Proficient and extremely talented, Tecia Torres is one of the popular names in the world of mixed martial arts. Currently, she competes in the strawweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As of January 2019, she is ranked #7 in the official UFC strawweight rankings. She is also known by her name “The Tiny Tornado”.
Torres is openly a lesbian and is currently engaged to partner Raquel Pennington. She reportedly has an estimated net worth of $200,000.
Tecia Torres has maintained a proper bank balance from her earnings and salary made through her MMA career. Her career disclosed earnings is reported to be $409,800 and reportedly has an estimated net worth of about $100,000. Tecia was paid $85,000 for her performance at UFC 218. Moreover, she earned $36,000 for her fight at UFC on Fox 28.
Tecia Torres is openly a lesbian and engaged to her partner Raquel Pennington who is also a UFC fighter. The couple started dating in 2016 after they met in UFC and got engaged to each other in May 2017.
Tecia Torres posted a picture of her partner proposing her with down on one knee on Instagram and revealed their engagement.
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?? She asked, I said YES!!!! #Engaged ---- Our love began unexpectedly. It started as a crush and grew into an amazing love. In this moment you made my dreams for us come true. Everyday you show me a love so true and pure. I am blessed to wake up to you every morning and fall asleep in your arms at night. I can't wait to become Mrs. Pennington. I love you with my everything!! Always! @raquel_pennington
“Our love began unexpectedly. It started as a crush and grew into an amazing love. In this moment you made my dreams for us come true. Everyday you show me a love so true and pure. I am blessed to wake up to you every morning and fall asleep in your arms at night. I can't wait to become Mrs. Pennington.”
She also posted a photo of the moment when Raquel put a ring on her finger and captioned:
“Couldn't be anymore complete. She said YES!!! And we had an amazing day with all our wonderful friends and family celebrating our new home.”
The couple reportedly is planning to get married soon.
Her partner Raquel currently fights in the bantamweight division of the UFC.
She has a huge number of fan following who follow her on social networking sites. She is actively popular on Twitter and Instagram. Lot more info about her life and bio can be collected from Wiki.
Tecia Torres was born on August 16, 1989, and this makes her age 27 years at this time. Her place of birth is Fall River, Massachusetts, United States. She is a Puerto Rican. Her birth sign is Leo. She has not shared any info about her parents. However, her parents certainly are proud of their daughter.
Tecia Torres is a woman who is dedicated and devoted to her career. At the age of 5, she was introduced to the martial arts by her mother along with her elder sister. After her twelve birthdays, she got her black belt in Jhoon Rhee taekwondo.
She finished her college in 2010 and later graduated with a Masters degree in criminology from Florida Atlantic University.
Torres' career got started in 2011; she obtained titles in MMA solutions, US Freedom Fighter Championship, and American Battle Championships. In 2012, she got associated with the Invicta Fighting Championship. On January 5, 2013, she won a fight against the Paige VanZant. Tecia Torres made her UFC debut against Ultimate Fighter competitor Angela Magana at The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned Finale. She played outstandingly at that time.
Torres then went on to win 3 matches against Bec Rawlings, Juliana Lima, and Michelle Waterson. She then lost three consecutive matches including against Weili Zhang most recently at UFC 235.