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Roxanne Modafferi personal details

First Name Roxanne
Last Name Modafferi
Nickname/s The Happy Warriror
Birth Name Roxanne Modafferi
Age 35 
Date of Birth September 24, 1982
Born Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Residence Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Status Active
Nationality American
Weight class Flyweight
Weight range 125 - 135lbs / 57 - 61kg
Preferred 125lbs / 57kg
Height 5ft 7in / 170cm
Reach 70in
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Roxanne Modafferi martial arts details

MMA Professional
Champion
Judo Brown Belt
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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brown Belt / Instructor
Champion
Karate Practitioner
World Champion
Taekwondo Practitioner
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Muay Thai Practitioner
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Roxanne Modafferi fight history

W Barb Honchak TKO (Elbows) MMA 07/06/18 The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale, T-Mobile Arena, Last Vegas, Nevada, United States
3:32 R2 / 3×5 Pro Flyweight • 125 lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 125.0 lbs (56.7 kgs)
L Nicco Montano Unanimous Decision  MMA 12/01/17 The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale, Park Theatre, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
5:00 R5 / 5×5 Pro Inaugural UFC Flyweight title • 125 lbs • Main Event • Weigh-In: 124.0 lbs (56.2 kgs)
L Sijara Eubanks Unanimous Decision  MMA 08/18/17 Ultimate Fighter Season 26: A New World Champion, Las Vegas, NV, United States
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Exhibition Flyweight Tournament Semi-Finals • 125 lbs • Weigh-In: 126.0 (57.1 kgs)
W Emily Whitmire TKO (Elbows) MMA 08/10/17 Ultimate Fighter Season 26: A New World Champion, Las Vegas, NV, United States
4:59 R1 / 2×5 Exhibition Flyweight Tournament Quarter-Finals • 125 lbs • Weigh-In: 125.5 (56.9 kgs)
W Shana Dobson TKO (Elbows) MMA 07/20/17 Ultimate Fighter Season 26: A New World Champion, Las Vegas, NV, United States
……… R1 / 2×5 Exhibition Flyweight Tournament First Round • 125 lbs • Weigh-In: 125.5 (56.9 kgs)
W Sarah D’Alelio TKO (Elbows) MMA 05/20/17 Invicta FC 23: Porto vs. Niedzwiedz, Scottish Rite, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
1:37 R3 / 3×5 Pro Flyweight • 125 lbs • Co-Main Event • Weigh-In: 125.7 lbs (57.0 kgs)
W Priscila de Souza Armbar MMA 04/01/17 Fusion Fight League: Ladies Fight Night, Billings, Montana, United States
4:52 R2 / 5×5 Pro Fusion Fight League Flyweight title • 125 lbs • Main Card
L Jennifer Maia Split Decision MMA 09/23/16 Invicta FC 19: Maia vs Modafferi, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
5:00 R5 / 5×5 Pro Invicta FC Flyweight title • Main Event • Weigh-In: 124.8 lbs (56.6 kgs)
W DeAnna Bennett Split Decision MMA 03/11/16 Invicta FC 16: Hamasaki vs Brown, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro Flyweight • 125 lbs • Under Card • Weigh-In: 125.1 lbs (56.7 kgs)
W Mariana Morais TKO (Punches) MMA 09/12/15 Invicta FC 14: Evinger vs. Kianzad, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
4:40 R3 / 3×5 Pro Flyweight • 125lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 124.9 lbs (56.7 kgs)
L Vanessa Porto Unanimous Decision MMA 04/23/15 Invicta FC 12: Kankaanppää vs Souza, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro Flyweight • 125lbs • Co-Main Event • Weigh-In: 125.7 lbs (57.0 kgs)
W Andrea Lee Split Decision MMA 12/05/14 Invicta FC 10: Waterson vs Tiburcio, Houston Arena Theater, Texas, United States
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro Flyweight • 125lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 125.0 lbs (56.7 kgs)
W Tara LaRosa Unanimous Decision MMA 09/06/14 Invicta FC 8: Waterson vs Tamada, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro Flyweight • 125lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 124.9 lbs (56.7 kgs)
L Raquel Pennington Unanimous Decision MMA 11/30/13 UFC: The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale, Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro Bantamweight • 135lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 134.0 lbs (60.8 kgs)
L Jessica Rakoczy TKO (Punches) MMA 06/12/13 Ultimate Fighter Season 18: Team Rousey vs Team Tate, Las Vegas, NV, United States
2:33 R2 / 2×5 Exhibition Bantamweight • 135lbs • Main Card
