Gina Mazany

Gina Marie Mazany (born August 19, 1988)[1] is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She formerly competed in King of the Cage in the Bantamweight division.[7]

Gina Mazany
BornGina Marie Mazany[1]
(1988-08-19) August 19, 1988 (age 33)
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
Other namesDanger
NationalityAmerican
Height5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Weight61 kg (134 lb; 9 st 8 lb)
DivisionFlyweight
Bantamweight
Reach68 in (173 cm)[2]
Fighting out ofLas Vegas, Nevada, United States[3]
TeamXtreme Couture (2016–2020)[4][5]
Glory MMA and Fitness (2020–present)[6]
Years active2008–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total12
Wins7
By knockout4
By submission1
By decision2
Losses5
By knockout3
By submission1
By decision1
UniversityThe Art Institute of Seattle
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

BackgroundEdit

Mazany was born in Anchorage, Alaska, United States. Mazany was a figure skater when she was young.[8] Mazany graduated from Bartlett High School.[5] She competed her first combat sport in boxing when she was eighteen and transitioned to mixed martial arts (MMA) not long after.[9]

Mixed martial arts careerEdit

Early careerEdit

Mazany amassed a record of 4–0 prior joining UFC and [10] She won the women's bantamweight Alaska Fight Championship, beating Katie Halley in 2016.[11]

The Ultimate Fighter 18Edit

On September 4, 2013, Mazany competed as a fighter on The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate. On one of the 16 preliminary fights, Mazany faced Julianna Peña and she lost the fight via unanimous decision after two rounds.[12][13]

Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipEdit

Mazany made her promotional debut on February 19, 2017. She faced Sara McMann, replacing Liz Carmounche at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Browne.[14] She lost the fight via submission due to an arm-triangle choke in the first round.[15]

Her second fight in UFC came on November 25, 2017, facing Yanan Wu at UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Gastelum.[16][17] She won the fight via unanimous decision.[18]

On May 27, 2018, Mazany faced Lina Länsberg at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Till.[19] She lost the fight via unanimous decision.[20]

Mazany faced Macy Chiasson on March 2, 2019 at UFC 235.[21] She lost the fight via TKO in the first round.[22]

On 21 January 2020, Mazany was released from the UFC.[23]

King of the CageEdit

Mazany faced Valerie Barney at King of the Cage: Golden Fights on January 25, 2020.[23] she won the fight in round one.[24]

Return to UFCEdit

Mazany faced Julia Avila on June 13, 2020 at UFC on ESPN: Eye vs. Calvillo.[25] She lost the bout via first round technical knockout.[26]

Mazany faced Rachael Ostovich on November 28, 2020 at UFC on ESPN: Smith vs. Clark.[27] She won the fight via third round TKO from body kicks. [28]

Mazany faced Priscila Cachoeira on May 15, 2021 at UFC 262.[29]She lost the bout via TKO at the end of the second round.[30]

Personal lifeEdit

Mazany's brother Dave Mazany is also a MMA fighter, who fights under EFC in South Africa.[31]

After graduating from The Art Institute of Seattle, she worked as a graphic designer.[32]

Mazany is in a relationship with UFC Flyweight fighter Tim Elliott.[33] On July 28, 2020, Elliott announced his Instagram that he and Mazany were engaged.[34]

Championships and accomplishmentsEdit

Mixed martial artsEdit

  • Alaska Fight Championship
    • Alaska Fight Championship Women's Bantamweight Champion[35]

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Professional record breakdown
12 matches 7 wins 5 losses
By knockout 4 3
By submission 1 1
By decision 2 1
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 7–5 Priscila Cachoeira TKO (punches) UFC 262 May 15, 2021 2 4:51 Houston, Texas, United States
Win 7–4 Rachael Ostovich TKO (body kicks) UFC on ESPN: Smith vs. Clark November 28, 2020 3 4:10 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Flyweight debut.
Loss 6–4 Julia Avila TKO (punches) UFC on ESPN: Eye vs. Calvillo June 13, 2020 1 0:22 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Bantamweight bout.
Win 6–3 Valerie Barney TKO (punches) KOTC: Golden Fights January 25, 2020 1 3:22 Grand Junction, Colorado, United States Lightweight debut.
Loss 5–3 Macy Chiasson TKO (punches) UFC 235 March 2, 2019 1 1:49 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss 5–2 Lina Länsberg Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Till May 27, 2018 3 5:00 Liverpool, England
Win 5–1 Wu Yanan Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Gastelum November 25, 2017 3 5:00 Shanghai, China
Loss 4–1 Sara McMann Submission (arm-triangle choke) UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Browne February 19, 2017 1 1:14 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Catchweight (139.5 lb) bout; Mazany missed weight.
Win 4–0 Katie Halley TKO (punches) AFC 124 May 18, 2016 1 2:45 Anchorage, Alaska, United States
Win 3–0 Priscilla White Decision (unanimous) Rumble on the Ridge 27 March 16, 2013 3 5:00 Snoqualmie, Washington, United States
Win 2–0 Jackie Mikalsky TKO (punches) TFC 6 March 20, 2009 1 1:32 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Win 1–0 Violeta Rodriguez Submission AFC 50 August 20, 2008 1 1:11 Anchorage, Alaska, United States

