Karine "Killer" Silva
Height: 5' 5"
Leg reach: 37.00
Weight: 125 lbs.
STRIKING ACCURACYSignificant Strikes Attempted: 111
Significant Strikes Landed: 29
TAKEDOWN ACCURACYTakedowns Attempted: 3
Takedowns Landed: 1
Karine Silva is one of the top athletes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She currently holds a professional record of 11-3-0 and competes in the Strawweight division. Karine made her UFC debut in 2018, and has since established herself as one of the top contenders for UFC gold.
Karine was born and raised in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. As a child, she enjoyed martial arts, particularly Muay Thai, which she practiced with her father. At age 17 Karine took part in an MMA fight on an amateur circuit and won by submission within two minutes of the match starting. After this convincing win, it wasn’t long before Karine began competing professionally as an MMA fighter at 20 years old.
After several successful bouts on various regional circuits including Shooto Brazil and World Series Of Fighting Global Championship (WSOFGC), Silvia got signed to compete with The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4 where she faced off against Mariana Morais to become strawweight champion for Team Claudia Gadelha. Though defeated by Morais after three rounds at TUF Finale: The Tourney Of Champions; it wasn’t long before Silva would be offered another chance at fighting for UFC gold when she faced off against Maryna Moroz at UFC Fight Night 103: Rodriguez vs Penn to become strawweight champion again – this time for real!
Sillva went on to have many more successful fights within the promotion resulting in her current professional record of 11 wins 3 losses . She has fought notable opponents such as Jessica Andrade – who is currently ranked #2 Strawweight fighter behind Joanna Jedrzejczyk – Alexa Grasso (#9) , Marina Rodríguez (#11), Tecia Torres (#14)and Angela Hill (#18). Her most recent fight took place against Amanda Ribas at UFC Fight Night 173 where she lost via unanimous decision however recovered gracefully from defeat winning back fans with postfight speeches noting how proud/grateful she was regardless of outcome providing inspiring messages that true warriors never give up except when they choose not too! This speaks volumes regarding how humble yet determined Silva remains while competing among some of world’s best mixed martial artists today despite all odds stacked against her being relatively small stature compared other competitors weight class making every victory even sweeter!
Outside fighting Karine enjoys spending time outdoors doing activities like swimming surfing jogging etc This year sawSilva launch own selfdefense line called “karinesilvarj” which will provide women around world easy access quality products designed specifically protect themselves any threat presented their everyday lives Being passionate about empowering women also active member several organizations dedicated towards improving conditions disadvantaged children provides hope brighter future kids everywhere