Stats & Records
Wins by Knockout
Wins by Submission
- Sig. Strikes Landed
- Sig. Strikes Attempted
- Takedowns Landed
- Takedowns Attempted
- Sig. Str. Defense is the percentage of significant strikes attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Takedown defense is the percentage of takedowns attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Knockdown Avg. is the average number of knockdowns per 15 Minutes window.
Sig. Str. By Position
Sig. Str. by target
Win by Method
- Pro since 2012
- Four wins by KO, two by submission (arm triangle, armbar)
- One first round finish
- Has won eight of her last 11
UFC 296 (12/16/23) Rosa lost a three round unanimous decision to Irene Aldana
UFC on ESPN (7/1/23) Rosa won a three round split decision over Yana Santos
UFC Fight Night (4/22/23) Rosa lost a three round unanimous decision to Norma Dumont
UFC 280 (10/22/22) Rosa won a three round majority decision over Lina Lansberg
UFC on ESPN (3/26/22) Rosa lost a three round unanimous decision to Sara McMann
UFC Fight Night (10/2/21) Rosa won a three round unanimous decision over Bethe Correia
UFC Fight Night (2/6/21) Rosa won a three round unanimous decision over Joselyne Edwards
UFC 251 (7/11/20) Rosa won a three round unanimous decision over Vanessa Melo
UFC Fight Night (8/31/19) Rosa won a three round split decision over Lara Procopio
When and why did you start training for fighting? I always liked fighting, and when I was 13 my cousin took me to a jiu-jitsu gym and started taking classes.
What ranks and titles have you held? Brown belt in BJJ and dark blue in Muay Thai
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s the proof that I am ready for high level competition. I was close to signing a few times and had some losses along the way that didn’t help my case, but finally it’s my time to show the world who Karol Rosa is.
What was your job before you started fighting? Waitress and I still teach classes at the gym.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? BJJ World champion at blue belt - CBJJE, BJJ Panamerican champion blue belt - CBJJE, Submission World champion blue belt - CBJJE, BJJ Panamerican champion brown belt and open weight - SJJSAF, NOGI Panamerican champion brown belt and open weight - SJJSAF
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? I defeated the person that handed me my first loss, Contender Series veteran Gisele Moreira. Champion at three promotions back in Brazil.
Favorite grappling technique: Heel hook
Favorite Striking technique: Left cross