Claudia Gadelha - Official UFC® Fighter Profile
Claudia
Gadelha
16-3-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #5 Women Strawweight
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Performance of the Night / 2 Fight of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 9 fights.
Record: 16-3-0
Summary: Strength, Jiu-Jitsu

Fighter Info

Nickname: Claudinha
From: Mossoro, Rio Grande do Norte Brazil
Fights Out Of: Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Age: 30
Height: 5' 4" ( 162 cm )
Weight: 115 lb ( 52 kg )
Reach 63"
Leg Reach 32"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1007
43% Successful
430
Types of Successful Strikes
0
430
74% Standing
13%
13%
320
56
54
Striking Defense
57
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
69
48% Successful
33
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
8
28
0
Takedown Defense
59
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Claudia Gadelha
Dec 8, 2018
49
96
2
0
0
0
3
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Claudia Gadelha
Jun 9, 2018
26
43
4
2
1
0
6
1
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Claudia Gadelha
Sep 22, 2017
42
141
0
4
2
0
0
5
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Fight of the Night
Win
Claudia Gadelha
Jun 3, 2017
8
9
1
0
1
0
2
0
R1 Submission
Performance of the Night
Win
Claudia Gadelha
Nov 19, 2016
34
22
6
0
1
0
2
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Claudia Gadelha
Jul 8, 2016
176
63
1
4
0
0
0
5
R5 Decision - Unanimous
Fight of the Night
Win
Claudia Gadelha
Aug 1, 2015
111
70
4
0
0
0
3
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Claudia Gadelha
Dec 13, 2014
27
38
7
0
1
0
2
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Claudia Gadelha
Jul 16, 2014
70
29
5
0
2
0
5
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

TRAINING: I’m grinding every day to get better and this camp I’m being smarter. I’m enjoying my training in the elevation in Albuquerque and I think this is gonna make a huge difference in my cardio.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I fell in love with jiu-jitsu when I was very young.

What ranks and titles have you held? Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Andre Pederneiras

Do you have any heroes?
My Father.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It’s a dream coming true.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
Yes. I went to Law School

What was your job before you started fighting?
I started fighting very young and this helped me to pay for college.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition?
BJJ 3x World Champion at Brown belt

Favorite grappling technique:
Rear Naked Choke

Favorite striking technique:
Uppercut
  • Pro since 2008

 

  • Seven wins by submission (5 armbar, 2 RNC), two by knockout

 

  • Eight first round finishes

 

  • Has won four of her last six

 

  • Owns 2012 win over UFC veteran Valerie Letourneau
 
  • Tied for fourth most wins women's strawweight history

Career

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