Felice Nicole Herrig was born September 18, 1984 in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, and she is an American kickboxer, Muay Thai fighter, and mixed martial artist. She began her career practicing kickboxing and Muay Thai before transitioning to MMA in 2009. In September 2011, she signed a multi-fight deal with XFC in Florida.
She does not just love to beat people but also likes doing photographic services where she looks very beautiful.
She fights in the UFC strawweight division and she is one of the better ranked female strawweight fighter in the world according to the Unified Women’s MMA Rankings.
Felice Herrig was crowned professional champion IKF (International Kickboxing Federation) in 2008.
For her debut at the Bellator Fighting Championships Felice Herrig is opposed to her compatriot Heather Jo Clark on March 28, 2013 at the Bellator 94 which takes place in Florida in Tampa. The fight is very balanced and it gets the victory by shared decision.
Felice Herrig meets the American Carla Esparza on December 2, 2011 at the XFC 15: Tribute in Tampa (United States). Carla Esparza dominates the fight thanks to her fight which leaves little space for expression to her opponent. Felice Herrig defeated by unanimous decision.
December 12, 2014 Felice Herrig participates for the first time in a UFC event. She is opposed to US wrestler Lisa Ellis at the Ultimate Fighter event: A Champion Will Be Crowned Finale taking place in Las Vegas in the United States. She wins the fight by submission by placing an arm key in the second round.
She took part in season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter, which will crown the first ever UFC women’s strawweight champion. Herrig’s first fight after The Ultimate Fighter was against Lisa Ellis at the The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned Finale on December 12, 2014. She won the fight via submission in the second round.
After she faced also Paige VanZant, Kailin Curran and Alexa Grasso.