Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Women’s Strawweight
19-7-0
12-5-0

The tape

36
Age
30
5' 1" / 155 cm
Height
5' 3" / 160 cm
63" / 160 cm
Reach
66.1" / 168 cm

Full record

SUB 2SD 5KO 2SD 3MD 3
Form
UD 5KO 3KO 2UD 3SD 3
19
Wins
12
4
By KO
3
21
KO%
25
4
By Sub
4
21
SUB%
33
7
Losses
5
2
Stopped
3
2
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2014
26
Bouts
17
69
Rounds
39
5 hours, 14 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 48 minutes

Current rankings @ Women’s Strawweight

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UFC
8
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Bellator
-
10
Tapology
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Carla Esparza vs Amanda Ribas preview

When is Esparza vs Ribas?

Carla Esparza could potentially face the challenge of Amanda Ribas, in Late 2024.

The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Women’s Strawweight division, which means the weight limit would be 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).

Esparza vs Ribas stats

Carla Esparza would step into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Amanda Ribas would make her way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

The stats suggest Ribas would have a slight advantage in power over Esparza, with a 25% knock out percentage over Esparza's 21%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Ribas would have an advantage over Esparza, with a 33% submission rate over Esparza's 21%.

Carla Esparza is the older woman by 6 years, at 36 years old.

Ribas has a height advantage of 2 inches over Esparza. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Esparza is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made her debut in 2010, 4 years earlier than Ribas, whose first professional fight was in 2014. She has fought 30 more professional rounds, 69 to Ribas' 39.

Esparza vs Ribas form

Esparza has beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.

In her last fight, she lost to Weili Zhang at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Previous to that, she had won against Rose Namajunas at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by split decision in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Going into that contest, she had beaten Yan Xiaonan at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in the United States.

Before that, she had defeated Marina Rodriguez at UFC Fight Island 3 on 25th July 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

She was victorious against Alexa Grasso at UFC on ESPN+ 17 on 21st September 2019 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico.

Ribas has beaten 2 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In her last fight, she was beaten by Rose Namajunas at UFC Fight Night: Ribas vs. Namajunas on 23rd March 2024 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she had won against Luana Pinheiro at UFC Fight Night – Allen vs Craig on 18th November 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, she had been defeated by Maycee Barber at UFC Fight Night – Emmett vs. Topuria on 24th June 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at : VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Before that, she had beaten Viviane Araujo at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

She had lost to Katlyn Chookagian at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić on 14th May 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Amanda Ribas has been fighting more than Carla Esparza.

Carla Esparza last fought 1 year and 8 months ago, while Amanda Ribas' last outing was 3 months and 19 days ago.

Esparza's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 21 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 11 months and 17 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Ribas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 28 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 5 months and 7 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Esparza vs Ribas?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Esparza vs Ribas yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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