Victoria Leonardo

Fury

USA

Second straight knockout loss
FlyweightUFC
August 7, 2021
Leonardo lost to Melissa Gatto via TKO (doctor's stoppage) at 5:00 of Round 2 at UFC 265 on Saturday in Houston.
ANALYSIS
Leonardo earned her UFC opportunity with a TKO win over Chelsea Hackett on Dana White's Contender Series last November, but she has since gone on to be knocked out in each of her first two UFC bouts in a span of less than six months. Displaying below-average cardio and a lack of technical awareness, Leonardo found herself on the defensive for most of the bout. She informed her corner at the end of Round 2 that her right arm was "not working." She said she could continue, by the doctor came in and looked at it and immediately said it was broken and the fight was called off. Leonardo appeared well on her way to dropping a decision anyway, and there is no guarantee she gets a third chance with the company given her struggles her first two times out.
Read More News
Fight Log
Loading Fight Log...
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Victoria Leonardo
MMA Best Bets: UFC Vegas 37
74 days ago
Cole Shelton returns to pick a favorite, an underdog a prop and a parlay for UFC Vegas 37 on Saturday. Is there value to be had in Devin Clark coming off a loss? Cole breaks it down.
The MMA Mashup: UFC 265 Preview
114 days ago
You might like a guy with the power of Vicente Luque on Saturday at UFC 265, but where's the best site to take advantage of this hunch? Chris Olson runs down the top plays for FIVE different DFS sites.
Drake's Takes: UFC 265 Lewis vs. Gane
115 days ago
Drake Burden is back to break down every fight on the UFC 265 card, offering up some sneaky DFS plays from the undercard to help you gain leverage on the field.
DraftKings MMA: UFC 265 Preview
117 days ago
After six consecutive wins in the UFC, the undefeated Ciryl Gane has earned himself a title shot against a heavy-hitting veteran in Derrick Lewis. Jon Litterine breaks down the key matchups on DraftKings.
FanDuel MMA: UFC Fight Island 8 Preview
313 days ago
Chris Olson offers up six potential captain plays for FanDuel's Wednesday MMA contest, but does underdog Michael Chiesa make the cut? Check out his picks for UFC Fight Island 8.
More Fantasy News
Second UFC fight set
FlyweightUFC
May 24, 2021
Leonardo will take on Melissa Gatto in a flyweight bout at UFC 265 on August 7, Raphael Marinho of Combate.com reports.
ANALYSIS
Leonardo will be looking to bounce back after dropping her UFC debut to Manon Fiorot back in January. She will be taking on a fighter who will be making her UFC debut two years later than originally planned. Gatto has a 6-0-2 professional record, compared to Leonardo's 8-3-0 mark.
Outclassed in UFC debut
FlyweightUFC
January 20, 2021
Leonardo lost to Manon Fiorot via TKO (strikes) at 4:08 of Round 2 at UFC Fight Island 8 on Wednesday.
ANALYSIS
Leonardo was all out of sorts early on, as the difference in the striking between the two was easily identified. While her toughness can't be denied, she struggled to return any effective offense with consistency. The accumulation of damage finally reached at tipping point in the final minutes of Round 2, as she ate a huge head kick that was followed by another series of shots. The Contender Series product falls to 0-1 in the UFC.
Now facing Manon Fiorot
FlyweightUFC
December 26, 2020
Leonardo is now set to face Manon Fiorot on Jan. 20, Marcel Dorff of MMADNA.nl reports.
ANALYSIS
Leonardo had been set to face Natalia Silva on Jan. 30, but Silva withdrew with an undisclosed injury. She'll now fight 10 days earlier against a fellow debutant in Fiorot.
No longer scheduled to fight Silva
FlyweightUFC
December 24, 2020
Leonardo is no longer slated to fight Natalia Silva on Jan. 30 because of an undisclosed injury suffered by Silva, Marcel Dorff of MMADNA.nl reports.
ANALYSIS
Leonardo is now in search of a replacement fighter to take on in her UFC debut. It's currently unknown if Leonardo and Silva will try and book another fight for a future date.
UFC debut on tap
FlyweightUFC
November 22, 2020
Leonardo will take on Natalia Silva in a flyweight matchup at a UFC event scheduled for Jan. 30, Marcel Dorff of MMADNA reports.
ANALYSIS
Leonardo earned a UFC contract Nov. 17 when she defeated Chelsea Hackett via TKO (ground and pound) at Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series. The promotion will waste little time getting her booked for her first fight. She'll take on Silva, who will also be making her UFC debut after winning her last six MMA fights. She most recently defeated Joice Mara via submission (armbar) in December of 2019. Leonardo carries a slight advantage in height.