Rose Namajunas aka 'Thug' is the number one contender in UFC women's strawweight division. She is now scheduled for a title fight against the current champion Weili Zhang. Ahead of her fight, let's take a look at some of the greatest moments of Rose Namajunas MMA career.
This fight was Namajunas pro debut of her MMA career in Invicta Fighting Championship. She won her debut match via Submission (rear-naked choke). She was awarded as the submission of the night at Invicta FC 4.
Namajunas faced Hill at UFC 192 on October 3, 2015. She won the match via Submission (standing rear-naked choke) in first round. This was her first UFC victory.
The UFC Fight Night: Namajunas vs. VanZant took place on December 10, 2015. Namajunas won the match via Submission (rear-naked choke) in the final round (5). She was awarded as the Performance of the Night.
Namajunas faced Jędrzejczyk in a title fight for women's strawweight championship at UFC 217. Namajunas won the match via TKO (punches) and become the new women's strawweight champion.
Namajunas faced Jędrzejczyk in a rematch but this time as a champion at UFC 223. She successfully defended her title against Jędrzejczyk winning the match via unanimous decision.