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Women's Strawweight Division

"La Fiera"

Piera Rodriguez

Women's Strawweight Division

9-2-0 (W-L-D)

5

Victorias por nocaut

4

Gana por decisión

Piera Rodriguez

Récord del Atleta

Info

Learn more about Piera Rodriguez's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Ciudad natal
Maracaibo, Venezuela
Estilo de lucha
Striker
Años
31
Alto
63.00
Peso
128.00
Debut del octágono
Apr. 9, 2022
Alcance
63.50
Alcance de la pierna
36.00
  • Pro since 2017

     
  • Five wins by KO

     
  • Origin of nickname: “My friends started calling me this when they saw me fighting.”

UFC Fight Night (5/18/24) Rodriguez lost to Ariane Carnelossi by DQ (illegal headbutt) at 3:16 of the second round

UFC on ESPN (4/15/23) Rodriguez was submitted by Gillian Robertson via armbar at 4:21 of the second round 

UFC Fight Night (10/15/22) Rodriguez won a three round unanimous decision over Sam Hughes 

UFC 273 (4/9/22) Rodriguez won a three round unanimous decision over Kay Hansen

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 5

Episode eight (10/19/21) Rodriguez won a three round unanimous decision over Valesca Machado

When and why did you start training for fighting? I took some boxing classes in 2012, but just for fun. I didn't take it seriously until I finished my schooling. I was very focused on that until I finished. In 2015 I got into the working life and I started fighting while I was working.



What titles have you held? LFA strawweight title.



Do you have any heroes? My mom.



What would it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means that dreams can be possible. Eight years ago I thought this was something completely impossible, but I kept trying and trying. And today I am here, and I came to stay.



Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, I have a Psychology degree.



What was your job before you started fighting? I was working in a restaurant as waitress.



Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ blue belt.



Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine



Favorite Striking technique: Uppercut