Montana De La Rosa

Montana De La Rosa

Personal Information

Full Name Montana De La Rosa
Date of Birth February 14, 1995
Age 28
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight 125 lb (57 kg)
Nickname Monty

Montana De La Rosa: A Brief Biography

Montana De La Rosa, previously known as Montana Stewart, was born on February 14, 1995, and is a mixed martial artist from the United States. She is currently a participant in the Flyweight category in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Can Montana De La Rosa get back to winning ways on her Octagon return?
Montana De La Rosa

Latest News Update for Montana De La Rosa

Montana De La Rosa is set to fight against Tatiana Suarez at UFC Fight Night: Krylov vs. Spann on February 25, 2023.

Montana De La Rosa Facts

Birth PlaceHelena, Montana, United States
Father’s NameScott Stewart
Mother’s NameLaura Stewart
Star SignAquarius
Net Worth (2023)$500,000
Last Fight Earnings$56,000
EducationOklahoma City University/ Tarrant County College
MMA Debut2014
MMA Record12-7-1
PartnerMark De La Rosa
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter

Early Life and Career

Montana De La Rosa was born in Helena, Montana, in the United States, but was raised in Azle, Texas. She began her wrestling training at Azle High School and showed promise at both state and national levels, earning herself a scholarship offer from Oklahoma City University. However, as a young mother, she returned to Texas and enrolled at Tarrant County College, where she is pursuing a degree in kinesiology. After graduating in 2013, De La Rosa started training in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and eventually made the transition to MMA.

In 2014, Montana De La Rosa began her professional MMA career. She was the formal Xtreme Fighting League (XFN) flyweight champion and held a record of 7-4 before competing in The Ultimate Fighter 26, a TV MMA competition series produced by UFC. Following her appearance on the show, De La Rosa was signed by UFC.

Montana De La Rosa’s Career in The Ultimate Fighter

In August 2017, Montana De La Rosa was revealed as one of the fighters to be featured on The Ultimate Fighter 26, a UFC TV series that would determine the first 125-pound women's champion in the UFC. In the opening round of the competition, De La Rosa went up against Ariel Beck and won the fight with a D'Arce choke in the first round. However, in the quarterfinals, she was defeated by Nicco Montaño by a unanimous decision.

Montana De La Rosa’s Career in UFC

Since making her UFC debut in 2017, Montana De La Rosa has fought in several UFC events. She won her first fight against Christina Marks at The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale and went on to win two more fights against Rachael Ostovich and Nadia Kassem. However, she lost her fourth fight against Andrea Lee but won her next fight against Mara Romero Borella. She suffered a defeat against Viviane Araújo and fought to a draw with Mayra Bueno Silva before winning her next fight against Ariane Lipski. She was scheduled to face Maycee Barber in December 2021 but had to pull out due to injury. De La Rosa later faced Barber in April 2022 and lost via unanimous decision. She is now set to fight Tatiana Suarez on February 25, 2023, at UFC Fight Night 220.

UFC Fight Night: Araujo v De La Rosa
UFC Fight Night: Araujo v De La Rosa
UFC Fight Night: De La Rosa v Silva
UFC Fight Night: De La Rosa v Silva

Montana De La Rosa Record

Loss12–7–1Maycee BarberDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. AndradeApril 23, 202235:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win12–6–1Ariane LipskiTKO (punches)UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. SakaiJune 5, 202124:27Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Draw11–6–1Mayra Bueno SilvaDraw (majority)UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. GaneFebruary 27, 202135:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss11–6Viviane AraújoDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. SakaiSeptember 5, 202035:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win11–5Mara Romero BorellaDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Anderson vs. Błachowicz 2February 15, 202035:00Rio Rancho, New Mexico, United States
Loss10–5Andrea LeeDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Moicano vs. Korean ZombieJune 22, 201935:00Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Win10–4Nadia KassemSubmission (armbar)UFC 234February 10, 201922:37Melbourne, Australia
Win9–4Rachael OstovichSubmission (rear-naked choke)The Ultimate Fighter: Undefeated FinaleJuly 6, 201834:21Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win8–4Christina MarksSubmission (armbar)The Ultimate Fighter: A New World Champion FinaleDecember 1, 201712:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win7–4Kathina LoweSubmission (armbar)XFN 342: SuperfightsJune 16, 201732:03Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Loss6–4Cynthia CalvilloTKO (punches)LFA 1January 13, 201732:54Dallas, Texas, United States
Loss6–3Mackenzie DernSubmission (rear-naked choke)Legacy FC 61October 14, 201613:25Dallas, Texas, United States
Win6–2Miki RogersDecision (unanimous)Xtreme Fight Night 335September 17, 201635:00Grant, Oklahoma, United States
Win5–2Mellony GeugjesDecision (unanimous)SCC: Preserving the ArtsJune 3, 201633:00Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Win4–2Francis HernandezSubmission (rear-naked choke)Xtreme Fight NightMay 21, 201631:58Grant, Oklahoma, United States
Win3–2Katie Ross ScharmerSubmission (rear-naked choke)Savage Entertainment: Oktoberfist 4October 17, 201522:41Savage, Minnesota, United States
Win2–2Roxanne CeasearSubmission (armbar)TPFP: Premier Fight Series 4June 13, 201521:55Midland, Texas, United States
Win1–2Colby FletcherSubmission (armbar)XFL: Rumble On The River 12: InsanityMarch 20, 201511:03Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Loss0–2Maylene EstudilloDecision (unanimous)Rocks Xtreme MMA 11January 10, 201533:00Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
Loss0–1Jazmin QuezadaDecision (split)24/7 Entertainment 17: TyrannySeptember 6, 201433:00Midland, Texas, United States

Montana De La Rosa’s Most Popular Fights

Montana De La Rosa vs. Mayra Bueno Silva

The flyweight fight between Mayra Bueno Silva and Montana De La Rosa at UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Gane on 27th February 2021 ended in a majority draw due to a point deduction issued to Silva by referee Jerin Valel in the first round for grabbing the fence. This put Silva in a difficult position, as she needed to either finish the fight or dominate to avoid a loss. While she started to gain momentum with strikes, De La Rosa was able to bring the fight back to the ground, where she landed short elbows and punches. Despite eating a lot of strikes, De La Rosa kept looking for takedowns, which she was able to land in the final round. However, the judges' scorecards resulted in a majority draw.

UFC Fight Night: De La Rosa v Silva
UFC Fight Night: De La Rosa v Silva

FAQs on Montana De La Rosa

What weight division does Montana De La Rosa compete in?

Montana De La Rosa is a women's flyweight fighter in the UFC.

What is Montana De La Rosa's record?

Montana De La Rosa holds a professional MMA record of 12 wins, 7 losses and 1 draw (12-7-1).

What is Montana De La Rosa's nickname?

Montana De La Rosa's nickname is "Monty".

Last Updated On 25th February 2023