Know Your Fighter: Amena Hadaya

Full Name:

Amena Hadaya



Where were you born:


Where do you live:


Which gym do you train out of:

Freestyle mma

Who are your coaches:

Joe Lopez

What belts or rankings do you currently posses as a martial artist:

Purple belt jujitsu

What sports or activities did you participate in growing up:

Soccer Boxing

When did you begin to take MMA seriously as a hobby and then as a potential profession:

I began training to keep fit as a kid at 8 years old then I had a a few boxing fights from 18 years old won those 5 then transitioned to MMA after some injuries and started fighting mma at 20 after my first fight I knew I wanted to chase this dream

Favourite aspect of training or favourite session of the week, and why:

Pushing my body to extreme limits and wrestling

What are your greatest strengths as an athlete or a fighter:

The team I have around me and my will to keep going no matter what

How would you describe your fighting style:


What is your favourite sport and why:

MMA I love the art of the sport and how things can change in a second

Who is your favourite athlete:

Don’t really have one but those who support the needy

Who is your favourite combat sports athlete:


What are your immediate and long term goals:

Get atleast 4 fights in this year win them all grow as a fighter and make it to the UFC

When fans see your name on a fight poster, what should they expect:


How do you see your upcoming fight playing out:

A scrap

A final message to any friends, family and supporters:

Without these people the sport wouldn’t be what it is

Where will any fans or supporters be able to find you socials:

Instagram: @amenamariam