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Ernesta Kareckaitė

Women's Flyweight Division

5-1-1 (W-L-D)

2

Wins by Knockout

2

First Round Finishes

Ernesta Kareckaitė

athlete record

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

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Kaunas, Lithuania
Fighting style
MMA
Age
25
Height
69.00
Weight
134.90
Octagon Debut
May. 4, 2024
Reach
71.00
Leg reach
40.00
  • Pro since 2019
     
  • Two wins by KO
     
  • Two first-round finishes

UFC 301 (5/4/24) Kareckaite lost a three round unanimous decision to Dione Barbosa 

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 7

Episode eight (9/26/23) Kareckaite won a three round split decision over Carli Judice

 

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training because I wanted to be stronger and to know how to protect myself. After the first training session, I said to my coach Ignas Barysas that I feel that it is my path and my destination. I want to be a fighter! 

What ranks and titles have you held? Hexagone MMA world flyweight champion. Two-time Lithuanian kickboxing champion. Two-time Lithuanian Kudo champion. World IGF grappling champion.

Do you have any heroes? My hero is my coach.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s one more step going to my dreams that a little girl created. It’s the biggest motivation and honor.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to college. I have bachelor and masters in sports coaching.

What was your job before you started fighting? Only sports in my life. I was a swimmer before fighting career.

Favorite grappling technique: Secret

Favorite Striking technique: Secret