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Carla Esparza Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 22-6-0

Carla Esparza's foray into mixed martial arts (MMA) began when she started wrestling for the varsity team during her junior year at Redondo Union High School in Redondo Beach, California. After winning multiple local and national high-school wrestling tournaments, Esparza was awarded a scholarship to Menlo College, a NAIA Division 1 school in northern California, to wrestle under coach and former two-time Olympian Lee Allen.

Last Fight: Rose Namajunas
Age: 34
Height 5'1"
Weight 115 lbs
Nick Name: "Cookie Monster"
Nationality: United States
Association: Team Oyama
22 Wins
KO / TKO
4
18%
Submission
5
22%
Decisions
13
59%
6 Losses
KO / TKO
2
33%
Submission
1
16%
Decisions
3
50%

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Residence Redondo Beach, California, United States
Reach 63 in (160 cm)
Style Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Team Team Oyama
Rank Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Wrestling NAIA Wrestling
Years active 2010–present

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Carla Esparza next fight?
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Carla Esparza last fight?
Carla Esparza won her last fight against Rose Namajunas by Decision (Split) on May. 07, 2022 at UFC 274 - Oliveira vs. Gaethje.
Is Carla Esparza retired?
Carla Esparza last fought Rose Namajunas 11 days ago, and should be considered active.
Should I bet on Carla Esparza?
Carla Esparza has a 78% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 58% of her fights.
Out of the 17 fights we have recorded, her opening odds average is a -285 favorite, and out of 10 favored matches, she has won 80% of them.
As an underdog she has been in 7 matches, with a win rate of 57% and an odds average of +208.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 17 of Carla Esparza betting fights, you would have made $562.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of her opponents, you would have lost $820.
Where is Carla Esparza from?
Carla Esparza is from Redondo Beach, California, United States.
Has Carla Esparza ever been knocked out?
Carla Esparza has lost 2 times by KO/TKO. She was last defeated by TKO (Punches) from Tatiana Suarez on Sep. 08, 2018 at UFC 228 - Woodley vs. Till
How long has Carla Esparza been fighting?
Carla Esparza has been fighting for a period of 7 years 8 months and 20 days, her first fight was on Jul. 18, 2014 at UFC - The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Opening Round, Day 4. She has accumalated roughly 5 hours, 36 minutes and 47 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
win Rose Namajunas UFC 274 - Oliveira vs. Gaethje
May/07/2022
Decision (Split) Keith Peterson 5 5:00
win Xiaonan Yan UFC Fight Night 188 - Font vs. Garbrandt
May/22/2021
TKO (Punches) Keith Peterson 2 2:58
win Marina Rodriguez UFC on ESPN 14 - Whittaker vs. Till
Jul/25/2020
Decision (Split) Rich Mitchell 3 5:00
win Michelle Waterson UFC 249 - Ferguson vs. Gaethje
May/09/2020
Decision (Split) Dan Miragliotta 3 5:00
win Alexa Grasso UFC Fight Night 159 - Rodriguez vs. Stephens
Sep/21/2019
Decision (Majority) Jason Herzog 3 5:00
win Virna Jandiroba UFC Fight Night 150 - Jacare vs. Hermansson
Apr/27/2019
Decision (Unanimous) Alan Abeles 3 5:00
loss Tatiana Suarez UFC 228 - Woodley vs. Till
Sep/08/2018
TKO (Punches) Kerry Hatley 3 4:33
loss Claudia Gadelha UFC 225 - Whittaker vs. Romero 2
Jun/09/2018
Decision (Split) Rob Madrigal 3 5:00
win Cynthia Calvillo UFC 219 - Cyborg vs. Holm
Dec/30/2017
Decision (Unanimous) Chris Tognoni 3 5:00
win Maryna Moroz UFC Fight Night 112 - Chiesa vs. Lee
Jun/25/2017
Decision (Unanimous) Mario Yamasaki 3 5:00
loss Randa Markos UFC Fight Night 105 - Lewis vs. Browne
Feb/19/2017
Decision (Split) Keith Peterson 3 5:00
win Juliana Lima UFC 197 - Jones vs. St. Preux
Apr/23/2016
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 3 5:00
loss Joanna Jedrzejczyk UFC 185 - Pettis vs. dos Anjos
Mar/14/2015
KO (Punches) Don Turnage 2 4:17
win Rose Namajunas UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale
Dec/12/2014
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Yves Lavigne 3 1:26
win Bec Rawlings Invicta FC 4 - Esparza vs. Hyatt
Jan/05/2013
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 5 5:00
win Lynn Alvarez Invicta FC 3 - Penne vs. Sugiyama
Oct/06/2012
TKO (Punches) Rob Hinds 1 2:53
win Sarah Schneider Invicta FC 2 - Baszler vs. McMann
Jul/28/2012
TKO (Punches) John McCarthy 2 4:28
win Felice Herrig XFC 15 - Tribute
Dec/02/2011
Decision (Unanimous) Chris Adams 3 5:00
loss Jessica Aguilar BFC - Bellator Fighting Championships 46
Jun/25/2011
Decision (Split) Troy Waugh 3 5:00
win Yadira Anzaldua ECSC - Friday Night Fights 3
Apr/15/2011
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Stan Saavedra 1 0:53
win Nina Nunes Crowbar MMA - Winter Brawl
Dec/10/2010
Decision (Split) Daniel Grimestad 3 5:00
loss Megumi Fujii BFC - Bellator Fighting Championships 24
Aug/12/2010
Submission (Armbar) Troy Waugh 2 0:57
win Lacey Sears NMEF / RMBB - Ladies Night: Clash of the Titans 8
Jul/16/2010
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Adam Martinez 2 2:37
win Karina Hallinan LBFN 8 - Long Beach Fight Night 8
Apr/18/2010
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Larry Landless 2 2:16
win Cassie Trost RITC 3 - Respect in the Cage 3
Feb/19/2010
TKO (Punches) Nelson Hamilton 1 0:48
win Jessica Penne UFC - The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Semifinals
Aug/14/2014
Decision (Unanimous) Jason Herzog 3 5:00
win Tecia Torres UFC - The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Quarterfinals, Day 2
Aug/06/2014
Decision (Majority) Herb Dean 2 5:00
win Angela Hill UFC - The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Opening Round, Day 4
Jul/18/2014
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Chris Tognoni 1 3:41