Archive: carla esparza

Jun 23, 2015 6:41 am

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

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. http://t.co/1gtL5dS6y4 —...

Dec 15, 2014 12:48 pm

TUF 20 Finale salaries: New champ Carla Esparza nets $50,000

Newly crowned UFC women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza picked up a disclosed payday of $50,000 for her tournament-final title win this past weekend at “The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale” event in Las Vegas. MMAjunkie obtained the list of disclosed paydays from the Nevada State Athletic Commission earlier today: The total disclosed payroll for the event was...

Dec 12, 2014 9:35 pm

TUF 20 Finale Bonus Report: Penne, Markos, Esparza and Medeiros Earn Extra Cash

Fight of the Night: Jessica Penne vs. Randa Markos This came to no surprise as Penne and Markos left it all in the octagon on Friday night. Both girls made it to the semi-finals of the “Ultimate Fighter” tournament and proved to the world that they could be contenders to the championship in the future....

Dec 12, 2014 8:57 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: NEW CHAMP! Esparza Upsets Namajunas in Round 3!

Carla Esparza is the first and NEW UFC Womens’ Strawweight Champion! Rose opened up with some dynamic striking, but an overdedicated lunging knee led to an Esparza takedown. Rose got back up to her feet with no problem and proceeded to pick Esparza apart with methodical strikes. Rose changed levels, attacking the legs, body and...

Sep 12, 2014 1:33 pm

RESPONSE! Esparza: ‘Facial hair and back acne to blame for Torres steroid jab’

Tecia Torres was infuriated learn that some of her fellow TUF 20 cast mates had been gossiping about her potential steroid usage. Torres fired back at the critics earlier today, which you can read about HERE. After Torres singled out Carla Esparza in her rant for allegedly gossping about Torres, Esparza took to Sqor to...

Sep 8, 2014 5:04 am

Felice Herrig Being Bullied By Other TUF Cast Members On Media Tour

Felice Herrig claims to have been bullied by the other TUF 20 cast members during the media tour in NYC. Herrig responded to the following Tweet made by fellow castmate Carla Esparza, who defended Herrig. I hear the other @UltimateFighter 20 women in NY are bullying @feliceherrig . Grow THE F UP!! #GrowUp #Jealous —...

Jan 22, 2014 6:29 am

Jessica Aguilar: “I don’t think I am the best, I am the best”

The UFC recently announced the first ever all female cast of The Ultimate Fighter featuring the new women’s straw weight division. The winner of the season would go on the become the first ever UFC straw weight champion. However, Jessica Aguilar of WSOF (World Series of Fighting) voiced her opinion that no matter who wins...

Apr 22, 2013 10:21 am

Invicta 6: Cyborg v Coenen 2 Full Fight Card

Invicta FC 6: Coenen vs. Cyborg will go down Jul. 13, 2013 at the Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. Headliners Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos and Marloes Coenen will be squaring off for the organization’s inaugural featherweight title. Check out the full fight card…. Main Event: 145 lbs.: Cris Cyborg vs. Marloes Coenen for Invicta...

Feb 19, 2013 11:20 am

Five Great Guests Join BJPenn.Com Radio Wednesday Night at 8pm EST

  Join hosts Bryan Levick and Mitch Ciccarelli this Wednesday night beginning at 8pm. We will go over this past Saturday’s UFC on Fuel 7 card as well as preview this coming Saturday’s historic UFC 157 event featuring the first female fight in UFC history. Joining us will be World Series of Fighting welterweight Josh...

Jan 22, 2013 7:00 am

Exclusive: Alchemist Management Announces the Signing of Bec Hyatt

  Australian women’s MMA fighter Bec Hyatt’s last trip to the cage may have resulted in a loss, but because of her performance and her willingness to step up on short notice, she came out a winner. By accepting a strawweight title fight against Carla Esparza on just two weeks notice, Hyatt endeared herself to...

Jan 8, 2013 5:00 am

Invicta FC 4 Lands a Home Run, Here’s What We Learned

In 2012, the all-female promotion known as the Invicta Fighting Championships took the MMA world by storm with three of the most thrilling fight cards of the entire year. Despite an unfortunate struggle with the online PPV streaming, President Shannon Knapp and her crew kicked off the year 2013 with another home-run. Of course, everyone...