Nicco Montano - Official UFC® Fighter Profile
Nicco
Montano
5-2-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: Champion Women Flyweight
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Fight of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 1 fights.
Record: 5-2-0
Summary: Wrestling defense

Fighter Info

From: Shiprock, New Mexico United States
Fights Out Of: Albuquerque, New Mexico United States
Age: 28
Height: 5' 5" ( 165 cm )
Weight: 125 lb ( 56 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
456
41% Successful
186
Types of Successful Strikes
0
186
87% Standing
161
10
15
Striking Defense
67
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
6
50% Successful
3
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
5
1
Takedown Defense
78
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Nicco Montano
The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale
Dec 1, 2017
186
132
3
2
1
1
5
1
R5 Decision - Unanimous
Fight of the Night

Biography

When and why did you start training for fighting? 2013. My boyfriend was fighting at the time and I was training BJJ and said “Why not?”

What ranks and titles have you held? Purple belt in BJJ

Do you have any heroes? No

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Everything I’ve worked towards is actually happening.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No

What was your job before you started fighting? Yoga instructor

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? All fights were first-round finishes. Won the F2W belt


• Team Gaethje on TUF 26

• Pro since 2015

• Two wins by KO

• One first round finish

• Defeated TUF 26 castmate Shana Dobson in 2016

• Had 5-0 amateur record (3 subs, 2 KOs)

Career

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