Ashley Yoder

Ashley Yoder

Personal Information

Full Name Ashley Yoder
Date of Birth October 20, 1987
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 7 in

Ashley Yoder: A Brief Biography

Ashley " The Spider Monkey" Yoder is a UFC Female Strawweight Fighter with a professional MMA record of 8-wins and 8-losses. She has a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

  1. Ashley Yoder MMA
  2. Ashley Yoder Ultimate Fighter
  3. Ashley Yoder UFC
  4. Ashley Yoder Career Stats
  5. Ashley Yoder Last Fight
  6. Ashley Yoder Record

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Ashley Yoder MMA

Ashley started her MMA journey at age 18 and made her amateur debut in 2008 at the Indiana Regional MMA circuit. She lost her debut fight against Lee Ramsey but bounced back in her next fight and defeated Kari Ricker. Yoder's career went south after the victory as she went through a 3-fight losing streak before going back on the winning ways and amassing a 2-fight win streak to get her amateur record to 3-4.

Ashley turned professional in 2014 and won her debut fight at Catalina Madril in 15-seconds via armbar submission. She signed with BAMMA USA in 2014 and made her debut at BAMMA USA: Badbeat 13 against Maria Rios. Rios outclassed Yoder and defeated her via unanimous decision.

She rallied back from the loss and went on a 4-fight win steak at BAMMA USA, winning 2 of her fights via first-round armbar submission. Yoder left the promotion and signed with Invicta FC in 2016.

Yoder only fought once in Invicta at Invicta FC 20 against Amber Brown and won in the second round via armbar submission. She left the promotion and signed with the UFC as a participant on The Ultimate Fighter 23.

Ashley Yoder Ultimate Fighter

Ashley won the preliminary fight against Jodie Esquibel via split decision and became the third women's strawweight pick of Team Joanna. Ashely fought Kate Jackson in the elimination round and got outclassed throughout the entire fight and lost via unanimous decision.

Despite the loss, Ashley got signed with the UFC in 2016.

Ashley Yoder UFC

Ashley Yoder made her UFC debut against Justine Kish against UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Abdurakhimov. Yoder came up short in the fight and lost via unanimous decision. Ashley failed to bounce back from the loss and went on to lose her next 2-fights against Angela Hill and Mackenzie Dern via decision.

Angela went back on the winning track in 2018, where she defeated Amanda Cooper and Syuri Kondo via decisions. Yoder went back on the losses column in 2019 as she lost to Randa Markos at UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Askren and next year to Livia Renata Souza and defeated Miranda Granger.

In 2021, Yoder lost to Angela Hill and Jinh Yu Frey via unanimous decision.

UFC Fight Night: Yu Frey v Yoder

Ashley Yoder Career Stats

Current Status:

Ashley Yoder's current record stands at 8-8. She is on a 2-fight losing streak in the UFC



Wins by KO/TKO:

  1. 0

Wins by Submission:

  1. 4

Wins by Decision:

  1. 4

Current Titles:

  1. None


  1. 69.5 in (177cm)


  1. 115 lb / 52 kg

Weight Class:

  1. Strawweight

Ashley Yoder Last Fight

Ashley Yoder's last fight was against Jinh Hu Frey at UFC on ESPN: Hall vs. Strickland. Yoder lost the fight via unanimous decision..

Ashley Yoder Record

Below is the professional MMA record of Ashley Yoder:

Loss8-8Jinh Yu FreyDecision (unanimous)UFC on ESPN: Hall vs. Strickland31/07/2021
Loss8-7Angela HillDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad 13/03/2021
Win8-6Miranda GrangerDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Felder vs. dos Anjos14/11/2020
Loss7-6Lívia Renata SouzaDecision (unanimous)UFC 25215/08/2020
Loss7-5Randa MarkosDecision (split)UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Askren26/10/2019
Win7-4Syuri KondoDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Moicano vs. Korean Zombie22/06/2019
Win6-4Amanda CooperDecision (split)The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption Finale10/12/2018
Loss5-4Mackenzie DernDecision (split)UFC 22203/03/2018
Loss5-3Angela HillDecision (unanimous)The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption Finale07/07/2017
Loss5-2Justine KishDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Abdurakhimov09/12/2016
Win5-1Amber BrownSubmission (armbar)Invicta FC 2018/11/2016
Win4-1Angela DanzigSubmission (armbar)BAMMA USA: Badbeat 1702/10/2015
Win3-1Liz TracyDecision (split)BAMMA USA: Badbeat 1609/06/2015
Win2-1Misha NassiriSubmission (armbar)BAMMA USA: Badbeat 1409/01/2015
Loss1-1Maria RiosDecision (unanimous)BAMMA USA: Badbeat 1310/10/2014
Win1-0Catalina MadrilSubmission (armbar)Gladiator Challenge: Uprising01/02/2014