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"The Supernova From Moldova"

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Marina Shafir

Marina "The Supernova From Moldova" Shafir
  • Name: Marina Shafir
  • Professional MMA Record: 1-1-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Supernova From Moldova
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 26 | Date of Birth: 1988.04.14
  • Last Fight: August 10, 2014 in LOP
  • Weight Class: Featherweight | Last Weigh-In: 153.5 lbs
  • Affiliation: Glendale Fighting Club
  • Height: 5'7" (170cm) | Reach: N/A
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Born: Moldova
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Glendale, Arizona
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook

Marina Shafir Wiki Update Wiki

Longtime friend and current training partner Marina Shafir has followed Ronda Rousey's footsteps into the world of MMA, and so far, the amateur fighter is posting some familiar results. The veteran judoka is 3-0 as an amateur and like Rousey all of Shafir's victories have come via first-round armbar.

 

Shafir, like Rousey, started her martial arts training in judoka. Unlike Rousey though she lost passion for the sport of judo. It is why she believes she never won any medals or went to the Olympics. When she was introduced to MMA she found that passion, “I love it whole heartily, and I think about it every day. I don’t see myself doing anything else for a really long time,” said Shafir. “It feels good to be super 100% passionate about a sport again.”

The 25 year old Moldovan-born Shafir is based out of California. Currently competing at 150 pounds, she plans a move down to 145 pounds before turning pro later this year where she already has her sights set high on Invicta Featherweight contender and Ronda Rousey nemesis Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Santos, “I want to get my hands on her so bad. I see myself fighting her, and I see myself beating her. She does not scare me at all.”



 

 

Last updated 05.20.2013, 12:35 PM ET
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Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
0:37 Round 1 of 3

Amanda Bell

Chaos at the Casino 5
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2014.08.10
Referee: John McCarthy
Win | Submission | Armlock

Chandra Engel

California Regional

2014.04.12
Amateur Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Submission | Armlock
1:53 Round 1 of 3

Nicole Upshaw
4-0-0 0-0-0

University of MMA: Fight Night 5
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2014.02.09
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Win | Submission | Choke
0:59 Round 1 of 3

Tabby Patterson
3-0-0 1-1-0

Tuff-N-Uff
Main Event | Title Match | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2013.11.29
Referee: Chris Tognoni
Win | Submission | Armlock
0:59 Round 1 of 3

Danielle Mack
2-0-0 0-1-0

Tuff-N-Uff: Mayhem in Mesquite 2
Main Card | Catchweight | 150 lbs

2013.03.23
Referee: John Quinn
Win | Submission | Armlock
2:03 Round 1 of 3

Becky Lewis
1-0-0 0-0-0

Premier FC 12
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2012.11.17
Win | Submission | Armlock
0:44 Round 1 of 3

Denise Goddard
0-0-0 0-0-0

Premier FC 9: Battle To The Belt
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2012.05.20
Weigh-In: 153.5 lbs

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