Raquel
Pennington
4-5-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 2 fights.
Record: 4-5-0
Summary: Well-rounded

Fighter Info

Nickname: Rocky
From: Colorado Springs, CO USA
Fights Out Of: Colorado Spring, CO USA
Age: 26
Height: 5' 7" ( 170 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
300
54% Successful
162
Types of Successful Strikes
0
162
57% Standing
27%
16%
92
44
26
Striking Defense
69
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
4
75% Successful
3
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
3
2
0
Takedown Defense
80
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Raquel Pennington Mar 15, 2014
82 2 2 0 R3 Decision - Split
Jessica Andrade 66 3 0 3
Win
Roxanne Modafferi Nov 30, 2013
42 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Raquel Pennington 80 1 1 2

Biography

TRAINING: My training remains the same as with any fight, training 2-3 times a day 6 days a week. I’m doing everything from MMA training to breaking down aspects of the sport such as wrestling, boxing, Muay Thai, BJJ, ground and pound and strength and conditioning. I’m always preparing to be well-rounded and ready for any situation.


When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training at the age of 19. I always wanted to fight but my parents never let me. In my senior yet I broke my back snowboarding and was rehabbing my back. Then I joined fighting to become more active.

What ranks and titles have you held? As an amateur I was 7-1 with five titles - three at 135lbs, one at 130lb and one at 125lb 0 and ranked number one in the US. Before TUF as a pro I was 3-3 and I hold the world bantamweight/Hawaiian islands champion of Destiny MMA.

Do you have any heroes? My hero is my mom.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To fight in the UFC is every fighter’s dream come true. For me, it's a great accomplishment making it as high in the promotion as I can go and a life change for not only me, but my family. It’s also a way to reach out to the people in the world and tell my story and show them it's possible for them to achieve their dreams as well.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I am currently in college doing pre-med in hopes of going to med school to be a doctor.

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked at SAMs club, driving the forklift, stocking the freezers/cooler, while going to school and training.

Favorite grappling technique: Triangle

Favorite striking technique: 1-3-2 liver kick

•    Team Tate on TUF 18

•    Pro since 2012

•    Debut win was second round TKO of Kim Couture

•    Holds 2012 win over TUF 18 teammate Sarah Moras

•    One win by KO, one by submission

Career

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