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Last Name: Namajunas

First Name: Rose

Nationality: American 

Ethnicity: Lithuanian

Height: 5'5 

Reach: 65 inches

Division: Strawweight 


Namajunas was born to Lithuanian parents. She has said that her father suffered from schizophrenia, which led to complications and hardships during her youth. Namajunas started practicing Taekwondo in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the age of 5. She earned her poom belt (junior black belt) at age 9. After that, she went on to practice both karate and jiu-jitsu. At the age of 16, while in high school, she started training in kickboxing and mixed martial arts with Duke Roufus at Roufusport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and she was also a senior-year wrestler at Milwaukee High School of the Arts.


She won the featherweight title from and defended against the 14-0 Joanna Jędrzejczyk. She is a black belt in tae kwon do, a black belt in karate and a brown belt in Brazilian jiu jitsu. 


Source: Wikipedia 


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