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MMA 1 TKO
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8 Submissions
MMA (Amateur)2 TKOs

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Rose Namajunas personal details

First Name Rose
Last Name Namajunas
Nickname/s Thug Rose, The Riveter
Birth Name -
Age 29 
Date of Birth June 29, 1992
Born Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Residence Arvada, Colorado, United States
Status Active
Nationality American
Weight class Strawweight
Weight range 114 - 116lbs / 52 - 52kg
Preferred 115lbs / 52kg
Height 5ft 5in / 165cm
Reach 65in
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Rose Namajunas martial arts details

MMA Professional
World Champion
Taekwondo Black Belt
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Karate Black Belt
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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brown Belt
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Kickboxing Practitioner
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Wrestling Practitioner
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Rose Namajunas fight history

W Weili Zhang Split Decision MMA† 11/06/21 UFC 268: Usman vs. Covington 2, Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States W
5:00 R5 / 5x5 Pro UFC Strawweight title • 115 lbs • Co-Main Event • Weigh-In 115.0 lbs (52.2 kgs)
W Weili Zhang KO (Head Kick) MMA† 04/24/21 UFC 261: Usman vs. Masvidal 2, VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Florida, United States W
1:18 R1 / 5x5 Pro UFC Strawweight title • 115 lbs • Co-Main Event • Weigh-In 114.5 lbs (51.9 kgs)
W Jéssica Andrade Split Decision MMA 7/11/20 UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal, UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates W
5:00 R3 / 3x5 Pro Strawweight • 115 lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In 116.0 lbs (52.6 kgs)
L Jéssica Andrade KO (Slam) MMA† 05/11/19 UFC 237: Namajunas vs. Andrade, Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil L
2:58 R2 / 5x5 Pro UFC Strawweight title defense • 115 lbs • Main Event • Weigh-In 114.5 lbs (51.9 kgs)
W Joanna Jedrzejczyk Unanimous Decision MMA† 4/7/18 UFC 223: Khabib vs Iaquinta, Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, United States W
5:00 R5 / 5x5 Pro UFC Strawweight title • 115 lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In 114.2 lbs (51.8 kgs)
W Joanna Jedrzejczyk TKO (Punches) MMA† 11/04/17 UFC 217: Bisping vs St. Pierre, MSG, New York, New York, United States W
3:03 R1 / 5x5 Pro UFC Strawweight title • 115 lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 114.0 lbs (51.7 kgs)
W Michelle Waterson Rear-Naked Choke MMA 04/15/17 UFC on FOX 24: Johnson vs Reis, Kansas City, Missouri, United States W
2:47 R2 / 3x5 Pro Strawweight • 115 lbs • Co-Main Event • Weigh-In: 116.0 lbs (52.6 kgs)
L Karolina Kowalkiewicz Split Decision MMA 07/30/16 UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley, Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia, United States L
5:00 R3 / 3x5 Pro Strawweight • 115 lbs • Co-Main Event • Weigh-In: 116.0 lbs (52.6 kgs)
W Tecia Torres Unanimous Decision MMA 04/16/16 UFC on Fox 19: Teixeira vs Evans, Tampa, Florida, United States W
5:00 R3 / 3x5 Pro Strawweight (115lbs) • Co-Main Event • Weigh-In 116.0 lbs (52.6 kgs)
W Paige VanZant Rear-Naked Choke MMA 12/10/15 UFC Fight Night 80: Namajunas vs VanZant, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States W
2:25 R5 / 5x5 Pro Strawweight (115lbs) • Main Event • Weigh-In 115.5lbs (52.4kg)
W Angela Hill Rear-Naked Choke MMA 10/03/15 UFC 192: Cormier vs Gustafsson, Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, United States W
2:47 R1 / 3x5 Pro Strawweight (115lbs) • Preliminary Card • Weigh-In 115lbs (52.2kg)
L Carla Esparza Rear-Naked Choke MMA† 12/12/14 UFC: The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States L
1:26 R3 / 5x5 Pro vacant UFC Strawweight title • 115lbs • Main Event • Weigh-In 115lbs (52.2kg)
W Randa Markos-Thomas Kimura MMA 08/14/14 The Ultimate Fighter 20: A Champion Will Be Crowned, Las Vegas, United States W
2:44 R1 / 3x5 Exhibition Strawweight (115lbs) • Weigh-In 116lbs (52.6kg)
W Joanne Calderwood Kimura MMA 08/06/14 The Ultimate Fighter 20: A Champion Will Be Crowned, Las Vegas, United States W
2:06 R2 / 2x5 Exhibition Strawweight (115lbs) • Weigh-In 115.5lbs (52.4kg)
W Alex Chambers Rear-Naked Choke MMA 07/28/14 The Ultimate Fighter 20: A Champion Will Be Crowned, Las Vegas, United States W
4:38 R1 / 2x5 Exhibition Strawweight (115lbs) • Weigh-In 115.5lbs (52.4kg)
L Tecia Torres Unanimous Decision MMA 07/13/13 Invicta FC 6: Cyborg vs Coenen 2, Ameristar Casino, Kansas City, Missouri, United States L
5:00 R3 / 3x5 Pro Strawweight (115lbs) • Main Card • Weigh-In 114.7lbs (52kg)
W Kathina Catron Flying Armbar MMA 04/05/13 Invicta FC 5: Penne vs Waterson, Ameristar Casino, Kansas City, Missouri, United States W
0:12 R1 / 3x5 Pro Strawweight (115lbs) • Preliminary Card • Weigh-In 115.6lbs (52.4kg)
W Emily Kagan Rear-Naked Choke MMA 01/05/13 Invicta FC 4: Esparza vs Hyatt, Memorial Hall, Kansas City, Kansas, United States W
3:44 R3 / 3x5 Pro Strawweight (115lbs) • Preliminary Card • Weigh-In 114.6lbs (52kg)
W Jen Aniano TKO (Head Kick/Punches) MMA 06/30/12 KOTC: Trump Card, Lake of Torches Casino, Wisconsin, United States W
0:33 R1 / 3x3 Amateur ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Moriel Charneski Unanimous Decision MMA 03/17/12 KOTC: March Mania, Northern Lights Casino, Walker, Minnesota, United States W
3:00 R3 / 3x3 Amateur ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Heather Bassett Unanimous Decision MMA 12/10/11 KOTC: Winter Warriors, Eastside Cannery Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States W
3:00 R3 / 3x3 Amateur ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Melissa Pacheco TKO (Punches) MMA 08/07/10 NAFC: Relentless, Potawatomi Bingo Casino, West Allis, Wisconsin, United States W
2:51 R1 / 3x3 Amateur Namajunas makes her amateur debut

