Michelle Waterson Husband, Family, Net Worth

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Michelle Waterson Husband, Family, Net Worth

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sensation Michelle Waterson is a former Invicta FC Atomweight Champion - who made a massive transition to the fighting business from a splendid modeling career.

Making her MMA debut in 2007, the former model quickly raised to top 10 pound to pound female fighter in the MMARising.com. Training under the wings of famous MMA fighter Donald Cerrone, she gained confidence and the physical attributes to face her opponents head-on. 

Married Status, Husband

Michelle Waterson holds a nasty name in the fighting arena with her aggressive striking, and ground and pound game style. But, she is also a loyal wife to husband Joshua Gomez and a loving mother to daughter Araya.

Michelle Waterson with husband Joshua Gomez and Araya at an event in July 2019 (Photo: Michelle Waterson's Instagram)

The couple exchanged the engagement rings in late 2010 and were eager to start a family together. Finally, on 14 July 2012, Michelle and Joshua got married to each other and shared a beautiful daughter.

As of now, Michelle dedicates her fighting to her daughter & husband and works hard to help her family.  

Bio: Ethnicity, Family

The MMA sensation Michelle Waterson was born on 6 January 1986 in Colorado Springs, USA. Raised amongst some gallant men in the family, her father, grandfather, and brother all served in the military.

Possessing an American nationality but a mixed Thai and Caucasian ethnicity, the MMA hottie first signed up for modeling. Her height extending 5 feet 3 inches (1.61m) and decent bodyweight helped her prosper in the modeling industry, but in 2007, she decided otherwise.

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Michelle worked as a ring girl at local martial arts events and one day decided to exchange punches instead of ring cards. Motivated by Donald Cerrone, she trained to her bones and landed a spot in the UFC. Climbing the ranks, she defeated powerful opponents one after the other and jumped in the tenth spot in her division. 

Now, the striker is one of the most deadly strawweight fighters in the UFC, who is on her three games winning streak. She is one of the top individuals to battle for the championship next.

Net Worth Details

Holding an impressive 17-6 win-lose career stats and three consecutive winning streak in the octagon, Michelle is sure to claim the strawweight title soon.

The featherweight earns a salary of $105,000 which includes $50K from show, $50K win bonus and $5K as incentives. Not only that, her brand endorsements and sponsorships take Michelle's net worth to a massive $291,500.

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As of 2019, the Colorado native is set to make her first bout for the championship against the UFC Strawweight Champion, Jessica Andrade. But, UFC president Dana White has not confirmed the reports yet.