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"The Karate Hottie"

Michelle Waterson

#9 Women's Strawweight Division • 18-8-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 3
    Wins by Knockout
  • 9
    Wins by Submission
  • 6
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 53% 53%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
396
Sig. Strikes Attempted
748
Grappling accuracy 45% 45%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
10
Takedowns Attempted
29
3.64
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
4.55
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
1.79
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
1.10
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
48
%
Sig. Str. Defense
57
%
Takedown Defense
0.00
Knockdown Ratio
13:36
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
230 (58%)
Clinch
103 (26%)
Ground
63 (16%)

Sig. Str. by target

48% 192 Head 29% 115 Body 22% 89 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
3 (17%)
DEC
6 (33%)
SUB
9 (50%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Rodriguez vs Waterson

    Round
    5
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    Decision - Unanimous
  • Win

    Waterson vs Hill

    Round
    5
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    Esparza vs Waterson

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    Decision - Split

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Aurora, United States
Trains at
Jackson Wink MMA Academy - NM
Fighting style
Karate
Age
35
Height
63.00
Weight
115.00
Octagon Debut
Jul. 12, 2015
Reach
62.00
Leg reach
35.50
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Michelle Waterson prepares to fight Angela Hill in a strawweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on September 12, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)
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