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Yana Kunitskaya Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 14-6-0 NC(1)

Yana Kunitskaya was born in 1989, in the city of Murmansk, Murmansk Oblast, in northwestern Russia. Her mother, Olga Kunitskaya, was a professional gymnast and her father, Joseph, was a professional skier. She has a younger sister, Victoria. Yana became involved in martial arts early in her childhood, starting with taekwondo at preschool age, and won numerous tournaments among both girls and boys, with many fights ending in knockouts. At 12 years old, she began competing in hand-to-hand combat (Russian: рукопашный бой), participating in a large number of fights without suffering a defeat. When she was 16 years old, Kunitskaya went to live and study in St. Petersburg, and entered the SPGUFK[expand acronym] team at Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health, Department of Boxing. At age 18, she started practicing mixed martial arts (MMA).

Last Fight: Irene Aldana
Age: 33
Height 5'8"
Weight 135 lbs
Nick Name: "Foxy"
Nationality: Russia
Association: American Top Team
14 Wins
KO / TKO
7
50%
Submission
1
7%
Decisions
6
42%
6 Losses
KO / TKO
3
50%
Submission
2
33%
Decisions
1
16%

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Reach 68 in (174 cm)
Style Taekwondo, Muay Thai, ARB, Gaidojutsu
Team Jackson Wink MMA Academy
Rank Black belt in Taekwondo

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Yana Kunitskaya next fight?
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Yana Kunitskaya last fight?
Yana Kunitskaya lost her last fight against Irene Aldana by TKO (Punches) on Jul. 10, 2021 at UFC 264 - Poirier vs. McGregor 3.
Is Yana Kunitskaya retired?
Yana Kunitskaya last fought Irene Aldana 1 year 4 months and 29 days ago, and should be considered active.
Should I bet on Yana Kunitskaya?
Yana Kunitskaya has a 70% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 44% of her fights.
Out of the 9 fights we have recorded, her opening odds average is a -137 favorite, and out of 4 favored matches, she has won 100% of them.
As an underdog she has been in 5 matches, with a win rate of 20% and an odds average of +282.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 9 of Yana Kunitskaya betting fights, you would have made $140.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of her opponents, you would have lost $321.
Where is Yana Kunitskaya from?
Yana Kunitskaya is from Murmansk, Oblast de Murmansk, Russia.
Has Yana Kunitskaya ever been knocked out?
Yana Kunitskaya has lost 3 times by KO/TKO. She was last defeated by TKO (Punches) from Irene Aldana on Jul. 10, 2021 at UFC 264 - Poirier vs. McGregor 3
How long has Yana Kunitskaya been fighting?
Yana Kunitskaya has been fighting for a period of 12 years 18 days, her first fight was on May. 23, 2009 at K-1 - World Grand Prix 2009. She has accumalated roughly 2 hours, 42 minutes and 41 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Irene Aldana UFC 264 - Poirier vs. McGregor 3
Jul/10/2021
TKO (Punches) Jason Herzog 1 4:35
win Ketlen Vieira UFC Fight Night 185 - Blaydes vs. Lewis
Feb/20/2021
Decision (Unanimous) Jason Herzog 3 5:00
win Julija Stoliarenko UFC Fight Night 174 - Lewis vs. Oleynik
Aug/08/2020
Decision (Unanimous) Mark Smith 3 5:00
loss Aspen Ladd UFC on ESPN 7 - Overeem vs. Rozenstruik
Dec/07/2019
TKO (Punches) Keith Peterson 3 0:33
win Marion Reneau UFC Fight Night 146 - Lewis vs. Dos Santos
Mar/09/2019
Decision (Unanimous) Nick Berens 3 5:00
win Lina Lansberg UFC 229 - Nurmagomedov vs. McGregor
Oct/06/2018
Decision (Unanimous) Chris Tognoni 3 5:00
loss Cristiane Justino UFC 222 - Cyborg vs. Kunitskaya
Mar/03/2018
TKO (Punches) Herb Dean 1 3:25
win Raquel Canuto Invicta FC 25 - Kunitskaya vs. Pa'aluhi
Aug/31/2017
Decision (Unanimous) Josh Rosenthal 5 5:00
loss Tonya Evinger Invicta FC 22 - Evinger vs. Kunitskaya 2
Mar/25/2017
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Greg Franklin 2 4:32
NC Tonya Evinger Invicta FC 20 - Evinger vs. Kunitskaya
Nov/18/2016
No Contest (Overturned By Commission) Mike England 1 1:59
win Yanan Wu Fightspirit Championship 6 - Horwich vs. Vasilevsky
Sep/04/2016
TKO (Punches) Vyacheslav Kiselev 2 0:32
loss Zaira Dishekova ACB 32 - Battle of Lions
Mar/26/2016
Submission (Armbar) Viktor Korneev 1 3:38
win Sylwia Kusiak BA - Baltic Arena
Jun/15/2012
TKO (Corner Stoppage) Krzysztof Kulak 1 0:50
win Anna Melikhova Lion's Fights 1 - The Beginning
Mar/03/2012
Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
win Ekaterina Saraykina VFC - Verdict Fighting Championship 1
Feb/11/2012
TKO (Punches) 1 1:05
win Arune Lauzeckaite Bushido Lithuania - Hero's Lithuania 2011
Nov/19/2011
TKO (Punches) 1 1:34
win Cindy Dandois M-1 Challenge 22 - Narkun vs. Vasilevsky
Dec/10/2010
TKO (Punches) Mika Sinkkonen 1 0:34
win Kamila Balanda Bushido Lithuania - Hero's Lithuania 2010
Nov/20/2010
TKO (Punches) 1 4:26
loss Maria Hougaard Djursaa FG 14 - Ice Cold
May/29/2010
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
win Vladena Yavorskaya Bushido FC - Legends
Nov/28/2009
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 3:20
win Magdalena Jarecka K-1 - World Grand Prix 2009
May/23/2009
TKO (Punches) 1 1:38