“Thug” Rose Namajunas (born June 29, 1992) is an American mixed martial arts fighter who is currently competing in the women’s strawweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and is the current UFC strawweight champion. As of, 2017, she is #1 ranked fighter in the official UFC Strawweight rankings
“Martial arts has been a part of my life since I was five. I thought I’d might as well make a living doing something I love.”
Primarily known as a ground fighter, Namjunas is very proud of the grappling ability she’s displayed so far.
“Two Submission of the Night awards, one of them being a 12-second flying armbar that was Submission of the Year.”