USA’s Katlyn Chookagian signs with the XFC for Season III | XFC Signing
The XFC has signed flyweight Katlyn Chookagian to a multi-fight exclusive contract. The New Jersey native has built an exceptional resume of fights in her career thus far, including amateur and professional. In her last professional bout on September 13th of 2014 Chookagian KO’d her opponent by knees at the 38 second mark of the 3rd round to claim her second professional victory in a row.
Standing at 5’9”, the 26 year old resides in Jersey City, NJ and is a current member of Team Renzo Gracie & Ricardo Almeida Jiu-Jitsu. Katlyn’s start in martial arts began at the age of 4 as she watched her older brother train in the discipline. Always wanting to be like her brother, Katlyn grew up as a tomboy and is now a sports fanatic and a professional MMA fighter. A die hard Philadelphia Eagles fan Chookagian also enjoys some other activities associated with the jersey shore, including tanning, getting her hair done, and of course visiting the jersey shore. Katlyn was asked if she was not a fighter what profession would she pursue, she responded as either a professional twerker or a circus ringleader. Fortunate for her she has excelled at her current profession in MMA.
Katlyn however is not just fun and games, she has a BA in business management and marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University along with a perfect 2-0 professional record. Similar to other American fighters signed with the XFC, Katlyn has an extensive amatuer record as she compiled an undefeated 7-0 record. Featuring a style built on striking and BJJ Chookagian has the build and demeanor to become an elite fighting prospect in her division. With Jamal Patterson in her corner Katlyn will soon hear her American Women walk on song as she makes her way into the heXagon for season III.
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