Raquel Pennington Bio

(Mixed Martial Artist, UFC Fighter)

Relationship Statistics of Raquel Pennington

What is Raquel Pennington marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):In Relation
How many children does Raquel Pennington have ? (name):none
Is Raquel Pennington having any relationship affair ?: Yes
Is Raquel Pennington lesbian ?: Yes

More about the relationship

Raquel Pennington is engaged to the UFC strawweight Tecia Torres. After dating each other for a year Raquel finally proposed to Tecia on May 2017. The couple has not decided the wedding date yet. The couple is living in Colorado in a home they bought together.

Who is Raquel Pennington?

Raquel Len Pennington is a mixed martial artist from Colorado Springs, Colorado. She fights in the bantamweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Women. From 2012, Raquel fought for the Invicta Fighting Championship. She has fought eight matches as an amateur and fifteen matches as professional.

Raquel Pennington: Birth Facts, Family, Childhood

Raquel Pennington was born on September 5, 1988, in Colorado Springs. Her mother is Rose Pennington. Detail about her parents is unknown. She was a sports enthusiast from her childhood and actively played basketball, volleyball, softball, and running. The true passion of Raquel was boxing.

Raquel Pennington: Education History

Raquel Penning attended the Harrison High School in Colorado Springs. She was a secretary of National Honors Society and graduated from Harrison in 2007. Her dynamic athletic personality and brilliant academic performance brought her numerous scholarships at the college as Raquel attended the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS). Raquel was not involved in any sports in her college life. She studied at the med school and became a doctor.

Raquel Pennington: Early Profession Life, Career

Raquel fought as an amateur in the Mix Martial Art from 2009-2011. Out of the eight fights, Raquel lost just one in her career as an amateur. Her professional debut was against Kim Couture in March 2012. She continued her fighter career with the Invicta Fighting Championship for a year starting from 2012.

In 2013, she got into the UFC as a cast member for The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate after defeating Tonya Evinger representing team Tate. She won the match against Jessamyn Duke in the third round by unanimous decision and got into the finals. At finals, she faced Jessica Rakoczy and lost.

On November 20, 2013, Pennington fought against Roxanne Modafferi at the Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale. She won the championship by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28). At UFC 171 on March 15, 2014, she lost the match against Jessica Andrade via split decision.

Next, she fought with Ashlee Evans-Smith at the UFC 181 on December 6, 2014, and won via bulldog choke on the first round becoming the fourth fighter to end a fight with that move in the history of UFC. On February 28, 2015, at the UFC 184, Pennington lost the match against Holly Holm via split decision.

Jessica Andrade was her next opponent at UFC 191 whom she defeated via submission in the second round. She fought against former UFC Bantamweight Champion and former TUF Coach Miesha Tate on November 12, 2016. She won the UFC 205 via unanimous decision in the third round. OnMay 12, 2018 she fought at the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championships against Amanda Nunes and lost the fight in the fifth round via TKO.

Raquel Pennington: Lifetime Achievement and Awards

Raquel Pennington has not won any title at the UFC Championships to this day. She was honored by The Fight of the Season against her fight with Jessamyn Duke.

Raquel Pennington: Salary and Net Worth

The Salary detail and net worth of Raquel Pennington are unknown.

Raquel Pennington: Rumors and Controversy

The sexual orientation of this UFC star is often a topic to gossip. She is openly lesbian.

Raquel Pennington: Description to Body Measurements

Raquel Pennington is five feet seven inches tall and weighs 61 kilograms. Her forearm reach is 67″ and her feet reach is 37″. Her hair and eye color are black. The vital stats of Raquel are 35-24-34 inches. She wears a dress size 4 US and her shoe size is 9 US.

Raquel Pennington: Social Media Profile

She is active on social media. She has 42 K followers on Facebook, 67 K on Twitter and 98 K on Instagram.

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