Quick Facts Priscila Cachoeira
- NamePriscila Cachoeira
- Birth Year1988
- Birth PlaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil
- ProfessionBrazillian female mixed martial artist
The Brazillian female mixed martial artist, Priscila Cachoeira “‘Pedrita” widely popular as The Zombie Girl, currently fights in the flyweight division of Ultimate Fighting Championship. Cachoeira began her professional career in 2016. So far she has the record of 8 wins and 1 loss. She is associated with Parana Vale Tudo (PRVT).
The fighter is currently in a relationship with her lesbian girlfriend, Lilly. Aside, she also has a six-year-old son named Juan Marcelo. Pedrita is close to her son. She has a good support system by her side.
Priscila Cachoeira Early Life and Education
Cachoeira was born in 1988 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her mother’s name is Rosimeri. She was mistreated by her father. However, she has a good relationship with her mother. Pedrita had a rough start in he life.
Cachoeira used to play volleyball for Fluminense at a young age. However, she was removed from the team due to betrayal and backstabbing from her teammates.
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At that time, Pedrita was also molested by her then brother in law which made things worse for her. The fighter then got caught up in drug addiction. She dropped out of school and her life had become miserable.
Eventually, Pedrita began to fight against her drug addiction. Her mother played a huge role to help her get back on her feet. Despite having certain setbacks, Pedrita finally became clean from her addiction.
Priscila Cachoeira MMA Career
Pedrita began her training in Muay Thai as a way to avoid relapsing. Soon she fell in love with martial arts and started taking it seriously. The fighter made her MMA debut on 11th June 2016, against Kakau Costa in Your Chance MMA. Pedrita won the fight. She was victorious against Paula Baack in Rio de Janeiro Regional.
Later, Pedrita fought against Amanda Torres, Alexandra de Cassia, Laisa Coimbra and Karoline Martins in various events. The fighter won the bouts against each of them. She was named the Brazil Fighter of The Year 2017 when she won the bout against Marta Souza.
The fighter has an impressive record. As she was getting more popular among the mass UFC signed a contract with her. She was supposed to make her Octagon debut with a fight against Lauren Murphy but could not due to visa issues.
Pedrita finally made her UFC debut against Valentina Shevchenko on 3rd February 2018. The fight was intense and Pedrita could not keep up.
Pedrita lost the fight via submission. The bout brought up many controversies. She suffered a serious knee injury and went under the knife for it. The fighter is currently recovering and is advised not to fight until 2019.
Priscila Cachoeira Married, Dating, Boyfriend, Girlfriend
The 30- year- old fighter is yet to be married. However, she is dating a girl named Lilly who is a fitness lover as well. She is a bisexual woman. It is not known when the two started dating. They must have been in a relationship for some time now. They have expressed their love for each other many times. Lily is supportive of Pedrita.
Aside, the fighter is a mother to six-year-old Juan Marcelo. The identity of Marcelo’s father has not been revealed. She had a mentioned about a boyfriend in the past who could be the father. Nonetheless, Pedrita is a wonderful mother.
Priscila Cachoeira Net Worth, Income, Earning, Salary
The net worth of Cachoeira is under review. The value of her contract with UFC is yet to be revealed. The source of income are the bouts and endorsements. She has won eight fights in her professional career which must have paid her well.
Aside, the fighter has also partnered with various brands like USO touch, Esupplementsentos. The partnership benefits the fighter. Pedrito is currently on a break from fighting. Once she comes back, we can expect to see more from this fighter.
Allocating information from several sources as of 2018 it is found out that Priscila current estimated net worth is around $500 thousand.