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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.[1]

Early life[]

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.[2]

Modeling[]

She has appeared in several Playboy Special Editions series and was chosen as the 2004 Model of the Year.[3]

Kickboxing & Wrestling careers[]

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.[4] 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.[5]

Along with Gina Carano, she appears in the 2005 quasi-documentary Ring Girls which is about five women who, under Muay Thai trainer Master Toddy, fight in Las Vegas and Thailand.[6]

Mixed Martial Arts career[]

LaTasha currently trains at Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas and was formerly under trainer Shawn Tompkins.[7][8] 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.[9]

Personal life[]

Latasha has a younger brother named Michael.[2] She has two children, a son and a daughter.[7]

Amateur mixed martial arts record[]

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 2-0 USA flag.svg Kate McGray Unanimous decision Tuff-N-Uff 02009-
Nov
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
  11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20  
  21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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November 27, 2009
3 2:00 USA flag.svg Las Vegas, Nevada
Win 1-0 USA flag.svg Christy Tada TKO Tuff-N-Uff 02009-
May
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
  11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20  
  21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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May 30, 2009
1 2:00 USA flag.svg Las Vegas, Nevada MMA debut

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