Jéssica Delboni

Jéssica Correa Delboni (born 7 September 1993) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist, currently competing in the atomweight division of Invicta FC, where she is the current Atomweight champion.

Jéssica Delboni
BornJéssica Correa Delboni
(1993-09-07) 7 September 1993 (age 28)
Vila Velha, Brazil
NationalityBrazilian
Height5 ft 1 in (1.55 m)
Weight105 lb (48 kg; 7 st 7 lb)
DivisionStrawweight (2013–2020)
Atomweight (2018-2019, 2021)
Reach62 in (157 cm)
Fighting out ofNiterói, Brazil
TeamParaná Vale Tudo
TrainerGilliard "Paraná" Fagundes
RankBrown belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu[1]
Black belt in Taekwondo[1]
Years active2016–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total15
Wins12
By knockout2
By decision10
Losses3
By knockout1
By decision2
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Mixed martial arts careerEdit

Early careerEdit

Delboni made her professional debut against Juliana Costa at HCC 12. She won the fight by unanimous decision. Delboni likewise won her next two fights against Cristiane Lima and Bianca Sattelmayer by unanimous decision.[2]

Delboni was scheduled to fight Joice Mara at Shooto Brasil 74. She won the fight by unanimous decision.[3]

Delboni was next scheduled to fight Pamela Ferreira at Angels & Fight Contest 2. She won the fight by unanimous decision. Delboni was afterwards scheduled to fight Bruna Brasil at Maringá Combat 5.[4] Delboni won the fight by TKO.[5]

Delboni was scheduled to fight Liana Pirosin at Imortal FC 8. She beat Pirosin by unanimous decision.[6]

Invicta and Shooto BrasilEdit

On April 15, 2018, multiple media outlets announced that Delboni had signed with Invicta Fighting Championships.[7][8]

Delboni was scheduled to make her Invicta debut against Ashley Cummins at Invicta FC 32: Spencer vs. Sorenson. The fight was also Delboni's atomweight debut.[9] Cummins won the fight by unanimous decision.[10]

Delboni was scheduled to fight Maiara Amanajás in a strawweight bout at Shooto Brasil 91. She won the fight by split decision.[11]

For her next fight, Delboni returned both to Invicta and atomweight, being scheduled to fight Lindsey VanZandt at Invicta FC 36 - Sorenson vs. Young. Delboni was once again won by split decision.[12]

Delboni moved back up in weight to strawweight to fight Julia Polastri for the vacant Shooto Brasil strawweight title, at Shooto Brasil 97. Polastri won the fight by a second-round knockout.[13]

Delboni was scheduled to fight the former Invicta Atomweight champion Herica Tiburcio in a straweight bout, at Invicta FC 42: Cummins vs. Zappitella.[14] Delboni won the fight by unanimous decision.[15]

Her victory against a former champion earned Delboni the right to challenge Alesha Zappitella for the Invicta FC Atomweight Championship at Invicta 44: Rodríguez vs. Torquato.[16] Zappitella won the fight by majority decision. Two of the judges scored the fight 48-47 in Zappitella's favor, while the third judge scored it 48-47 in Delboni's favor.[17] All of the media members scored the fight for Delboni.[18]

Delboni participated in the Invicta FC Phoenix Tournament, which was held to determine the next atomweight title challenger.[19] Delboni won the quarterfinal and semifinal bouts against Tabatha Watkins and Marisa Messer-Belenchia by decision, and faced Lindsey VanZandt in the finals. She beat VanZandt by unanimous decision, with scores of 30-27, 29-28 and 29-28.[20]

Invicta FC Atomweight championEdit

Delboni rematched Alesha Zappitella for the Invicta FC Atomweight Championship on January 12, 2022 at Invicta FC 45.[21] She won the bout and the title via unanimous decision.[22]

Delboni made her first Invicta Atomweight title defense against Jillian DeCoursey at Invicta FC 49: Delboni vs. DeCoursey on September 28, 2022.[23]

