Jessica Borga is an American MMA fighter, who competes in the Bantamweight division of Bellator MMA. She is known with the nickname “The Black Widow” and definitely is one of the most prospective fighters.
Jessica Borga was born on December 18, 1989, in Lakeland, Florida. She started training Muay Thai and MMA during her childhood and fought at Champions MMA in Lakeland.
Jessica Borga made her MMA debut on March 10, 2018, at Premier FC 25. She faced Sarah Payant but lost the fight by TKO in the second round. Her second fight was in April 2018, winning versus Hayley Turner at Battleground MMA – Live in Tampa Bay by TKO in the first round.
In January 2019, Jessica Borga took part at the Valor Fighting Challenge 54 event, losing from Shanna Young by submission. On April 26, 2019, she won the fight at Titan FC 54 versus Lucie Bertaud by TKO in the first round. The fight was published on the MMA’s biggest digital streaming platform the UFC Fight Pass and got the attention of the UFC’s president Dana White.
Jessica Borga was offered a contract to fight in UFC’s Flyweight division, which requires its fighters to cut their body weight down to 126lbs (125lbs if it’s a championship fight). However, she refused the offer and explains that she was waiting for the opportunity to join the company in the Bantamweight (135lbs) division is what’s best for her career and more importantly her health.
In September 2019, Jessica Borga debuted in Bellator, fighting against Amber Leibrock. She won the fight by armbar submission in the first round.
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