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Women's Flyweight Division

Not Fighting

"Spitfire"

Emily Whitmire

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

1

Wins by Submission

3

Wins by Decision

Emily Whitmire

athlete record

Event Results

Info

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

Status
Not Fighting
Hometown
Portland, United States
Trains at
Syndicate MMA
Fighting style
MMA
Age
30
Height
65.00
Weight
125.00
Octagon Debut
Dec. 01, 2017
Reach
63.50
Leg reach
38.00

Fighter Facts

  • Team Gaethje on TUF 26
     
  • Pro since 2015
     
  • One win by submission (RNC), three wins by decision
     
  • Has won two of her last five
     
  • One first round finish
     
  • Two amateur wins in Tuff N Uff promotion

 

UFC History

UFC Fight Night (9/18/21) Whitmire was submitted by Hannah Goldy via armbar at 4:17 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (8/29/20) Whitmire was submitted by Polyana Viana via armbar at 1:53 of the first round
UFC on ESPN (6/29/19) Whitmire was submitted by Amanda Ribas via rear naked choke at 2:10 of the second round
UFC on ESPN (2/17/19) Whitmire submitted Alexandra Albu via rear naked choke at 1:01 of the first round
UFC 226 (7/7/18) Whitmire won a three round unanimous decision over Jamie Moyle
TUF 26 Finale (12/1/17) Whitmire was submitted by Gillian Robertson via armbar at 2:12 of the first round

The Ultimate Fighter, Season 26

On episode nine (quarterfinals), Whitmire was stopped by Roxanne Modafferi via strikes at 4:59 of the first round
On episode eight, Whitmire submitted Christina Marks via armbar at :40 of the first round

 

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training almost seven years ago. It was the only thing that caught my interest; it grabbed a hold of me and wouldn’t let go.
What ranks and titles have you held? Just an amateur title Tuff N Uff 115-lb title
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Everything. It’s been my only goal since I was 18.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Hell no. Not wasting my hard earned waitress dollars on a worthless piece of paper.
What was your job before you started fighting? Waiting tables and serving
Favorite grappling technique: Ground-and-pound
Favorite Striking technique: Bang Muay Thai