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Jodie Esquibel

Jodie Esquibel

American mixed martial artist
Jodie Esquibel
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American mixed martial artist
Is Athlete Mixed martial artist Boxer
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 7 May 1986, Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA
Age 34 years
Star sign TaurusTaurus
The details

Biography

Jodie Esquibel (born 7 May 1986) is an American mixed martial artist who most recently competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. She has also fought for Invicta FC.

Mixed martial arts career

Early career

Esquibel made her professional MMA debut in April 2011 as part of the Jackson's MMA Series. She won her first two bouts before signing with Invicta Fighting Championships.

Invicta FC

Esquibel made her Invicta FC debut against Liz McCarthy at Invicta FC 4: Esparza vs. Hyatt on January 5, 2013. She won the fight by split decision.

Esquibel next faced Alex Chambers at Invicta FC 5: Penne vs. Waterson on April 5, 2013. She lost the fight via submission in the first round, the first loss of her professional MMA career.

The Ultimate Fighter

In April 2016, it was announced that Esquibel would be a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter: Team Joanna vs. Team Cláudia. She was defeated by Ashley Yoder via split decision in the opening qualifying round.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

Esquibel made her UFC debut against Karolina Kowalkiewicz on October 21, 2017 at UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Till. She lost the fight by unanimous decision.

Esquibel was scheduled to face Jessica Aguilar on June 1, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 131. Aguilar successfully weighed in, but the bout was removed from the card the day of the event by the NYSAC due to a concern over a medical issue with Aguilar. The pair eventually faced each other at UFC Fight Night 133 on July 14, 2018. Esquibel lost the bout via unanimous decision.

Esquibel was scheduled to face Jessica Penne on February 17, 2019 at UFC on ESPN 1. At the weigh-ins, Penne weighed in at 118 pounds, 2 pounds over the strawweight non-title fight upper limit of 116 pounds. As a result, the bout proceeded at catchweight and Penne was fined 20% of her purse which went to Esquibel. However Penne then injured herself on the morning of the fight and the bout was cancelled. The pairs was rescheduled to meet on April 27, 2019 at UFC Fight Night: Jacaré vs. Hermansson. However, it was reported on April 18 that Penne pulled out of the bout due to injury and she was replaced by Angela Hill Esquibel lost the bout via unanimous decision.

Esquibel faced Hannah Cifers on August 17, 2019 at UFC 241. She lost the fight by unanimous decision.

On March 19, 2020, it was reported that Esquibel was no longer part of the UFC's roster.

Mixed martial arts record

Professional record breakdown
12 matches 6 wins 6 losses
By knockout 1 0
By submission 0 1
By decision 5 5
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 6–6 Hannah Cifers Decision (unanimous) UFC 241 August 17, 2019 3 5:00 Anaheim, California, United States
Loss 6–5 Angela Hill Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Jacaré vs. Hermansson April 27, 2019 3 5:00 Sunrise, Florida, United States
Loss 6–4 Jessica Aguilar Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: dos Santos vs. Ivanov July 14, 2018 3 5:00 Boise, Idaho, United States
Loss 6–3 Karolina Kowalkiewicz Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Till October 21, 2017 3 5:00 Gdańsk, Poland
Win 6–2 DeAnna Bennett Decision (split) Invicta FC 22: Evinger vs. Kunitskaya II March 25, 2017 3 5:00 Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Loss 5–2 Alexa Grasso Decision (unanimous) Invicta FC 18: Grasso vs. Esquibel July 29, 2016 3 5:00 Kansas City, Missouri, United States Strawweight debut.
Win 5–1 Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc Decision (unanimous) Invicta FC 9: Honchak vs. Hashi November 1, 2014 3 5:00 Davenport, Iowa, United States
Win 4–1 Jinh Yu Frey Decision (split) Invicta FC 8: Waterson vs. Tamada September 6, 2014 3 5:00 Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Loss 3–1 Alex Chambers Submission (rear-naked choke) Invicta FC 5: Penne vs. Waterson April 5, 2013 1 1:35 Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Win 3–0 Liz McCarthy Decision (split) Invicta FC 4: Esparza vs. Hyatt January 5, 2013 3 5:00 Kansas City, Kansas, United States Atomweight debut.
Win 2–0 Amy Riehle Decision (unanimous) Jackson's MMA Series 7 January 21, 2012 3 5:00 Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States Catchweight (109 lbs) bout.
Win 1–0 Brittany Horton TKO (head kick and punches) Jackson's MMA Series 4 April 9, 2011 1 3:59 Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Professional boxing record

15 fights 7 wins 7 losses
By knockout 2 1
By decision 5 6
Draws 1
15 Win 7–7–1 Mayela Perez SD 8, 3:00 May 9, 2015 Buffalo Thunder Casino, Pojoaque, New Mexico, USA NABF female minimumweight title
14 Loss 6–7–1 Eileen Olszewski UD 6, 2:00 Jan 18, 2014 Five Star Banquet, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA vacant Universal Boxing Federation (UBF) International female flyweight title
13 Loss 6–6–1 Ji Hyun Park SD 10, 2:00 Dec 11, 2011 City Gymnasium, Geoje, South Korea International Female Boxers Association World minimumweight title
12 Win 6–5–1 Savanna Hill UD 6, 2:00 Dec 3, 2010 Route 66 Casino, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
11 Loss 5–5–1 Suzannah Warner SD 8, 2:00 Dec 4, 2009 Isleta Casino & Resort, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA vacant NABF female minimumweight title
10 Loss 5–4–1 Ji Hyun Park UD 10, 2:00 Jul 25, 2009 City Gymnasium, Bucheon, South Korea International Female Boxers Association World minimumweight title
9 Loss 5–3–1 Carina Moreno TKO 9, 1:36 Oct 23, 2008 Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino, Lemoore, California, USA WBC World female minimumweight title Women's International Boxing Association World minimumweight title
8 Draw 5–2–1 Ava Knight MD 4, 2:00 Jan 11, 2008 Isleta Casino & Resort, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
7 Win 5–2 Melissa Shaffer SD 5, 2:00 Aug 18, 2007 Sky Ute Casino, Ignacio, Colorado, USA
6 Loss 4–2 Chantel Cordova UD 4, 2:00 Jan 4, 2007 Harrah's Casino & Resort, Mayetta, Kansas, USA
5 Win 4–1 Holly Kunisch TKO 1, 1:10 Dec 1, 2006 Isleta Casino & Resort, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
4 Loss 3–1 Melissa Shaffer UD 4, 2:00 Sep 9, 2006 Emerald Queen Casino, Tacoma, Washington, USA
3 Win 3–0 Melissa Shaffer UD 4, 2:00 May 13, 2006 Ford Pavilion Expo NM, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
2 Win 2–0 Suzannah Warner UD 4, 2:00 Oct 28, 2005 Michael Marr Gymnasium, Las Vegas, New Mexico, USA
1 Win 1–0 Doreen Hilton TKO 2, 1:39 Jun 24, 2005 sleta Casino & Resort, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
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