|Born||April 14, 1977|
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
|Residence||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (173 cm)|
|Weight||115 lb (52 kg; 8 st 3 lb)|
|Division|| Lightweight (boxing)|
|Reach||68.0 in (173 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Hamilton, Ontario, Canada|
|Rank||Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu [ citation needed ]|
Master of sports in boxing [ citation needed ]
|Years active||2000-2009, 2012-2013 (Boxing)|
|Professional boxing record|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Boxing record from BoxRec|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
last updated on: 13 Nov 2011
Jessica Rakoczy (born April 14, 1977) is a professional boxer and professional mixed martial arts fighter from Hamilton, Ontario and seven time women lightweight boxing champion of the world.
Rakoczy made her professional boxing debut in October 2000. She has earned a record of 33 wins against 3 losses, with one no contest.
She is as a 3 time WIBA World Champion and 2 time former WBC Lightweight Champion. Most recently, she won the vacant WIBA Women's International Boxing Association super bantamweight title with a win against Ada Vélez on January 24, 2013.
Rakoczy made her professional MMA debut in October 2009. In five fights, she amassed a record of 1 win, 3 losses and one no contest.
In August 2013, it was announced that Rakoczy was one of the fighters selected to be on The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate.
Rakoczy faced Revelina Berto in the elimination fight to get into the house. Despite both women being boxers, the majority of the fight was contested on the ground, where Rakoczy won via an armbar submission in the second round.
During her first tournament fight in the house, Rakoczy faced veteran Roxanne Modafferi. After losing the first round with it mostly being contested on the ground and struggling for takedowns, Rakoczy landed multiple punches on the feet in the second round. After several heavy blows landed and a slam against Modafferi's armbar attempt Rakoczy won via TKO.
In the semifinals, Rakoczy faced Raquel Pennington and won the fight via unanimous decision after three rounds.
Rakoczy faced Julianna Peña in the finals on November 30, 2013 at The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale. She lost the bout via TKO in the final seconds of the first round.
Rakoczy made her return to the UFC Octagon on April 25, 2015 in her strawweight debut against Valérie Létourneau at UFC 186 in Montreal, Quebec on April 25, 2015.She lost the fight via unanimous decision and was subsequently released from the UFC.
|Professional record breakdown|
|7 matches||1 win||5 losses|
|Loss||1–5 (1)||Valérie Létourneau||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 186||April 25, 2015||3||5:00||Montreal, Quebec, Canada||Strawweight debut.|
|Loss||1–4 (1)||Julianna Peña||TKO (punches and elbows)||The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale||November 30, 2013||1||4:59||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate women's Bantamweight tournament final.|
|Win||1–3 (1)||Kristen Gatz||KO (punches)||Tachi Palace Fights 14||September 7, 2012||1||2:19||Lemoore, California, United States|
|NC||0–3 (1)||Jennifer Scott||No Contest (overturned)||Millennium Events||October 9, 2010||2||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Initially Rakoczy won via TKO; overturned as Rakoczy tested positive for banned substance.|
|Loss||0–3||Felice Herrig||Decision (split)||Bellator 14||April 15, 2010||3||5:00||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Loss||0–2||Zoila Frausto||Submission (armbar)||TPF 3: Champions Collide||February 4, 2010||2||1:17||Lemoore, California, United States|
|Loss||0–1||Michelle Ould||TKO (punches)||TPF 1: Tachi Palace Fights 1||October 8, 2009||2||1:40||Lemoore, California, United States|
|Exhibition record breakdown|
|3 matches||3 wins||0 losses|
|Win||3–0||Raquel Pennington||Decision (unanimous)||The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate||November 27, 2013 (air date)||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||TUF 18 semi-final|
|Win||2–0||Roxanne Modafferi||TKO (slam & punches)||The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate||September 25, 2013 (air date)||2||2:31||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||TUF 18 preliminary round|
|Win||1–0||Revelina Berto||Submission (omoplata)||The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate||September 4, 2013 (air date)||2||2:31||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||TUF 18 elimination round|
|33 Wins (12 knockouts, 21 decisions), 3 Losses (1 knockout, 2 decisions), 0 Draws, 1 No Contest|
|Win||33–3 (1)||UD||(10)||2013-01-24||Won the vacant WIBA Super Bantamweight Title.|
|Win||32–3 (1)||TKO||4 (8)||2012-05-04|
|Win||31–3 (1)||TKO||3 (6)||2009-07-16|
|Win||28–3 (1)||UD||(10)||2008-02-29||Defended the NABF Female Lightweight Title.|
|Loss||27–3 (1)||KO||10 (10)||2007-09-27||Lost the WBC Female Lightweight Title.|
|Win||26–2 (1)||TD||5 (10)||2007-02-22||Cofer suffered a cut eye from an accidental headbutt. Won the vacant WBC Female Lightweight Title.|
|Win||25–2 (1)||TKO||2 (6)||2007-01-05|
|Win||24–2 (1)||TKO||1 (8)||2006-12-14||Won vacant NABF Female Lightweight Title.|
|NC||23–2 (1)||NC||3 (6)||2006-09-02||Fight stopped after Rakoczy was cut from an accidental headbutt.|
|Win||23–2||TKO||5 (6)||2006-04-12||Won vacant WIBA Title.|
|Loss||20–2||UD||(10)||2005-09-16||Lost the IBA Female Lightweight Title & WBC Female Lightweight Title.|
|Win||20–1||TKO||6 (10)||2005-07-21||Defended the IBA Female Lightweight Title & won vacant WBC Female Lightweight Title.|
|Win||19–1||UD||(10)||2005-04-01||Defended the IBA Female Lightweight Title & won vacant NABA Female Lightweight Title.|
|Win||13–1||UD||(10)||2004-02-19||Won vacant IBA Female Lightweight Title.|
|Loss||12–1||SD||(10)||2003-01-17||For vacant IWBF Lightweight Title.|
|Win||1–0||TKO||2 (4)||2000-10-21||Professional debut.|
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