Do you know the name of the first-ever Strawweight Champion in both Invicta FC and the UFC? Well, if you don’t, then there’s no need to worry as I have got you covered. Carla Esparza is the inaugural strawweight champion of both the organizations mentioned above.
Furthermore, Carla is one of the best fighters in UFC’s strawweight division due to her outstanding wrestling and cardio. Also, Esparza is a submission specialist, as suggested by her many submission wins.
At the time of writing, the 32-year-old will face Michelle Waterson on 11 April 2020. So, don’t forget to mark the date on your calendar.
But that is in the future, and we are not here to discuss the future. Instead, I will guide you through the life of Esparza along with the highs and lows of her incredible career.
You will also find information regarding Carla’s record, net worth, fight purse, family, body measurements, and social media accounts.
But before we get onto the serious stuff, let’s take a look at the quick facts.
|Full Name||Carla Kristen Esparza|
|Birth Date||10 October 1987|
|Birth Place||Torrance, California, U.S.A|
|Nick Name||Cookie Monster|
|Father’s Name||Not available|
|Mother’s Name||Not available|
|Age||34 Years Old|
|Height||5’1″ (1.55 m)|
|Weight||52 kg (115 lb)|
|Profession||Mixed Martial Arts|
|Reach||63 inch (160 cm)|
|Style||Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|Fighting out of||Redondo Beach, California|
|MMA Record||17 wins and 6 losses|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter, Facebook|
|Merch||Autographed Products, Gloves, Shorts|
|Last Update||May, 2022|
Carla Esparza: Career
The former UFC Strawweight Champion’s interest in MMA began when she started wrestling at Redondo Union High School as a varsity athlete.