Michelle
Waterson

  • Age:
    34
  • Gender:
    Female
  • Height:
    5' 3"
  • Weight:
    115
  • Fighting Out Of:

Stats

W-L-D
18-8-0
(T)KO
4-1
SUB
8-3
  • Age:
    34
  • Gender:
    Female
  • Height:
    5' 3"
  • Weight:
    115
  • Fighting Out Of:

Stats

W-L-D
18-8-0
(T)KO
4-1
SUB
8-3

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Wins:
    1

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:15
  • Fastest KO:
    02:36
  • Fastest SUB:
    00:15

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    66.7%
  • Finished Rate:
    50%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    33.3%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    50%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    22.2%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    12.5%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    44.4%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    37.5%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    18-8-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    13 years, 6 months, 26 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    49.4
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    1.9
  • Longest Layoff:
    1 years, 8 month, 27 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    28 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1.7
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    08:36
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    2.3
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    11:30

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
09/12/2020
Win
17-8-0
Angela Hill
(12-8-0)
Strawweight
115 vs 115.5
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC FN 50 ON ESPN: WATERSON vs HILL
3 05:00
05/09/2020
Loss
17-7-0
Carla Esparza
(15-6-0)
Strawweight
115 vs 115.5
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 249: FERGUSON vs GAETHJE
3 05:00
10/12/2019
Loss
17-6-0
Joanna Jedrzejczyk
(16-3-0)
Strawweight
115 vs 115.5
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC ON ESPN: JEDRZEJCZYK VS WATERSON
5 05:00
03/30/2019
Win
16-6-0
Karolina Kowalkiewicz
(12-4-0)
Strawweight
115.5 vs 114.7
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC on ESPN #2
3 05:00
10/06/2018
Win
15-6-0
Felice Herrig
(14-7-0)
Strawweight
115 vs 115.5
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 229: Mcgregor vs. Khabib
3 05:00
04/14/2018
Win
14-6-0
Cortney Casey
(7-5-0)
Strawweight
115 vs 115
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Gaethje
3 05:00
12/02/2017
Loss
14-5-0
Tecia Torres
(9-1-0)
Strawweight
115 vs 116
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 218: Holloway vs Aldo 2
3 05:00
04/15/2017
Loss
14-4-0
Rose Namajunas
(5-3-0)
Strawweight
114.5 vs 116
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
UFC Fight Night: Johnson vs. Reis
2 02:47
12/17/2016
Win
13-4-0
Paige Vanzant
(7-2-0)
Flyweight
115 vs 116
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
UFC Fight Night: Vanzant vs. Waterson
1 03:21
07/12/2015
Win
12-4-0
Angela Magana
(9-7-0)
Flyweight
115 vs 115.5
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
UFC TUF 21 Finale
3 02:38
12/05/2014
Loss
12-3-0
Herica Tiburcio Dos Santos
(7-2-0)
Flyweight
105 vs 105
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Invicta FC 10
3 01:04
09/06/2014
Win
11-3-0
Yasuko Tamada
(11-6-1)
Flyweight
104.8 vs 103.5
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Invicate FC 09/06/14
3 04:58
04/05/2013
Win
10-3-0
Jessica Penne
(10-1-0)
Flyweight
104.7 vs 104.9
Submission (Arm Bar)
Invicta FC 5
4 02:31
10/06/2012
Win
9-3-0
Lacey Schuckman
(7-5-0)
Flyweight
106 vs 106
Decision (Split Decision)
Invicta Fighting Championships 3
3 05:00
NSF
01/21/2012
Win
8-3-0
Diana Rael
(3-1-0)

Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Jackson's MMA Series 7
1 02:12
04/24/2010
Win
7-3-0
Masako Yoshida
(11-13-1)
Flyweight
107 vs 108
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Spring Brawl
1 04:17
02/13/2010
Win
6-3-0
Rosary Califano
(0-0-0)
Flyweight
105.8 vs 105.6
Submission (Arm Bar)
Beatdown 6
1 00:15
04/11/2009
Loss
6-2-0
Elena Reid
(2-0-0)
Flyweight
111 vs 112.5
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Extreme Beatdown
2 01:50
NSF
03/14/2009
Win
5-2-0
Karina Taylor
(0-2-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Duke City MMA Series 1
1 02:36
10/03/2008
Win
4-2-0
Tyra Parker
(0-1-0)
Flyweight
111 vs 116
Submission
Strikeforce 10/03/08
1 01:20
NSF
08/23/2008
Win
3-2-0
Cristal Macatol
(0-0-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
SCA - Bike n Brawl 2
1 00:22
NSF
07/12/2008
Win
2-2-0
Thricia Poovey
(1-3-0)

TKO/RSC (Corner Stoppage)
KOTC: Badlands
2 05:00
12/01/2007
Loss
2-1-0
Lynn Alvarez
(0-0-0)
Flyweight
118 vs 117
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Ring of Fire 31
1 01:19
09/15/2007
Win
1-1-0
Jaime Cook
(0-0-0)
Flyweight
114 vs 109
Submission (Arm Bar)
Ring of Fire 30: Domination
1 01:33
06/30/2007
Loss
1-0-0
Alicia Gumm
(0-0-0)
Flyweight
112 vs 115
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Rocky Mountain Bad Boyz: Battle of the Arts
2 05:00
02/16/2007
Win
0-0-0
Andrea Miller
(1-1-0)
Flyweight
114 vs 116
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Ring of Fire 28: Evolution
5 00:00

* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class