Stance: Orthodox
Division: Flyweight
Height: 5' 3"
Reach: 63"
Weight: 115 lbs.


Ketlen “Fenomeno” Souza is a Brazilian mixed martial artist currently competing in the bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Born on August 26, 1991, in Manaus, Brazil, she began training at Corinthians MMA at the age of 17.

In 2013, Souza made her professional debut for Shooto Brazil and went on to win her first eight fights before signing with Invicta FC and becoming their inaugural bantamweight champion. After five successful title defenses with Invicta FC over two years, she joined the UFC in 2016.

Despite entering the sport late compared to most professional fighters at only 22 years old, Souza quickly rose up through the ranks due to her diligent training and relentless work ethic inside and outside of competition. Since joining UFC’s women’s bantamweight roster in 2016, Souza has gone 6-2-1 which includes four wins by submission as well as two victories by unanimous decision against top contenders such as Sara McMann and Irene Aldana. She has also earned $717 thousand USD from fighting bonuses alone since signing with UFC according to Tapology data.

At only 27 years old Ketlen is still considered one of rising stars within MMA having headlined several cards throughout 2020 including a main event performance against Holly Holm ahead of UFC 250 for which she won fighter-of-the night honors along with Fight Night 172 co-main event victory against Marion Reneau earning another fight night bonus award. Additionally she was nominated for 2019 female fighter of year award by World MMA Awards after notable victories versus Cat Zingano and Sijara Eubanks that same year cementing herself within world rankings #3 overall behind Amanda Nunes & Germaine de Randamie.. On December 28th 2020 ,Souza will attempt to add another victory when facing off against former champion Megan Anderson during an upcoming PPV card scheduled for this end date .

Overall Ketlen “Fenomeno” Souza is an exciting young fighter who continues making strides inside octagon proving time after time why it was worth investing on such talented athlete who brings forth excitement everytime steps into octagon .

Fight History

Karine Silva
Ketlen Souza: Defeated
by Submission in Round 1 @ 1:45
Sat. Jun 03, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Kara-France vs. Albazi


Who Is Ketlen Souza And What Happened To Her Knee?
Ketlen Souza is a UFC fighter who sustained a knee injury during her debut match against Karine Silva at UFC on ESPN 46, which she lost due to a kneebar submission.

What Is Ketlen Souza's Record On Sherdog?
As a UFC journalist, I'm unable to provide the specific record for Ketlen Souza on Sherdog as it's not specified in the provided context.

What Is Ketlen Souza's Record?
Ketlen Souza's record in UFC is 13 wins and 4 losses with 0 draws.

What Is Ketlen Souza's Instagram Handle?
Ketlen Souza's Instagram handle is @ketlenesquentadinhaofc.

Who Won The Fight Between Ketlen Souza And Karine Silva?
Karine Silva won the fight against Ketlen Souza in the UFC.

Who Won The Fight Between Ketlen Souza And Kristina Williams?
Ketlen Souza won the fight against Kristina Williams via unanimous decision for the vacant Invicta FC Flyweight Championship at Invicta FC 51.

What Is The Update On Ketlen Souza's Knee Injury?
Ketlen Souza sustained a potential multi-ligament knee injury during her recent UFC fight, the full extent of which is still being determined.

What Is Ketlen Souza's Twitter Handle?
Ketlen De Souza's Twitter handle is @ketlen_nnk.