Championships and accomplishmentsEdit

Mixed Martial ArtsEdit

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Professional record breakdown
15 matches 12 wins 3 losses
By knockout 2 1
By decision 10 2
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 12–3 Alesha Zappitella Decision (unanimous) Invicta FC 45: Zappitella vs. Delboni II January 12, 2022 5 5:00 Kansas City, Kansas, United States Won the Invicta FC Atomweight Championship.
Win 11–3 Lindsey VanZandt Decision (unanimous) Invicta FC Phoenix Tournament: Atomweight June 11, 2021 3 5:00 Kansas City, Kansas, United States Won the Invicta Phoenix Tournament.
Loss 10–3 Alesha Zappitella Decision (split) Invicta FC 44: Rodríguez vs. Torquato May 21, 2021 5 5:00 Kansas City, Kansas, United States For the Invicta FC Atomweight Championship.
Win 10–2 Herica Tiburcio Decision (unanimous) Invicta FC 42: Cummins vs. Zappitella September 17, 2020 3 5:00 Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Loss 9–2 Julia Polastri TKO (punches) Shooto Brasil 97 October 19, 2019 2 4:35 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return to strawweight. For the Shooto Brasil Strawweight title.
Win 9–1 Lindsey VanZandt Decision (split) Invicta FC 36: Sorenson vs. Young August 9, 2019 3 5:00 Kansas City, Kansas, United States Return to atomweight
Win 8–1 Maiara Amanajás Decision (split) Shooto Brasil 91 April 5, 2019 3 5:00 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Return to strawweight
Loss 7–1 Ashley Cummins Decision (unanimous) Invicta FC 32: Spencer vs. Sorenson November 16, 2018 3 5:00 Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States Atomweight debut
Win 7–0 Liana Pirosin Decision (unanimous) Imortal FC 8 April 7, 2018 3 5:00 São José dos Pinhais, Brazil
Win 6–0 Bruna Brasil TKO (punches) Maringá Combat 5 November 18, 2017 2 N/A Maringá, Brazil
Win 5–0 Pamela Ferreira TKO (punches) Angels & Fight Contest 2 October 15, 2017 1 3:08 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win 4–0 Joice Mara Decision (unanimous) Shooto Brasil 74 August 27, 2017 3 5:00 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win 3–0 Bianca Sattelmayer Decision (unanimous) Curitiba Top Fight 11 July 1, 2017 3 5:00 Curitiba, Brazil
Win 2–0 Cristiane Lima Decision (unanimous) Rei da CBX 2 August 16, 2015 3 5:00 Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Win 1–0 Juliana Costa Decision (unanimous) HCC 12 May 12, 2013 3 5:00 Vitória, Espírito Santo, Brazil Strawweight debut.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "jessicadmma". instagram.com. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  2. ^ Pinheiro, Richard. "Invicta no MMA, Jessica Delboni segue os passos da xará Bate-Estaca, rumo ao UFC". globoesporte.globo.com. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  3. ^ Siqueira, Emanuel Mendes. "Vida dura no Shooto: Joice Mara perde para Jéssica Delboni". emanuelsports.com.br (in Portuguese). Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  4. ^ Pinheiro, Richard. "Jessica Delboni vence no Angels & Fight 2, e tem luta marcada no Maringá Combat 5". globoesporte.globo.com (in Portuguese). Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  5. ^ "MMA Maringa Combat 5". sherdog.com. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  6. ^ Pinheiro, Richard. "Jessica Delboni vence Liana Pirosin no Imortal FC 8 e fica ainda mais perto do UFC". globoesporte.globo.com (in Portuguese). Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  7. ^ Tees, David. "Report: Jessica Delboni Signs With Invicta FC". fightful.com. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  8. ^ Cruz, Guilherme. "Invicta FC signs undefeated Brazilian prospect Jessica Delboni". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  9. ^ Hammond, Mick. "Ashley Cummins Plans to Prove She's the Next Title Challenger at Invicta FC 32". mmaweekly.com. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  10. ^ Lee, Alexander K. "Invicta FC 32 Results: Spencer vs. Sorenson". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  11. ^ Combate.com. "Elvis Batista surpreende Marcos Loro e vence por pontos no Shooto Brasil 91". sportv.globo.com. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  12. ^ "Jéssica Delboni garante vitória brasileira no Invicta FC 36". lance.com.br (in Portuguese). Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  13. ^ "Julia Polastri nocauteia Jéssica Delboni e conquista cinturão no Shooto Brasil 97". globoesporte.globo.com. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  14. ^ Redação do ge. "Jessica Delboni encara Herica Tiburcio no Invicta FC 42, nos Estados Unidos". globoesporte.globo.com. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  15. ^ Alberti, Jonathan. "Em das melhores lutas da noite, Herica Tiburcio é derrotada por Jessica Delboni". gazetabragantina.com.br (in Portuguese). Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  16. ^ Becker, Dana. "First Invicta FC Event On AXS TV Fight Card Features Title Fights". themix.net. Retrieved 14 May 2021.
  17. ^ Marrocco, Steven (2021-05-21). "Invicta 44 results: Karina Rodriguez captures flyweight title, Alesha Zappitella defends atomweight belt". MMA Fighting. Retrieved 2021-05-22.
  18. ^ "Alesha Zappitella defeats Jessica Delboni". mmadecisions.com. Retrieved 22 May 2021.
  19. ^ Padgett, Lacey. "Jéssica Delboni keeps her eyes on the Invicta FC atomweight prize". mymmanews.com. Retrieved 4 July 2021.
  20. ^ Al-Shatti, Shaun. "Invicta Phoenix Series 4 results: Jessica Delboni earns title rematch with one-night tournament win". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 12 June 2021.
  21. ^ "Invicta FC 45 set for Jan. 12, headlined by Alesha Zappitella vs. Jessica Delboni title rematch". MMA Junkie. 2021-12-15. Retrieved 2021-12-16.
  22. ^ "Invicta FC 45 results: Jessica Delboni wins atomweight title, dominates Alesha Zappitella in rematch". MMA Junkie. 2022-01-13. Retrieved 2022-01-13.
  23. ^ Anderson, Jay (20 July 2022). "Invicta FC: Jessica Delboni vs. Jillian DeCoursey Atomweight Title Fight Set for Sept. 28". cagesidepress.com. Retrieved 21 July 2022.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by 7th Invicta FC Atomweight Champion
January 12, 2022 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent