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Women's Strawweight Division


Jaqueline Amorim

Women's Strawweight Division

8-1-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission


First Round Finishes

Jaqueline Amorim

athlete record


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

Place of Birth
Manaus, Brazil
Trains at
American Top Team
Fighting style
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Octagon Debut
Apr. 8, 2023
  • Pro since 2020

  • Two win by KO, six by submission (3 armbar, kneebar, RNC, arm triangle)

  • Has finished all wins, seven in the first round

  • Six wins in 1:58 or less

  • Has wins in :33 and :10

UFC Fight Night (3/16/24) Amorim submitted Cory McKenna via armbar at 1:38 of the first round 

UFC on ESPN (8/12/23) Amorim stopped Montserrat Conejo Ruiz via strikes at 3:41 of the third round 

UFC 287 (4/8/23) Amorim lost a three round unanimous decision to Sam Hughes 

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training BJJ when I was six years old, but even before then I dreamed of one day being a fighter. I was raised by a single father, and some of my first memories are of watching the early UFC events with him. I started jiu-jitsu with the dream of one day stepping into the UFC Octagon.

What ranks and titles have you held? I’m a second degree BJJ black belt. I’ve won multiple IBJJF world championships at colored belts, as well as the No-Gi Pan Championship at black belt.

Do you have any heroes? For sure, my father is my hero. He raised me as a single dad when he was just 18 years old. He did everything for me as a kid to make my dreams possible. It wasn’t always easy growing up in Brazil with so little help. But he did everything he could for me. When it comes to athletics, some of my heroes are the pioneers of women’s combat sports. Ronda Rousey, of course, was a huge inspiration for me that my dream of being a UFC fighter could really come true.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fighting in the UFC is the culmination of a crazy dream that started out in a small city in the middle of the Amazon. A lot of people told me to follow a different path, to do something “more girly” but I never wavered from my dream.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Former LFA 115 champion. I successfully defended my belt one time (last September) before signing with the UFC.

Favorite grappling technique: RNC

Favorite Striking technique: Right hand