Irene Aldana – Bio, Net Worth, Age, Records, Height, Weight, Awards

Irene Aldana - Bio, Net Worth, Age, Records, Height, Weight, Awards

Irene Aldana is a Mexican professional mixed martial artist who began competing in the bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), in 2016. During her stint at college, she developed an interest in mixed martial arts and started training at a local gymnasium. After amassing a 3-0 win-loss record with GEX and Xtreme Kombat, between October 2012 and October 2013, she signed up with the Brazilian mixed martial arts promotion Jungle Fight. In her only bout there, she had faced off against Larissa Pacheco for the vacant JF Women’s Bantamweight Championship at JF: Jungle Fight 63 on December 21, 2013, which she lost. Thereafter, she signed up with Invicta FC, an American professional mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion dedicated to women’s mixed martial arts, in mid-2014. Between September 2014 and September 2016, she had won 4 out of her 5 bouts there before signing a contract with UFC later that year. As of February 2021, she was ranked number 4 in the UFC bantamweight rankings. Before joining UFC in 2016, she had put together a win-loss record of 7-2, competing in promotions such as GEX, Xtreme Kombat, Jungle Fight, and Invicta FC. As of May 23, 2022, she is #4 in the UFC women’s bantamweight rankings. She is nicknamed ‘Robles’. 

Irene Aldana Known For

  • Irene Aldana is a mixed martial artist who is currently competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) since 2016.
  • As of September 2021, she had the 2nd best takedown defense in UFC history (93.5%). 

What is Irene Aldana Nationality?

On 26th March 1988, Irene Aldana took birth in Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico where she spent her early life and childhood. Her real name is Irene Robles Aldana. She is Mexican when it comes to her nationality and her ethnicity is Mexican-White. She celebrated her 34th birthday with her parents and dear ones. As per her birthdate, her zodiac sign is Aries. Aldana has not stated the name of her parents and siblings. She graduated from a reputed college with a degree in graphic design. During her college studies, she grew an interest in mixed martial arts and started training at the local Lobo Gym. 

Mexican MMA Artist, Irene Aldana

Irene Aldana MMA Journey and Career 

Mixed martial arts

Jungle Fight

  • In the Brazilian mixed martial arts promotion Jungle Fight, she faced Larissa Pacheco for the vacant JF Women’s Bantamweight Championship at JF: Jungle Fight 63 on December 21, 2013. She lost the fight via third-round TKO, giving her the first loss of her professional career.

Invicta Fighting Championships

  • Then, she signed with Invicta FC in mid-2014 and made her debut against Peggy Morgan at Invicta FC 8: Waterson vs. Tamada on September 9, 2014, submitting Morgan with a rear-naked choke in the first round. 
  • She won the fight via first-round rear-naked choke against Colleen Schneider.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

  • On November 6, 2016, it was announced that Aldana was signed to the UFC and would face Leslie Smith on December 17, 2016, at UFC on Fox 22. She lost the fight via unanimous decision. 
  • She faced Talita Bernardo on January 14, 2018, at UFC Fight Night: Stephens vs. Choi which she won via unanimous decision. 
  • Her next fight was against Lucie Pudilová on September 8, 2018, at UFC 228 which she won. 
  • Against, Bethe Correia and Aldana won via submission in round three. 
  • She faced Raquel Pennington on July 20, 2019, at UFC on ESPN 4 which she lost.
  • Her next win comes fighting against Vanessa Melo. 
  • After that, she faced Ketlan Vieira, Holly Holm, and Yana Kunitskaya.
  • She faced Macy Chiasson on September 10, 2022, at UFC 279. She won the fight via knockout in the third round via an upkick to Chaisson’s body. The win earned Aldana her second Performance of the Night bonus award. 
  • Regarding her MMA records, she fought 20 matches till now out of which he wins 14 and lost 6 fights. 

Awards and Achievements

Ultimate Fighting Championship

  • Fight of the Night (Two times) vs. Leslie Smith and Lucie Pudilová 
  • Performance of the Night (Two times) vs. Ketlen Vieira and Macy Chiasson 
  • Second best takedown defense in UFC history (93.5%). 

Invicta Fighting Championships

  • Performance of the Night (three times) vs. Peggy Morgan, Colleen Schneider, and Faith Van Duin

  • 2019 December Knockout of the Month vs. Ketlen Vieira 

Irene Aldana Love Life and Boyfriend

Irene Aldana is an unmarried lady and she is assumed to be single at present as there is no news and rumors about her relationship with anyone and she herself has not stated any details about her boyfriend. She is a very secretive lady when it comes to her personal life. She has not been into any controversy and she strongly believes in letting her performance in the ring speak about her. She has never earned any attention for her hookups and breaks up. When asked about her love, affair, and married life, she replied that she is more interested in continuing the enhancements of her skills and “Just Performing in the ring.” She is currently focusing on her career rather than being in a relationship. Her sexual orientation is straight. She is residing in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico at present. 

How much is Irene Aldana making annually?

Irene Aldana is a successful MMA fighter whose net worth is estimated to have $1 Million as of 2022. She is living a cool and comfortable lifestyle at present. She is satisfied with her earnings at present. She has not disclosed the details about her salary but there is no doubt in the mind of her followers that she is making a considerable amount of money in thousands of dollars from her professional work. Her main source of wealth comes from her fighting career. Until 2019, Irene’s revealed career earnings is around $130,400.  

How tall is Irene Aldana?

Irene Aldana is a beautiful lady. She has a tall height of 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) and her body weight consists of 138 lb (63 kg; 9 st 12 lb). Her highest reach is 69 in or 175 cm. Her body type is athletic. She has dark brown hair and her eye color is also dark brown. She has a toned physique with straight hair. 

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