American mixed martial artist, Rose Namajunas is currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship, where she competes in the women's strawweight division. Also, she is a former UFC Women's Strawweight Champion.

American mixed martial artist, Rose Namajunas
Caption: American mixed martial artist, Rose Namajunas

Rose Namajunas Father

On June 29, 1992, Fighter Rose Namajunas was born to parents of a Lithuanian immigrant as Rose Gertrude Namajunas in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her birth sign is Cancer. She became a victim of sexual abuse during her younger days. Also, she grew up in a rough community. Rose is of American nationality, having mixed ethnicity. By nationality, Rose is American and has a place with mixed ethnicity. 

At 5 years old, she started rehearsing Taekwondo. She earned her poom belt (junior black belt) at the age of 9. She proceeded to rehearse both karate and jiu-jitsu during secondary school. Rose started training in kickboxing and mixed martial artist with Duke Roufus at Roufusport in her senior year at Milwaukee High School of the Arts.

Death of Father & Early Life Troubles

The MMA Fighter's early life was filled with sorrows and bad fortune. When she was 16, Rose's father passed away because of schizophrenia disease which prompted intricacies and difficulties. 
After that, her mother Jolita Frank takes care of her. 

She is close to her mother and shares pictures of her mother on social sites. On 29 June 2017, her mom Jolita even shared a tweet to wish Rose on her birthday. She took up MMA to vent her frustrations and help deal with her trouble. Rose's hard work paid off as she is currently one of the best Strawweight fighters in the world.

Why Rose Namajunas Cut Long hair?

From an early age, she started her physical training to become an inspirational fighter. She has included herself in sports like taekwondo, jiu-jitsu, and karate. Rose Namajunas even cut her long hair as it got in the way of her training. It is the main reason why she cut her long hair. 

Rose is dedicated and committed to the fight. Also, she posted a picture with her short hair and expressed that it was interrupting her practice, so she had it cut short. Rose referenced that she was a warrior and not a beauty pageant contestant.

Is Rose Namajunas Married? 

Rose Namajunas is engaged with her maybe future husband Pat Barry. Before their engagement, she was involved in a romantic relationship with her boyfriend Pat. Her boyfriend is an MMA fighter as well.  Rose's first meeting with Pat was not so romantic as she punched him in the head.

Despite their first unpleasant meeting, Pat fell in love with her fighting attitude and beauty. The MMA Fighter took some time to acknowledge her love for Pat. In the year 2014, Rose revealed with Bleacher Report,

"I say we've been dating for more than five years, but she says two or three years."


Her fiance Pat often struggles with his addiction to substance abuse and alcoholism. He had trouble with the law due to a bar fight. Also, he got jailed for his actions as well. Rose is still a loving fiance to Pat who frequently supports her during her matches. The couple is yet to announce their wedding date to get married. 

What's Rose Namajunas Net Worth?

MMA fighter Rose has been earning a decent sum of money from her professional career. She received $195,000 for her championship bout against Jessica Andrade and lost the match. 

She world has made another $105,000 on average for her fight. She earned worth $240,000 for her title defense against Joanna Jedrzejcyk at UFC 223.

Rose Namajunas has earned an estimated net worth of $1 million. She has earned $1.1 million in fight purses and bonuses after her nine fights in the UFC. On the other hand, her finance Pat Barry has an estimated net worth of $150 thousand only.

What is the Height of Rose Namajunas?

Rose Namajunas has a fit body with a strong physical shape. The fighter stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m). While her body weighs around 52 kg i.e 115 lbs. 

She does regular exercise to maintain a healthy body for fighting. Rose has blonde hair which she cut recently into short hair. She has hazel eyes color. 

MMA Career 

American mixed martial artist, Rose Namajunas is marked to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She contends in the ladies' strawweight division. Essentially, she is a previous UFC Women's Strawweight Champion. 

Rose is #2 in the UFC ladies' strawweight rankings and #5 in UFC ladies' pound-for-pound rankings as of January 27, 2020.

Fighting Style of Rose

Rose utilizes forward movement while pressuring opponents with jabs and high kicks. She is popular for her advanced technical striking and footwork, using a variety of angles and several creative adjustments.

Namajunas directed a series of axe kicks, front kicks, and forward roundhouse kicks to her opponent's head during her fight at Invicta FC 6. She will sometimes attempt to grapple and execute a submission after closing the distance.