|Born||November 1, 1981|
|Other names||Baby Doll|
|Height||5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)|
|Weight||114 lb (52 kg; 8.1 st)|
|Reach||64.0 in (163 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Tempe, Arizona|
|Team||Arizona Combat Sports|
|Professional boxing record|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Boxing record from BoxRec|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Elena A. Reid (born November 1, 1981) is an American former boxer and former mixed martial artist. She is a former WIBA and IFBA Flyweight Champion and fights under the nickname Baby Doll.
Reid was born in Phoenix, Arizona in 1981. Reid attended St. Mary's High School (Phoenix, Arizona) and played on an all-boys youth soccer team when she was a young girl. Reid participated in karate and kickboxing, and won an Arizona State Kickboxing Title at age 17.
Making her professional boxing debut on April 18, 2000, in Phoenix, Elena "Baby Doll" Reid defeated Jo Ellen Caldwell by a four-round decision. Her first career win was followed shortly thereafter by her first career defeat, when she was beaten by Layla McCarter in a four-round unanimous decision. McCarter, who had improved her own record to 3 wins, 4 losses and 1 draw with her victory, went on to become the youngest boxer ever to win an IFBA World Title on October 7, 2000. Reid got her first career knockout win on August 26, 2000, by defeating Jessica Elgin Combs in the first round of their fight at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
On September 11, 2004 at DM Arena in Karlsruhe, Germany, Elena Reid fought her first title fight when she took on local favorite and German media darling Regina Halmich, for Halmich's WIBF Flyweight Title. Over 10 rounds the match was a draw, and Halmich remained the title holder.The outcome left Reid with a 14-1-5 (4 KO) record, while moving Halmich to 45-1-1 (15 KOs).
After four more fights, Elena Reid received a rematch against Halmich. On December 3, 2005 the two engaged in another closely contested bout in Germany, for the WIBF Flyweight Title. This time, the judges scored the 10-round fight all for Regina Halmich.
On August 31, 2006 Reid won the vacant WIBA Flyweight title by defeating Mary "The Heat" Ortega in a ten-round unanimous decision at Harveys Lake Tahoe Casino & Resort, in Stateline, NV. Reid improved her record to (18-3-5), while Ortega fell to (28-3-1).
As of 2007, Elena Reid was trained by Chris Ben and lived and trained in Las Vegas, Nevada. When not training, she was a student at UNLV majoring in marketing.
On July 2, 2007, Reid won the IFBA World Flyweight Championship by defeating Shin Hi Choi.
Reid faced France's Nadya Hokmi on June 5, 2010 for the vacant WBF Women's Super Flyweight Championship. Reid lost the fight by unanimous decision.Reid wore a knee brace during the fight due to injuries suffered prior to an April 2010 mixed martial arts bout.
On December 28, 2007, Reid made her professional MMA debut against Tammie Schneider and won the fight by TKO in the second round.
She faced Stephanie Palmer at SuperFights MMA - Night of Combat on October 11, 2008.She won the fight by TKO in the first round.
She faced Michelle Waterson at Apache Gold: Extreme Beatdown on April 11, 2009.Reid won the fight by TKO in the second round.
On October 24, 2009, Reid faced Masako Yoshida for the Sovereign Nations MMA Women's Flyweight Championship at EB - Beatdown at 4 Bears 5 in New Town, North Dakota. She defeated Yoshida by TKO when the referee stopped the fight in the third round after a series of unanswered punches.
Reid was set to defend her SNMMA title for the first time at Playboy Fight Night 4 on April 17, 2010 against Alyx Luck.The fight was canceled after Luck falsified pre-fight bloodwork and was subsequently suspended. Reid faced Catia Vitoria instead and was defeated by TKO in the third round, losing the SNMMA title in the process.
In June 2010 Reid suffered a torn MCL and ruptured ACL in her left knee prior to the fight with Vitoria. As a result, Reid was forced to withdraw from the Bellator 115-pound women's tournament.
