Kenda Perez

UFC Host

Kenda Perez serves as the host of THE BEST OF WEC and THE BEST OF PRIDE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2. Both shows feature mixed martial arts (MMA) legends and stars from classic fight organizations including PRIDE and the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) organizations.

OVERVIEW

Kenda Perez serves as the host of THE BEST OF WEC and THE BEST OF PRIDE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2. Both shows feature mixed martial arts (MMA) legends and stars from classic fight organizations including PRIDE and the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) organizations.

FROM MAXIM TO UFC

She was discovered after being featured in Maxim Magazine as Hometown Hottie finalist. Perez appeared on the covers of Maxim and Inside Fitness magazines, and modeled for Maxim UK, Muscle & Fitness, 944, Fight!, Fighter’s Only UK and UFC Magazine. This led to more modeling work and opened up opportunities in television. She has worked with the UFC since 2009 as the host of its TV show THE BEST OF PRIDE FIGHTING for three seasons and is currently hosting THE BEST OF WEC, going into the second season on FOX Sports 1. In addition, Perez also hosted a weekly MMA show called The Ultimate Show on BleacherReport.com for two years. She’s currently a regular on The Jason Ellis Show on satellite radio.

Kenda travels to all live Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events within the United States and Canada, doing appearances and hosting fan events.

PERSONAL

Perez was born in Laguna Beach, California, and lives in Newport Beach.