Claudia “Claudinha” Gadelha

    Claudia Gadhela is a retired Brazilian mixed martial artist who competed in the Women’s Strawweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

    Full name: Ana Cláudia Dantas Gadelha

    Nickname: Claudinha

    Achievements (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu):

    • BJJ world champion (three times)
    • BJJ Rio International Open champion (four times)
    • BJJ Brazilian Nationals champion (seven times)

    Achievements (Mixed martial arts):

    • Ultimate Fighting Championship
      – Competed in and won the First Women’s Strawweight fight in UFC History
      – Fight of the Night (Two times) vs. Joanna Jędrzejczyk & Jéssica Andrade
      – Performance of the Night (One time) vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz
    • Women’s MMA Awards
      – 2013 Fan Favorite Fighter of the Year
    •  MMAjunkie.com
      – 2016 July Fight of the Month vs. Joanna Jędrzejczyk
      – 2017 September Fight of the Month vs. Jéssica Andrade

    Weight Division: Strawweight (52 kg / 115 lb)

    Team/Association: Nick Catone MMA