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#15 Women's Flyweight Division

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"Meatball"

Molly McCann

13-4-0 (W-L-D)

6

Wins by Knockout

4

First Round Finishes

Molly McCann

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

Status
Active
Hometown
England, United Kingdom
Trains at
NEXT Generation MMA
Fighting style
Boxer
Age
32
Height
64.00
Weight
125.50
Octagon Debut
May. 27, 2018
Reach
62.00
Leg reach
37.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2015
     
  • Has won 12 of her last 15 and three in a row
     
  • Six wins by knockout
     
  • Four first round finishes
     
  • Unbeaten amateur record (3-0)
     
  • Origin of nickname: “I used to work at Subway whilst at university.”

UFC History
UFC Fight Night
(7/23/22) McCann stopped Hannah Goldy via strikes at 3:53 of the first round 
UFC Fight Night (3/19/22) McCann knocked out Luana Carolina at 1:52 of the third round 
UFC Fight Night (9/4/21) McCann won a three round unanimous decision over Ji Yeon Kim
UFC Fight Night (2/6/21) McCann lost a three round unanimous decision to Lara Procopio
UFC on ESPN (7/16/20) McCann lost a three round unanimous decision to Taila Santos 
UFC on ESPN (10/18/19) McCann won a three round unanimous decision over Diana Belbita
UFC Fight Night (6/22/19) McCann won a three round unanimous decision over Ariane Lipski
UFC Fight Night (3/16/19) McCann won a three round unanimous decision over Priscila Cachoeira
UFC Fight Night (5/27/18) McCann was submitted by Gillian Robertson via rear naked choke at 2:05 of the second round

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started MMA the day after Rousey vs Carmouche.
What ranks and titles have you held? Cage Warriors flyweight title, ABA national title (boxing national title), Shock n awe title (regional MMA title)
Do you have any heroes? My hero, like most, is my mom. She’s an honest, working class hero.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To me, fighting for the UFC is absolutely amazing. It’s the reason why anyone starts. To put those gloves on May 27th in my home city will mean the world to me.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? My degree was Sports Development & Physical education.
What was your job before you started fighting? Coaching Boxing and Sandwich Artist in Subway
Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine, double leg
Favorite Striking technique: Left hook