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When I was 16 I started modeling…it was more of a hobby than anything. When I was 18, I sent in photos to agencies and began working immediately. My first job modeling was with a real estate infomercial. It was a lot of fun and I got bit by the modeling bug.
I was contacted by a lot of the modeling agencies locally and one thing led to another.
At first most of my gigs were swimwear shoots. I finally got a break when FORD motor company asked me to do modeling for them full time. Next was TV. I appeared on the Carson Daly show, the Nick and Jessica Variety show, and the WB Morning show. Furthermore, I was in an independent movie called "Vegas, Baby" with Chuck Liddell. When I built up my resume I wasn’t sure where I wanted my career to go, and then the UFC® was introduced to me.
It was my second time working as a Octagon girl™ at a boxing match and the press took my photo and posted it on an MMA website. James Pena (trainer with UFC®) approached me and told me the UFC® was looking for a new Octagon Girl™ and would I try out. Of course, my answer was yes and I gave him my card and received an email immediately from the company. I went in for an interview and have been with UFC® ever since. Time flies by, and this is the most fun I’ve ever had.
*Host, UFC All Access SPIKE TV
*Seasons 1-4 of “The Ultimate Fighter” SPIKE TV
*Profile, “Women of Action” SPIKE TV
*Profile, "Rachelle Leah" on CurrenTV (Fall, 2006)
*Host, “Octagon Girl Search” SPIKE TV (airs October, 2006)
*Host, Spike's Sexiest Bartenders (Nov, 2006)
*Guest, “Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith” ESPN, 2006
*Guest, “Fox & Friends” Fox News Channel
*Guest, Casino Cinema on Spike (Nov, 2006)
*2006SPIKE TV commercial for The Ultimate Fighter
*Maxim Mag. interview and photoshoot
*Vegas Baby-'hot chick' featured extra
*Nick & Jessica Christmas Variety special ABC-AFTRA
*Last Call Carson Daly NBC-AFTRA
*The View swimsuit modeling ABC-AFTRA
*Playboy “Babe of the Month”, October 2006
*Men’s Fitness (cover) 2006
*Steppin’ Out magazine (cover), 2006
*AXL magazine (cover), 2006
*944 Magazine (fashion layout) 2006
*Muscle & Fitness "Hot Bods", Winter 2007
*Muscle & Fitness HERS, November
*2006 Maxim Magazine- October issue
*2006 UFC calendar
*UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) promotion photo & dvd shoot
*Calendar shoot Havannah Honey cigar co.
*Lutece Restaurant marquee -venetian hotel and casino
*Puma fashion show
*Coquette lingerie fashion show
*The Ultimate Fighting Championship® - UFC® Octagon Girl™
*FORD Motor Company SEMA
*Mancow’s Morning Madhouse
*The Tony Bruno Show on Fox Radio Network
*The Adam Carolla Show
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More about Rachelle:
Wakeboarding, Snowboarding, working out
Sushi and Italian
Favorite TV Shows:
Sex and the City, Nip Tuck, Friends, In Living Color
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