Christine Ferea' (born September 29, 1982) is an American mixed martial artist (MMA) and competes in the Flyweight division of the Invicta Fighting Championships (Invicta).

Christine Ferea
Born (1982-09-10) September 10, 1982 (age 37)
San Jose, California, United States
Other namesMisfit
NationalityAmerican
Height5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
DivisionFeatherweight (145 lb)
Lightweight (155 lb)
StyleBJJ, Kickboxing
Fighting out ofLas Vegas, Nevada, United States
TeamXtreme Couture
Years active2012–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total3
Wins1
By knockout1
Losses2
By decision2
OccupationHigh School Math Teacher at Florida Virtual School
UniversityUniversity of Central Florida
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

BackgroundEdit

Ferea was born in San Jose, California, United States.[1] Growing up as a troubled kid, she fought in many street fights. She signed up at a gym in the hope to get fit, and after she was humbled by many fighters there, she started Muay Thai training. Ferea's moniker "Misfit", is tattooed on her left shin.[2]

Mixed martial arts careerEdit

Early careerEdit

Ferea amassed a record of 13-0 in amateur Muay Thai, and 1-0 professionally. She later transitioned to MMA.[3][2]

Ferea amassed a record of 3-0 in amateur mixed martial arts career from 2012 to 2015, fighting under King of the Cage (KOTC), Tuff-N-Uff, and Dragon House, prior to being signed by Invicta.[4]

Invicta Fighting ChampionshipsEdit

Ferea made her Invicta debut on January 14, 2017, against Rachael Ostovich at Invicta FC 21: Anderson vs. Tweet.[5][6] She won the fight via technical knock-out on round three.[7][8]

Her next fight came on May 20, 2017, facing Tiffany van Soest at Invicta FC 23: Porto vs. Niedźwiedź.[9] She lost the fight via unanimous decision.[10]

On December 8, 2017, Ferea faced Karina Rodríguez at Invicta FC 26: Maia vs. Niedwiedz.[11] She lost the fight via unanimous decision.[12]

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Professional record breakdown
3 matches 1 win 2 losses
By knockout 1 0
By decision 0 2
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 1–2 Karina Rodríguez Decision (unanimous) Invicta FC 26: Maia vs. Niedwiedz December 8, 2017 3 5:00 Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Loss 1–1 Tiffany van Soest Decision (unanimous) Invicta FC 23: Porto vs. Niedźwiedź May 20, 2017 3 5:00 Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Win 1–0 Rachael Ostovich TKO (head kick and punches) Invicta FC 21: Anderson vs. Tweet January 14, 2017 3 1:29 Kansas City, Missouri, United States

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Bare knuckle recordEdit

Professional record breakdown
1 match 1 win 0 losses
By knockout 1 0
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 1-0 Jennifer Tate TKO (Punches) BKFC 3: The Takeover October 20, 2018 1 1:55 Biloxi, Mississippi, USA

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Christine Ferea ("Misfit") | MMA Fighter Page | Tapology". Tapology. Retrieved 2018-02-17.
  2. ^ a b "Invicta FC 26's Christine Ferea is 'fighting for all the misfits'". Bloody Elbow. Retrieved 2018-02-17.
  3. ^ Latest, MMA. "Christine Ferea Hopes Tiffany van Soest is the Girl to Give Her a War - MMA Latest". www.mmalatestnews.com. Retrieved 2018-02-17.
  4. ^ Sherdog.com. "Christine". Sherdog. Retrieved 2018-02-17.
  5. ^ "Eight-bout Invicta FC 21 lineup finalized with addition of 3 fights, including Andrea Lee-Jenny Liou". MMAjunkie. 2016-12-21. Retrieved 2018-02-17.
  6. ^ Latest, MMA. "Rachael Ostovich vs. Christine Ferea - Invicta FC 21's Barnburner in Waiting - MMA Latest". www.mmalatestnews.com. Retrieved 2018-02-17.
  7. ^ "Invicta FC 21 results & highlights: Megan Anderson wins interim FW title". Bloody Elbow. Retrieved 2018-02-17.
  8. ^ "Christine Ferea – Invicta Fighting Championships". www.invictafc.com. Retrieved 2018-02-17.
  9. ^ "After anger, sadness of debut loss, Invicta FC 23's Tiffany Van Soest ready to continue MMA transition". MMAjunkie. 2017-05-19. Retrieved 2018-02-17.
  10. ^ "Invicta FC 23 Results: Tiffany "Timebomb" Van Soest defeats Christine Ferea - WMMA Rankings". WMMA Rankings. 2017-05-21. Retrieved 2018-02-17.
  11. ^ "Invicta FC 26 gets new co-headliner". www.fight-madness.com (in Slovenian). Retrieved 2018-02-17.
  12. ^ "Invicta FC 26: Karina Rodríguez vence a Christine Ferea Indiscutido". indiscutido.com. Retrieved 2018-02-17.
  13. ^ Sherdog.com. "Christine". Sherdog. Retrieved 2018-04-15.

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