Rachelle Leah

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Rachelle Leah
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Leah at the Big Apple Convention in Manhattan on October 18, 2009.
Born Rachelle Leah San Filippo
(1984-08-20) August 20, 1984 (age 30)
San Carlos, California, United States
Nationality American
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Eye color Brown
Website
www.RachelleLeah.com

Rachelle Leah (born August 20, 1984) is an American model, actress and television personality who has worked as a glamour model in mixed martial arts.

Early life[edit]

Leah was born Rachelle Leah San Filippo on August 20, 1984 in San Carlos, California,[citation needed] and began modeling professionally at age 18.

Career[edit]

Before her career began to take off, Leah was studying to become a paramedic.[dead link][1] She started out modeling for Ford Motor Company and made appearances on shows such as The View, Carson Daly, and the Nick And Jessica Variety Show. By the age of 19, her photo was seen on a boxing website by the UFC, and she was hired as an Octagon Girl.

Leah has appeared on and hosted numerous TV shows such as Spike's Sexiest NYC Bartenders, Spike TV's Women of Action, Casino Cinema, Inside the UFC, and The Ultimate Fighter.

Leah has also been featured inside and on the covers of many magazines, some of which include Maxim, Men's Fitness, 944, Playboy,[2] Steppin' Out, Muscle & Fitness, AXL, Vegas Magazine, and Stuff.

Leah took a break from being an Octagon Girl but continued presenting UFC All Access on Spike TV, which airs a week before a UFC pay-per-view event. She returned to the Octagon at UFC 111 on March 27, 2010.

Leah also makes an appearance in the video game UFC 2009 Undisputed, telling the tales of classic fights.

Jay Glazer, a senior writer for FoxSports.com, partnered with the UFC's Randy Couture to form MMAathletics based in Las Vegas, Nevada at Xtreme Couture Training Center. Rachelle Leah serves as host for the weekly episodes, alongside Jay Glazer.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rachelle Leah". Complex. Archived from the original on 2008-01-13. Retrieved 2008-01-23. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Playboy.com". Retrieved 2008-10-20. 
  3. ^ MMAthletics with Jay Glazer and Rachelle Leah Fox Sports; Accessed June 22, 2010

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