WATCH! Michelle “Karate Hottie” Waterson’s path to the UFC is incredible

Michelle Waterson was known for being “The Karate Hottie” long before she ever stepped foot in the octagon. Waterson’s had her first run-in with fame when she was a contestant on a muay-thai reality show on Oxygen called “Fight Girls”. Despite losing the show, she quickly became one of the more popular fighters after the show wrapped its only season.

“The Karate Hottie” started to take the MMA world by storm when she displayed her amazing skills in the cage in various promotions spread across America before finding her home with Invicta where she captures the Atomweight Championship.

UFC saw potential in her and brought her on board as a strawweight where she is now climbing the ranks and slowly becoming one of the more popular female fighters in the company. Find out more about “The Karate Hottie” in the video above!