Marina Rodriguez (fighter)
|Born||Marina Alcalde Rodriguez|
April 29, 1987
Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|Weight||115 lb (52 kg; 8 st 3 lb)|
|Reach||67 in (170 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Florianópolis, Brazil|
AS Team (Jiu-Jitsu)
|Trainer||Alexandre de Souza - Jiu-Jitsu coach |
Marcio Malko - Muay Thai coach
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Marina Rodriguez (born April 29, 1987) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist (MMA). She currently competes in the Strawweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). As of September 23, 2019, she is #9 in the strawweight rankings.
Rodriguez played soccer, volley, basketball and handball when she was young and started training mma when at the age of 26.
Mixed martial arts career
Rodriguez started her professional MMA career in 2015 and fought primarily in Brazil and amassed a record of 9-0 before competing in Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series Brazil - Season 1, Episode 2 .
Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series
Rodriguez appeared in Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series (DWTNCS) |Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series Brazil - Season 1, Episode 2 web-series program on August 11, 2018, facing Maria de Oliveira Neta. She won the fight via technical knockout in the first round.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Rodriguez faced Cynthia Calvillo, replacing injured Cláudia Gadelha, on December 7, 2019 at UFC on ESPN 7. At the weigh-ins, Calvillo weighed in at 120.5 pounds, 4.5 pounds over the strawweight non-title fight limit of 116. The bout against Rodriguez will be held at a catchweight. Calvillo was fined 30% her purse, which went to her opponent Rodriguez. After three round of fighting, the bout ended with a draw.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|14 matches||12 wins||0 losses|
|Draw||12–0–2||Cynthia Calvillo||Draw (majority)||UFC on ESPN: Overeem vs. Rozenstruik||December 7, 2019||3||5:00||Washington, D.C, United States||Catchweight (120.5 lbs) bout; Calvillo missed weight.|
|Win||12–0–1||Tecia Torres||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Shevchenko vs. Carmouche 2||August 10, 2019||3||5:00||Montevideo, Uruguay|
|Win||11–0–1||Jessica Aguilar||Decision (unanimous)||UFC on ESPN: Barboza vs. Gaethje||March 30, 2019||3||5:00||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States|
|Draw||10–0–1||Randa Markos||Draw (majority)||UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Anders||September 22, 2018||3||5:00||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||10–0||Maria de Oliveira Neta||TKO (punches)||Dana White's Contender Series Brazil 2||April 11, 2018||1||3:03||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||9–0||Natalia Cristina da Silva||Decision (unanimous)||Thunder Fight 14||December 16, 2017||3||5:00||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||8–0||Amanda Torres Sardinha||Decision (unanimous)||Shooto Brazil 79||December 28, 2017||3||5:00||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Win||7–0||Samara Santos Cunha||Decision (unanimous)||Fight 2 Night 2||April 28, 2017||3||5:00||Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil|
|Win||6–0||Paula Vieira da Silva||TKO (punches)||Curitiba Top Fight 10||February 24, 2017||1||4:50||Curitiba, Brazil||Catchweight (121 lbs) bout.|
|Win||5–0||Vanessa Guimaraes||Submission (triangle choke)||Aspera FC 41||July 9, 2016||2||1:47||São José, Brazil|
|Win||4–0||Márcia Oliveira||TKO (punches)||Floripa Fight Championship: The Big Challenge||June 4, 2016||1||1:42||Florianópolis, Brazil|
|Win||3–0||Caroline Silva||TKO (knee and punches)||Aspera FC 33||March 19, 2016||2||0:47||São José, Brazil|
|Win||2–0||Caroline Silva||Decision (unanimous)||Aspera FC 24||September 12, 2015||3||5:00||São José, Brazil|
|Win||1–0||Silvania Monteiro||TKO (retirement)||São José Super Fight 6||March 28, 2015||1||5:00||São José, Brazil||Strawweight debut.|
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