17 Jan Jersey Lioness – featuring UFC fighter Katlyn Chookagian
For the first time since 2010, the UFC will head back to North Carolina with UFC On Fox 27 on January 27. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet a tough eastern lioness whose propensity to constantly press the action combined with a champion’s mentality makes her a intriguing prospect for the newly created Women’s Flyweight division. A professional since June 2014 and representing Team Renzo Gracie alongside the likes of Frankie Edgar and numerous others, 29 year old Katlyn Chookagian owns a 9-1 record in ten career bouts consisting of six decisions, two knockouts and one submission. Katlyn is also a Cage Fury Fighting Championships veteran.
In her MMA debut at CFFC 37, Katlyn defeated Rebecca Heintzman via unanimous decision. She knocked out Brigette Narcise in round three at WSOF 13. Then, Katlyn defeated Lynn Wennegren via unanimous decision. She submitted Melinda Fabian in the first round via armbar. At CFFC 52, Katlyn defeated Sijara Eubanks via unanimous decision. She also defeated Isabelly Varella via unanimous decision at CFFC 55. At CFFC 57, she knocked out Stephanie Bragayrac in the first round. In her UFC debut at UFN 91 Katlyn defeated Lauren Murphy via unanimous decision. For her 3rd UFC appearance, she faced Irene Aldana at UFC 210 and defeated her via split decision. At UFC On Fox 27 on January 27 Katlyn will face Mara Romero Borella in a Women’s Flyweight encounter. Good luck Katlyn!
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