Megan Anderson retired mixed martial artist who competed in the Women’s Featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Megan Anderson also competed for the all-women’s MMA league Invicta Fighting Championships, where she won the Invicta FC Featherweight Champion.
Table of Biography
Anderson’s birthdate is 11th February 1990 and his birthplace is the Gold Coast, Queensland. She grew up in the same place where she was born. The professional fighter is an Australian citizen. Likewise, Megan’s age is 32 years old and her zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Unfortunately, due to her private personality, there is no information about the martial artist’s parents, siblings, and childhood. As for his educational background, she first went to All Saints Anglican School for her primary studies.
He went to Canberra in early 2008 and got into the Australian Army upon graduation from high school. After serving 2 and a half years in the military, she was discharged when it was discovered she had attempted to take her own life and was subsequently hospitalized.
She then got back to the Gold Coast and was working as a receptionist while being present in the local boxing scene. Via her boxing links, the Australian fighter got to make other higher link with mixed martial arts and started taking training from the year 2013.
Career and Professional Life
Anderson made his first professional MMA appearance in November 2013 where he was defeated by Zoie Shreiweis. Over the following 2 years, she would shape her record to 4 victories and 1 defeat before making a contract with Invicta Fighting Championships. In September 2015, while making her first promotional presence she had a match against Cindy Dandois at Invicta FC 14: Evinger vs. Kianzad. Unfortunately, she was defeated in the same match by submission (triangle choke). She then continued to gain 3 victories in the upgrade.
On 14th January 2017 at Invicta FC 21, Megan had a game contrary to Charmaine Tweet for the Interim Invicta FC Featherweight Championship. This time, she became the winner of the game by TKO in the 2nd round. Megan got promoted from Interim to undoubted Featherweight Champion from Interim after Cris Cyborg removed her belt.
After the UFC picked contrary to signing Anderson, he was arranged to guard her undoubted title contrary to Helena Kolesnyk. It happened on 15th July 2017 at Invicta FC 24, but the match never happened as the wrestler made a contract with the UFC. On 29th July 2017, she made his first promotional appearance contrary to Cris Cyborg at UFC 214.
But she was out of the attack on 27th June, naming “personal issues” to be the season after which she was swapped by Tonya Evinger. On 9th June 2018, she fought with Holly Holm at UFC 225 but got defeated through undisputed choice. The wrestler then had a match with Cat Zingano on 29th December 2018 at UFC 232. She became the winner of the game through a technical knockout in the 1st round after a kick to Zingano instigated an eye injury that made her out.
On 18th May 2019, she fought with the promotional beginner, Felicia Spencer at UFC Fight Night 152. However, she did not win the match by means of submission in the 1st round. On 6th 2019, she had a match with Zarah Fairn Dos Santos at UFC 243 where she became the victor through submission in the 1st round. She fought with Norma Dumont Viana at UFC Fight Night 169 on 29th February 2020.
Again, she became the winner by a knockout in 1st round which helped her to receive the Performance of the Night award. On 12th December 2020, she had a game against Amanda Nunes for the UFC Women’s Featherweight Championship at UFC 256. But, it was out on 9th November that Nunes was out because of an injury and the bout was put off to 2021. The team-up then was going to happen on 6th March 2021 at UFC 259.
Unfortunately, the Australian wrestler did not win the match due to a triangle armbar in 1st round. The label match was the last match of her usual 6-match contract. So, the organization determined not to reintroduce it, making her a free agent. Megan uploaded a post on her social media in February 2022 that she will not be fighting anymore, and isn’t linked with any clubs or organizations.
Talking about the Australian fighter’s net worth, she has been making a massive amount of money. In fact, we can say she is one of the richest and most famous MMA Fighter. Megan Anderson’s recent net worth is around $18 million US dollars. Similarly, she has been making another $4000 US Dollars as her salary.
Her primary source of income is from her career as a professional wrestler and social media personality. At present, the fearless female fighter is residing in Lee’s Summit, Kansas City, Missouri, the United States of America.
Relationship Status and Controversy
As for the Australian wrestler’s relationship status, she is single now and does not seem to be dating anyone. She has been keeping her lips very tight when it comes to her love life. So, there is no single detail regarding Anderson’s past and present romantic relationship.
Observing her social media accounts, she always has been focusing on her work more than other topics. This is the reason for her zero information about her love life. Apart from this, the fighter once got into a controversy after she attempted suicide. That is why she had to stay in the army which was also one of his childhood interests.
Regarding her body measurement, she has been looking after her health and physical structure very well. The professional fighter has a good height of 6 feet 0 inches or 1.83 m. Similarly, Megan has a slim and athletic body type with a suitable bodyweight of around 145 lb or 66 kg.
She regularly does exercises and warm-ups to keep herself ready to compete in any upcoming competitions. As for her distinct physical appearance, she has got tattoos all over her body which makes her look stronger.
Being a famous and successful fighter, Anderson has won several people’s hearts and attention. The Australian fighter has been highly active on social media platforms and is very popular there. She has an Instagram account with 658 thousand followers and a Facebook page with 572 thousand followers.
Likewise, she has a Twitter account where she has already gained 192.7 thousand. She joined Twitter in March 2015 where she has been showcasing her work and dedication. Furthermore, the fighter and her stunning work are very popular on social media platforms.