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Women's Strawweight Division

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"Spider Girl"

Maria Oliveira

Women's Strawweight Division

13-7-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission


First Round Finishes

Maria Oliveira

athlete record


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

Not Fighting
Place of Birth
State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fighting style
Muay Thai
Octagon Debut
Oct. 23, 2021
Leg reach
  • Pro since 2015

  • Has won 12 of her last 17 and three of her last six

  • 3-3 since DWCS appearance

  • Seven wins by KO, one by submission (Triangle)

  • Six first round finishes

  • Origin of nickname: “It was given to me by a promoter in Japan because of my physical and stylistic similarities to the great Anderson Silva.”

UFC 289 (6/10/23) Oliveira lost a three round unanimous decision to Diana Belbita 

UFC Fight Night (11/19/22) Oliveira lost a three round unanimous decision to Vanessa Demopoulos 

UFC on ESPN (6/18/22) Oliveira won a three round split decision over Gloria de Paula

UFC Fight Night (10/23/21) Oliveira lost a three round unanimous decision to Tabatha Ricci


Dana White's Contender Series, Brazil

Episode two (8/11/18) Oliveira was stopped by Marina Rodriguez via strikes at 3:03 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started at 12 years old in a school program; I would go train as a way of skipping classes.

What ranks and titles have you held? BJJ World Champ by CBJJO, BJJ National Champion by CBJJO, Angels Fight strawweight champion

Do you have any heroes? My coach

What was your job before you started fighting? Now I’m training full-time. My last job was as a caretaker for elderly people.

Favorite grappling technique: Strikes from the mount

Favorite Striking technique: KNEEEEEES!