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Carla Esparza Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Net Worth, Instagram

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Carla Esparza is a professional mixed martial artist from California, United States. Carla competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship and is the current UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion. She is a two-time UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion.

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Carla Esparza has a net worth of $2-$2 million
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She is the first women UFC and Invicta FC Strawweight Champion and is considered one of the best women strawweight fighters in the world. On May 7, 2022, at UFC 274, Esparza fought former Strawweight champion Rose Namajunas for the Strawweight championship. There was very little exchange between the fighters, and the fight went to the judge’s decision. Esparza won the fight via split decision. This was her most recent fight.

Esparza is currently on six-win streaks and was on five-win streaks when she fought Rose Namajunas.

So, if you like Carla Esparza and want to learn more about her, please read the article below.

Carla Esparza: Quick Facts

Full name Carla Kristen Esparza
Nickname Cookie Monster
Date of birth October-10-1987
Birthplace Torrance, California, United States
Age 34
Zodiac Sign Libra
Father’s name Under Review
Mother’s name Under Review
Siblings Under Review
Nationality American
Height 5.1 feet (1.55 m)
Weight 52 Kg (115 pounds)
Body measurement Under Review
Body type Athletic body
Eye color Black
Hair color Black
Shoe size Under Review
Religion Christian
Sexuality Not Straight
Marital status Engaged
Fiancé Matthew Lomeli
Net worth $2-$3 million
Salary $100,000 -$200,000
Profession Mixed Martial Artist
Social media presence  Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Source of Income Salary and Bonuses, endorsement, sponsorship, and merchandise
Last Updated April 2022

Early Life

She was born on October 10 1987, in Redondo Beach, California, US and she graduated from Redondo Beach High School. Carla is of Mexican, Ecuadorian and Irish descent. There is no information about the family at the moment. However, it will be updated as soon as possible.

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Esparza started wrestling at an early age. She won multiple local and national high-school wrestling tournaments. These are the available information about Esparza’s early life and more will be updated as soon as possible.

Education

There is not much information about her education at the moment. However, some reports suggested that she attended primary school in her hometown. She used to wrestle at multiple local and national high-school tournaments.

Later she was awarded a scholarship to Menlo College in northern California and wrestled under coach and former two-time Olympian Lee Allen.

More information about her education will be updated as soon as possible.

Carla Esparza Age, Height, Weight, Body Measurement

MMA fighter Carla was born on October 10 1987, and is currently 34 years old. Esparza is 5 feet 1 inch tall or 1575 cm tall and weighs around 52 kg or 115 lbs.

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Carla Esparza is 34 years old as of 2022
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Her body measurements and shoe size are under review at the moment and will be updated as soon as possible. Esparza’s hair and eyes are black. Esparza’s zodiac sign is Libra.

Early Career

  • On February 19, 2021, Esparza had her first professional fight at Respect in Cage 3. She fought Cassie Trost and won the fight via TKO in the first round.
  • At Long Beach Fight Night 8 on April 18, 2010, Esparza submitted Karina Hallinan via rear-naked choke in the second round.
  • On July 16, 2010, Esparza fought Lacey Schuckman at NMEF-Ladies Night: Clash of the Titans 8. Esparza submitted Schuckman via rear-near choke.
  • She had her first MMA loss against Megumi Fujii at Bellator 24. Fujii submitted Esparza via armbar in the second round.
  • Next, she fought Nina Ansaroff at Crowbar MMA: Winter Brawl on December 10, 2010. Esparza won the fight via split decision.
  • On April 15, 2011, Esparza fought Yadira Anzaldua at ECSE: Friday Night Fights 3. She submitted her via rear-naked choke.
  • Her next MMA loss came against Jessica Aguilar at Bellator 46 on June 25, 2011. Aguilar won the fight via split decision.
  • On December 2, 2011, Esparza fought Felice Herrig at XFC 15: Tribute. Esparza won the fight via unanimous decision.

