Cory 'Poppins' McKenna is a Welsh professional mixed martial artist who competes as a strawweight for UFC. Cory is the first Welsh woman to earn a contract with UFC and was also the youngest at the age of 21.
Cory won her professional debut at Cage Warriors 91 back in 2018, followed by another win 3 weeks later in Cage Warriors 94. Her winning streak continued which led to Cory appearing on Dana White's Contender Series in 2020. After winning by unanimous decision she was awarded a contract with UFC.
Cory trains out of Team Alpha Male in Sacramento, California.