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Jessica Penne

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Win Rate
74 %
Finish Rate
71 %
Decision Win %
67 %
#13 Women's Strawweight (UFC)

Jessica Penne

Age
38
Height
5' 5 (165 cm)
Reach
67 in. (5' 7/170 cm)
Ape-Index
1.030
Stance
Orthodox
Nationality
United States
Main Division
Strawweight
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Coach
Lucas Leite
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rank
black_belt
Biography
Penne was born in Newport Beach, California, on January 30, 1983 and graduated from Diamond Bar High School, participating on the softball and swimming teams. Next at Cal State Fullerton, she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication. Penne is Italian American. Her father is the first generation of his Italian family born in the United States. Some of his family members remain in his family’s originating area of Turino, Italy.
Combat Approach
While standing, she often attacks with hooks, body kicks, and knees from a clinch. Penne regularly attempts to take opponents to the mat, normally with clinches, trips, or takedown reversals. Penne earned her black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Lucas Leite in January 2015.

Awards & Accolades

  • UFC: Fight of the Night (Two times) vs. Randa Markos and Joanna Jedrzejczyk
  • UFC: Performance of the Night (One time) vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz
  • Invicta Fighting Championships: Atomweight Championship (One time; first)
  • Invicta Fighting Championships: Submission of the Night (One time)
  • Bellator Fighting Championships: Competed in and won the First Women's fight in Bellator history at Bellator 5
  • Women's MMA Awards: 2013 Fight of the Year vs. Michelle Waterson on April 5
  • FightBooth.com: 2012 Lady Violence Award

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