Tecia Torres

Birth Day August 16th, 1986
Birth Place Fall River, Massachusetts, U.S
Age 37 Years Old

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Tecia Torres is an American mixed martial artist who is currently competing in the strawweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). As of March 4, 2019, she is #8 in the strawweight rankings. She is a very talented MMA. 

Why Is Tecia Famous For?

Tecia is famous for being an American professional mixed martial artist (MMA) and due to her career fighting in both Invicta and the UFC as a strawweight.

Early Life, Family, Birthday, Education, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Wikipedia, Bio of Tecia Torres

Tecia Torres was born on 16th August 1989 as Tecia Lyn Torres Moncaio in Fall River, Massachusetts, the United States with a Leo birth sign. She belongs to American nationality. Her ethnicity is White. Her present age is 29 but her age will be 30 on her upcoming birthday in August as of 2019. Information about her parents and siblings will be updated soon. Her religion is Christian. 

From the age of 5, Torres has been involved in the martial arts. As a child, she began in taekwondo and after reaching 12 years, she received a black belt in the Jhoon Rhee taekwondo. 

Taking about her education, She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, double majoring in Criminal Justice and Sociology from Florida Atlantic University. She earned her master's degree in Criminology from the same college in 2017.

Body Measurements of Tecia Torres

Observing her body physics, she has an athletic body build with a  height of 5 feet 1 inch. She has a balanced weight of 115 lbs. Apart from this, there is no other information about her body measurements. 

How Tecia Torres Began Her Career?

  • Torres started her amateur mixed martial arts career in 2011. She won each of her seven bouts, obtaining 115-pound titles in MMA Solutions, US Freedom Fighter Championship, and American Battle Championships.
  • In 2012, Torres moved to professional mixed martial arts and signed with Invicta Fighting Championships.
  • On October 6, 2012, she made her professional and promotional debut against Kaiyana Rain at Invicta FC 3: Penne vs. Sugiyama. She won via unanimous decision.
  • She faced Paige VanZant on January 5, 2013, at Invicta FC 4: Esparza vs. Hyatt, winning on all judges' scorecards. 
  • She then won a unanimous decision over Rose Namajunas on July 13, 2013, at Invicta FC 6: Coenen vs. Cyborg. 
  • Her final bout of 2013 was against Felice Herrig on December 7, 2013, at Invicta FC 7: Honchak vs. Smith. She won via unanimous decision.
  • In December 2013, Torres was announced as one of 11 women signed by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) for its newly created strawweight division. 
  • It was also announced that she would compete as a cast member on The Ultimate Fighter reality series, as part of a tournament to crown the inaugural strawweight champion.
  • She made her UFC debut against fellow Ultimate Fighter competitor Angela Magana at The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned Finale on December 12, 2014. 
  • She won the fight via dominant unanimous decision, outstriking Magaña two-to-one over the course of three rounds.
  • She next faced TUF 20 alumnus Angela Hill on June 13, 2015, at UFC 188. She won the fight by unanimous decision.
  • She was next expected to face former Invicta FC Atomweight Champion Michelle Waterson at UFC 194. 
  • However, Waterson pulled out of the bout on November 24, 2015, citing a knee injury. 
  • She was replaced by promotional newcomer Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger. Torres won the fight by unanimous decision.
  • In 2016, She faced Rose Namajunas in a rematch on April 16, at UFC on Fox 19. She lost the fight via unanimous decision.
  • Similarly, She next faced Bec Rawlings in a rematch at UFC Fight Night: Bermudez vs. Korean Zombie on February 4, 2017. 
  • At the weigh-ins, Rawlings came in at 117.5 lbs, over the women's strawweight limit of 116 lbs. 
  • As a result, Rawlings was fined 20% of her purse, which went to Tecia Torres and the bout proceeded at a catchweight. 
  • She won the fight by unanimous decision.
  • In  2017, She faced Juliana Lima on July 7, at The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale. 
  • She won the fight via submission in the second round. The win also earned Torres her first Performance of the Night bonus award.
  • She faced Michelle Waterson on December 2, 2017, at UFC 218. 
  • She won the fight by unanimous decision. Similarly, She faced Jessica Andrade on February 24, 2018, at UFC on Fox 28. She lost the fight via unanimous decision. 
  • She faced Joanna Jedrzejczyk on July 28, 2018, at UFC on Fox 30. 
  • She lost the fight by unanimous decision. 
  • She faced Weili Zhang on March 2, 2019, at UFC 235 but she lost the match. 

Marital Status, Affairs, Children's, Sexual Orientation

Tecia has maintained to keep her profile low, we do not have much more information regarding her personal life. We do not know whether she has a boyfriend or is she dating anyone. Her sexual orientation is straight. 

But according to some online sources elaborates that she is engaged to Raquel Pennington in 2017, also a professional mixed martial artist, who is currently signed to UFC Bantamweight division. For more information about her personal life, stay tuned with us.

She does not have any children. 

Net Worth, Salary and Source of Income

According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that her net worth is as high as $150,000, an amount earned through her successful career in the MMA, active since 2012. And her estimated overall salary career earning is $85,000 (bonuses+ official UFC Rebook sponsorship included).

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