Rose Namajunas - Official UFC® Fighter Profile
Rose
Namajunas
8-3-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: Champion Women Strawweight
Fight Night Bonuses: 2 Performance of the Night / 1 Fight of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 7 fights.
Record: 8-3-0
Summary: Jiu-Jitsu, Striking

Fighter Info

Nickname: Thug
From: Milwaukee, Wisconsin United States
Fights Out Of: Denver, Colorado United States
Age: 25
Height: 5' 5" ( 165 cm )
Weight: 115 lb ( 52 kg )
Reach 65"
Leg Reach 39"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
612
45% Successful
276
Types of Successful Strikes
0
276
61% Standing
13%
26%
168
36
72
Striking Defense
61
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
25
60% Successful
15
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
6
20
1
Takedown Defense
45
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Rose Namajunas
Nov 4, 2017
5
15
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Performance of the Night
Win
Rose Namajunas
Apr 15, 2017
47
22
1
1
1
0
3
0
R2 Submission
Loss
Rose Namajunas
Jul 30, 2016
70
84
2
0
0
0
1
2
R3 Decision - Split
Fight of the Night
Win
Rose Namajunas
Apr 16, 2016
46
61
2
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Rose Namajunas
Dec 10, 2015
57
10
8
0
4
0
14
0
R5 Submission
Performance of the Night
Win
Rose Namajunas
Oct 3, 2015
13
12
1
0
1
0
2
0
R1 Submission
Rose Namajunas
Dec 12, 2014
42
28
5
1
1
0
6
0
R3 Submission

Biography

TRAINING: For this camp, I'll do a run on my own, either in the morning or evening.  My coaches get together in the afternoon for either striking, grappling or wrestling, or a combination of everything. Then sparring once a week. 
 
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? Black belt in karate and taekwondo, blue 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.
 
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I have no degree
 
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
 

• Team Melendez on TUF 20

• Had 4-0 amateur record with two knockouts

• Pro since 2013

• Has won five of her last six 

• Six wins by submission (4 RNC, flying armbar, Kimura)

• Three first round finishes

• 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

Career

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