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EFC - Fighter Profile - Irene Rivera

Irene 'La Nina' Cabello Rivera

Strawweight

Record [W L D] : 6 - 4 - 0

Submission : 5 Wins - 1 Losses
TKO/KO : 1 Wins - 2 Losses
Decision : 0 Wins - 1 Losses

Age : 24

Height : 1.68 m

Reach : 143 cm

Strengths :Accurate striking

Hexagon prowess
Unassuming submission skills

From : Spain

Fighting out of : Barcelona, Spain

Gym : Templum Barcelona

Trainer : Alex Cabanes

Skills Breakdown

Submissions - %
Striking - %
Takedowns - %

Pro Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Danella Eliasov
  • EFC 56
  • Loss
  • R2 Submission (Verbal)
  • Celine Haga
  • -
  • Loss
  • R1 Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke
  • Yamila Sanchez
  • -
  • Win
  • R1 TKO (Punches)
  • Amelie Lebrun
  • -
  • Win
  • R1 Submission (Armbar)
  • Herminia Garcia Mora
  • -
  • Win
  • R1 Submission (Armbar)
  • Laila Sekaf
  • -
  • Win
  • R1 Submission (RNC)
  • Vanessa Reinsch
  • -
  • Win
  • R2 Submission (RNC)
  • Catherine Costigan
  • -
  • Loss
  • R3 Decision (Split)
  • Ritika Singh
  • -
  • Win
  • R1 Submission (Armbar)
  • Sanja Sucevic
  • -
  • Loss
  • R2 TKO (Punches)

Fighter's Biography

  • Background disciplines?

    Boxing

    When & why did you start martial arts training?

    When I was 16 I start training because I like contact sports, and then I find out about MMA and fell in love the sport.

    How did you transition into MMA?

    I start with kickboxing but in a short time I progressed ground work.

    What ranks, achievements and titles have you held?

    I won amateur competition in MMA spain at 17. I won the same competition in Spain of grappling. In a short time after I started fighting professional. Very happy I can continue fighting because I am learning a lot and improving more.

    How did you get your fight name?

    Because I was very young and the youngest in the team, they all call me La Nina

  • Who are your heroes?

    Mike Tyson, he is dangerous and an icon.

    Favoured technique?

    No favourite technique, because I believe all of them are very important according to the situation.

    What other interesting information can you tell us about yourself?

    I am very shy but I like to try new things all the time, that’s how I find out if I like something new or not. Very independent and stay alone since I am 20. My priority is to train all the time and my work goes around that. I also work as a bouncer at a club in Barcelona.

    What does it mean for you to fight in EFC?

    It is great opportunity for me because I never fight here before, and cant wait for my first win.

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  • Was a contestant on reality TV show ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ season 23
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