The life of Cincinnati Mixed Martial Arts, comes in all shapes, sizes and genders. While the facts show that this is a very male dominant and promoted sport, the growth of Women’s Mixed Martial Arts is slowing starting to build into a more televised and respectable class.
This is where the face of Women’s MMA in Cincinnati, Ohio Marissa “Shorty” Caldwell from Team Vision MMA comes in.
To be a fighter that is well liked and respected in the fight game, you must be successful and you have to be exciting, that is what draws fans to fights. Marissa Caldwell, hammers down being exciting and successful down to the t.
Marissa Caldwell is a 23 year old who has a 2-1-0 professional record, with both of her wins coming via submission in the very first round. Her only loss, was to former number 1 contender for the woman’s 145 pound champion of Strikeforce, Jan Finny. That was her first professional bout, in which she fought in a bloody battle that ended in Marissa being stopped in the first round. Since then, Marissa has dropped weight classes and is now competing at 125.