|Rose Namajunas Quick Info
|5 ft 5 in
|Date of Birth
|June 29, 1992
Rose Namajunas is an American mixed martial artist who has competed in the women’s strawweight division with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and is a former UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion. Moreover, she has also been ranked #1 in the UFC Women’s Strawweight Rankings.
Rose Gertrude Namajunas
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Rose Namajunas studied at Milwaukee High School of the Arts and has also received training at Minnesota Martial Arts Academy.
Mixed Martial Artist
- Sibling – Nojus Namajunas (Brother)
- Others – Rožė Gotšalkaitė Namajūnienė (Great Grandmother)
Rose Namajunas is represented by SuckerPunch Entertainment.
65 in (165 cm)
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
52 kg or 114.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Rose Namajunas has dated –
- Pat Barry – She is in a relationship with former mixed martial artist and kickboxer Pat Barry and the duo is engaged. He also works as her training partner and their relationship has been a little controversial as it is alleged that Rose was a minor when they started going out.
Race / Ethnicity
Rose Namajunas is of Lithuanian descent.
- Advanced technical striking and footwork
- Dimpled smile
- Deep-set eyes
She has done endorsement work for brands such as Monster Energy, Reebok, ONX SPORTS, etc.
Rose Namajunas Facts
- She was just 5 years old when she started learning Taekwondo and at 9 years old, she received her junior black belt (also known as poom belt).
- She has been named “Rose” in honor of her great grandmother Rožė Gotšalkaitė Namajūnienė.
- Her father struggled with schizophrenia.
- In the year 2017, Rose Namajunas became the UFC’s Women Strawweight Champion by defeating Joanna Jedrzejczyk.
- She was nicknamed “Thug Rose” by her friends due to her intimidating scowl.
- She has also learned karate, kickboxing, and jiu-jitsu.
Featured Image by Rose Namajunas / Instagram