Tim Elliott’s ex-wife Gina Mazany: Kids, Divorce; all about the UFC flyweight’s former partner

Published 10/13/2023, 8:51 AM EDT

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Most UFC fans may have witnessed how Jon Jones thanked his family for supporting him throughout his tough times after his UFC 285 victory. ‘Bones’ stated that he owes a lot to his family, who backed him and made him able to accomplish his “goal” of conquering the UFC heavyweight gold. Fans also spotted Jones’ fiance, Jessie Moses, inside the octagon along with her family. The noted ‘UFC champ-champ forever’, Amanda Nunes also got her wife and daughter inside the octagon to celebrate her last UFC victory at UFC 289. These incidents bear testimony to the fact that families and wives of fighters play an immense role in their octagon performances as well. But not all fighters have a family life like the ones talked about here.

A large chunk of fans might also know about the Mackenzie Dern-like stories that present a stark contrast to the ones mentioned above. Dern, a noted UFC strawweight, filed for divorce from her husband, Wesley Santos, following multiple accusations earlier this year. Many fans might also know that the known UFC flyweight, Tim Elliott, also packs a similar story. Elliot married his UFC bantamweight colleague, Gina Mazany, in July 2020. But a turn of unruly events between the couple saw them call an end to their married relationship a few months ago. However, Elliott is currently putting every inch of his focus into his upcoming UFC 294 bout against Muhammad Mokaev.

How did Tim Elliott and his ex-wife, Gina Mazany get married? Do they have kids?


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Most fans might have witnessed Elliott and his ex-wife Gina Mazany present at each other’s UFC fights multiple times. A number of Instagram snaps on Elliott’s profile also reveal that they have been training together for some time. Although there are no reports about how the ex-couple may have met, we can assume that they might have come close during their training sessions and eventually chose to begin dating each other.


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Elliott had also announced his marriage to Mazany via a now-deleted Instagram post on July 28, 2020. But none of the fans could have imagined that things would turn sour between the two within 3 years of being together. Elliott also has a daughter from her previous relationship.


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His Instagram also features a number of snaps showcasing him and Mazany spending some gala time together. Their separation, even after such beautiful moments together, might have a number of fans startled at how rapidly things can change in a relationship.

Gina Mazany’s MMA record: Where is Tim Elliott’s ex-wife now?

‘Danger’ Mazany made her way into the UFC on February 19, 2017. Despite boasting an undefeated 4-0 record in her pre-UFC MMA career, Mazany got a reality check on UFC standards right in her first bout. She lost her debut fight against Sara McMann catastrophically, tapping out to an arm-triangle choke in the very first round of the bout.

Although she did showcase some prowess in her next fight, picking up losses at regular intervals hampered her stats severely. The UFC authorities excluded her from their roster in 2022. Mazany had her last UFC fight on April 30, of the same year. Marking the end of her five-year-long UFC career. ‘Danger’ boasts a pretty mediocre 3-5 record in her eight UFC fights, whereas her pro-MMA record stands at 8-6.

As per the latest reports, after her UFC release Mazany has fought only once in her pro-MMA career to date. She decided to transition to boxing after her fourteen-year-long pro-MMA career, which spanned from 2008 to 2022. Reports also say that she joined the noted former BMF of the UFC, Jorge Masvidal’s very own boxing promotion, ‘Gamebred Boxing’. She also managed to come out victorious in her only match under the promotion.

When Tim Elliott revealed his struggles with dealing with divorce

It was early 2023 when several reports related to Elliott and Mazany’s relationship took the UFC community by storm. A stark controversy involving Mazany and Elliott’s training partner and former UFC fighter Kevin Croom caused severe trouble in the couple’s relationship, ultimately leading to their separation.

Elliott appeared in an interview with the famed UFC anchor, Karyn Bryant, on May 24, this year, where he revealed the troubles he had to go through after his divorce from Mazany. He also revealed that his divorce from Mazany upset his daughter, which made him feel like he was not a good father.


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He also talked to MMA Junkie and revealed how he had to keep lying to everyone about his and Mazany’s relationship. Elliott mentioned how people would ask him, “How’s Gina? How are you guys doing?”, and he had to lie to cover up the bitter truth. However, he was appreciative of his own decision to publicize his separation from Mazany.


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In the same interview, he also mentioned how he gained a lot of support from the online community after this decision. The 36-year-old said that he felt “good” after his action. A large chunk of UFC fans might suggest that he keep his eyes focused on his daughter and MMA career now. After all, conquering adverse situations is one of the primary characteristics of a fighter. It’s quite apparent that his fans are currently waiting to watch him get the better of his rival, Muhammad Mokaev, at UFC 294. But do you think it will actually happen?

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Souvik Roy


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Souvik Roy is an exceptional UFC writer with an impressive portfolio of over 500 articles at EssentiallySports. The young writer did not allow speech impairment to come in the way of his love for writing and covering fights. As a keen observer, Souvik's passion for MMA was sparked when he discovered the UFC after being introduced to WWE.
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Abhishek Das