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Women's Strawweight Division


"Mama B "

Shauna Bannon

Women's Strawweight Division

5-1-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Decision


First Round Finishes

Shauna Bannon

athlete record


Learn more about Shauna Bannon's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Place of Birth
Dublin, Ireland
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
Jul. 22, 2023
Leg reach
  • Pro since 2022

  • Two wins by KO

  • One first-round finish

  • 2-0 in Invicta FC

  • Origin of nickname: “Mam to my beautiful Jayce Bannon.”

UFC Fight Night (7/22/23) Bannon lost a three round unanimous decision to Bruna Brasil 

When and why did you start training for fighting? My dad owns a martial arts gym (kickboxing). It’s a family business and I was put into it from a young age. Me and my sister, who is an Olympian in kickboxing, done it our whole lives. In 2017, my last year in kickboxing, me my dad and my sister were all on the national team together and competed in the world championship. My dad and sister both got bronze, and I got double gold in the point fighting and continuous fighting division. It was really special to share together.

What ranks and titles have you held?

WAKO world champ x7

WKC world champion x5

WAKO European champ x6

World combat games champion

Over 25 national titles in kickboxing |

21 World Cup titles in kickboxing

National TKD Olympic team member

IMMAF world champ

Cage legacy champion X4 (1 amateur, 3 professional)

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Since starting MMA, this has been the goal. It’s a huge milestone in my career and I’m super grateful for the opportunity, but it’s not everything until I’m UFC world champion. I’ve been a world champion kickboxer, world champion in amateur MMA, and I will be UFC world champ. I’ll be satisfied then (and after defending it a few times).

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I’ve done leisure management and personal training straight after school, but then I went into finance.

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked in Deloitte in finance.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? MMA 9-3

Favorite grappling technique: Armbar

Favorite Striking technique: head kick