Piera Rodriguez is a Venezuelan-born professional mixed martial artist, currently competing in the UFC’s strawweight division. Known for her aggressive fighting style and impressive grappling skills, Rodriguez has made a name for herself in the MMA community with her exceptional talent and work ethic.
Piera Rodriguez was born on November 11, 1992, in Maracaibo, Venezuela, and raised in Ciudad Ojeda, Piera’s family later moved to Maracaibo when she was young. There she attended Rafael Urdaneta University to pursue her passion for psychology.
She has a loving and supportive family, including her mother, Pina Giunta, a single mother, and her older brother, Gian Franco Rodriguez, who is an actor. Despite being a private person, Rodriguez occasionally posts pictures with her mother and brother on Instagram
Piera Rodríguez career
Rodriguez had a relatively normal childhood, but she was always interested in sports, especially battle sports. Before joining the UFC, she competed in several different sponsorships, including the Ansgar Fighting League, UCC Fantastic Fight Night, and Vida Fighting Championship.
Fascinated by this new challenge, Piera dedicated herself to becoming an MMA professional. On May 20, 2017, Piera made her mixed martial arts debut at the Ultimate Combat Challenge – UCC Fantastic Fight Night 5 event in Panama.
Her opponent was Colombian Karol Ximena Naranjo López, and unfortunately for Piera, she lost by TKO. Despite the setback, Piera remained determined and continued to work hard to achieve her goals.
On April 23, 2021, Piera got an opportunity to fight Svetlana Gotsyk for the LFA Strawweight Championship at LFA105 – Rodriguez vs Gotsyk, held in Texas, USA. It was a tough fight, but with sheer courage and determination coupled with excellent fighting skills, she emerged victorious as the new champion!
Rodriguez’s Career Record
With nine wins and no losses or draws, Rodriguez has a 56% completion rate, including five knockouts and four decisions. Her upcoming match on April 15, 2023, against Gillian Robertson, promises to be a tough competition, as Robertson has an impressive record of seven wins and zero losses or draws.
Piera Rodriguez Biography
|Real name||Piera Rodriguez|
|birth date||November 11, 1992|
|Age (as of 2023)||30 years|
|Place of birth||Ciudad Ojeda, Venezuela|
|University||Rafael Urdaneta University|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 3” – in centimeters – 160cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 52kg – in pounds – 114 pounds|
|eye color||dark brown|
Piera Rodriguez Family
|Who is Piera Rodriguez’s boyfriend?||none|
Piera Rodriguez is currently single and has not revealed her love life publicly. She’s straight but has kept her relationships secret and seems more focused on her job than romance.
Piera Rodriguez net worth
As of 2023, Piera Rodriguez has amassed a net worth estimated between $500,000 and $1 million. Her main source of income is her successful fighting career which has brought her fame and fortune. While she’s well aware of how much she makes fighting, it’s safe to assume that as an accomplished fighter with numerous wins, she’s likely getting a decent paycheck for risking her life every time she steps in the ring jeopardizes. Thanks to her impressive fighting earnings, Piera enjoys a comfortable lifestyle that many can only dream of. It’s clear that Piera’s dedication and hard work have paid off handsomely over the years.
Facts About Piera Rodriguez
- A former LFA World Champion, nicknamed “The Beast,” she won five of her eight games by knockout and three by decision.
- With such success at such a young age, there is no telling where this talented fighter will go next or what other opportunities will be knocking at her door in the future!
- On April 9, 2022, she made her UFC debut in the UFC 273 event against Kay Hansen, winning by unanimous decision.