Joanne Calderwood

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Birthday
23, 1986
Birthplace
Irvine, Scotland
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
23, 1986 (age 32)
Birthplace
Irvine, Scotland

About

Professional fighter known for being Scotland's first woman to go pro in mixed martial arts. She's also an accomplished Muay Thai practitioner, winning titles as both a bantamweight and flyweight.

Before Fame

She started kickboxing after attending a class with her brother. After growing up balancing work, school, and training, she committed to fighting. She was 2009's STBA Fighter of the Year.

Trivia

She originally joined the UFC as part of season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter, which determined the inaugural strawweight champion.

Family Life

She was born in Irvine, Scotland and grew up with a younger brother.

Associated With

Although she was eliminated from the Ultimate Fighter, she earned Fight of the Season honors for her bout with Rose Namajunas on the show.