In an interview on April 15, 2011, Reid confirmed that she had chosen not to have surgery on her injured knee and would be retiring from MMA and boxing.
In 2016, Reid was inducted into the International Women's Boxing Hall of Fame.
Reid is of Filipino descent.
Reid was set to marry fellow MMA fighter Ray Steinbeiss on October 29, 2011.
Outside of fighting, Reid is involved with the Community Future Generation Project (FGP), a non-profit organization in Phoenix, Arizona, and also teaches fitness classes for children in the area.
|Professional record summary|
|31 fights||19 wins||6 losses|
|31||Loss||19-6-6||UD||10||Jun 5, 2010||for vacant WBF World female super flyweight title|
|30||Loss||19-5-6||UD||10||March 20, 2009||for WBA World female flyweight title & Women's IBF World flyweight title|
|29||Draw||19-4-6||PTS||6||June 12, 2008|
|28||Loss||19-4-5||MD||10||February 28, 2008||lost WIBA World flyweight title|
|27||Win||19-3-5||UD||10||July 2, 2007||won IFBA World flyweight title|
|26||Win||18-3-5||UD||10||August 31, 2006||won WIBA World flyweight title|
|25||Loss||17-3-5||UD||10||December 3, 2005||for WIBA World flyweight title|
|24||Win||17-2-5||UD||6||July 2, 2005|
|23||Loss||16-2-5||TKO||7||Match 26, 2005|
|22||Win||16-1-5||KO||5||January 29, 2005|
|21||Win||15-1-5||UD||5||November 20, 2004|
|20||Draw||14-1-5||SD||10||September 11, 2004||for Women's IBF World flyweight title|
|19||Draw||14-1-4||PTS||10||November 7, 2003|
|18||Win||14-1-3||UD||6||September 26, 2003|
|17||Draw||13-1-3||PTS||6||June 28, 2003|
|16||Win||13-1-2||UD||6||February 11, 2003|
|15||Win||12-1-2||UD||6||November 19, 2002|
|14||Win||11-1-2||UD||6||October 1, 2002|
|13||Win||10-1-2||TKO||5 (6)||July 19, 2002|
|12||Win||9-1-2||UD||4||June 7, 2002|
|11||Win||8-1-2||UD||4||April 20, 2002|
|10||Win||7-1-2||UD||6||April 5, 2002|
|9||Draw||6-1-2||PTS||4||January 25, 2002|
|8||Win||6-1-1||TKO||1 (4)||September 25, 2001|
|7||Draw||5-1-1||PTS||4||January 28, 2001|
|6||Win||5-1-0||UD||4||November 19, 2000|
|5||Win||4-1-0||TKO||1 (4)||October 10, 2000|
|4||Win||3-1-0||UD||4||October 1, 2000|
|3||Win||2-1-0||TKO||1 (4)||August 26, 2000|
|2||Loss||1-1-0||UD||4||July 16, 2000|
|1||Win||1-0-0||UD||4||April 18, 2000|
|Professional record breakdown|
|5 matches||4 wins||1 loss|
|Loss||4-1||TKO (punches)||Playboy Fight Night 4||April 17, 2010||3||3:59||New Town, North Dakota, United States||Lost Sovereign Nations MMA Women's Flyweight Championship|
|Win||4-0||TKO (punches)||EB - Beatdown at 4 Bears 5||October 24, 2009||3||2:35||New Town, North Dakota, United States||Won Sovereign Nations MMA Women's Flyweight Championship|
|Win||3-0||TKO (punches)||Apache Gold: Extreme Beatdown||April 18, 2009||2||1:50||Phoenix, Arizona, United States|
|Win||2-0||TKO (liver punch)||SuperFights MMA - Night of Combat 2||October 11, 2008||1||0:53||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||1-0||TKO (punches)||IFO - Fireworks in the Cage IV||December 28, 2007||2||2:05||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
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