Poliana Botelho

by John Max 06 Mar,2018
Poliana Botelho
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 8 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Poliana Botello
  • Birth Place Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Famous Name Poliana Botello
  • Father Fernando Cesar Lopes
  • Mother Marta Lopes
  • Net Worth N/A
  • Salary N/A
  • Nationality Brazilian
  • Affair with N/A
  • Boyfriend N/A

A Brazilian female mixed martial artist, Poliana Botello is best known for fighting in the strawweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional since 2013, Botelho previously held the Women’s Flyweight Championship in the Xtreme Fighting Championships.

Poliana Botelho's Early Life

Poliana Botelho was born on 15th December 1988, in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to Fernando Cesar Lopes and Marta Lopes. Her birth sign is Sagittarius. Talking about her nationality, Botelho is Brazilian and she belongs to white ethnicity.

She holds the black belt in Muay Thai as well as the blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Poliana Botelho's Net Worth and Endorsement

The star of UFC, Poliana Botelho has earned huge name, fame, and wealth through her professional martial arts career. Though she has not disclosed her exact figure of salary and net worth, by looking at his career, it is assumed to be in six digit figure.

Botelho got paid $20,000 including $10,000 bonus on UFC 216 against Pearl Gonzales.

Poliana Botelho's Mixed Martial Arts Career

Early Career

In 2013, Botelho made her professional debut, missing knockout victory over Ingrid Schwarts and Thais Raphaela in KTAF and Favela Kombat respectively. The following year, she competes for the vacant flyweight title in the promotion Bitetti Combat and eventually got defeated by Viviane Pereira via Unanimous Decision.

Botelho later signed for the Xtreme Fighting Championship as a Flyweight.

Xtreme Fighting Championship

Botelho participated in Xtreme Fighting Championship's second women’s flyweight tournament in 2014. In September of the same year, she made her promotional debut against Karina Rodriguez at XFCi 6, winning the fight by TKO. The win led Botelho to the semifinal round of the tournament.

In December, she faced Taila Santos at XFCi but Santos failed to make weight which led to the cancellation of the bout and Botelho was advanced to the tournament’s final round.  

Following her success in XFC career, Botelho moved to UFC in 2016.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

Botelho was set to make her professional UFC debut against Valerie Letourneau at UFC 2016 but had to withdraw due to an injury.

On 7th October 2017, Botelho made her UFC debut against Pearl Gonzalez at UFC 216 and won the fight via unanimous decision.

Botelho defeated Syuri Kondo at UFC Fight Night 129 on 19th May 2018 but lost to Cynthia Calvillo at UFC Fight Night: Magny vs. Ponzinibbio. She is scheduled to face Maryna Moroz at UFC 241 on August 18, 2019.

Poliana Botelho's Personal Life

Gorgeous martial artist, Botelho is unmarried at the age of twenty-nine. There is no record of her past relationships too. It seems that she is much focused on her UFC career rather than anything.

Though she is extremely active on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram she has not shared any photo with a guy who could be his possible boyfriend or husband. Hence, as per our record, she is possibly single and unmarried.

Botelho stands 5 feet 8 inches tall in her height with the perfect weight of 52 Kg.

Apart, she is studying PE. And prior to her career as the fighter, she worked as a saleswoman and photographer.

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