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#6 Women's Flyweight Division

#7 PFP

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"Thug"

Rose Namajunas

Women's Flyweight Division

13-6-0 (W-L-D)

2

Victorias por nocaut

6

Gana por Sumisión

5

Primeros acabados redondos

Rose Namajunas

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

Status
Active
Ciudad natal
Milwaukee, United States
Trenes en
Grudge Training Center
Estilo de lucha
MMA
Años
31
Alto
65.00
Peso
125.50
Debut del octágono
Dec. 12, 2014
Alcance
65.00
Alcance de la pierna
39.50
  • Team Melendez on TUF 20
     
  • Had 4-0 amateur record with two knockouts
     
  • Pro since 2013
     
  • Has won 10 of her last 14 and four of her last six
     
  • Six wins by submission (4 RNC, flying armbar, Kimura), two by knockout
     
  • Five first round finishes
     
  • Two fighs at flyweight (1-1)
     
  • Flying armbar win over Kathina Catron in April of 2013 took just 12 seconds
     
  • Pro debut was win over Emily Kagan
     
  • Lone pre-UFC loss was via decision to Tecia Torres in July of 2013
     
  • Fiancé is UFC vet Pat Barry

UFC on ESPN (3/23/24) Namajunas won a five round unanimous decision over Amanda Ribas 

UFC Fight Night (9/2/23) Namajunas lost a three round unanimous decision to Manon Fiorot 

UFC 274 (5/7/22) Namajunas lost a five round split decision to Carla Esparza, losing her UFC strawweight title

UFC 268 (11/6/21) Namajunas won a five round split decision over Zhang Weili to retain the UFC strawweight title

UFC 261 (4/24/21) Namajunas knocked out Zhang Weili at 1:18 of the first round to regain the UFC strawweight title

UFC 251 (7/12/20) Namajunas won a three round split decision over Jessica Andrade

UFC 237 (5/11/19) Namajunas was knocked out by Jessica Andrade at 2:58 of the second round, losing her UFC women’s strawweight title

UFC 223 (4/7/18) Namajunas won a five round unanimous decision over Joanna Jedrzejczyk to retain the UFC women’s strawweight title

UFC 217 (11/4/17) Namajunas stopped Joanna Jedrzejczyk via strikes at 3:03 of the first round to win the UFC women’s strawweight title

UFC on FOX (4/15/17) Namajunas submitted Michelle Waterson via rear naked choke at 2:47 of the second round

UFC 201 (7/30/16) Namajunas lost a three round split decision to Karolina Kowalkiewicz

UFC on FOX (4/16/16) Namajunas won a three round unanimous decision over Tecia Torres

UFC Fight Night (12/10/15) Namajunas submitted Paige VanZant via rear naked choke at 2:25 of the fifth round

UFC 192 (10/3/15) Namajunas submitted Angela Hill via rear naked choke at 2:47 of the first round

TUF 20 Finale (12/12/14) Namajunas was submitted by Carla Esparza via rear naked choke at 1:26 of the third round in a UFC strawweight title fight

 

The Ultimate Fighter, Season 20

On episode 12 (Semifinals) Namajunas submitted Randa Markos via Kimura at 2:45 of round one

On episode 11 (Quarterfinals), Namajunas submitted Joanne Calderwood via Kimura in round two

On episode seven, Namajunas submitted Alex Chambers via rear naked choke at 4:38 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting?  Martial arts has been a part of my life since I was five. I thought I'd might as well make a living doing something I love. 

What ranks and titles have you held? UFC women’s strawweight champion, Black belt in karate and taekwondo, brown belt in jiu-jitsu and some medals at jiu-jitsu tournaments. 

Do you have any heroes? My mom and my grandmothers 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? An opportunity of a lifetime. 

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked at Gillies Frozen Custard in high school 

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Two Submission of the Night awards, one of them being a 12-second flying armbar that was Submission of the Year. 

Favorite grappling technique: Any submissions 

Favorite Striking technique: Left hook