Raquel Pennington

MMA Bantamweight
  • Age:29
  • Height:5'7"
  • Weight:135 lbs.
  • Country:USA
  • Nickname:Rocky
  • Class:Bantamweight
  • Fighting out of:Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

* kg's are rounded

Record:

Wins Loses KOs
9 5 1

Last Fight vs. Miesha Tate 11/12/16

Bio

Born in Colorado, Raquel Pennington grew up playing sports with the hopes of becoming a pro boxer. She did not compete athletically in college, however, due to a broken back. Pennington began training martial arts at the age of 19, but her parents originally refused to let her compete. After a 7-1 amateur record, with five of her wins coming by submission, Pennington turned professional in March 2012, defeating Kim Couture (ex-wife of UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture) in her debut.

Starting her pro career with a 3-3 record, including two losses in Invicta FC, Pennington took part in The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate, making it to the semi-finals of the competition. She won her official UFC debut at the show’s finale event, defeating Roxanne Modafferi.

Pennington holds key victories over Jessica Andrade, Bethe Correia, and Miesha Tate.

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