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"JoJo"

Joanne Wood

15-8-0 (W-L-D)

5

Wins by Knockout

1

Wins by Submission

4

First Round Finishes

Joanne Wood

athlete record

Event Results

Info

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

Status
Active
Hometown
Irvine, United Kingdom
Trains at
Syndicate MMA
Fighting style
Muay Thai
Age
36
Height
66.00
Weight
134.60
Octagon Debut
Dec. 12, 2014
Reach
65.50
Leg reach
38.50

Fighter Facts

  • Team Pettis on TUF 20
     
  • Pro since 2012
     
  • Five wins by KO, one by submission (triangle armbar)
     
  • Had 19-2 pro kickboxing record
     
  • Has 2012 win over Ashley Cummins
     
  • Four first round finishes

UFC History 
UFC Fight Night
(3/26/22) Wood was submitted by Alexa Grasso via rear naked choke at 3:57 of the first round 
UFC Fight Night (11/20/21) Wood was submitted by Taila Santos via rear-naked choke at 4:49 of the first round
UFC 263 (6/12/21) Wood lost a three round split decision to Lauren Murphy
UFC 257 (1/24/21) Wood won a three round unanimous decision over Jessica Eye
UFC Fight Night (8/1/20) Wood was submitted by Jennifer Maia via armbar at 4:29 of the first round
UFC 242 (9/7/19) Wood won a three round split decision over Andrea Lee
UFC 238 (6/8/19) Wood lost a three round unanimous decision to Katlyn Chookagian
UFC Fight Night (1/19/19) Wood won a three round unanimous decision over Ariane Lipski
UFC Fight Night (8/25/18) Wood submitted Kalindra Faria via triangle armbar at 4:57 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (7/16/17) Wood lost a three round unanimous decision to Cynthia Calvillo
UFC 203 (9/10/16) Wood was submitted by Jessica Andrade via guillotine choke at 4:38 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (6/18/16) Wood stopped Valerie Letourneau via strikes at 2:51 of the third round
UFC Fight Night (7/18/15) Wood won a three round unanimous decision over Cortney Casey
UFC Fight Night (4/11/15) Wood was submitted by Maryna Moroz via armbar at 1:30 of the first round
TUF 20 Finale (12/12/14) Wood won a three round unanimous decision over Seohee Ham

TUF 20

On episode 11 (quarterfinals), Wood was submitted by Rose Namajunas via Kimura in round two
On episode two, Wood won a two round decision over Emily Peters Kagan

 

Q&A 

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training when I was 13, doing Muay Thai, and had my first professional fight when I was 18. I did it because I fell in love with the sport and loved training, so fighting was a great way of challenging myself with something I love.
What ranks and titles have you held? I'm World, European and British champion in Muay Thai. 
Do you have any heroes? My sister
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means I get to fight the best girls in my weight class on a high platform. 
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No. I was in and out of jobs to pay for my degree in Muay Thai. 
What was your job before you started fighting? Nursing assistant
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Purple belt in BJJ
Favorite grappling technique: Reverse triangle
Favorite Striking technique: Elbow / knee