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Karolina Kowalkiewicz

Karolina Kowalkiewicz is a Polish combined martial artist. Currently, Karolina Kowalkiewicz fights for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Also, she is the former KSW Women’s Flyweight Champion.

Early life

Karolina Kowalkiewicz was born on 15th October 1985 in Lodz, Poland. As of now, Karolina is 36 years old. There is not much information regarding the names and professions of her parents. Moreover, she belongs to the Polish nationality and practices Christianity.

Talking about her formal educational status of Karolina, she completed her schooling in the Local School in Poland. Other than this, there is no information regarding her higher studies.


Karolina Kowalkiewicz started her mixed martial arts career when she was sixteen years old. She started training in Krav Maga. Later, Karolina trained in Muay Thai and decided to make it a career. Before going pro, she fought only two amateur fights. Likewise, in May 2012, she made her professional debut in her native Poland.

For three and half years, she amassed an undefeated record of seven wins against no losses. And, she fought for the Poland-based KSW promotion, where she was the Flyweight champion. Also, in November 2014, Karolina made her U.S. debut for Invicta FC.

Similarly, on December 15, she made her UFC debut when she beat Randa Markos. On May 8, 2016, she faced Heather Jo Clark at UFC Fight Night 87 in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and won the fight by unanimous decision. After that, she defeated Rose Namajunas on 30th July 2016 at UFC 201 and her performance earned her a Fight of the Night bonus.

Karolina Kowalkiewicz body

Caption: Karolina Kowalkiewicz posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

On November 12, 2016, this personality fought for the Strawweight title and lost to champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Likewise, on October 21, 2017, she fought Jodie Esquibel at UFC Fight Night and won the fight by unanimous decision. Whereas, on 7th April 2018, she faced Felice Herrig at UFC 223, and won the fight by split decision.

On September 8, 2018, she faced Jessica Andrade at UFC 228 and lost the fight by knockout in the first round. Likewise, on 39th March 2019, she fought Michelle Waterson at UFC on ESPN 2 and lost the fight. Also, on 23rd February 2020, she fought Yan Xianon and lost the fight. Moreover, on 7th August 2021, she faced Jessica penne at UFC 265 but lost the fight through an armbar in the first round. Currently, Karolina is a UFC fighter who initially rose to fame as the KSW Women’s Flyweight Champion.

Awards and Net worth 2023

Talking about the awards and recognition, Karolina won her 10th undefeated fight against Rose Namajunas for the UFC 201 event in Atlanta, Georgia in the year 2016.

Karolina Kowalkiewicz is living a comfortable life with her family. Thanks to the fame and fortune, Karolina has earned from her work as of today. Moreover, her total net worth of Karolina is about $2 million US dollars as of 2022.

Relationship status

Moving on toward the romantic and private life of Karolina, she is a married woman. She has tied the knot with Łukasz Zaborowski. The duo is leading a comfortable life with two children. Apart from this, Karolina has no affairs with any other person. While she is straight regarding gender choices. Whereas, she does not have any kind of controversial events till today.

Karolina Kowalkiewicz family

Caption: Karolina Kowalkiewicz with her family (Source: Instagram)

Karolina Kowalkiewicz – Body measurement

Karolina Kowalkiewicz is very good-looking and has an amazing personality. This personality stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches or 1.6 m. While she weighs around 52 kg or 115 lbs. Moreover, talking about the overall body measurement of Karolina, the number ranges has not been revealed. And, the color of her hair is blonde, and she has a pair of blue eyes.

Karolina Kowalkiewicz – Social media

Coming into social media presence, Karolina is present on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has a Facebook account with around 355k followers. While her Instagram account @karolinakowalkiewicz has around 480k followers. Moreover, her Twitter account @karolinaMMA has more than 71k followers.