September 8, 1991
|Other names||Iron Woman|
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|Weight||115 lb (52 kg; 8.2 st)|
|Reach||67 in (170 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Vilnohirsk, Ukraine|
|Team||YK Promotion |
K Dojo Warrior Tribe
|Rank||Master of Sports in Boxing |
Ukrainian National Boxing Team
Master of Sports in Kickboxing
|Years active||2012 - present|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Maryna Moroz (Ukrainian: Марина Мороз; born September 9, 1991) is a Ukrainian mixed martial artist signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, where she competes in the strawweight division. Maryna Moroz is also a boxing coach for the Ukrainian Olympic women's boxing team.
Mixed martial arts career
Moroz started practicing boxing at a young age. She began training in mixed martial arts in 2013 as way there was lack of opportunity of professional women's boxing in Ukraine. She made her professional debut in 2013 and amassed a record of 5-0 before joining Xtreme Fighting Championships.
Xtreme Fighting Championships
After a 5–0 stint on the regional circuit, Moroz signed with Florida based promotion Xtreme Fighting Championships. Moroz faced Karine Silva in her debut at XFC International 7 on November 1, 2014. She won via armbar.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Moroz defeated Cristina Stanciu at UFC Fight Night: Rothwell vs. dos Santos on April 10, 2016.
Moroz was scheduled to face Jamie Moyle on January 20, 2018 at UFC 220. However, Moyle pulled out of the fight during the week leading up to the event citing an undisclosed injury and the bout was cancelled.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|11 matches||8 wins||3 losses|
|Loss||8–3||Angela Hill||Decision (unanimous)||UFC on Fox: Emmett vs. Stephens||February 24, 2018||3||5:00||Orlando, Florida, United States|
|Loss||8–2||Carla Esparza||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs. Lee||June 25, 2017||3||5:00||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States|
|Win||8–1||Danielle Taylor||Decision (split)||UFC Fight Night: Rodríguez vs. Caceres||August 6, 2016||3||5:00||Salt Lake City, Utah, United States|
|Win||7–1||Cristina Stanciu||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Rothwell vs. dos Santos||April 10, 2016||3||5:00||Zagreb, Croatia|
|Loss||6–1||Valérie Létourneau||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Oliveira||August 23, 2015||3||5:00||Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada|
|Win||6–0||Joanne Calderwood||Submission (armbar)||UFC Fight Night: Gonzaga vs. Cro Cop 2||April 11, 2015||1||1:30||Kraków, Poland||Performance of the Night.|
|Win||5–0||Karine Silva||Submission (armbar)||XFCI - XFC International 7||November 1, 2014||1||3:27||São Paulo, Brazil||Strawweight debut. XFCI Women's Strawweight Tournament Quarterfinals.|
|Win||4–0||Ilona Avdeeva||TKO (doctor stoppage)||IMAT - Moroz vs. Avdeeva||September 7, 2014||1||1:15||Moscow, Russia|
|Win||3–0||Jin Tang||Submission (straight armbar)||Kunlun Fight 8||August 24, 2014||1||3:50||Leshan, China|
|Win||2–0||Feier Huang||Submission (armbar)||Kunlun Fight 5||June 1, 2014||1||2:52||Leshan, China|
|Win||1–0||Yana Kuzioma||Submission (armbar)||OC - Oplot Challenge 89||November 23, 2013||2||1:12||Kharkiv, Ukraine|
- Shaun Al-Shatti (August 22, 2015). "The Volnogorsk hooligan: Maryna Moroz out for blood (and Jedrzejczyk) at UFC Fight Night 74". MMA Fighting.
- Sarah Kurchak (April 13, 2015). "Introducing Maryna "Iron Woman" Moroz". Vice.
- "Fight Card - UFC Fight Night Holloway vs. Oliveira". UFC.com. Retrieved August 25, 2015.
- "Maryna Moroz - Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved January 25, 2015.
- Zane Simon (February 22, 2015). "Welcome to the UFC, Maryna Moroz". Bloody Elbow.
- Michael Bacos (April 14, 2015). "Maryna Moroz Makes Her Impact on the UFC Women's Strawweight Division". Bleacher Report.
- Steven Marrocco (April 11, 2015). "UFC Fight Night 64 results: Maryna Moroz shocks with armbar of Joanne Calderwood". MMAjunkie.com.
- Ben Fowlkes (August 23, 2015). "UFC Fight Night 74 results: Valerie Letourneau halts Maryna Moroz hype train, earns decision". MMAjunkie.com.
- "UFC Fight Night 92 results: Maryna Moroz takes split decision from gritty Danielle Taylor". MMAjunkie. 2016-08-07. Retrieved 2017-06-26.
- "UFC Fight Night 112 results: Carla Esparza uses exquisite takedowns to dominate Maryna Moroz". MMAjunkie. 2017-06-26. Retrieved 2017-06-26.
- DNA, MMA. "Maryna Moroz keert terug tijdens UFC 220 in Boston tegen Jamie Moyle". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2017-11-15.
- Sherdog.com. "Jamie Moyle Suffers Injury, UFC 220 Bout vs. Maryna Moroz Canceled". Sherdog. Retrieved 2018-01-18.
- Reddick, Jay (January 22, 2018). "UFC Orlando signs Maryna Moroz vs. Angela Hill". Orlando Sentinel.
- "UFC on FOX 28 results: Angela Hill outworks Maryna Moroz for unanimous decision". MMAjunkie. 2018-02-25. Retrieved 2018-02-25.
- Guilherme Cruz (2018-10-03). "Former KSW champion Ariane Lipski meets Maryna Moroz at UFC Argentina". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2018-10-03.
- "Maryna Moroz injured, out of UFC Argentina bout with Ariane Lipski". MMA Fighting. Retrieved 2018-10-30.
- Sherdog.com. "Maryna". Sherdog. Retrieved 2018-10-30.