Carla Esparza is a famous MMA Fighter, who was born on October 10, 1987, in the United States. Nicknamed Cookie Monster, she is the first-ever Invicta FC Strawweight Champion. According to Astrologers, Carla Esparza’s zodiac sign is Libra. Carla Kristen Esparza (born October 10, 1987) is an American professional mixed martial artist who competes in the Strawweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Check UFC Fighter Carla Esparza Net Worth.
Largely known for her grappling abilities, Esparza was the first UFC Strawweight Champion, the first Invicta FC Strawweight Champion, and was generally considered the best strawweight fighter in the world while holding each title. She earned the UFC championship by winning a 16-woman tournament that was televised on the reality series The Ultimate Fighter. She also competed in Bellator MMA’s first women’s tournament. As of October 14, 2019, she is #7 in the UFC women’s strawweight rankings.
Carla Esparza is one of the richest MMA Fighter & listed on the most popular MMA Fighter. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Carla Esparza’s net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.
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She was a two-time All-American in wrestling while at Menlo College. In August 2010, only six months after her pro debut and with just three professional MMA fights. Esparza was called in by Bellator MMA as a last-minute replacement for Angela Magaña. ho was forced to withdraw from her upcoming fight due to a foot injury.
Esparza was inserted in the bracket of the Bellator Season 3 115 lb women’s tournament at Bellator 24. On just three days’ notice, Esparza’s opponent in the quarterfinal round was the undefeated and then #1 pound-for-pound female MMA fighter in the world, Megumi Fujii.
Esparza lost the fight to the heavily favored Fujii via second-round armbar submission. On December 2, 2011, Esparza made her XFC debut against Felice Herrig at XFC 15: Tribute in Tampa, Florida. She defeated Herrig via unanimous decision.
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|loss||Carla Esparza Tatiana Suarez||3|
The ‘Cookie Monster’ made her UFC debut in the year 2014. She was up against Rose Namajunas in her first UFC fight at The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned Finale. Esparza started her career in style and won The Ultimate Fighter 20 Women’s Strawweight tournament to capture the inaugural women’s strawweight championship.
She could not hold on to the belt and dropped it to Joanna Jedrzejczyk in her first defense. Esparza has beaten the likes of Maryna Moroz, Cynthia Calvillo, Virna Jandiroba, Michelle Waterson, and Marina Rodriguez.
‘Cookie Monster’ has put together a four-fight win streak and is surging up the rankings once more. In 2020, she beat Michelle Waterson and Marina Rodriguez via split decision verdicts. She is scheduled to face Yan Xiaonan on May 22, 2021, at UFC Fight Night 192. The fighter has claimed an 8-4 record during her time in the UFC.