Former judoka departs to the US for her first UFC match

2022-03-25 17:12:16

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On March 24, Olympic bronze medalist, Hero of Labour, State Honored Athlete M.Urantsetseg departed for her first UFC match in the US. 

During an event that was held in January this year for her Hero of Labour title, the athlete announced that she is retiring from the sport of judo in which she continuously trained for 17 years, and making her debut in UFC. 

From all of the large-scale international judo competitions and tournaments she competed in, Urantsetseg won 21 gold, 16 silver, and 21 bronze medals - a total of 47 medals. 

During her judo career, she also set a Guinness record for the most medals won on the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Tour by winning 39 medals between 2010 and 2021.