Who Is Cory McKenna? MMA Fighter's Wikipedia Bio And Age Revealed

 

Cory Mckenna, a 23 year old UFC fighter. ( Source : Instagram )

Cory McKenna is now the youngest mixed martial arts fighter in the UFC, who earned Von Flue Choke Submission.

McKenna not only overcame a huge reach advantage; she also contributed to UFC history. Her rarely used outstanding grappling technique led her to a victory in her recent bout.

On the preliminary program of Saturday's UFC Vegas 59 event at the APEX, Cory, the winner of Dana White's Contender Series contract, faced off against Miranda Granger. Before becoming the first woman in UFC history to finish and receive a tap due to a Von Flue choke, the youngest female fighter on the roster forced Granger back to the mat in the second round.


Who Is Cory McKenna? Explore Her Bio

Cory is one of the youngest female fighters in UFC. Her fame skyrocketed after she put out the best performance against Miranda Granger in her last fight.

Cory Mckenna in one of her Instagram posts.
Cory Mckenna in one of her Instagram posts. ( Source : Instagram )

She finished Miranda with submission by performing the rarest Von Flue Choke and becoming the youngest fighter to use that choke and submit someone.

McKenna has competed in mixed martial arts, with seven victories and two defeats coming through KO. For the Team Alpha Male, Cory competes in the Women's Strawweight division.

She gains the nickname "Poppins" in the ring for her rear fighting methods. She now holds the number 33 spot on tapology's list of the best female strawweight, but following her last mind-blowing performance, that position may soon change.

Even though Cory is very young, her talent is unmatched. Cory will soon be a big name in the UFC with the same level of consistency in her performance. 

How Old Is Cory Mckenna?

Cory is 23 years old. She was born on July 11th, 1999. She is an English fighter born and raised in Wales, United Kingdom. 

She was taught by Jack Mason and rose to renown in the UFC due to her early enthusiasm for fighting. She also prevailed in her battle with Vanessa Demopoulos and renowned fighter Kay Hansen thanks to the verdict. She has won 12 matches overall since beginning her professional career in 2018, out of which she has won seven, lost two, and had one match canceled.

When Cory was just 14 years old, she began her amateur career. She used to ground and pound to defeat Marisa Charalambous in her debut bout at the time.

What Is Cory Mckenna Net Worth?

Cory's career earnings have not been disclosed yet. However, with her recent performance, she will be offered better deals for her upcoming fights.

So there is no doubt that Cory will soon start earning relatively more than she is used to now. Considering she is just 23 years old, her career has just started.

The main inspiration for Cory McKenna to begin her fighting career was her mother. She developed into the person she is now because of the support of her parents, Wendy and Gareth.

She is 5 feet, 3 inches tall, or 160 centimeters, and weighs 115.5 pounds. She competes in the weight division of strawweight and reaches 58.5" (149cm).

Her Instagram handle goes under @corymckenna99. She has a verified Instagram account with a total of 26.7k followers. 

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