Rose Namajunas News

Aug 9, 2017 11:45 am

Rose Namajunas Poses Nude for Women’s Health Magazine to Promote Body Positivity

We haven’t seen much of “Thug” Rose Namajunas since choking out Michelle Waterson back in April, but now we can see, well, um, all of her. For their first ever global naked issue, Namajunas bared it all for Women’s Health magazine which hit newsstands yesterday. No worries, you don’t have to trek far and wide...

Apr 18, 2017 2:25 pm

VIDEO | Rose Namajunas says she knows she will fill the void of Ronda Rousey

There has yet to be a female mixed martial arts star as popular as Ronda Rousey but that may all change soon. Following a submission win over Michelle Waterson at UFC on FOX 24, UFC strawweight contender Rose Namajunas is looking to win the division title in 2017 and says she knows she is headed...

Apr 17, 2017 2:19 pm

PHOTO | Michelle Waterson sports two black eyes following loss with her head up

UFC strawweight Michelle Waterson lost for the first time in the UFC over the weekend. Waterson met Rose Namajunas at UFC on FOX 24 and was submitted in the second round by a rear-naked choke locked on by Namajunas. Following the fight, Waterson took to social media where she addressed her loss and gave some...

Apr 16, 2017 10:43 am

Michelle Waterson issues statement after tough loss to Rose Namajunas

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC on Fox 24, fan favorite strawweight “The Karate Hottie” Michelle Waterson stepped onto the canvas with the ever-dangerous Rose Namajunas. Had she won this fight, she likely would have earned herself a shot at the winner of Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Jessica Andrade’s strawweight title fight, which is...

Apr 16, 2017 8:29 am

Rose Namajunas plans to capture UFC strawweight title before the end of the year

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC on Fox 24, strawweight star Rose Namajunas dominated the dangerous Michelle Waterson to a second-round submission win, establishing herself as the division’s top contender as she did. Having done so, she can now probably look forward to a fight with the winner of UFC 211’s Joanna Jedrzejczyk...

Apr 15, 2017 8:04 pm

Pros react to Rose Namajunas submission victory over Michelle Waterson

Perennial women’s strawweight contender Rose Namajunas scored an impressive second-round submission victory (rear-naked choke) over Michelle Waterson in the co-main event of tonight’s UFC on FOX 24 fight card in Kansas City. Rose was able to catch “The Karate Hottie” with a brutal high kick early in the second-round that sent Waterson crashing to the...

Apr 15, 2017 6:32 pm

UFC on FOX 24 Results: Rose Namajunas submits Michelle Waterson (VIDEO)

UFC on FOX 24 Results: Michelle Waterson vs. Rose Namajunas A key women’s strawweight fight between Michelle Waterson and Rose Namajunas served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC on FOX 24 fight card in Kansas City. Rose Namajunas starts off quickly but misses with an early combination. Waterson lands a nice side kick and...

Apr 12, 2017 8:43 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk expects to fight the UFC Kansas City co-main event winner next

This weekend, in the co-main event of the UFC’s trip to Kansas City, Michelle Waterson and Rose Namajunas will collide in a crucial strawweight contender bout. The winner of this fight could well earn the next crack at the winner of Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Jessica Andrade’s UFC 211 title fight – at least, that’s what...

Apr 11, 2017 10:58 am

VIDEO | That time Michelle Waterson strutted her stuff in a bikini competition

Michelle Waterson will be looking to pick up her third straight win in the UFC this weekend as she takes on Rose Namajunas in the co-main event of the UFC on FOX 24 card taking place in Kansas City, Missouri. Waterson has shown her talents in the Octagon but is nicknamed “The Karate Hottie” for...

Mar 20, 2017 6:17 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk praises Michelle Waterson, blasts Rose Namajunas

This May, in the co-main event of UFC 211, dominant UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk will attempt to make the fifth defense of her title against dangerous Brazilian contender Jessica Andrade. While Jedrzejczyk’s victory against an opponent of Andrade’s caliber is far from guaranteed, she is already looking ahead to her next challenge as UFC...

Feb 12, 2017 1:30 pm

Namajunas vs. Waterson and three other fights added to UFC on FOX 24

During last night’s UFC 208 preliminary broadcast, the promotion announced that a key women’s strawweight bout featuring Michelle Waterson taking on Rose Namajunas was set for UFC on FOX 24 in Kansas City on April 15. Michelle Waterson was last seen inside the octagon in December where she scored a first-round submission victory over Paige...

Jan 6, 2017 11:21 am

Rose Namajunas explains callout of “The Karate Hottie” Michelle Waterson

Long-time strawweight contender Rose Namajunas is currently riding a loss to Karolina Kowalkiewicz, and she knows just who she wants to fight to bounce back from that loss. The ever-entertaining strawweight has been vocal in her desire for a fight with “The Karate Hottie” Michelle Waterson, who scored a first-round submission win over Paige VanZant...

Dec 19, 2016 9:30 am

Rose Namajunas calls for fight with “The Karate Hottie” Michelle Waterson

On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC on Fox 22, former Invicta Fighting Championship atomweight queen Michelle Waterson scored a huge win over highly regarded prospect Paige VanZant. Waterson earned this win by putting VanZant to sleep with a first-round rear-naked choke. In victory, the former Invicta champ continues her march up the...