Ana Claudia Dantas Gadelha is a Brazilian Mixed Martial Artist who is presently part of the Women’s Strawweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. She has been named the youngest BJJ black belt in Nova União’s history. Claudia Dantas Gadelha has few interesting inks on her body. Let us take a close look at all of them and understand their importance.
1. ‘Tiger Life Style’ Tattoo
Tattoo: To the right side of Claudia Gadelha’s back there is a big tattoo of crouching tiger and some bushes behind him with a big lotus flower covering half of her back.
Meaning: The tiger is representative of power and force. Some also consider it to be the symbol of sensuality.
2. ‘Signature’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On the upper part of Claudia Gadelha’s left arm there exists a tattoo of signature that reads as ‘Palina’ inked on it.
3. ‘Egyptian Warrior’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On Claudia Gadelha’s left bicep there exists a giant tattoo of a Jackal-headed figure and an eagle sitting on his head inked by tattoo artist Nikko Hurtado on December 21, 2018.
Meaning: This tattoo design contains the Jackal-headed figure who is the god of the dead and afterlife. He is the symbolism of the optimistic side of death, especially the peace that comes with death.
4. ‘Eagle’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The outer side of Claudia Gadelha’s left lower arm contains a tattoo of two eagles, one with its beak open and one with closed inked on it.
Meaning: Eagles are the symbol of wisdom, power, and spirituality.
5. ‘Rose And Telescope’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The outer side of Claudia Gadelha’s left forearm consists of a tattoo of a personalized design of a rose and a telescope inked together on it.
Meaning: The flower of rose depicts the expression of promise, hope, and new beginnings. Whereas the combination of the telescope shows that the person has a love for travelling and adventure in life.
6. ‘Chinese Letters’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of Claudia Gadelha’s left arm consists of a tattoo of Chinese letters inked vertically on it.
7. ‘Smiling Skull’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of Claudia Gadelha’s left bicep has a tattoo of personalized design of a skull who is smiling while showing his big teeth and eyes made of diamonds and head consists of flowers. It is the symbol of overcoming difficulties in life with a smile.
8. ‘Crouching Tigress’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The left side of Claudia Gadelha’s waist is inked with a colourful tattoo of a roaring tigress.
Meaning: This huge ink represents the freedom and independence which Claudia seeks and believes in.
9. ‘JIU.JITSU’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Claudia Gadelha has a tattoo of JIU.JITSU inked on her right leg just below her knee in bold capital letters.
Meaning: A Japanese word JIU.JITSU is termed as a system of fighting where no weapons are used and also involves physical training. “Jū” means “soft and calmness” and “Jutsu” means “art” or “technique” of fighting with the opponent.
10. Writing On Her Ribcage
Tattoo: The left side of Claudia Gadelha’s ribcage contains a tattoo of writing.