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Women's Strawweight Division

Retired

"Claudinha"

Claudia Gadelha

Women's Strawweight Division

18-5-0 (W-L-D)

2

Wins by Knockout

7

Wins by Submission

8

Wins by Decision

Claudia Gadelha

athlete record

Event Results

Info

When and why did you start training for fighting? I fell in love with jiu-jitsu when I was very young

What ranks and titles have you held? Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Andre Pederneiras, TUF 23 coach

Do you have any heroes? My Father

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream coming true

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes. I went to Law School

What was your job before you started fighting? I started fighting very young and this helped me to pay for college.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? BJJ 3x World Champion at Brown belt
Favorite grappling technique:  Rear Naked Choke
Favorite Striking technique: Uppercut

Status
Retired
Hometown
Mossoro, Brazil
Trains at
Nova Uniao - Rio de Janeiro
Fighting style
Jiu-Jitsu
Age
33
Height
64.00
Weight
115.50
Octagon Debut
Jul. 16, 2014
Reach
63.50
Leg reach
32.00

TRAINING: I’m grinding every day to get better and this camp I’m being smarter. I’m enjoying my training in the elevation in Albuquerque and I think this is gonna make a huge difference in my cardio.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I fell in love with jiu-jitsu when I was very young.

What ranks and titles have you held? Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Andre Pederneiras

Do you have any heroes? My Father.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream coming true.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes. I went to Law School

What was your job before you started fighting? I started fighting very young and this helped me to pay for college.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? BJJ 3x World Champion at Brown belt

Favorite grappling technique: Rear Naked Choke

Favorite striking technique: Uppercut