Updated: Former NFL cheerleader Rachel Wray loses uanimous decision in 3rd amateur MMA fight

Friday night, former Kansas City Chiefs cheerleader Rachel Wray competed in her 3rd amateur fight. After two rounds of action she gave up a unanimous decision.

Heading into Friday night, former Kansas City Chiefs cheerleader Rachel Wray was undefeated since transitioning to MMA. She had knocked out her two previous opponents before facing off against Strawweight Nadia Nixon at Ultimate Blue Corner Battles in Kansas City, KS. Unfortunately for Wray she suffered her first defeat after two rounds contested entirely on the feet. Nixon outstruck Wray employing a very jab heavy offense and pulled in the votes of two of the judges.

According to Sherdog's Fight Finder, Nixon came into the fight sporting an unimpressive amateur record of 1-5 having lost by submission, TKO and submission. Her only other win came via triangle choke almost 2 years ago.

Thanks to Chris Gregory of MMATopics.net for the video

Update: Added full fight video

The fight was actually contested in three 3-minute rounds as the event's co-main in Harrah's Casino in Kansas City, Missouri. Nixon's was awarded the unanimous decision, 29-28 on all three judges' cards. Also, Nixon's record has improved drastically since the last update from Fight Finder as she's now 5-5-1.

Big thanks to BE reader Stephen Twemlow for all the info!


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