Leslie Smith is a professional mixed martial artist currently competing in the Bantamweight division. She is known for her aggressiveness in the octagon and her high volume of striking. In 2012, a documentary about her early career titled “Fight For It” was released.

Born on August 17, 1982, Smith is a former Kickdown Women’s Bantamweight Champion. In 2008, Smith started training after watching the practice of Kongo-Do Fight Team in Colorado.

Born 17 Aug 1982
Nationality United States United States
Nickname The Peacemaker

She also has four Fight of the Night matches against Kaitlin Young, Sarah Kaufman, Jennifer Maia, and Barb Honchak, respectively, while under Invicta Fighting Championships. Under UFC promotions, she had a Fight of the Night match versus Irene Aldana.

In 2008, she had her first amateur fight at NMEF – Annihilation 6 and won against Dannette Beniamino. Her amateur record was 3 wins and no losses. She then started her professional MMA career by winning a fight against Louise Johnson at Kickdown 61 – Retaliation in March 2009. Smith also has notable wins versus Jessamyn Duke and Rin Nakai.

This American fighter weighed 135 pounds at her last weigh in and stands at 5’9”. She fights out of Pleasant Hill, California and is associated with the Cesar Gracie Fight Team. Smith won her last fight against Amanda Lemos at UFC Fight Night 113 through technical knockout. She has a professional record of 10 wins, 7 losses, and 1 draw.

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