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
Do you have any heroes? No
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.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
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