In a sport that may appear mostly dominated by males, Mixed Martial Arts stand-out, Michelle Waterson has made a career of proving this misconception wrong. With a professional record of 9-3 inside the cage, Waterson has taken the MMA world by storm – showing that both genders certainly have what it takes to make an impact on the sport.
Born and raised in Colorado (and of Thai descent), Waterson began practicing Martial Arts at a young age. She became involved with karate at the age of ten – picking up WuShu and Muay Thai along the way.
“I grew up with Martial Arts and I always knew it was something that I wanted as a part of my lifestyle,” Waterson told Rant Sports’ Dave Hilts, “I went to Thailand with my mother and trained there for a month. When I came home, I decided to start competing in Muay Thai. I met Donald Cerrone, and he began training me. He convinced me to take an MMA fight – so I did, and here we are today!”
Waterson made her professional debut at “Ring of Fire 28: Evolution” on…