Felice Herrig (born September 18, 1984) is an American kickboxer, Muay Thai, and mixed martial arts fighter. Born in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, she began her training practicing kickboxing and muay thai before transitioning to MMA in 2009. Herrig currently fights in the UFC strawweight division, where as of 2017, she is #9 ranked fighter in the official UFC Strawweight rankings.
“I started kickboxing in 2003 out of high school because it was a sport I could still compete in after high school.” she stated. “I didn’t have the luxury of fighting amateur in MMA since I was already a professional Muay Thai fighter.” Felice Herrig said when asked how she broke into mixed martial arts.