Former UFC title holder Carla Esparza out 6-8 months!

Carla Esparza
Former UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza (10-3 MMA) will be on the shelf for the next 6-8 months.

The winner of “The Ultimate Fighter Season 20” took to twitter to announce the news:

I will be undergoing surgery as a result of a shoulder injury from my last fight. I will be out6-8months.

— Carla Esparza (@CarlaEsparza1) June 23, 2015

Thanks everyone, I’m really sad, but this will by no means bring me down. I will be back:)

— Carla Esparza (@CarlaEsparza1) June 23, 2015

According to Esparza, the injury occured during her title loss to Joanna Jedrzejczyk at March’s UFC 185 event in Dallas.

Fans will now have to wait until early 2016 to see the “Cookie Monster” back in action.

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