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#11 Women's Bantamweight Division

Active

Karol Rosa

Women's Bantamweight Division

15-4-0 (W-L-D)

4

Wins by Knockout

2

Wins by Submission

Karol Rosa

athlete record

Event Results

Info

Learn more about Karol Rosa's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Vila Velha, Brazil
Fighting style
Muay Thai
Age
27
Height
65.00
Weight
135.00
Octagon Debut
Aug. 31, 2019
Reach
67.50
Leg reach
36.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2012
     
  • Four wins by KO, two by submission (arm triangle, armbar)
     
  • One first round finish
     
  • Has won seven of her last nine

UFC History
UFC Fight Night
(3/26/22) Rosa lost a three unanimous decision to Sara McMann 
UFC Fight Night (10/2/21) Rosa won a three round unanimous decision over Bethe Correia
UFC Fight Night (2/6/21) Rosa won a three round unanimous decision over Joselyne Edwards
UFC 251 (7/11/20) Rosa won a three round unanimous decision over Vanessa Melo
UFC Fight Night (8/31/19) Rosa won a three round split decision over Lara Procopio

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I always liked fighting, and when I was 13 my cousin took me to a jiu-jitsu gym and started taking classes.
What ranks and titles have you held? Brown belt in BJJ and dark blue in Muay Thai
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s the proof that I am ready for high level competition. I was close to signing a few times and had some losses along the way that didn’t help my case, but finally it’s my time to show the world who Karol Rosa is.
What was your job before you started fighting? Waitress and I still teach classes at the gym.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? BJJ World champion at blue belt - CBJJE, BJJ Panamerican champion blue belt - CBJJE, Submission World champion blue belt - CBJJE, BJJ Panamerican champion brown belt and open weight - SJJSAF, NOGI Panamerican champion brown belt and open weight - SJJSAF
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? I defeated the person that handed me my first loss, Contender Series veteran Gisele Moreira. Champion at three promotions back in Brazil.
Favorite grappling technique: Heel hook
Favorite Striking technique: Left cross