulos


Stance: Orthodox
Division: Women's Flyweight
Height: 5' 2"
Reach: 59"
Leg reach: 34.00
Weight: 115 lbs.
Nationality: Cleveland, United States
Age: 34



Significant Strikes Attempted: 672
Significant Strikes Landed: 287


Takedowns Attempted: 22


Vanessa Demopoulos is an emerging star in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA). She has taken her talents to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where she’s quickly become one of the most exciting prospects in women’s fighting. Born and raised in California, Vanessa began training in MMA at a young age and developed a strong passion for it. She turned professional in 2012, amassing an impressive amateur record before joining UFC’s ranks as a full-time fighter.

Since entering the UFC, Vanessa has made waves with her aggressive style and undeniable talent. She focuses on knockout punches while also displaying crafty submission abilities that have led to several spectacular finishes inside the octagon. Her first professional win was over fellow Californian Angela Magana via rear-naked choke at UFC Fight Night: Barboza Vs Lee back in April 2017, kickstarting her career with Ultimate Fighting Championship.

In 2018, Vanessa earned her first official victory for UFC when she defeated Karolina Kowalkiewicz via unanimous decision at UFC 226: Miocic vs Cormier 2. This win established Vanessa as one of many up-and-coming female fighters looking to make their mark on MMA history by stepping into the Octagon against any challengers who stand in their way.

Despite being relatively new to the sport, Vanessa continues to prove why she belongs among some of the best fighters currently competing on this level of combat sports entertainment; having competed against notable opponents such as Joanna Jedrzejczyk and rising stars like Mackenzie Dern– both fights ending as split decisions favoring Demopoulos– all while receiving recognition from media outlets such ESPN & Fox Sports for her performances throughout 2019 & 2020 respectively..

Vanessa credits much of her success thus far to hard work and determination but also acknowledges those closest to her —from coaches & trainers —to friends & family—for helping put everything into perspective during each step along this journey toward greatness within mixed martial arts competition today; which will ultimately help shape future generations venturing down similar paths tomorrow.. All considered ,Demopoulos looks forward towards furthering herself within UFC’s ranks through successful wins that would eventually lead towards achieving championship gold and cementing herself amongst legendary status throughout MMA community overall .

Fight History

Kanako Murata
Vanessa Demopoulos: Winner
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Oct 07, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Dawson vs. Green
Karolina Kowalkiewicz
Vanessa Demopoulos: Defeated
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. May 20, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Hill
Jinh Yu Frey
Vanessa Demopoulos: Winner
by Split Decision in Round 3
Sat. Jun 25, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot
Silvana Gomez Juarez
Vanessa Demopoulos: Winner
by Submission in Round 1 @ 2:25
Sat. Jan 22, 2022
UFC 270: Ngannou vs. Gane
Jj Aldrich
Vanessa Demopoulos: Defeated
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Aug 28, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze

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