The full name of her is Rose Gertrude Namajunas. This mixed martial artist is signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. This girl competes in the women’s straw weight division. She is a two-time and current UFC Women’s Strawweight World Champion. This women’s MMA is ranked 3rd in the UFC women’s pound-for-pound rankings as of April 26, 2021.
Rose Namajunas BioGraphy
Rose Gertrude Namajunas took her tiny steps for the first time in this world on June 29, 1992. Her birthplace is Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. At present, Rose’s age is 29 years. Her birth sign is cancer. Rose’s parents immigrated to the United States from Milwaukee, Wisconsin in September 1991. Namajunas was born in a Lithuanian family. Her great-grandmother’s name was Ros Gottkato Namazinien. Her great-grandfather’s name is Juozas. Her great-grandfather was an independent Lithuanian military officer.This woman mixed martial arts is named in honor of her great-grandmother, Lithuanian: Rose.In 1933, her great-grandfather enlisted in the Lithuanian army. Her great-grandfather was promoted to lieutenant in 1936.
Her great-grandfather fought in the Resistance during the Soviet invasion of Lithuania in 1939.Her great-grandfather was forced to enlist in the Red Army when the Soviet Union occupied the country.Her great-grandfather left the Red Army and retired to civilian life when the Germans declared war on the Soviet Union and the subsequent Soviet withdrawal from the Baltic states.When the Soviet Union re-occupied Lithuania, her great-grandfather was arrested by the NKVD. And her great-grandfather was sent to a prison camp. Her great-grandfather was assassinated in 1968 by Soviet KGB agents near her home.This woman mixed martial artist’s grandfather’s name is Algimantas Andriukonis. Her grandfather was a successful wrestler. Her grandfather won national championships in Lithuania and competitions in the USSR. This woman mixed martial artist regularly visits Lithuania.She communicates with her grandparents in Lithuanian.
Family & Childhood
Her father’s name is Arturas. And her mother’s name is Jolita Frank. Her father was suffering from schizophrenia. When Rose was 16, her father died of pneumonia in Germany in 2008. Jolita Frank was a pianist. Frank was trained at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater.This futuristic mixed martial artist grew up in a tough neighborhood in Milwaukee. The girl was a witness to violence from a young age. Jolita Frank used to work a lot. She has a brother named Nojus. Nojus was rarely at home. Her brother operated a private piano studio.
This future mixed martial artist has played the piano herself since the age of five. In March 2021, her brother started his professional career.Rose’s neighborhood friends nicknamed her “Thug Rose”. Their friendship had given her this name because she was the only white girl in her neighbourhood. And she was the youngest too. Rose was the toughest in their friend group. This girl has mentioned being a victim of child sexual abuse.
Rose Gertrude Namajunas took admission in Milwaukee High School of the Arts to pursue her high school studies. From where she had completed her graduation. She was an accomplished cross-country runner in high school.
Martial Arts Training
This future mixed martial artist earned her Poom Belt (Junior Black Belt) at the age of 9.After earning a junior black belt, the girl started practicing both karate and bjj. When this future mixed martial artist was in high school, she began training in kickboxing and mixed martial arts with Duke Rofus at Roofsport.
In 2010 she began competing in MMA as an amateur. This future mixed martial artist trained under Greg Nelson at the Minnesota Martial Arts Academy.
|Real Name||Rose Gertrude Namajunas|
|Age||29 year old|
|Date Of Birth||June 29, 1992|
|Birth Place||Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United State|
|Profession||American professional mixed martial artist|
|Reach||65 in (165 cm)
|Fighting out of||Denver, Colorado, U.S|
|Year Active||2010–present MMA|
|Mother Name||Jolita Frank|
|Sibling Name||Nojus (brother)|
|Great Grand Parents||
|Children Name||Yet not|
|Fiancee Name||Pat Barry|
|School Name||Under Review|
|College Name||Under Review|
|Height||5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
|Dress Size||18 (US) (Approximate)|
|Weight||115 lb (52 kg; 8 st 3 lb)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Brown hair|
|Bra size||Approx 34 B|
|Butt Size||Approx 32 inches|
|Waist Size||Approx 24 inches|
|Shoe Size||16 (US) (Approximate)|
|Are you married ?||No|
|Is she lesbian||No|
|Boy friend Name||Under review|
|Fiancee Name||Pat Barry|
This mixed martial artist is the fiancé and training partner of former Glory and UFC heavyweight Pat Barry.She first met Barry at Duke Rofus’s gym. Rose began training at Duke Rofus’s gym there during high school. And her boyfriend started training after losing his house to Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Her boyfriend tells that he had fallen in love with Rose for the first time.The couple dated each other for almost five years. Rose Gertrude Namajunas got engaged to Barry in 2014.
- She is a Christian.
- She is an anti-communist.
- She spoke of the history of communist persecution in her native homeland, Lithuania.
- She cited the documentary The Other Dream Team as an inspiration.
- She fought her battle against the Chinese fighter Zhang Weili.
The net worth of this female mixed martial artist is around $2 million.
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