Irene Aldana 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements
Irene Aldana is considered one of the best women's bantamweight fighters in the UFC. She has been professionally fighting since 2012. As of June 2021, she sits at #4 in the UFC women's bantamweight rankings.
Irene Aldana: UFC Career
Aldana made her UFC debut in 2016 against Leslie Smith at UFC on Fox 22: Vanzant vs. Waterson. She suffered a unanimous decision loss in her UFC debut. In her second bout in the UFC, Aldana lost to Katlyn Chookagian at UFC 210. Subsequently, Aldana claimed three victories in a row before going down to Raquel Pennington.
At UFC 245, she defeated Ketlen Vieira via a first-round KO and won the 'Performance of the Night' bonus. She suffered a unanimous decision loss in her last bout against Holly Holm at UFC on ESPN - Holm vs. Aldana.
Irene Aldana: Fighting Style
Aldana is a great stand-up fighter and is considered an elite striker in the UFC women's bantamweight division. Moreover, she is an outstanding defensive fighter having 61% significant strike defense and 84% takedown defense in the UFC. Despite being a great stand-up fighter, Aldana also has good submission grappling skills.
Irene Aldana: Achievements
Aldana has a spectacular professional MMA record of 12-6-0 (6 T/KO and 3 Submissions). Furthermore, she has claimed three post-fight bonuses in the UFC.
Aldana's accomplishments are not limited to the UFC, as she was the Mexico National Champion in 2013. Also, she was a challenger for the Invicta FC Bantamweight Championship.
Irene Aldana: Net Worth and Salary 2021
As of July 2021, per The Sports Daily, Aldana has earned $650,500 in her UFC career. Her biggest paycheck came for her fight against Ketlen Vieira. For her efforts in the bout at UFC 245, she earned a large sum of $135,000. In her fight against Lucie Pudilova at UFC 228, Aldana earned a whopping $104,000.
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|Born||March 26, 1988|
|Hometown||Guadlajara, Jalisco, Mexico|
|Active Win Streak||0|
|Marital Status/Partner Name||Unmarried/NA|