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Virna Jandiroba

Peso-palha feminino Categoria

20-3-0 (W-L-D)

1

Vitórias por nocaute

13

Vitórias por finalização

8

Vitórias no 1º round

Virna Jandiroba

Histórico do atleta

Informações

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

Cidade natal
Serrinha, Brasil
Estilo de luta
Jiu-Jitsu
Idade
36
Altura
63.00
Peso
115.00
Estreia no UFC
27.04.19
Envergadura
64.00
Alcance das pernas
37.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2013

     
  • 13 wins by submission (7 RNC, triangle, 4 armbar, arm triangle), one by TKO

     
  • Eight first round finishes

     
  • Has won four of her last six

     
  • Made one successful Invicta FC title defense

     
  • Had 3-0 Invicta FC record

     
  • Origin of nickname: “A bird of prey from her region from the falcon family.”

UFC History

UFC on ESPN
(5/14/22) Jandiroba won a three round unanimous decision over Angela Hill

UFC 267 (10/30/21) Jandiroba lost a three round unanimous decision to Amanda Ribas

UFC Fight Night (6/19/21) Jandiroba defeated Kanako Murata by TKO (doctor stoppage) at 5:00 of the second round

UFC 256 (12/12/20) Jandiroba lost a three round unanimous decision to Mackenzie Dern

UFC 252 (8/15/20) Jandiroba submitted Felice Herrig via armbar at 1:44 of the first round

UFC on ESPN (12/7/19) Jandiroba submitted Mallory Martin via rear naked choke at 1:16 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (4/27/19) Jandiroba lost a three round unanimous decision to Carla Esparza

Q&A



When and why did you start training for fighting? I first started martial arts with Kung Fu as a child. I started in BJJ competition in 2005 and that helped me a lot with anxiety issues I had back then.

What ranks and titles have you held? Invicta FC Champion, World BJJ champion, Pan-American BJJ champion, Mercosul BJJ Champion

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a validation of all the work done by me, my coaches and tons of people that have been with me since the beginning.

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

What was your job before you started fighting? I have worked on a bunch of things. I have been a PE teacher, receptionist, phone operator.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in BJJ, green/white prajied in Muay Thai

Favorite grappling technique: Rear naked choke

Favorite Striking technique: Overhand