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Kayla Harrison

Kayla Harrison

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  • Name: Kayla Harrison
  • Pro MMA Record: 4-0-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: N/A
  • Current Streak: 4 Wins
  • Age: 28 | Date of Birth: 1990.07.02
  • Last Fight: May 09, 2019 in PFL
  • Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 155.6 lbs
  • Affiliation: Renzo Gracie Academy
  • Height: 5'8" (173cm) | Reach: 65.5" (166cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Born: Middletown, Ohio, United States
  • Fighting out of: New York City, New York
  • College: N/A
  • Foundation Style: Judo
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Kayla Harrison (born July 2, 1990) is an American former judoka and who competed in the 78 kg weight category and current mixed martial artist who competes in the lightweight category. She won the 2010 World Championships, gold medals at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics, and gold at the 2011 and 2015 Pan American Games.
Born in Middletown, Ohio,[2] Harrison took up judo at the age of six, having been introduced to the sport by her mother, who was a black belt herself.
She began training and won two national championships by the age of 15.
On August 31, 2016 the United States Judo Association (USJA) made a batsugun promotion of Kayla to rokudan (6th Degree Black Belt) making her the youngest person in the US to ever be awarded this rank.
Harrison, a former training partner of fellow judoka Ronda Rousey, announced in October 2016 that she had signed with World Series of Fighting. While she will initially work as a commentator she said she was also signed as a fighter for the company. Making her MMA debut at PFL 2 on June 21, 2018 against Brittney Elkin in the Women's Lightweight division.

Last updated 06.24.2018, 10:19 PM ET
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