This article will answer every question you have about Molly McCann. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about her.
- What does McCann do for a living?
- Who are McCann’s parents and siblings?
- What are McCann’s interests and hobbies?
- Is McCann married or does she have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does McCann have any children?
- Where is McCann now?
- How tall is McCann?
- How much money does McCann earn?
- What is McCann’s net worth?
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Who is Molly McCann?
Molly Maria McCann known as Molly McCann is a famous English professional mixed martial artist. She is a one-time Cage Warriors Flyweight Champion and presently competes in the flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Molly McCann Career
Molly fought most of her early MMA career in Liverpool. She supported herself by serving at Subway, which earned her the nickname ”Meatball Molly” in her early years as a fighter. McCann fought for the MMA promotion Shock N’ Awe, winning the vacant Shock N’ Awe Flyweight Championship, and also defended it once. She won the Vacant Cage Warriors Fighting Championship Women’s Flyweight Championship in 2018 over Bryony Tyrell. After competing on the regional circuit, she registered a record of 7-1 before signing with the UFC.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Molly made her UFC breakout against Gillian Robertson at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Till on May 27, 2018. She weighed in at 127 pounds, a single pound more than the flyweight non-title bout limit of 126 at the weigh-ins. Molly was fined 20% of her purse, which went to Robertson, and she lost the bout by a rear-naked choke in the second round. Her second bout was on March 15, 2019, against Priscilla Cachoeira at UFC Fight Night: Till vs. Masvidal. McCann won the bout by unanimous decision.
She then fought Ariane Lipski at UFC Fight Night: Moicano vs. Korean Zombie on June 22, 2019. McCann won the bout by unanimous decision, and then signed a new four-fight deal with the UFC shortly after the bout. She then faced Diana Belbita at UFC on ESPN 6 on October 18, 2019. Molly won the bout by unanimous decision.
She was then scheduled to challenge Ashlee Evans-Smith at UFC Fight Night: Woodley vs. Edwards on March 21, 2020. However, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the event was finally postponed. Instead, she faced Taila Santos at UFC on ESPN: Kattar vs. Ige on July 16, 2020, losing by unanimous decision. She then faced Lara Procopio at UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Volkov on February 6, 2021. Molly lost the bout by unanimous decision.
She then faced Ji Yeon Kim at UFC Fight Night 191 on September 4, 2021, winning the bout by unanimous decision. The back-and-forth fight won both contestants the Fight of the Night bonus award. Molly challenged Luana Carolina at UFC Fight Night 204 on March 19, 2022, winning by knockout after landing a spinning back elbow in round three. With this victory, she earned the Performance of the Night award. On March 24, 2022, she signed an endorsement contract with Barstool Sports. She then faced Hannah Goldy at UFC Fight Night 208 on July 23, 2022. McCann would continue to dominate Goldy, dropping her, then stunning her with yet another spinning elbow, and finishing it off with ground and pound. With the victory, Molly would receive her second Performance of the Night award.
How old is Molly McCann?
Molly Maria McCann is aged 32 as of 2022, having been born on May 4, 1990, in Liverpool, England. She shares her birthday with famous people including Rory Mcllroy, Horace Mann, Archibald McIndoe, Betsy Rawls, Hosni Mubarak, Audrey Hepburn, Keith Haring, Randy Travis, Mike Dirnt, Chris Tomlin, Erin Andrews, George Will, Jidenna, among others.
Molly McCann Family
Who are Molly McCann’s parents?
Molly Maria McCann was born to her parents in Liverpool and brought up by her aunt in Liverpool’s Norris Green area. Her father was not in their life and she had substance abuse problems, leaving the responsibility to her aunt.
Does Molly McCann have siblings?
McCann was born to her parents into a family of three children. She has two siblings, both sisters, who she grew up with.
Molly McCann Education
McCann attended high school in Liverpool, before joining Liverpool John Moores University, where she graduated with a degree in sports development and physical education.
Molly McCann Interests
McCann initially trained in karate, kickboxing, and Thai boxing prior to starting boxing at the age of 12. She also played football for five years prior to beginning MMA training in 2013. McCann has a ranking Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is a fan of Everton FC and Celtic FC.
Molly McCann Partner
McCann is not married and has openly come out as a lesbian, belonging to the LGBTQ community. She is linked to a relationship with Sharon Baker Pearson, but they have not confirmed their relationship with the media.
Molly McCann Kids
McCann has never been married and is also a lesbian. She has no children of her own or any adopted to date.
Molly McCann Height
McCann has a stunning, athletic, and physically fit body adding up to an average height of 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m) and a weight of 57 kg (125 lbs).
Molly McCann Net Worth
English professional mixed martial artist, McCann competes for the UFC and has been active in her career from 2015 to the present. She competed as the Cage Warriors Flyweight Champion for the Next Generation MMA team from 2013 to the present. McCann earns varying salaries in different bouts and has gathered an estimated net worth of approximately $1 million – $5 million as of 2022.