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Women's Strawweight Division



Ariane Carnelossi

Women's Strawweight Division

15-3-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission


First Round Finishes

Ariane Carnelossi

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

Place of Birth
Álvares Machado, Brazil
Fighting style
Muay Thai
Octagon Debut
Sep. 21, 2019
Leg reach
  • Pro since 2014

  • Lost pro debut to UFC vet Amanda Ribas. Has won 15 of 17 fights since

  • Has won three of her last four 

  • Nine wins by KO, two by submission (Keylock, RNC)

  • Four first round finishes

  • Origin of nickname: “It means smile. Back when I first started to train I was very shy and didn’t talk much, but I would laugh at anything coach would say. So I ended up being ‘SMILE’ since then.”

UFC Fight Night (5/18/24) Carnelossi defeated Piera Rodriguez by DQ (illegal headbutt) at 3:16 of the second round

UFC 274 (5/7/22) Carnelossi lost a three round unanimous decision to Loopy Godinez

UFC Fight Night (10/16/21) Carnelossi submitted Istela Nunes via rear naked choke at 2:57 of the third round

UFC 261 (4/24/21) Carnelossi stopped Na Liang via strikes at 1:28 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (9/21/19) Carnelossi lost to Angela Hill via TKO (doctor stoppage) at 1:56 of the third round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started with Muay Thai at 17 years old. I always played soccer, and when I stopped that I got invited to try Muay Thai. A few months later I debuted in amateur Muay Thai and I really fell in love with it. After a while, my coach opened his own gym and I have been working with him there ever since.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It´s a dream come true for me and my team.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I studied physical education for two years but ended up dropping out to focus on my career.

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked as a waitress, and after that I started working at my coach´s gym.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? National BJJ Champion by CBJJE, State Muay Thai Champion (Paraná)

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Thunder Fight and Batalha MMA strawweight champion

Ranks in any martial arts styles? Black Prajied in Muay Thai, Black belt in kickboxing, Black belt in BJJ

Favorite grappling technique: Armbar

Favorite Striking technique: Knees