Michelle Waterson's Husband

Last Modified Jul 12, 2021 15:50 GMT

Holding a professional record of 18-9- 0, Michelle Waterson is a Mixed Martial Artist fighting under the UFC. Born in Colorado Springs, Now, Waterson’s gateway to combat sports was karate. She holds a black belt in American Freestyle Karate. Before making her Strikeforce debut in 2008, Waterson talked about her time in the 2007 Oxygen network series “Fight Girls” -

"It was a great experience. It helped me become a stronger person and helped me learn how to deal with problems on my own. It also showed me that fighting is not just physical, but also mental."

In 2015, a year after losing her Invicta FC Atomweight Championship Waterson jumped ship to the UFC. She beat Angela Mangana at the Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale on July 12, 2015. Waterson bagged her first “Performance of the Night” bonus after she beat Paige VanZant in her second fight at the promotion.

Currently 1-3 in her last 4 fights, Karate Hottie’s latest loss came at the hands of Marina Rodriguez at UFC on ESPN 24 via unanimous decision. Waterson is walking on thin ice when it comes to her UFC career. However, she posted the following on Insta to ensure her fans that she will be back in no time -

“Thank you for the dance @marinarodriguezmma one hell of a fight. Thank you @ufc for giving me the opportunity to perform under the lights! Thank you to all my friends, family, and fans for always having my back!! Every time I step into the octagon, I step out as a better person. I’ll be back! Love you all”

Who is Michelle Waterson's Husband, Joshua Gomez?

Joshua Gomez is the husband of Michelle Waterson. Gomez is a former U.S. Armed Forced amateur boxing champion. He is publicly known as the husband of the UFC fighter and hence, information about his family, childhood and education is not available. Going by his Instagram bio, he is currently serving as a financial advisor. In 2020, along with Waterson, he started my moment apparel.

Michelle Waterson with her husband Joshua Gomez

Joshua Gomez is always nearby to watch his wife fight. The couple made headlines during the open workouts for Waterson ahead of her fight against Joanna Jedrzejczky. Waterson nearly KOed her husband with a head kick and the moment was captured by the UFC’s media team -


How did Michelle Waterson and Joshua Gomez meet?

The finer details about their relationship are kept private. However, when Albuquerque Journal asked her about the veteran she had the following to say -

“We had no idea (when they met),” Waterson says. “But, I guess, birds of a feather flock together.”

Gomez on the other hand had the following to say -

“You know what, we just kept bumping into each other, I had no idea she fought; she had no idea I fought.”


Q. How many kids do Michelle Waterson and her husband have?

Waterson and Gomez have one child. Their daughter, Araya was born in 2011.

Q. When did Michelle Waterson and Joshua marry?

The pair married in 2011 at a private ceremony.