Humanizing Athletes: UFC Fighter Raquel Pennington’s favorite things


UFC Fighter Raquel Pennington (10-8)

MMA fighters are savages. They are the best athletes on the planet earth, however, they are also human and enjoy things just like you and me.

Raquel “Rocky” Pennington is one of the best and toughest women in the women’s bantamweight division. She has fought a who’s who of women’s MMA including three former champions and the greatest of all time Amanda Nunes. There is no doubt that “Rocky” is one the best.

Pennington returns to action this weekend against Marion Reneau at UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Volkov. She has a chance to get back into the top five with a win.

Here is a list of UFC fighter Raquel Pennington’s favorite things.

  • Favorite food – Steak and potatoes
  • Favorite drink – Body armor tropical-punch
  • Favorite color – Olive green
  • Favorite all-time fight to watch – There are lots
  • Favorite sport to watch other than MMA – Basketball and Football
  • Favorite submission to practice – “All of them. I enjoy just rolling.”
  • Favorite athlete – Vasyl Lomachenko
  • Favorite movie – Love and Basketball
  • Favorite TV show – The Resident
  • Favorite superhero – Spiderman
  • Favorite band or musician – “I love all music hard to pick one”
  • Favorite place to travel to – Peru…so far
  • Favorite animal – Monkey
  • Favorite holiday- Christmas
  • Favorite hobby – Anything outdoors hiking, biking, mountainboarding, white water rafting, rock climbing, ice climbing, boating, surfing, etc.

You can follow UFC fighter Raquel Pennington on Twitter and Instagram.

Check out the rest of my Humanizing series.

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