Carla Esparza Biography

( 1987 - )
July 25, 2019
First published on:November 12, 2016
by John Max

Facts of Carla Esparza

Date of Birth: 1987, October 10
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Sign:: libra
Birth Name Carla Kristen Esparza
Birth Place Torrance, California
Famous Name Carla Esparza
Net Worth $0.5 Million
Salary GBP 277,200
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Currently Married N/A
Boyfriend Unknown

Carla Kristen Esparza a.k.a. Carla Esparza is an American professional mixed martial artist who competes in the Strawweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She is also popular for her grappling abilities. She was the champion of the UFC Strawweight and Invicta FC Strawweight.

She is considered one of the best strawweight fighters in the world. At this moment, her ranking is #9 strawweight fighters in the UFC.

Carla Esparza Net Worth in 2019

As of 2019, Esparza has an estimated net worth of $0.5 million. The significant source of her income is her MMA career. Currently, signed to UFC, her total UFC career earnings are disclosed below down the table:

Date Event Earnings Result Opponents
December 12, 2014 The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned Finale  $50,000 win Rose Namajunas
March 14, 2015 UFC 185 $95,000 loss Joanna Jedrzejczyk
April 23, 2016 UFC 197 $60,000 win Juliana Lima
February 19, 2017 UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Browne $35,500  loss Randa Markos
June 25, 2017 UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs. Lee $68,500 win Maryna Moroz
December 30, 2017 UFC 219 $77,000  win Cynthia Calvillo
June 9, 2018 UFC 225  $15,000 loss Cláudia Gadelha
September 8, 2018 UFC 228 $44,000 loss Tatiana Suarez
April 27, 2019 UFC Fight Night: Jacaré vs. Hermansson   win Virna Jandiroba

Previously, she has also competed for various events such as Invicta FC and Bellator, which has helped her to build her net worth. Also, she is seen endorsing various brands.

With hefty net worth and income, she is living a lavish lifestyle. Further, she owns a Mercedes-Benz C350. 

Carla Esparza Personal Life; Is she Married?

Esparaza is a secretive person when it comes to her love life. She enjoys her personal life behind the camera. However, her fans are much curious to know if she is married, dating, affair, husband or boyfriend.

She was previously in a relationship with her long-time boyfriend, Jon. However, the duo broke up. 

Since then, there are no rumors about her being romantically involved with any man, Hence, she is possibly single and unmarried. 

She is the woman who is extremely ambitious and career is everything for her. She definitely wants to be a topmost player in her professional career. As far of now, she has not mentioned about her sexual preference. She does not look like a lesbian. She did not get into any controversy. Until now, she does not involve in any charity and social work. 

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Carla Esparza is one of the most recognizable faces of the UFC. She has gained a huge name and fame in her professional career. She has an average height of 5 feet and 1 inch. Her weight is around 115lbs. She has huge admirers on Twitter and Instagram. Much and more interesting facts about her life and bio can be easily taken from Wiki.

Carla Esparza Early Life

She was born on October 10, 1987. Her place of birth is Torrance, California, United States. Her nationality is American. She is of Mexican, Ecuadorian and Irish descent. There is no info about her parents.

Carla Esparza is dedicated and devoted to her career since her childhood. She wrestled at Redondo Union High School in Redondo Beach, California. She won lots of title and awards during her high school career. Later, she also wrestled under a two-time Olympian Lee Allen. During her college, she got training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at the Gracie Academy. She trained under Rener, Rynor, and Ralek Gracie.

Carla Esparza MMA Career

In August 2010, she made her debut participating in Bellator MMA.  On December 2, 2011, Carla Esparza made her XFC debut against the Felice Herrig at XFC 15: Tribute in Tampa, Florida. She defeated Herrig via unanimous decision. Later on, she also became the fighter of Invicta FC and Strawweight Championship.

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Weighed In and Ready to Go! #ufc225

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On December 11, 2013, she signed a contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). N Carla Esparza is best known for her powerful wrestling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Numerous awards and rewards have honored her.

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