[36]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Mixed martial arts show results Date: June 13, 2020
  2. ^ "Gina Mazany ("Danger") | MMA Fighter Page | Tapology". Tapology. Retrieved 2018-05-31.
  3. ^ "Gina Mazany". UFC. Retrieved 2018-05-31.
  4. ^ "Gina Mazany ("Danger") | MMA Fighter Page | Tapology". Tapology. Retrieved 2018-05-31.
  5. ^ a b Beth Bragg (November 29, 2020). "Anchorage fighter Gina Mazany returns to UFC winner's circle". Anchorage Daily News.
  6. ^ Thomas Gerbasi (November 24, 2020). "Meet The New Gina Mazany". Ultimate Fighting Championship.
  7. ^ "Gina Mazany". UFC. Retrieved 2018-05-31.
  8. ^ "He coached hockey and she was a graphic artist. Now the Mazany siblings of Anchorage are MMA fighters". Anchorage Daily News. 2018-05-26. Retrieved 2018-05-31.
  9. ^ "Gina Mazany | MMA » BJJ | Awakening Fighters". Awakening Fighters. Retrieved 2018-05-31.
  10. ^ Sherdog.com. "Gina". Sherdog. Retrieved 2018-05-31.
  11. ^ "Gina Mazany vs Katie Halley Fight Result AFC 124 - Mazany vs. Halley". www.mma-core.com. Retrieved 2018-05-31.
  12. ^ "Gina Mazany vs Julianna Pena". cagerank.com. Retrieved 2018-05-31.
  13. ^ Kontek, Riley. "TUF 18 Results: Power Ranking the Fighters After Week 1". Bleacher Report. Retrieved 2018-05-31.
  14. ^ "Carmouche out, Gina Mazany meets McMann at UFC Fight Night 105; Quinones-Volkanovski added". MMAjunkie. 2017-02-03. Retrieved 2018-05-31.
  15. ^ "UFC Fight Night 105 results: Sara McMann swiftly finishes Gina Mazany with arm-triangle choke". MMAjunkie. 2017-02-20. Retrieved 2018-05-31.
  16. ^ "Miesha Tate's protege Gina 'Danger' Mazany ready to shine this Saturday at UFC-Shanghai - WMMA Rankings". WMMA Rankings. 2017-11-23. Retrieved 2018-05-31.
  17. ^ "UFC Shanghai: A duo of female fights added to the Chinese card". Cage Pages. 2017-09-25. Retrieved 2018-05-31.
  18. ^ "UFC Fight Night 122 results: Gina Mazany dominates Yanan Wu for sweep and first UFC win". MMAjunkie. 2017-11-25. Retrieved 2018-05-31.
  19. ^ "Gina Mazany vs. Lina Lansberg set for UFC Liverpool". MMA Fighting. Retrieved 2018-05-31.
  20. ^ "UFC Fight Night 130 results: Lina Lansberg controls Gina Mazany, clinches way to decision win". MMAjunkie. 2018-05-27. Retrieved 2018-05-31.
  21. ^ DNA, MMA. "Gina Mazany treft TUF 28 winnares Macy Chiasson tijdens UFC 235 in Las Vegas". Retrieved 2018-12-25.
  22. ^ "UFC 235 results: 'TUF 28' winner Macy Chiasson drops Gina Mazany in bantamweight debut". MMA Junkie. 2019-03-03. Retrieved 2019-03-04.
  23. ^ a b Nolan King (January 21, 2020). "UFC, Gina Mazany part ways after back-to-back losses". mmajunkie.com.
  24. ^ "Gina Mazany ("Danger") | MMA Fighter Page". Tapology. Retrieved 2020-06-08.
  25. ^ Heck, Mike (2020-06-04). "With Karol Rosa out, Julia Avila now faces Gina Mazany at UFC event on June 13". MMA Fighting. Retrieved 2020-06-08.
  26. ^ Evanoff, Josh (2020-06-13). "UFC on ESPN 10 Results: Julia Avila Swarms Gina Mazany". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2020-06-14.
  27. ^ Nolan King (2020-09-08). "UFC adds Rachael Ostovich vs. Gina Mazany to Nov. 28 lineup". mmajunkie.usatoday.com. Retrieved 2020-09-08.
  28. ^ Anderson, Jay (2020-11-28). "UFC Vegas 15 Results: New-Look Gina Mazany Stops Rachael Ostovich in Third". cagesidepress. Retrieved 2020-11-28.
  29. ^ DNA, MMA (2021-02-13). "Gina Mazany vs. Priscila Cachoeira toegevoegd aan UFC evenement op 15 mei". MMA DNA. Retrieved 2021-02-13.
  30. ^ Anderson, Jay (2021-05-15). "UFC 262 Results: Priscila Cachoeira Bloodies, Stops Gina Mazany". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2021-05-16.
  31. ^ "After everything worked against her in debut, Gina Mazany ready to shine at UFC-Shanghai". MMAjunkie. 2017-11-22. Retrieved 2018-05-31.
  32. ^ "He coached hockey and she was a graphic artist. Now the Mazany siblings of Anchorage are MMA fighters". Anchorage Daily News. 2018-05-26. Retrieved 2018-05-31.
  33. ^ "UFC 235's Gina Mazany Talks Macy Chiasson, Fighters Missing Weight & Layoff". Fightful.com.
  34. ^ "awkward_mma | My fiancé @ginadangerak. That feels weird to say, but I love it!". Instagram.com.
  35. ^ "Gina Mazany". UFC. Retrieved 2018-05-31.
  36. ^ Sherdog.com. "Gina". Sherdog. Retrieved 2018-05-31.

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