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Women's Strawweight Division


Montserrat Ruiz

Women's Strawweight Division

10-4-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission


First Round Finishes

Montserrat Ruiz

athlete record


Learn more about Montserrat Conejo Ruiz's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Place of Birth
Leon, Mexico
Trains at
Kings MMA El Paso
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
Mar. 20, 2021
Leg reach
  • Pro since 2014

  • Three wins by KO, two by submission (Scarf hold armlock, armbar)

  • Two first round finishes

  • Has won two of her last four

  • Lone loss via decision to UFC vet Danielle Taylor in 2018

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

UFC on ESPN (7/17/21) Conejo was stopped by Amanda Lemos via strikes at :35 of the first round

UFC on ESPN (3/20/21) Conejo won a three round unanimous decision over Cheyanne Buys

When and why did you start training for fighting? In 2012, a wrestling coach of mine showed me the world of MMA, then in 2014, I started training to become a professional fighter after I had been wrestling for five years.

What ranks and titles have you held? Seven-time National Wrestling Champion (Mexico), BJJ World Champion. In MMA I have won the title in Mexican organizations such as XFL and MAX Fight Champion

Do you have any heroes? My mom

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means a lot. It’s something I’ve been searching for, for a very long time; it brings me pride and motivation to be fighting for the best promotion in the world.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No

What was your job before you started fighting? I used to help my dad in the family business, a butcher shop (Carniceria), but I’ve been wrestling since before high school, where I got admitted into the CNAR National Center of High Performance, which is where the Mexican Olympic Athletes are bred and trained. 

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Purple Belt in 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu

Favorite grappling technique: Keylock from Kesa Gatame

Favorite Striking technique: Cross