Elaina Maureen Maxwell (born December 16 , 1978) is an American Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter, and professional kickboxer. She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is the daughter of Richard Elmer Maxwell and Maureen Bailey Maxwell. She grew up with two siblings, including a twin sister named Ila. Elaina is a grauduate of San Jose State University, San Jose, CA and majored in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resource Management. Her Specialty is San Shou
As a 3-time San Shou Champion she trains under the guidance of Cung Le. After winning the first American gold medal at the World Wushu (San Shou) Games in Macau, China in 2003, Elaina began to explore Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. With five titles and a San Shou record of 14-1, 2 KO's, she was booked to fight at the International Cage Fighting Organization - Warrior's Cup in Stockton, California on August 12, 2006.
Mixed martial arts careerEdit
Elaina defeated Michelle Maher in an MMA title match on July 24, 2007 at the Table Mountain Casino in Friant, California at Melee on the Mountain. She is currently the Golden State MMA Light Middleweight Champ.
|Loss||Miesha Tate||Decision (Unanimous)||Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Thomson||06/27/2008||3||3:00|
|Win||Michelle Maher||Decision (Split)||MOTM - Melee on the Mountain||07/24/2007||5||5:00||Won the Golden State MMA Light Middleweight Championship|
|Loss||Michelle Maher||Decision (Unanimous)||Strikeforce: Young Guns||2/10/2007||3||3:00|
|Loss||Gina Carano||Decision (Unanimous)||Strikeforce: Triple Threat||12/8/2006||3||2:00|
|Win||Michelle Maher||KO||WC - Warrior Cup||8/12/2006||1||3:00|