Pro athletes and celebrities are known to attract high profile arm candy and UFC fighters are no exception. Here we’re breaking down the top 10 hottest wives and girlfriends of MMA during the present time— sorry boys, exes don’t count.
10) Brittany Smith— the wife of Chael Sonnen
The native from Portland met Sonnen in her hometown when she attended a struggle event with her brother Ryan, who is friends with him. The thing that won Brittany over was how sweet Sonnen was and how incredibly well he treated his mother.
9) Dee Devlin— girlfriend of Conor McGregor
Hailing originally from Walkinstown, Co. Dublin, Devlin has been McGregor’s rock from the start and the two have been together long before his rise to UFC super-stardom. McGregor has always said he wouldn’t be where he is today without her, so it’s no surprise he made her an official member of his team, where she currently manages his finances.
8) Clark Gilmer— wife of Kenny Florian
Born in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, she rose to fame after competing in cycle 11 of hit reality TV show America's Next Top Model. She modeled extensively throughout her youth, competed in Miss South Carolina USA and has had numerous acting appearances. She also holds a degree in retail and fashion marketing from University of South Carolina.
7) Joana Prado— wife of Vitor Belfort
In her native country of Brazil, she might even be more famous than her husband! A former model, dancer and Brazilian actress, Joana has also appeared in several adult magazine pictorials, including the Brazilian issue of Playboy magazine three times. She now dedicates her life to her adoring family.
6) Kristie Jane McKeon— the wife of Ross Pearson
Born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, she holds a degree in Design and Communications, has been modeling since the age of 17, and has graced the cover of several fitness magazines. She is now employed by the UFC as an octagon girl and was even featured inside the UFC Calendar.
5) Megan Olivi— the wife of Joseph Benavidez
Megan got her BA in political Science in 2009 from Seton Hall University and her MA in Broadcast Journalism, Mass Media Studies and Public Communications in 2010. In 2006, she started as an intern and personal assistant at Fox News and later became their online contributor in 2009. In 2010, she was a reporter at Heavy MMA and went on to become a producer and host for the UFC by 2011. Megan eventually joined Fox Sports in 2013.
4) Mindy Robinson— the girlfriend of Randy Couture
Born in Fall River, Massachusetts, Mindy is a host, actress and model, and received her BA in American history from California State University, San Bernardino. An accredited actress before bесоming a reality star, Mindy Robinson is оnе of few actors to successfully balance both.
3) Shealen Uaiwa— long time girlfriend of BJ Penn
Born and raised in Maui, Shealen, who goes by Shea, is an aspiring model and mother of Penn’s children. Even though they aren’t married, Penn refers to her as his wife, so it’s safe to say their commitment to each other is going strong.
2) Aline Zermiani— wife of Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
A native of Brazil, Aline holds a degree in business administration and has worked as a model. She was crowned Miss Santa Catarina in 2010.
1) Lisette Gadzuric— the girlfriend of Anthony Pettis
She was born Lisette Franco and strangely enough, is still married to former NBA player Dan Gadzuric and continues to use his last name. The two co-founded the Gadzuric foundation in 2009 and Lisette went on to found the Cinderella Project MMK, which collects and distributes donated prom dresses to local area youth in need in Milwaukee and surrounding areas.