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#13 Women's Flyweight Division


Karine Silva

Women's Flyweight Division

17-4-0 (W-L-D)


Fight Win Streak


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission

Karine Silva

athlete record


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

Place of Birth
Dourados, Brazil
Trains at
Gile Ribeiro - Curitiba, Brazil
Fighting style
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Octagon Debut
Jun. 4, 2022
Leg reach
  • Pro since 2013
  • Nine wins by KO, eight by submission (Heel hook, RNC, triangle, armbar, 2 guillotine, Brabo choke, kneebar)
  • On eight-fight winning streak
  • 13 first-round finishes
  • Faced Moroz in November 2014 (Lsub1)
  • Origin of nickname: “Because I am always aggressive.”

UFC 292 (8/19/23) Silva submitted Maryna Moroz via guillotine at 4:59 of the first round 

UFC on ESPN (6/3/23) Silva submitted Ketlen Souza via kneebar at 1:45 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (6/4/22) Silva submitted Poliana Botelho via Brabo choke at 4:55 of the first round


Dana White's Contender Series, Season 5

Episode nine (10/26/21) Silva submitted Yan Qihui via guillotine choke at 1:44 of the second round

When and why did you start training for fighting? So I could have a better quality of life.

Do you have any heroes? The people that work with me every day to help my dreams come true.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Being able to see so much hard work paying off. A dream coming true and my life changing forever.

What was your job before you started fighting? Saleswoman

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? #1 Ranked Flyweight and Bantamweight and Pound-for-Pound in Brazil by the website MMAPremium

Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ purple belt

Favorite grappling technique: Armbar