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Tara LaRosa Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 22-6-0

LaRosa grew up in her native Woodstown, New Jersey. She attended the now defunct St. James Catholic High School. A love of Jean-Claude Van Damme, Steven Seagal and Chuck Norris action films inspired her to enroll in judo. Years later, she moved into mixed martial arts training and trained with Royce Gracie. Her first venture into martial arts was through shotokan when she was 17. LaRosa was active in field hockey, basketball, and softball. Her favorite sport outside of MMA is field hockey, which she played for 12 years after starting in the 5th grade. She earned a field hockey scholarship to attend Catawba College between 1996 and 2000. LaRosa graduated with a degree in physical education. While in college, LaRosa started training in judo and jiu jitsu. Her membership in the college's judo club led to her competing in tournaments.

Last Fight: Katie Howard
Age: 44
Height 5'6"
Weight 121 lbs
Nick Name: N/A
Nationality: United States
Association: Jackson-Wink MMA
22 Wins
KO / TKO
4
18%
Submission
12
54%
Decisions
7
31%
6 Losses
KO / TKO
1
16%
Submission
0
0%
Decisions
5
83%

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Style Grappling, Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Team FUSE MMA
Rank   Purple belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Royce Gracie   Brown belt in judo

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Tara LaRosa next fight?
N/A
Tara LaRosa last fight?
Tara LaRosa won her last fight against Katie Howard by Decision (Unanimous) on May. 15, 2015 at FFL - Epic Evolution.
Is Tara LaRosa retired?
Tara LaRosa last fought Katie Howard 7 years 6 months and 23 days ago, and should be considered retired.
Should I bet on Tara LaRosa?
Tara LaRosa has a 78% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 100% of her fights.
Out of the 5 fights we have recorded, her opening odds average is a -469 favorite, and out of 5 favored matches, she has won 40% of them.
She has never been an underdog in 5 matches.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 5 of Tara LaRosa betting fights, you would have lost $264.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of her opponents, you would have made $655.
Where is Tara LaRosa from?
Tara LaRosa is from Woodstown, New Jersey, United States.
Has Tara LaRosa ever been knocked out?
Tara LaRosa has lost 1 time by KO/TKO. Their only defeat TKO (Punches) from Jennifer Howe on May. 24, 2003 at HOOKnSHOOT - Absolute Fighting Championships 3
How long has Tara LaRosa been fighting?
Tara LaRosa has been fighting for a period of 13 years 5 months and 12 days, her first fight was on Nov. 03, 2001 at Kickfest - Fall Kickfest. She has accumalated roughly 5 hours, 14 minutes and 50 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
win Katie Howard FFL - Epic Evolution
May/15/2015
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
loss Roxanne Modafferi Invicta FC 8 - Waterson vs. Tamada
Sep/06/2014
Decision (Unanimous) Mike England 3 5:00
loss Rin Nakai Pancrase 252 - 20th Anniversary
Sep/29/2013
Decision (Majority) Yoshinori Umeki 3 5:00
loss Vanessa Porto Invicta FC 3 - Penne vs. Sugiyama
Oct/06/2012
Decision (Unanimous) Michelle Drake Browning 3 5:00
win Kelly Warren RFA 2 - Yvel vs. Alexander
Mar/30/2012
Submission (Armbar) Jim Axtell 3 4:59
win Carina Damm SF 14 - Shark Fights 14
Mar/11/2011
Submission (Inverted Heel Hook) Jon Schorle 2 0:28
win Takayo Hashi DFL 1 - The Big Bang
Nov/24/2010
Decision (Unanimous) Gasper Oliver 5 5:00
loss Roxanne Modafferi Moosin - God of Martial Arts
May/21/2010
Decision (Split) Kevin MacDonald 3 5:00
win Valerie Coolbaugh LITC 1 - Locked in the Cage 1
Nov/20/2009
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Keith Peterson 1 3:58
win Sally Krumdiack Extreme Challenge - Mayhem at the Marina
Mar/28/2009
Submission (Kimura) Dan Miragliotta 3 1:45
win Alexis Davis Extreme Challenge - The War at the Shore
Jan/23/2009
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) 3 4:23
win Cody Welchlin HOOKnSHOOT - Bodog Fight Women's Tournament
Nov/24/2007
Submission (Triangle Armbar) Sean Brockmole 2 2:57
win Kelly Kobold-Schmitz Bodog Fight - Alvarez vs. Lee
Jul/14/2007
Submission (Armbar) 4 2:50
win Shayna Baszler Bodog Fight - Costa Rica Combat
Feb/18/2007
TKO (Punches) 2 3:15
win Julia Berezikova Bodog Fight - USA vs. Russia
Dec/02/2006
Submission (Armbar) 2 1:28
win Amanda Buckner Bodog Fight - To the Brink of War
Aug/22/2006
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 3 4:31
win Julie Kedzie UCW - Ultimate Cage Wars
Jul/08/2006
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
win Hitomi Akano MFC - USA vs. Russia 3
Jun/03/2006
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
win Roxanne Modafferi MFC - Boardwalk Blitz
Mar/04/2006
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
win Kumiko Maekawa Smackgirl - Lightweight Anniversary
Nov/29/2005
Decision (Unanimous) Ryogaku Wada 2 5:00
win Megumi Yabushita G-Shooto - G-Shooto 02
Mar/12/2005
Decision (Majority) 2 5:00
win Alisa Cantwell XFO 4 - International
Dec/03/2004
Submission (Armbar) 1 2:45
win Linda Langerak HOOKnSHOOT - Evolution 2
Nov/06/2004
Submission (Armbar) 2 2:29
loss Jennifer Howe HOOKnSHOOT - Absolute Fighting Championships 3
May/24/2003
TKO (Punches) 1 2:18
win Ginele Marquez Tennessee Shooto - Judgement
Mar/22/2003
Submission (Armbar) 1 4:10
win Angela Wilson HOOKnSHOOT - New Wind
Sep/07/2002
TKO (Punches) 1 4:51
win Shelby Walker HOOKnSHOOT - Revolution
Apr/13/2002
TKO (Submission to Punches) Sean Brockmole 1 2:43
loss Sarah Moras UFC - The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 Elimination Fights
May/29/2013
Decision (Unanimous) Steve Mazzagatti 2 5:00
win Greta Spangler
Amateur Fight
Kickfest - Fall Kickfest
Nov/03/2001
Decision (Unanimous) 1 10:00