Hottest Pictures Of Claudia Gadelha. The Brazilian mixed martial artist Claudia Gadelha ranked number 6 in the UFC Women’s Strawweight ranking and number 15 in UFC Women’s pound-for-pound rankings. She took birth on 7th December in 1988 in Mossoro, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. Claudia had a tough childhood, and her parents didn’t give her permission to practice martial arts.
Later, Claudia came into contact with the drug, but after her parents relocated to Natal. There, she began to take training at the gym Kimura Nova Uniao. At 18, Claudia became the youngest BJJ black belt in Nova Uniao’s history.
Claudia debuted in MMA in 2008 at Force Fighting Championship. Later, she won her next six fights. In 2012, Claudia made her North American MMA debut and won the contest. That year, the martial artist won her first TKO after beating Adriana Vieira at Shooto Brazil 34.
In 2013, Claudia made her debut with Invicta FC and fought with Carla Esparza at Invicta FC 4 for the Strawweight Championship. That year, Claudia set to challenge Esparza for the Invicta FC Strawweight Championship. But before the event, the organizers took her to the hospital for gastroenteritis.
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In 2013, Claudia signed a deal with Ultimate Fighting Championship. She competed on season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter and won her first-ever UFC Strawweight Championship. In 2016, Claudia started her gym at Claudia Gadhela’sMMA & BJJ Academy. In 2017, the martial artist moved the gym to Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Currently, Claudia trains at the UFC Performance Institute and Xtreme Couture. In 2020, Claudia was set to battle Alexa Grasso, but on the day of the weigh-ins, she weighed 5.5 pounds more than the imperfect weight. Claudia was removed from the fight. In May 2020, the martial artist was expected to face Marina Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night 174.
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