LaTasha Marzolla (born on August 21, 1979) is an American Mixed martial arts fighter and kickboxer currently competing for Tuff-N-Uff Amateur Fighting Championships. She is noted for being a former Playboy glamour model.
Marzolla attended Las Vegas High where she participated with their junior varsity wrestling team. She decided to learn self-defense after her house was robbed and enrolled in Muay Thai with Master Toddy.
Kickboxing & Wrestling careersEdit
Marzolla pursued a career with the professional full-contact kickboxing promotion K-1 under the nickname of Venus. She has a kickboxing record of 9-3. In 2004, she also had a brief career in professional wrestling after signing with WWE to train in Ohio Valley Wrestling. She was released along with a fellow model Bobbi Billard due to injuries.
Mixed Martial Arts careerEdit
LaTasha currently trains at Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas and was formerly under trainer Shawn Tompkins. On May 30, 2009 she made her MMA debut, defeating Christy Tada by corner stoppage at the end of round 1 in a Tuff-N-Uff event in Las Vegas.
Amateur mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|7||2 wins||0 losses|
|Win||2-0||Kate McGray||Unanimous decision||Tuff-N-Uff||November 27, 2009||3||2:00||Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Win||1-0||Christy Tada||TKO||Tuff-N-Uff||May 30, 2009||1||2:00||Las Vegas, Nevada||MMA debut|
- ↑ http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2009/nov/27/q-mma-fighter-and-playboy-model-latasha-marzolla/
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Former Playboy model to make MMA debut tonight. LASVEGASSUN.com (2009-05-29). Retrieved on 2009-08-19.
- ↑ LaTasha Marzolla - Playboy Model & MMA Fighter. WorldExtremeFighter.com (2009-01-15).
- ↑ Template:Cite news
- ↑ WWE Cruiserweights Frustrated, Developmental Wrestlers Released, Batista's Stock Rises. Rajah.com (2004-06-08).
- ↑ Ring Girls (2005) (V). IMDB.com.
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 Playboy Playmate LaTasha Marzolla passes on big bucks to fight MMA. Yahoo Sports (2009-05-30).
- ↑ http://bleacherreport.com/articles/297056-latasha-marzolla-playboys-knockout-fighting-at-tuff-n-uff-1127
- ↑ Tuff-N-Uff USA vs Mexico 30/May/2009. TuffNUff.net.