|Celebrated Name:||Rose Namajunas|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Rose Gertrude Namajunas|
|Age:||29 years old|
|Birth Date:||29 June 1992|
|Birth Place:||Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States|
|Marital Status:||In a relationship|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Dating/Boyfriend (Name):||Yes (Pat Barry)|
|Is Rose Namajunas Lesbian?||No|
|Profession:||mixed martial artist|
|Net Worth in 2022:||$2 million|
|Last Updated:||January 2022|
Rose Namajunas is a well-known mixed martial artist from America who competes in the women’s strawweight division at Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She is ranked number two in the UFC women’s strawweight rankings and is a former UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion.
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Early Life & Biography
Rose Gertrude Namajunas was born on June 29, 1992, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the U.S. in a Lithuanian family. She was named Rose after her great-grandmother Rožė Gotšalkaitė Namajūnienė.
Namajunas had a rough childhood because her father had schizophrenia. She began practicing Taekwondo from the age of five and earned her junior black belt at the age of nine. At the same time, she also took training in karate and jiu-jitsu.
When Namajunas was in high school, she was being trained in kickboxing and mixed martial arts by renowned MMA coach Duke Roufus at Roufusport. She was also a wrestler at Milwaukee High School of the Arts.
Namajunas is not married yet, but she is in a relationship with former Glory and UFC heavyweight Pat Barry. She has been able to keep her life away from the limelight and is currently focused on her mixed martial arts career.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 29 June 1992, Rose Namajunas is 29 years old as of today’s date 25th January 2022. Her height is 1.65 m tall, and her weight is 52 kg.
Rose Namajunas started her amateur wrestling career in 2010 after she completed her training from Greg Nelson at Minnesota Martial Arts Academy. She has an amazing amateur record of 4-0, and two of the wins are by TKO.
Namajunas made her professional debut at Invicta FC 4: Esparza vs. Hyatt in a match against Emily Kagan. She defeated her opponent via rear-naked choke in round three, which earned her the Submission of the Night bonus. In her second match, Namajunas defeated Kathina Catron at Invicta FC 5: Penne vs. Waterson in just 12 seconds into the first round. Her performance helped her to win the second Submission of the Night award. She lost her first match to Tecia Torres at Invicta FC 6: Coenen vs. Cyborg.
In 2013, Namajunas signed a contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). In the same year, she competed at The Ultimate Fighter and became the first-ever UFC strawweight champion. In the preliminary round, Namajunas defeated Alex Chambers by submission. In the quarter-finals, she faced Joanne Calderwood and defeated her via kimura in the second round.
In 2014, Namajunas competed against Carla Esparza at The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned Finale for the vacant UFC Strawweight Championship. However, she lost the match via rear-naked choke in the third round. The following year, she fought Angela Hill on UFC 192 and defeated her in the first round itself. Namajunas fought Paige VanZant in the main event of UFC Fight Night 80. She won in the fifth round via submission, which helped her to win the first Performance of the Night bonus award.
Namajunas competed against Joanna Jędrzejczyk at UFC 217 at the Madison Square Garden in New York. She won the fight by KO in the first round to be crowned the new UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion. Namajunas’s victory was said to be one of the biggest upsets in UFC history. She again defeated Jędrzejczyk in a rematch at UFC 223 by unanimous decision.
Awards & Achievements
Rose Namajunas has won several awards and championships in her illustrious career. In 2017, she won the Eighth Annual Real Women Awards. In the same year, she was given the Fight Booth Lady Violence Award, World MMA Award, and was named MMA Female Fighter of the Year.
Namajunas is also the recipient of MMA Fighter of the Year Award, UFC Fighter of the Year Award, MMA Upset of the Year Award, MMA Submission of the Year Award, Women’s MMA Knockout of the Year Award, and many more.
She has also won the UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship and is ranked number two in the UFC women’s strawweight rankings.
Net Worth & Salary of Rose Namajunas in 2022
As of January 2022, Rose Namajunas has an estimated net worth of more than $2 million. She has made this huge wealth through her successful career as a mixed martial artist.
Most of her income is through competing and winning wrestling and mixed martial matches. In 2014, she was awarded two seasons $25,000 bonus and the Performance of the Season and Fight of the Season Award for her match with Joanne Calderwood.
Namajunas also make money through brand endorsements, sponsorships, and media appearances.
Rose Namajunas is one of the most talented and renowned mixed martial artists in the world. She started her professional wrestling career at a very young age and has been able to make a name for herself in the industry through hard work and dedication. She still has a long career ahead of her, and we wish her all the best for the future.