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Rose Namajunas’s Bio

Rose Namajunas is a female fighter from the United States.

She began her martial arts journey at the age of 4 with Karate and Taekwondo. She started Wrestling, Kickboxing and BJJ in high school. In March of 2014, Rose was awarded her Blue Belt in BJJ.

She was previously signed with Invicta Fighting Championships. Rose was part of the first group of athletes to be signed to the UFC‘s Strawweight division, in December of 2013. She was the youngest competitor on season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter.

Personal Life

Rose has also been playing Jazz and Classical Piano for as long as she has been learning martial arts.

She is of Lithuanian decent, and is learning the Lithuanian language.

Achievements

MMA Titles

2020/2021 - UFC Strawweight World Champion | 115 lbs (2 defenses)
2017/2018 - UFC Strawweight World Champion | 115 lbs (1 defense)

MMA Awards

2017 - Awakening Women's MMA Awards | Female Fighter of the Year wmma-awards-icon
2017 - Awakening Women's MMA Awards | Strawweight (115lbs) of the Year wmma-awards-icon
2017 - Awakening Women's MMA Awards | Fan Favourite Strawweight (115lbs) of the Year wmma-awards-icon
2017 - Awakening Women's MMA Awards | Community's KO/TKO of the Year (vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC217) wmma-awards-icon
2017 - Awakening Women's MMA Awards | Community's Submission of the Year (vs Michelle Waterson at UFC FOX 24) wmma-awards-icon
2017 - Awakening Women's MMA Awards | Community's Inspirational Female Fighter of the Year wmma-awards-icon
2017 - Awakening Women's MMA Awards | Personality of the Year wmma-awards-icon
2017 - Awakening Women's MMA Awards | Community's Personality of the Year wmma-awards-icon
2015 - Awakening WMMA Awards | Submission of the Year (UFC Fight Night 80: sub Paige VanZant via Rare-Naked Choke) wmma-awards-icon
2014 - 1st Most Viewed Awakening Profile December
2014 - 3rd Most Viewed Awakening Profile November
2014 - 1st Most Viewed Awakening Profile September
2013 - Awakening WMMA Awards | Submission of the Year (Invicta 5, sub Kathina Catron via Flying Armbar) wmma-awards-icon
2013 - WMMA Press Awards | Submission of the Year (Invicta 5: vs Kathina Catron via Flying Armbar)
2013 - Invicta Fighting Championship | Submission of the Night (opponent Kathina Catron)
2013 - Invicta Fighting Championship | Submission of the Night (opponent Emily Kagan)

Media Appearances

TV

The Ultimate Fighter Season 20: A Champion Will Be Crowned (2014)

Team Details

Name Role
The Academy Gym / Affiliations
Greg Nelson Trainer / Instructor / Coach
Pat Barry Trainer / Instructor / Coach

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