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"The Karate Hottie"
Michelle Waterson
#7 Women's Strawweight Division • 18-8-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 1
    Fight Win Streak
  • 3
    Wins by Knockout
  • 9
    Wins by Submission
Striking accuracy 53% 53%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
396
Sig. Strikes Attempted
748
Grappling accuracy 45% 45%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
10
Takedowns Attempted
29
3.64
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
4.55
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
1.79
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
1.10
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
48
%
Sig. Str. Defense
57
%
Takedown Defense
0.00
Knockdown Ratio
13:36
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
230 (58%)
Clinch
103 (26%)
Ground
63 (16%)

Sig. Str. by target

48% 192 Head 29% 115 Body 22% 89 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
3 (17%)
DEC
6 (33%)
SUB
9 (50%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Waterson vs Hill

    Round
    5
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    Jedrzejczyk vs Waterson

    Round
    5
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    DEC

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Colorado Springs, United States
Trains at
Jackson Wink MMA Academy - NM
Age
34
Height
63.00
Weight
115.00
Octagon Debut
Jul. 12, 2015
Reach
62.00
Leg reach
35.50
Q & A
  • Pro since 2007

 

  • Nine wins by submission (5 armbar, 4 RNC), three by knockout

 

  • Eight first round finishes

 

  • Has won three of her last five

 

  • Submitted Jessica Penne in 2013 bout to win Invicta FC 105-pound title

 

  • Featured on reality shows Fight Girls and Bully Beatdown

 

  • Origin of nickname – “Before I began fighting, I was a spokesmodel for a bikini website and they gave me that nickname because I did karate growing up.”