- Rose Namajunas was a former UFC Women's Strawweight Champion.
- Namajunas holds an MMA record of 12 wins and five losses.
- Namajunas currently ranks as the number two contender in the division.
Rose Namajunas is coming off a disappointing title loss to Carla Esparza in her last fight in May 2022, where she got criticized for being a passive champion and attempting a shallow volume of strikes. Despite this setback, “Thug Rose” is still a favorite name in BetMGM’s online sportsbook, where she spearheads the women’s division in UFC odds.
With her subpar performance in the previous fight, will fans get back the excitement from Namajunas in her next fight? If so, when will she return inside the Octagon, and who will she face after she decides to be back in action?
When is Rose Namajunas’s Next Fight?
Rose Namajunas’ next fight is still being determined, but she has three possible opponents, Amanda Lemos, Marina Rodriguez and Xiaonan Yan, who are also in the top five rankings of the 115-pound weight class.
Rose Namajunas MMA Record and Statistics
- MMA record: 12-5
- Wins by TKO/KO: 2
- Wins by submission: 6
- Wins by decision: 4
- Striking accuracy: 41%
- Significant strikes landed per minute: 3.66
- Significant strikes absorbed: 3.50
- Takedown average per 15 minutes: 1.61
- Submission average per 15 minutes: 0.59
- Takedown accuracy: 58%
- Significant strikes defense: 61%
- Takedown defense: 60%
- Knockdown average: 0.34
- Average fight time: 13:36
Rose Namajunas Notable Wins
Rose Namajunas holds a win over the likes of Angela Hill, Paige VanZant, Tecia Torres, Michelle Waterson, Joana Jedrzejczyk (twice), Jessica Andrade and Zhang Weili (twice).
Rose Namajunas UFC Earnings
In seven years and 13 fights under the UFC, Rose Namajunas has pocketed career earnings of $2.2 million, covering all her base salaries, bonuses and pay-per-view points. “Thug Rose’s” biggest single-fight salary came against Carla Esparza in the May 2022 title rematch, where she bagged a guaranteed amount of $500,000.
Rose Namajunas Team and Corner
Rose Namajunas trains under two MMA teams; first, she is affiliated with 303 Training Center, where coaches Tony Basile, Jason Goode and Paul Gummerson guide her. Namajunas also trains under Trevor Wittman in ONX Sports, where she forms a trifecta of elite UFC fighters along with Kamaru Usman and Justin Gaethje.
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