W Valerie Letourneau Rear-Naked Choke MMA 05/29/13 Ultimate Fighter Season 18: Team Rousey vs Team Tate, Las Vegas, NV, United States
3:36 R1 / 2×5 Exhibition Bantamweight • 135lbs • Main Card
L Takayo Hashi Unanimous Decision MMA 03/03/12 Jewels: 18th Ring, Shin-Kiba 1st Ring, Tokyo, Japan
5:00 R2 / 2×5 Pro 58kg • Co-Main Event
L Barb Honchak Rear-Naked Choke MMA 10/07/11 BEP 5: Breast Cancer Beatdown, Fletcher, North Carolina, United States
1:46 R3 Pro Flyweight • 125lbs • Main Event • Weigh-In: 125.2 lbs (56.8 kgs)
L Hitomi Akano Unanimous Decision MMA 07/09/10 Jewels: 15th Ring, Shinjuku Face, Tokyo, Japan
5:00 R2 / 2×5 Pro Middleweight • 61kg • Main Card
L Rosi Sexton Unanimous Decision MMA 02/26/11 Cage Warriors FC 40, London, England, United Kingdom
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro 30-29, 30-28, 30-27
L Sarah Kaufman KO (Slam) MMA 07/23/10 Strikeforce Challengers 9: del Rosario vs Mahe, Everett, Washington, United States
4:45 R3 / 5×5 Pro Strikeforce Bantamweight title challenge • Co-Main Event • Weigh-In: 133.4 lbs (60.5 kgs)
W Tara LaRosa Split Decision MMA 05/21/10   Moosin: God of Martial Arts, DCU Center, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro Catchweight • 130lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 128.0 lbs (58.1 kgs)
W Molly Helsel Rear-Naked Choke MMA 01/30/10 King Of The Cage: Toryumon, Ginowan, Okinawa, Japan
3:18 R2 / 3×5 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
L Marloes Coenen Armbar MMA 11/07/09   Strikeforce: Fedor vs Rogers, Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States
1:05 R1 / 3×5 Pro Featherweight • 145lbs • Prelim Card • Weigh-In: 140.0 lbs (63.5 kgs)
W Chisa Yonezawa Unanimous Decision MMA 11/08/08 Greatest Common Multiple: Valkyrie 1, Tokyo, Japan
3:00 R2 / 2×3 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Vanessa Porto TKO (Knees) MMA 04/03/08 Fatal Femmes Fighting 4: Call of the Wild, Los Angeles, California, United States
0:53 R3 / 3×5 Pro FFF Bantamweight title
W Marloes Coenen Split Decision MMA 05/27/07 K-GRACE 1, Differ Ariake, Tokyo, Japan
3:00 R2 / 2×3 Pro Openweight Tournament Final • Main Event
W Megumi Yabushita Unanimous Decision MMA 05/27/07 K-GRACE 1, Differ Ariake, Tokyo, Japan
3:00 R2 / 2×3 Pro Openweight Tournament Semi-Finals
W Hee Jin Lee Armbar MMA 05/27/07   K-GRACE 1, Differ Ariake, Tokyo, Japan
2:56 R1 / 2×3 Pro Openweight Tournament Quarter-Finals
W Cassandra Rivers-Blasso Split Decision MMA 01/17/07   Fatal Femmes Fighting: Asian Invasion, Los Angeles, California, United States
2:00 R5 / 5×2 Pro FFF Lightweight title
L Shayna Baszler Kimura MMA 08/04/06   MARS: BodogFIGHT, Shinjuku Face, Tokyo, Japan
1:08 R1 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Megumi Yabushita Unanimous Decision MMA 05/06/06 Shooto: G Shooto 5, Shinjuku Face, Tokyo, Japan
5:00 R2 / 2×5 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
L Tara LaRosa Unanimous Decision MMA 03/04/06   Mixed Fighting Championship 6: Boardwalk Blitz, Atlantic City, NJ, United States
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
L Laura D’Auguste Unanimous Decision MMA 03/19/05 Ring of Combat 8, Asbury Park, New Jersey, United States
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro ROC Welterweight title
W Jennifer Howe Triangle Choke MMA†† 03/05/05   International FC: Eve of Destruction, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
1:47 R3 Pro ISKA World Middleweight and IFC Middleweight titles
L Megumi Yabushita Unanimous Decision MMA 12/19/04 Smackgirl: World ReMix 2004, Shizuoka, Japan
5:00 R2 / 2×5 Pro Openweight Tournament Semi-Finals
W Ana Carolina Unanimous Decision MMA 12/19/04 Smackgirl: World ReMix 2004, Shizuoka, Japan
5:00 R2 / 2×5 Pro Openweight Tournament Quarter-Finals
W Jennifer Howe Unanimous Decision MMA 11/06/04 HOOKnSHOOT: Evolution, Evansville Coliseum, Evansville, Indiana, United States
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro 29-28, 29-28, 29-28
W Natsuko Kikukawa Unanimous Decision MMA 05/16/04 Smackgirl: F8, Gold’s Gym South Tokyo Annex, Tokyo, Japan
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro Main Event
W Keiko Tamai Unanimous Decision MMA 04/18/04 Greatest Common Multiple: Cross Section 1, Japan
5:00 R2 / 2×5 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Hikaru Shinohara Armbar MMA 11/10/03 Smackgirl: Third Season 7, Tokyo, Japan
1:58 R1 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..

