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Women's Strawweight Division


Elise Reed

Women's Strawweight Division

7-4-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Decision


First Round Finishes

Elise Reed

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Learn more about Elise Reed's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Place of Birth
Sacramento, United States
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
Jul. 24, 2021
Leg reach
  • Pro since 2019

  • Two wins by KO

  • Has won three of her last six

  • One first-round finish

  • Has wins over Jasmine Jasudavicius and Hilarie Rose

Noche UFC (9/16/23) Reed was submitted by Loopy Godinez via rear naked choke at 3:38 of the second round 

UFC on ESPN (6/3/23) Reed won a three round unanimous decision over Jinh Yu Frey

UFC 284 (2/11/23) Reed was submitted by Loma Lookboonmee via rear naked choke at :44 of the second round 

UFC 279 (9/10/22) Reed won a three round unanimous decision over Melissa Martinez 

UFC Fight Night (5/21/22) Reed was stopped by Sam Hughes via strikes at 3:52 of the third round

UFC Fight Night (3/19/22) Reed won a three round split decision over Cory McKenna

UFC on ESPN (7/24/21) Reed was stopped by Sijara Eubanks via strikes at 3:49 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? Started martial arts at six years old, started fighting at 15 (kickboxing / standup). It was my competitive drive. I had my first amateur fight at 20 and became decent, so I kept training and fighting. The rest is history. 

What ranks and titles have you held? CFFC Strawweight Champ, #1 in NE, SE lb 4 lb

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Surreal. I have worked for this opportunity since I started. It has been an amazing journey getting here and I am excited to see where it goes.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, Virginia Military Institute, Civil Engineering

What was your job before you started fighting? Martial Arts Instructor. I became a school owner in 2018 at 25 years old. I’m also

currently an Army Reservist. 

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition?  105 Spartyka Champ (Ammy), 105 Cage Wars Champ (Ammy)

Ranks in any martial arts styles: 3rd Degree black belt in Taekwondo

Favorite grappling technique: Armbar

Favorite Striking technique: Hook punch