Michelle Waterson is a mixed martial artist married to her husband, Joshua Gomez.

She competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship and was a former Invicta FC Atomweight Champion. She has been ranked number 10 in the UFC women's strawweight rankings released on April 25, 2022.

Michelle had a recent UFC Night match against the fighter Amanda Lemos on July 16 but sadly lost the match. 

Who Is MMA Michelle Waterson's Husband Joshua Gomez?

Michelle Waterson is married to her husband, Joshua Gomez. Michelle and Joshua have comment interest as they were both in boxing.

Joshua is a former U.S. Armed Forces amateur boxing champion. But according to his Instagram bio, he is currently working in the finance field. He is a supportive father and husband and has been there in the matches of his wife.


Joshua loves his wife and children and shares their pictures on his Instagram. He is also athletic like his wife, and both go to walk and run with each other.

They are great companions and have been going on walks despite the weather, as Michelle shared on her Instagram feed.

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Michelle Waterson Relationship Timeline

Michelle Waterson has not shared all the scoops about her relationship timeline with her husband, Joshua Gomez. Michelle had shared that when she met Joshua for the first time, she didn't know he did boxing.

Similarly, Joshua had no idea that she used to fight in UFC, but both were in boxing. They got connected and began dating each other before they tied the knot.

They married each other in 2011 by holding a private ceremony with their close family members and loved ones. 

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Age Difference Between Michelle Waterson And Joshua Gomez

Michelle Waterson is 36 years old, while Joshu Gomez seems 30-40. So, they might have a 2-3 years age gap.

Michelle is also a model and initially began her career in modeling after completing high school in 2004.

She went to the University of Denver but later recognized her passion for fighting and followed the career path to becoming a professional fighter.

Michelle debuted in MMA in 2007 by facing Andrea Miller at Ring of Fire 28: Evolution.

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Michelle Waterson Children

Michelle Waterson has one daughter, Araya, as her children. She gave birth to her daughter in Araya in 2011 and recently graduated from fifth grade.

Araya has her own Instagram account called @karatecutie, which is managed by her mother, Michelle. Like her Instagram name, she is adorable and performed Wizard of Oz in the 5th-grade play.