Pro MMA Record

"The Ragin'"


Jessica Rakoczy

Jessica "The Ragin'" Rakoczy

Fighter Details

  • Name: Jessica Rakoczy
  • Pro MMA Record: 1-5-0, 1 NC (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Ragin'
  • Current Streak: 2 Losses
  • Age: 1977-04-14 | Date of Birth: 1977.04.14
  • Last Fight: April 25, 2015 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Strawweight | Last Weigh-In: 115.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: N/A
  • Height: 5'7" (170cm) | Reach: 68.0" (173cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $8,000 USD
  • Born: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Fighting out of: Hamilton, Ontario
  • Fighter Links:
  • Personal Links:

Regional Rankings Rankings FAQ

Jessica Rakoczy is ineligible for regional rankings due to inactivity.
Fighters must have at least one completed MMA bout in the past two years to be ranked.

Jessica Rakoczy MMA Fight Record


Jessica Rakoczy Wiki Update Wiki

Jessica Rakoczy is a decorated boxing Champion and professional mixed martial artist from Hamilton, Ontario. She has won multiple World Championships in boxing including the WBC Female World Lightweight Championship twice.


She began boxing at age 20 and was considered for the Canadian national boxing team but a car accident prevented her from competing. Jessica made her pro debut on October 21, 2000 in with a first round knockout. She went 12-1 before capturing her first title the IBA Womens Lightweight Championship. She would go on to win 5 titles before making the switch to MMA in 2009.


Though she lost her first 3 fights she faced some stiff competition in Michelle Ould, Zoila Frausto and a split decision loss to Felice Herrig. Rakoczy would win her next fight against previously undefeated Jennifer Scott by TKO, though it was declared a no contest after she tested positive for painkillers.Rakoczy admitted that she had taken a Percocet pill after a sleepless night before the fight but did not inform doctors at the arena. She received a nine-month suspension of her MMA license for the infraction. Her next fight was nearly 2 years later, a first round KO of Kristen Gatz at Tachi Palace Fights 14.


On May 5, 2012, Jessica made her return to boxing and scored a convincing fourth-round TKO over Brittany Cruz. On January 24, 2013 she won a ten-round unananimous (99-90x3) decision over Ada Velez for the vacant WIBA Super Bantamweight title. She was named WBAN's Fighter of the Month for February 2013 in recognition of her win over Ada Velez.

Jessica was a contender on TUF 18 . She won her first fight to get into the house by beating Revelina Beto via 1st round omoplata. On Episode 4 of TUF Jessica faced the vet Roxanne Modafferi . The first round was close with Jessica winning on the feet and Roxanne winning on the ground. In the second round Roxanne came out with an empty gas tank and got hit with a bunch of punches from Jessica. The fight ended in the 2nd by TKO after Jessica took the rest of Roxanne's gas tank with a slam. Rakoczy would take home the $25,000 knockout of the season bonus for this finish.

On the final episode of TUF 18 Jessica faced Raquel Pennington to see who makes it to the finals. The first round was close on the feet due to both being tentative because of injuries. Raquel got a take down late in the 1st to score points. The second round Jessica fought with more urgency and scored lots of points with jabs and combos. The third round looked a lot like the second with Jessica outclassing Raquel on the feet but she gave up a late take down this time. The fight was ruled a UD victory for Jessica and she moved on to fight Julianna Pena for the TUF 18 championship.

The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate

Episode 1 Rakoczy def. Revelina Berto by Submission (omoplata) at 2:32 in Round 1 (2013.05.29)

Episode 4 Rakoczy def. Roxanne Modafferi by TKO (punches) at 2:33 in Round 2 (2013.06.12)

Episode 13 Rakoczy def. Raquel Pennington by Unanimous Decision (2013.07.01)

TUF 18 Finale Julianna Pena def. Rakoczy by TKO (punches & elbows) at 4:59 of Round 1 (2013.11.30)

Last updated 11.12.2014, 11:21 PM ET
Wiki Contributors:

Jessica Rakoczy News View All

Julianna Peña and Amanda Nunes exchanging strikes at UFC 269. |... (2022-01-27 19:30:00 -0500)
Amanda Nunes and Julianna Peña at weigh-ins for UFC 269. | Phot... (2021-12-11 17:30:00 -0500)
Amanda Nunes after UFC 259. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC ... (2021-07-30 12:00:00 -0400)
In the young history of Mixed Martial Arts, there have been many MMA fighters wh... (2021-06-09 02:06:30 -0400)
UFC fighter Roxanne Modafferi examines the spectacle of mixed martial arts, an... (2019-11-20 13:00:00 -0500)
2018 has been a remarkable year for Israel Adesanya. He’s made his UFC debut i... (2018-11-30 08:00:07 -0500)
  • MMA Weekly : UFC 276 highlights & recap: Israel Adesanya routs Jared Cannonier
  • MMA Junkie : Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for champs Israel Adesanya, Alexander Volkanovski after UFC 276?
  • MMA Junkie : Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Max Holloway, Jared Cannonier after UFC 276 losses?
  • MMA Junkie : Urijah Faber furious about Josh Emmett's 'bullsh*t' treatment at UFC 276: 'Dana, I hope you see this'
  • MMA Weekly : UFC 276 highlights & recap: Alexander Volkanovski bests Max Holloway for a third time
  • MMA Junkie : Jessica-Rose Clark says surgery likely after UFC 276: 'She did a really good job of continuing to armbar me after I tapped'
  • : Max Holloway reacts to UFC 276 loss, proclaims Alexander Volkanovski to be MMA’s top pound-for-pound fighter
  • MMA Junkie : Max Holloway reacts to UFC 276 loss, says Alexander Volkanovski is 'No. 1 pound-for-pound right now'
  • : Jessica Eye aims for pro wrestling after UFC 276 retirement: ‘I want to be female Undertaker’
  • MMA Junkie : Bryan Barberena says UFC 276 win over Robbie Lawler was dream come true
  • MMA Junkie : UFC 276 post-event facts: Alexander Volkanovski joins exclusive club with 12-0 UFC start
  • MMA Junkie : Donald Cerrone breathes sigh of relief after UFC 276 retirement: 'The highest highs and the lowest lows'
  • : Jessica-Rose Clark anticipates elbow surgery, says Julija Stoliarenko held armbar after tap at UFC 276
  • MMA Junkie : Emotional Jessica Eye overcame severe health issues before UFC 276 retirement, sets sights on pro wrestling next
  • : Ariane Lipski vs. Priscila Cachoeira set for UFC Vegas 59
  • MMA Junkie : Pedro Munhoz says Sean O'Malley scratched his cornea at UFC 276: 'I couldn't see anything'
  • MMA Junkie : 5 biggest takeaways from UFC 276: Criticizing Izzy, Volkanovski's P4P placement, and did Munhoz quit?
  • : Alexander Volkanovski: Max Holloway trash talk ‘worked against him because it gave me the fire’ at UFC 276
  • MMA Junkie : Sean O'Malley says Pedro Munhoz '100 percent' looked for way out at UFC 276
  • : Humbled Sean Strickland on UFC 276 knockout loss to Alex Pereira: ‘I’m going to go be sad for awhile’