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Puja Tomar Height, Weight, Age, Family, Biography

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Hometown: Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh
Age: 30 Years
Height: 5' 3"

Puja Tomar

Bio/Wiki
Names Earned• The Cyclone
• Historic Cyclone
ProfessionMixed Martial Artist
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5' 3" (160 cm)
Weight52 Kg (115 lbs)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBrown
MMA
Debut• On 15 October 2013, she played 'Super Fight League' against Priyanka Kadam in Nashik, India.
• On 24 November 2017, she played 'ONE Championship' against Tiffany Teo in Kallang, Singapore.
• On 8 June 2024, she played 'UFC' against Rayanne dos Santos in Noida, India.
Fighting StyleWushu
Club AffiliationSoma Fight Club (Singapore)
DivisionStrawweight
Coach Prashant Sharma
Puja Tomar with Prashant Sharma
Titles• Matrix Fight Night (MFN) Women's Strawweight Championship (November 2022)
• Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) (June 2024)
Personal Life
Date of Birth5 December 1993 (Sunday)
Age (as of 2023)30 Years
BirthplaceBudhana, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac signSagittarius
NationalityIndian
HometownMuzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh
ReligionChristianity
Tattoo(s)• On her right arm
Puja Tomar's tattoo on her right arm

• On her left arm
Puja Tomar's tattoo on her left arm

• On her left arm: Cyclone tattoo
Puja Tomar's Cyclone tattoo on her left arm

• On her right hand
Puja Tomar's tattoo on her right hand
Social MediaInstagram
Facebook
YouTube
Twitter
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Family
ParentsFather- Late Ramkumar Tomar (farmer)
Mother- Babita Tomar (homemaker)
Puja Tomar with her mother
SiblingsSisters- 2
• Anu Tomar (doctor)
• Anjali Tomar (nurse)
Puja Tomar with her sisters

Puja Tomar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Puja Tomar

  • Her father passed away when she was seven years old.
  • As a child, Puja Tomar used to help her mother in farming.
  • She participated in sports during her school days and enjoyed watching wushu and boxing, trying to imitate the athletes.
  • Some of her neighbours used to practice wushu, and Puja Tomar spent hours watching them. She tried to copy what she saw and used the limited facilities in her area to practice it.
  • She learned karate and taekwondo in school but did not enjoy the games as they did not include the hard punches. She won multiple medals in both disciplines.
  • By the age of 12, Puja Tomar felt that she needed to move to a bigger city for better opportunities. She then asked her mother for better training in mixed martial arts.
  • After that, she moved from Muzaffarnagar to Meerut to improve her athletic skills.
  • She joined a mixed martial arts training centre in Meerut and began training in wushu, karate, and kickboxing.
  • Puja Tomar won her first medal in MMA at the sub-junior national level when she was 12 years old and later joined the Sports Authority of India in Bhopal.
  • After that, she participated in many national-level championships and won multiple medals.
  • Puja Tomar then represented India in the Wushu World Championships and became a five-time national Wushu champion with 67 wins and 5 losses.
  • Her mother motivated her to pursue a career in MMA.
  • In October 2013, Puja Tomar won a Super Fight League (SFL) match against Priyanka Kadam. The match was organised in Nashik, India.
  • She represented India in the 2015 World Wushu Championship in Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • In September 2021, Puja Tomar defeated Jojo Rajkumari in the 6th season of Matrix Fight Night organised in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. She had victories in MFN Seasons 9, 10, and 12.

    Jojo Rajkumari before a Matrix Fight Night (MFN) Season 6 match against Puja Tomar

    Jojo Rajkumari before a Matrix Fight Night (MFN) Season 6 match against Puja Tomar

  • Her favourite grappling technique is the heel hook, and her preferred striking technique is the sidekick.
  • Puja Tomar secured her first Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) contract in 2023.
  • She trains at the Soma Fight Club in Bali, Indonesia.
  • On 8 June 2024, Tomar fought against Rayanne dos Santos at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) organised in Louisville, Kentucky, United States, and won by split decision.

    Puja Tomar while fighting against Rayanne dos Santos at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on ESPN 57 (2024)

    Puja Tomar while fighting against Rayanne dos Santos at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on ESPN 57 (2024)

  • Following this victory, Puja Tomar made history as the first Indian female fighter to join the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and the first Indian to win a UFC fight.
  • Puja Tomar is a fitness enthusiast and goes to the gym regularly. She often shares pictures of her gym sessions on social media.

    Puja Tomar while working out in a gym

    Puja Tomar while working out in a gym

  • She is an animal lover and has a pet cat. She often shares pictures of her pet on social media.

    Puja Tomar with her pet cat

    Puja Tomar with her pet cat

  • Puja Tomar likes travelling to distant places, swimming, and doing photography in her leisure time.

    Puja Tomar while doing photography during a holiday

    Puja Tomar while doing photography during a holiday

  • She is the brand ambassador of Batery. AI, an online sports products brand.

    Puja Tomar while promoting Batery.AI

    Puja Tomar while promoting Batery.AI