18.04.16 Karate Hottie

April 16, 2018
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“When I stay mentally strong, I can get through anything. Or anyone.”

Michelle Waterson aka "The Karate Hottie" after her UFC victory Saturday, April 14, 2018. P.S. She says her warrior instinct was birthed with her child.

Michelle Waterson

  • Started practicing martial arts at age 10.
  • Thai heritage led to her discoveringA Muay Thai (aka Thai boxing).
  • Says childbirth is more painful than anything she’s experienced in the ring.
  • Daughter,A Araya (8) has come to all her fights.
“For a long time, I was embarrassed about my stretch marks.A Now I embrace them, because for me it was like this nest that I created to grow this little human in my body, and I’m proud of that.”

Michelle Waterson to ESPN, July 5, 2017.

Click Here: Waterson's Daughter & Husband

Michelle was working at "Hooters" in college when she decided that she wanted to try MMA fighting after being a "ring girl" for extra $$.

by Jenna Lee,