|Date of Birth:||1986 January 6|
|Age:||32 years old|
|occupation||Mixed martial artist|
|spouse||Joshua Gomez (2012)|
|education||Aurora Central High School|
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Michelle Waterson is a model and female mixed martial artist based in Colorado Springs, US. She is well known as the “Karate Hottie” and a former Hooters girl. She is happily married woman mother of one child.
Michelle E. Waterson born on January 6, 1986, to a Thai mother and a Caucasian father in Colorado Springs, CO. However, she spent her childhood in Aurora. She has an older brother named Max and a younger sister named Shanna.
Growing up with her brother and sister left her with tons of memories. She always looked up to her brother and he was actually the one who got her into martial arts.
As a teen:
Waterson graduated from Aurora Central High School. She earned a black belt in American Free Style Karate at the age of 10. She has also trained in Wushu, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing, and wrestling.
After completing her graduation from high school, she began her modeling career in 2004. Waterson worked a bikini contest at a car show and ran into 'Bill Montgomery', who is the president of International Allstars. With his help, she began traveling all around the United States as a spokes model.
Waterson is one of the cover athletes for ESPN's 2017 annual Body Issue.
Waterson began her career winning the fight against Andrea Miller on February 16, 2007. After succeeding many fights during 2008-2009, she faced Masako Yoshida at Crowbar MMA on April 24, 2010. She won the fight by TKO in the first round.
Again on January 21, 2012, she fought Diana Rael and obtained the fight by rear-naked choke in the first round. She faced Lacey Schuckman at Invicta FC 3: Penne vs. Sugiyama on October 6, 2012. After forth rounds, she won and was entitled Fight of the Night.
She victoriously defended her championship against Yasuko Tamada on September 6, 2014. On July 12, 2015, Michelle started her promotional debut opposite Angela Magana at The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale. She acquired the fight in the third round.
After over a year-and-a-half away from the sport due to injuries, she turned to face Paige Vanzant in December 2016. And along with other records, she gained this fight in the first round. She made her first Performance of the Night bonus award.On April 15, 2017, Waterson fought Rose Namajunas at UFC on Fox 24.
Nevertheless,“Knockouts” on their calendar also starred her. She resembled in the music video for the Head Crusher single by the metal band Megadeth.
Michelle Waterson is a happily married woman. She married to her long-term boyfriend Joshua Gomez. Mitchelle's husband Joshua Gomez is a former U.S. Armed Forces amateur boxing champion.
Their wedding date was set in 2012. They celebrated conjugality in front of friends and family at Hacienda Vargas in Algodones, N.M. The venue was created to look like an old-school fight poster.
Michelle declared her pregnancy on September 16, 2010. She gave birth to her beautiful daughter named Araya in March 2011.
Michelle Waterson is a successful Martial artist, who has a net worth of $500. Her salary is $31,500 per match. She even earns the huge amount from various other sources. T known more about her you can follow her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.