Claudia Gadelha Bio
Mixed Martial Arts and Claudia Gadelha share a common birthplace; Brazil. Skipping school when she was 14 to go to the gym, Gadelha joined the famed Nova Uniao team at the age of 16. Initially training primarily in here home country’s most famous export, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Gadelha had her first MMA bout just two years later.
Training with Nova Uniao, a team with a championship level pedigree, Gadelha has learned not only the physical techniques for success in the cage, but the mental ones as well. Her lessons have translated well to the cage, and Gadelha is commonly viewed as near the top of her weight class.
Believing that one must constantly evolved in the sport of MMA, Gadelha has brought her stand up skills in line with her world class Jiu Jitsu and looks to continue to dominate the athletes of the Invicta Fighting Championship’s Straweight division.