2015- Present

  • On March 14, 2015, Esparza fought for UFC Championship against Joanna Jedrzejczy at UFC 185. Esparza lost the fight via technical knockout in the second round.
  • Her next UFC fight was against Juliana Lima at UFC 197 on April 23, 2016. Esparza won the fight via unanimous decision.
  • Her next UFC loss came against Randa Markos at UFC Fight Night on February 19, 2017. Esparza lost the fight via split decision.
  • Next, on June 25, 2017, Esparza fought Maryna Moroz at the UFC Fight Night and won the fight via unanimous decision.
  • On December 30, 2017, Esparza fought Cynthia Calvillo at UFC 219. Esparza won the fight via split decision.
  • At UFC 225 on June 9, 2018, Esparza fought Claudia Gadelha. Esparza lost the fight via split decision.
  • On September 8 2018 at UFC 228, MMA fighter Esparza fought Tatiana Suarez. Esparza lost the fight as she was technically knocked via punches and elbows.
  • On April 27, 2019, Esparza fought Virna Jandiroba at UFC Fight Night. Esparza won the fight via unanimous decision.
  • Esparza faced Grasso in a Strawweight bout at UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Stephens on September 21, 2019. The fight was set for three rounds and Esparza won the fight via decision.

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  • On May 9, 2020, Esparza fought Waterson. Esparza won the fight via split decision.
  • On July 26, 2020, Esparza fought Marina Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night. This bout was set for 3 rounds, and Esparza won the fight via split decision.
  • Carla Esparza and Yan Xiaonan fought each other at the UFC Fight Night on May 22, 2021. Esparza technically knocked Xiaonan via punches and won the fight in the second round.
  • On May 7, 2022, at UFC 274, Esparza and Namajunas fought each other for UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship. This was an even matchup with very less exchange between the fighters. The fight went to the judge’s decision and Esparza won the fight via split decision.

Carla Esparza vs. Alexa Grasso

Esparza faced Grasso in a Strawweight bout at UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Stephens on September 21, 2019. The fight was set for three rounds and Esparza won the fight via decision.

Carla Esparza vs. Michelle Waterson

On May 9, 2020, in Jacksonville, Florida, United States, UFC 249 event was held.

This event featured the UFC Women’s Strawweight bout, where Esparza fought Waterson. Esparza won the fight via split decision.

Carla Esparza vs. Marina Rodriguez

On July 26, 2020, Esparza fought Marina Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night. This bout was set for 3 rounds and Esparza won the fight via split decision.

Carla Esparza vs. Yan Xiaonan

Carla Esparza and Yan Xiaonan fought each other at the UFC Fight Night on May 22, 2021. Esparza technically knocked Xiaonan via punches and won the fight in the second round.

Carla Esparza vs. Rose Namajunas

On May 7, 2022, at UFC 274, Esparza and Namajunas fought each other for UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship. This was an even matchup with very less exchange between the fighters. The fight went to the judge’s decision, and Esparza won the fight via split decision.

Who is Carla Esparza Husband?

Carla Esparza’s personal life is not known much. However, she is engaged with Matthew Lomeli. She also announced that they are getting married a week after UFC 274.

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Carla Esparza with her Fiance Matthew Lomeli
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These are the available information about Esparza’s private life and more will be updated as soon as possible.

Carla Esparza Net Worth

Esparza’s net worth is estimated to be $2-$3 million as of 2022. Esparza earned $201,000 for her fight against Yan Xiaonan at UFC Fight Night. Her highest payment came from a fight against Rose Namajunas, $430,000. Her base salary is around $150,000. After bonuses and sponsorships, she earns about $150,000-$250,000 a fight.

Esparza makes most of her money not just from fighting in the Octagon but also through lucrative sponsorship deals and advertisements.

Carla Esparza Social Media

Facebook: 401k followers

Twitter: 113.5k followers

Instagram: 185k followers

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