If you are a big fan of the wrestling community, then you must know about the first-ever UFC Strawweight Champion. Well, she is none other than Carla Esparza.
Carla Esparza is an American professional wrestler who fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Besides her phenomenal performance and wins at UFC, she is also the inaugural Invicta FC Strawweight Champion.
Further, she is regarded as the best Strawweight fighter in the world when she carries both UFC and Invicta FC Strawweight Championship Belts.
Carla Esparza Married To Boyfriend?
The personal life of the UFC fighter is as clean as a polished championship title, and she never fears to talk about it.
Well, the mixed martial artist is neither a married person nor dating anyone as per a fan's Twitter post in 2016, where she gave her reaction by liking it.
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But, her ‘Single’ status wasn’t the same some years earlier, and the champ was dating someone.
Carla Esparza with Jon Snow on 25 December 2014 (Photo: Carla Esparza's Instagram)
The two were happy with their togetherness and used to go on hiking, shooting, hunting, etc.
However, their togetherness wasn’t meant to last forever as the duo separated in early 2015 due to some unspecified reasons.
Since then, the prizefighter has been enjoying her single life and making her name in the field of MMA.
The winner of season 20 of UFC's The Ultimate Fighter was born in 1987 in Torrance, California.
She celebrates her birthday on the 10th of October every year and goes by the birth name of Carla Kristen Esparza.
She is of Ecuadorian, Irish, and little Mexican descent.
Further, the UFC fighter is the only child of her parents and has a nickname, The Cookie Monster.
Speaking of her physical attributes, Team Oyama’s star performer stands at the height of 5 feet 1 inch (1.55 meters) and weighs nearly about 52 Kg (115 lbs).
Carla Esparza started her career in wrestling by debuting for the Varsity Team during her high school years at Redondo Beach, California.
After winning many local as well as national high-school wrestling tournaments, she was awarded a scholarship to Menlo College.
In 2008 and 2009, Carla became a women's wrestling All-American with the Menlo Oaks.
As time passed on, she expanded her mixed martial arts training and began her training at Team Oyama.
Playing for different brands of wrestling like Bellator, XFC and MEZ Sports, UFC, and so on, the American mixed martial artist has accomplished a lot and has been able to mark her name in the field of professional wrestling.
With such a vast career, she indeed has made some handsome amount of money. As for her net worth, it is still to be revealed. However, in 2015, she had a Career Disclosed Earnings of $438,000.