Archive: Rose Namajunas

Dec 12, 2014 8:57 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: NEW CHAMP! Esparza Upsets Namajunas in Round 3!

Carla Esparza is the first and NEW UFC Womens’ Strawweight Champion! Rose opened up with some dynamic striking, but an overdedicated lunging knee led to an Esparza takedown. Rose got back up to her feet with no problem and proceeded to pick Esparza apart with methodical strikes. Rose changed levels, attacking the legs, body and...

Dec 2, 2014 4:52 pm

Pat Barry Speaks Openly About Dennis Munson Jr.’s Death and Rofusport- Exclusive

Back in March of this year, amateur kick-boxer Dennis Munson Jr. died hours after his debut fight in Milwaukee. Since his death, a select few have come forward to speak out about the situation and about his team, Roufusport, led by Duke Roufus. Those few being current TUF contestant Rose Namajunas and her fiancé, former...

Nov 19, 2014 3:28 pm

Namajunas explains why she speaks out against Roufus

Following the death of Dennis Munson Jr. in his first Muay Thai fight, Rose Namajunas spoke out about Duke Roufus, and the training methods at Roufusport. Following her lead, former students, instructors, and fighters spoke up about the methods used by Roufusport, and why they disagreed with them. She spoke to MMAJunkie about why she...

Nov 19, 2014 10:51 am

Askren defends Duke Roufus: “Duke’s great to me”

ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren has spent time training with Roufusport head coach Duke Roufus, and as a result, is defending Roufus’ training methods which have been criticized recently after the death of Dennis Munson Jr. Since Munson’s death, UFC fighters, former students, and even instructors have all opened up about Roufus’ training methods,...

Nov 17, 2014 3:26 pm

Duke Roufus responds to criticism of training methods

Renowned striking coach Duke Roufus is taking the offensive against former pupils, and coaches who claim his training methods were unjustifiably harsh. Roufus spoke to MMAJunkie about the criticism, saying: “You know, when I see Rose and (former UFC fighter) Pat Barry, they don’t seem disgruntled. They’re very nice to me. Pat asked me advice...

Nov 17, 2014 12:18 pm

Rose Namajunas discusses Roufusport’s training methods

TUF 20 competitor Rose Namajunas, and former Roufusport teammate L-Dogg told their stories about training at Roufusport, and discussing the death of Dennis Munson Jr. Karyn Bryant of MMAHeat spoke to both Namajunas and L-Dogg via Skype.

Nov 17, 2014 12:05 pm

Fighters speak out against Duke Roufus following fighter’s death

Following the death of Roufusport fighter Dennis Munson Jr earlier this year, several former fighters, and trainers from the gym have began to speak out against head trainer Duke Roufus for his actions in training against his fighters. ‘Thug’ Rose Namajunas took to Instagram with a screenshot from a message from a former teammate who...

Sep 22, 2014 5:05 am

Joe Rogan And Eddie Bravo Discuss Rose Namajunas And TUF 20

On Joe Rogan’s latest episode of the Joe Rogan experience, Joe and Eddie Bravo spoke about TUF 20 contestant Rose Namajunas. Ronda Rousey stated earlier this month that she believed Namajunas was the fighter Dana White was referring to when he said they found the “next Ronda Rousey”. Who do you think will win this...

Sep 17, 2014 9:54 am

Rousey Believes Rose Namajunas Is TUF 20’s “Next Ronda Rousey”

Earlier this month, UFC President Dana White said that the promotion found “The next Ronda Rousey” on TUF 20. Rousey believes that the fighter White was talking about, is 2-1 Rose Namajunas. Rousey spoke with media members in Brazil about her pick. “I definitely think it’s Rose Namajunas. I called it from the very beginning....

Sep 1, 2014 7:44 am

Get To Know TUF 20 Strawweight Rose Namajunas

The taping for TUF 20 recently concluded, and the season will be starting up next week. To get you ready for the season that will crown the inaugural strawweight champion, Fox Sports 1 is bringing you a video series to get to know the contestants. Meet, Rose Namajunas.

Dec 31, 2013 11:10 am

14 predictions for the UFC in 2014: The Year Of Ronda Rousey?

It’s the last day of 2013 and what a year. As we look ahead to the New Year, here are fourteen predictions for the UFC’s 2014 season: #14 – 2012 didn’t end the way Michael Johnson would have wanted it after winning 3 fights in a row, he then ended 2012 with a loss in...

Apr 5, 2013 4:12 pm

Invicta FC 5: Penne vs. Waterson Live Results | MMA NEWS

  Live from Kansas City, Missouri, Invicta FC 5: Penne vs. Waterson   Main Card Michelle Waterson defeats Jessica Pennevia sub. (Armbar) at 2:31 of round 4 to take the Invicta Atomweight Championship. Barb Honchak defeats Vanessa Porto via Unanimous Decision to claim the Invicta Flyweight Championship. Cris Cyborg defeats Fiona Muxlow via TKO at 3:46...

Jan 8, 2013 5:00 am

Invicta FC 4 Lands a Home Run, Here’s What We Learned

In 2012, the all-female promotion known as the Invicta Fighting Championships took the MMA world by storm with three of the most thrilling fight cards of the entire year. Despite an unfortunate struggle with the online PPV streaming, President Shannon Knapp and her crew kicked off the year 2013 with another home-run. Of course, everyone...