Stats & Records
Wins by Knockout
Wins by Submission
First Round Finishes
- Sig. Strikes Landed
- Sig. Strikes Attempted
- Takedowns Landed
- Takedowns Attempted
- Sig. Str. Defense is the percentage of significant strikes attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Takedown defense is the percentage of takedowns attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Knockdown Avg. is the average number of knockdowns per 15 Minutes window.
Sig. Str. By Position
Sig. Str. by target
Win by Method
- Pro since 2016
- Seven wins by submission (Neck crank, guillotine, 2 armbar, 3 RNC), one by KO
- Has won nine of her last 11
- Six first round finishes
- Last two pre-UFC wins were over UFC vets DeAnna Bennett and Pearl Gonzalez
- Holds Invicta FC tournament wins over Shanna Young and Victoria Leonardo
- Origin of nickname: “From my old coach, Nathan.”
UFC Fight Night (11/5/22) Maverick won a three round unanimous decision over Shanna Young
UFC Fight Night (3/12/22) Maverick submitted Sabina Mazo via rear naked choke at 2:15 of the second round
UFC 269 (12/11/21) Maverick lost a three round unanimous decision to Erin Blanchfield
UFC on ESPN (7/24/21) Maverick lost a three round split decision to Maycee Barber
UFC 260 (3/27/21) Maverick won a three round unanimous decision over Gillian Robertson
UFC 254 (10/24/20) Maverick defeated Liana Jojua via TKO (doctor stoppage) at 5:00 of the first round
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting as soon as I turned 18, after previously training in BJJ and falling in love with what started as a venture to learn self-defense.
What ranks and titles have you held? As an amateur, I was ranked #1 in the Midwest USA at 18 years old, and I was the next flyweight contender for Invicta FC before this bout.
Do you have any heroes? My Dad is and always will be my hero!
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? This is literally my dream. I've worked so hard for this and I plan on working even harder to climb this ladder.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I am still in college (Old Dominion University), pursuing my PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. I have a Bachelor's currently, double majoring in Psychology and Sociology (Drury University).
What was your job before you started fighting? I started training before I got a job and during my start in life I've worked as a waitress, a coach, a student teacher, and more. I am currently a coach at a local gym and teach undergraduate classes as a teaching assistant at my school.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Title (and defended once) for Blue Corner in KC, MO; Shofight champion in Branson, MO.
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Flyweight contender for Invicta FC; Phoenix Series II champion.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Brown belt in BJJ
Favorite grappling technique: BJJ- armbars and RNCs
Favorite Striking technique: Muay Thai - teep and uppercut