- Birth Name Cathilee Deborah Zingano
- Net Worth $1.2 million
- Birth Country Winona
- Married to Mauricio Zingano (m. 2010)
- Famous Name Cat Zingano
- Divorce Mauricio Zingano ( D. 2014)
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity white
- Currently Club UFC
The fans of mixed martial art are quite familiar with the name of Cat Zingano. She is an American mixed martial artist who currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. On April 13, 2013, she was the first woman to win a UFC Fight by technical knockout. Currently, she is ranked #5 pound-for-pound female MMA fighter in the world by MMARising.com
Cat Zingano was born as Cathilee Deborah Albert on July 1, 1982. She is currently at the age of 34. Her place of birth was Winona, Minnesota, United States. Regarding her ethnicity and nationality, she is a white American MMA fighter. The famous MMA fighter's star sign is Cancer. She is the daughter of Barbara Albert and Jon Albert. With her dedication and devotion, she becomes one of the popular faces of UFC.
From her early age, Cat Zingano has shown huge interest towards her goal. During her childhood, she used to watch wrestling on the television. She made her pro-MMA debut on June 13, 2008. In her debut game, she defeated Karina Taylor with an armbar in the first round. On December 10, 2010, she faced Carina Damm at Crowbar MMA: Winter Brawl in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Damm defeated by her by TKO in the second round. She also competed in the Invicta FC and Strikeforce.
In 2013, Cat Zingano was signed by the UFC. On April 13, 2013, at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale, she won a fight against Miesha Tate by TKO in the third round. As of December 2016, she is the #6 contestant in official UFC women’s bantamweight rankings.
Cat Zingano personal life is not as perfect as her career. She married Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Mauricio Zingano in 2010. They dated for a long time before getting married. Unfortunately, her husband committed suicide on January 13, 2014. The reason behind his suicide still not cleared. The MMA star has a son named Brayden.
Cat Zingano attended Fairview High School (Boulder, Colorado), where she got involved with combat sports after joining the wrestling team. Eventually, she wrestled in her university days as well in University of Cumberlands (2001) and MacMurray College women’s wrestling teams.
She is one outstanding philanthropist and humanitarian combat artist. Cat Zingano also associates with some charitable institutions in the United States and has raised funds for the Feeding America.
Accomplishments & Achievements
Numerous awards and rewards have honored her for her professional accomplishments. She is the first woman to win a UFC “Fight of the Night” award (together with Miesha Tate).
Cat Zingano also admired for her hot looks and beautiful images. She has an average height of 5’6”, which is around 1.68m. She is popular on social networking sites. Her career salary is outstanding. She has an accumulated net worth of $1.2 million.