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Women's Flyweight Division

Ivana Petrovic

Women's Flyweight Division

6-1-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission


First Round Finishes

Ivana Petrovic

athlete record


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

Place of Birth
Konstanz, Germany
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
Jul. 1, 2023
Leg reach
  • Pro since 2021
  • Three wins by KO, two by submission (2 RNC)
  • Two first-round finishes
  • Reported 5-0 amateur record

UFC on ESPN (7/1/23) Debut 

When and why did you start training for fighting? Since I was a little girl, I wanted to train martial arts. First, I started my fighting career in kickboxing when I was 17 years old; that’s where my fighting journey began. 

What ranks and titles have you held? 125-pound Champion of ARES Fighting Championship.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means I can finally do fighting for a living.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I was studying Sport and health at the University, but I quit in the second year.

What was your job before you started fighting? I had a few jobs I was working as a swimming instructor, Water aerobics instructor and a lifeguard. I also worked with a girl who had Down’s syndrome so she can do some activities with me. I worked in kindergarten, and I worked in a factory where we made pancakes and waffles.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? I was junior K-1 Balkan champion, and one time K-1, Full contact and Low kick junior champion of Bosnia and Herzegovina. 125-pound and 135-pound amateur champion of Cage Warriors academy. 

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Purple belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

Favorite Striking technique: I love them all