 

Roxanne tells Awakening, “Strength does not come from winning or being successful. Your struggles develop your strengths.”

Roxanne Modafferi’s Bio

Roxanne Modafferi is a female fighter from the United States.

She was a competitor on The Ultimate Fighter season 18. She signed with Invicta Fighting Championships in February of 2014. In 2017, Roxanne became the first female to compete on The Ultimate Fighter twice, when she joined season 26, which crowns the inaugural UFC Flyweight World Champion. Roxanne was eliminated in the semi-finals by Sijara Eubanks, but replaced Eubanks in the tournament final after she was hospitalised during her weight cut.

Roxanne also competes in Submission Grappling tournaments.

Personal Life

Roxanne used to live in Japan teaching English, while training to reach her dream of becoming the best female MMA fighter in the world. Since appearing on The Ultimate Fighter Season 18, she has moved back to the United States.

Achievements

MMA Titles

2017 - Fusion Fight League Flyweight Champion
2007 - K-GRACE Openweight Tournament Champion
2007 - FFF Lightweight Champion (1 defense)
2005 - IFC Middleweight Champion

MMA Awards

2017 - Fusion Fight League Flyweight Champion | 125 lbs
2015 - Invicta FC Fan Choice Awards | Moment of the Year (Mortal Kombat theme at Invicta 14)
2014 - Awakening WMMA Awards | Flyweight of the Year wmma-awards-icon
2010 - WMMA Press Awards | Fight of the Year (Moosin: God of Martial Arts: vs Tara LaRosa)

Karate Titles

2005 - ISKA World Karate Middleweight Championship

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Titles

2002 - NAGA Fighter of the Year

Media Appearances

TV

The Ultimate Fighter Season 26: A New World Champion (2017) - Team Gaethje Competitor
The Ultimate Fighter Season 18: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate (2013) - Team Tate Competitor

Team Details

Name Role
Wajyutsu Keisyukai Hearts Gym / Affiliations
- Trainer / Instructor / Coach
- Management

Other Social Network Links

Blog: roxannemodafferi.net/RBlog/

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