Chelsea LaGrasse

“There are those that are always talking about making big moves and there are those that just do the work silently.  I’m not the best at anything but I will always put in the hard work”

“The only limits you have are the ones you put on yourself.  You can be your biggest enemy or your greatest motivator”

“Wolves don’t lose sleep over the opinion of sheep”

“Don’t listen to those who discourage you and stomp on your dreams……..Go after your dreams because no one else is going to do it for you”

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Professional Mixed Martial Artist.

Atom Weight.

Trains out of Ronin Training Center in Columbus Ohio

Trains all aspects of MMA 

Yoga Instructor

Favorite color: Turquoise

Favorite band: Dirty Heads

Enjoys Hiking, Camping, Kayaking, Singing


 Describe the feeling as you walk out to the cage?

Excited, Nervous, Hyped-up, Scared, Happy, Thankful

Describe fight camp, preparation

for weigh-ins:

Training twice a day. Running, swimming, strength training, MMA Specific

Who are some of your biggest supporters? 

My boyfriend Troy. My daughter Jasmine. My family, friends and training teammates.


What was your biggest surprise as you entered the world of fighting especially as a woman?  Teammates

 What got you into fighting versus using it strictly for fitness?  I planned to compete only once, but once was enough to get me hooked.


"Don’t put me in a box. There’s more to me than just fighting. This song has been stuck in my head."