Mamacita. Athlete. Wellness Advocate.
Cat is a professional mixed martial artist, currently competing for Bellator. She started in combat sports when she began wrestling in her early teens and was a multiple time All-American and National Champion in college.
As one of the pioneers of women’s MMA, she was the first mom to compete in the UFC and the first woman to win a UFC fight by TKO. A former champion in multiple promotions and a former UFC title challenger, Cat continues to be ranked amongst the best fighters in the world. She is a single mom of a teenage son, after having lost her husband to suicide in 2014, and is an advocate for mental and physical wellness.