|Born||September 5, 1990|
Auckland, New Zealand
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)|
|Reach||74 in (188 cm) |
|Fighting out of||Auckland, New Zealand|
|Professional boxing record|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Notable relatives||Eugene Bareman (cousin)|
|Boxing record from BoxRec|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Said by Fabian in an interview, "I was born and raised in West Auckland as a kid and then we moved into central Auckland when I went to High School. I went to Auckland Girls Grammar - AGGs (laughs) and when I was 19 I moved to Sydney, Australia and was back and forth to NZ - my family are all still here and are based Central, so it's handy.
I'm Samoan, Maori, German - my mum's Samoan/German and my dad's Maori. My mum's family are from the island of Upolu. My grandmother's from Lufilufi, Lefaga and Saleimoa and my dad's Tainui, which is Waikato."
As a youth, Fabian found early success on the athletics track qualifying for the junior Olympics as well as becoming a competitive rower when she lived in Australia. At 19, she moved to Sydney and was working at media organization News Limited, after finishing up in a sales and marketing role at Fairfax in New Zealand.
In 2011, Fabian was involved in a serious car accident which left her home bound for about three months in Sydney. After becoming depressed due to being home bound, a friend told her about going to a muay thai training camp in Thailand. There she fell in love with the sport and relocated to Thailand. Fabian's greatest achievement in sports so far is winning the WMC middleweight title.
Mixed martial arts careerEdit
Professional Fighters LeagueEdit
After picking up a win on the regional Australian scene in 2015, Fabian returned to MMA for the 2019 Professional Fighters League season. In her first bout, she faced Bobbi Jo Dalziel at PFL 1 on May 9, 2019. She lost the bout via unanimous decision.
Fabian faced Julia Budd on May 6, 2022 at PFL 3. At weigh-ins, Fabian missed weight for the bout, officially weighing in at 160.8 pounds, 4.8 pounds over the lightweight non-title fight limit. She was fined 20 percent of her purse, and was rendered ineligible to win playoff points. She was given a walkover loss, and was penalized one point in the PFL standings. Budd received a walkover win regardless of bout outcome. Despite this, Fabian won the bout on the scorecards of all three judges, improving her professional record to 5-2, despite officially losing the bout under the structure of the PFL.
Professional Boxing fightsEdit
In March 2021, Fabian made her professional boxing debut against Ariane Nicholson. Unfortunately due to a accidental headbut, Nicholson received a bad cut which forced the referee to stop the fight, ending in a no contest.
Kickboxing record (Incomplete)Edit
|7 wins (4 KOs), 2 losses, 0 draws|
|2018-02-27||Win||Charmaine Tweet||Oakland, United States||KO||2|
|Wins the WMC World Middleweight (−66.0 kg/145 lb) Full Contact Championship.|
|2016-02-12||Win||Stephanie Glew||Perth, Australia||Decision||5||3:00|
|Wins the ISKA Australia Super Welterweight (−70.0 kg/154 lb) Muay Thai Championship.|
|2015-06-11||Loss||Carleigh Crawford||Phuket, Thailand||Decision||5||3:00|
|Legend: Win Loss Draw/No contest Notes|
Mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|8 matches||5 wins||3 losses|
|Loss||5–3||Larissa Pacheco||TKO (punches)||PFL 6||July 1, 2022||1||2:39||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Win||5–2||Julia Budd||Decision (unanimous)||PFL 3||May 6, 2022||3||5:00||Arlington, Texas, United States||Catchweight (160.8 lb) bout; Fabian missed weight.|
|Loss||4–2||Kayla Harrison||TKO (punches)||PFL 8||August 19, 2021||1||4:01||Hollywood, Florida, United States||2021 PFL Women's Lightweight Semifinals.|
|Win||4–1||Julija Pajić||TKO (punches)||PFL 6||June 25, 2021||2||4:16||Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States|
|Win||3–1||Laura Sanchez||Decision (unanimous)||PFL 3||May 6, 2021||3||5:00||Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States|
|Win||2–1||Moriel Charneski||TKO (punches)||PFL 4||July 11, 2019||1||1:42||Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States|
|Loss||1–1||Bobbi-Jo Dalziel||Decision (unanimous)||PFL 1||May 9, 2019||3||5:00||Uniondale, New York, United States|
|Win||1–0||Jo Jo Obolevics||TKO (punches)||Bragging Rights 7: Resurrection||September 27, 2015||2||1:20||Madeley, Western Australia|
Professional boxing recordEdit
|1 fight||0 wins||0 losses|
|Ariane Nicholson||NC||3 (6)||26 Mar 2021||Takapuna Rugby Football Club, Auckland, New Zealand|||
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