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#3 Women's Strawweight Division

#8 PFP

Active

Marina Rodriguez

Women's Strawweight Division

16-1-2 (W-L-D)

4

Fight Win Streak

6

Wins by Knockout

4

First Round Finishes

Marina Rodriguez

athlete record

Event Results

Info

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

Status
Active
Hometown
Bagé, Brazil
Fighting style
Muay Thai
Age
34
Height
66.00
Weight
116.00
Octagon Debut
Sep. 23, 2018
Reach
65.00
Leg reach
38.50

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2015
     
  • Six wins by KO, one by submission (Triangle)
     
  • Four first round finishes
     
  • 5-1-1 in her last seven
     
  • On four-fight winning streak

UFC History
UFC 272
(3/5/22) Rodriguez won a three round split decision over Yan Xiaonan
UFC Fight Night (10/9/21) Rodriguez won a five round unanimous decision over Mackenzie Dern
UFC Fight Night (5/8/21) Rodriguez won a five round unanimous decision over Michelle Waterson
UFC 257 (1/24/21) Rodriguez stopped Amanda Ribas via strikes at :54 of the second round
UFC on ESPN (7/26/20) Rodriguez lost a three round split decision to Carla Esparza
UFC on ESPN (12/7/19) Rodriguez fought to a three round draw with Cynthia Calvillo
UFC Fight Night (8/10/19) Rodriguez won a three round unanimous decision over Tecia Torres
UFC on ESPN (3/30/19) Rodriguez won a three round unanimous decision over Jessica Aguilar
UFC Fight Night (9/22/18) Rodriguez fought to a three round draw with Randa Markos

Dana White's Contender Series, Brazil
On episode two, Rodriguez stopped Maria Oliveira via strikes at 3:03 of the first round

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training Muay Thai for fitness in 2012.
What ranks and titles have you held? National Muay Thai champion by IFMA 2016, Floripa Open NoGi CBJJ champion 2016, Floripa Spring NOGI CBJJ 2017 and a win in kickboxing in Suriname against Glory-ranked fighter Isis Veerbek.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To fight in the UFC is a validation of all the hard work I put in and that all of my coaches have done throughout the years.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I have a degree in graphic design.
What was your job before you started fighting? My last job was as a graphic designer in a store that printed adhesives for decoration.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? I had 10 ammy wins before turning pro.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: I am a dark blue, black tip in Muay Thai (Thai Brasil) and a purple belt in BJJ (Equipe A.S Team).
Favorite grappling technique: Clinch
Favorite Striking technique: Elbows and knees