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Women's Strawweight Division

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Gloria de Paula

Women's Strawweight Division

6-5-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout

Gloria de Paula

athlete record


Learn more about Gloria De Paula's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Not Fighting
Place of Birth
Campinas, Brazil
Fighting style
Muay Thai
Octagon Debut
Mar. 13, 2021
Leg reach

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2017
  • Three wins by KO
  • Won five of her last nine
  • One first-round finish
  • Lone pre-UFC losses are via decision to UFC vets Ariane Carnelossi and Isabela de Padua


UFC History

UFC Fight Night (6/18/22) De Paula lost a three round split decision to Maria Oliveira 
UFC Fight Night (2/19/22) De Paula won a three round unanimous decision over Diana Belbita
UFC on ESPN (7/31/21) De Paula was stopped by Cheyanne Vlismas via strikes at 1:00 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (3/13/21) De Paula lost a three round unanimous decision to Jinh Yu Frey

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 4
Episode 10
(11/17/20) De Paula won a three-round unanimous decision over Pauline Macias



When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training Muay Thai in 2013, but it was in 2015 after watching Ronda Rousey vs Bethe Correia at UFC Rio that I decided to move to São Paulo to train MMA at Chute Boxe.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a big step in my career and will prove to myself that I'm on the right path.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? State kickboxing champion in Brazil. 
Favorite grappling technique: Rear naked choke
Favorite Striking technique: Kicks