American mixed martial artist Julianna Peña shocked the whole world by defeating Amanda Nunes at UFC 269 and that too via submission in the round 2 of the bout. Right now as of July 2022, Julianna is the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion and although many experts called her victory over Nunes a mere fluke but Julianna will ultimately get the opportunity to prove her critics wrong, when she will face Nunes in the rematch at UFC 277.
Who is Julianna Peña? – Full Info about Female MMA Fighter :
Julianna Peña is an American professional mixed martial artist who competes in the bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UIFC), where she is the current UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion (as of July 2022). She is from Spokane, Washington, United States. Julianna is known as the biggest upset maker in the UFC history as she defeated ‘The Lioness Amanda Nunes’ for the UFC Bantamweight Championship at UFC 269.
What is the real name of Julianna Peña?
MMA fighter Julianna Peña real name is Julianna Nicole Peña.
What is the confirmed age of Julianna Peña? How old is she?
As of July 2022, Julianna Peña is 32 Years old. She was born on 19 August 1989.
What is the nickname of Julianna Peña?
Julianna Peña is also known by the nickname of The Venezuelan Vixen.
Is Julianna Peña Single or Married?
Professional MMA fighter Julianna Peña is currently married as of July 2022.
Who is the husband of Julianna Peña?
Name of Julianna Peña’s husband is not yet known as she has kept his identity hidden.
How many children Julianna Peña has? Full info with names :
As of July 2022, Julianna Peña has one baby girl and her name is Issa Cruz. She was born in January 2018.
Family of Julianna Peña – Parents and Brother & Sister Names and Details :
Julianna Peña is of Mexican and Venezuelan descent. Ernie Peña from Local 242 is the proud father of Julianna. Her mother name is Pamela Pena. She has one sister & two brothers and Julianna is the youngest amongst them. One of her elder sister ‘Grace Peña’ was a former KREM 2 reporter and morning/noon meteorologist.
What is the Educational Qualification of Julianna Peña?
Julianna Peña completed her school education at Mt. Spokane High School, Spokane, Washington, USA. Later on, she attended Spokane Community College, Spokane, Washington, US and she completed her graduation there.
Career Achievements of Julianna Peña :
- Julianna Peña is the first woman to win The Ultimate Fighter.
- In 2013, Julianna Peña was featured in the award-winning mixed martial arts documentary Fight Life, the film is directed by James Z. Feng.
- As of May 9, 2022, Julianna Peña is #3 in the UFC women’s pound-for-pound rankings.
- Julianna Peña caused 2021 MMA Upset of the Year by defeating UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Amanda Nunes.
Unknown Facts and Hidden Secrets of Julianna Peña :
- Julianna Peña has Caucasian ethnicity.
- Julianna Peña own a pet dog named Max.
- In order to lose weight and channel aggression in her early adulthood, Julianna Peña enrolled in a cardio kickboxing class and subsequently transitioned to mixed martial arts.
- Julianna Peña was earlier expected to face Amanda Nunes for the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship on August 7, 2021 at UFC 265. However Nunes tested positive for COVID-19 on July 29, 2021 due to which the bout was rescheduled to UFC 269 on December 11, 2021.
- In May 2022, Julianna Peña was one of the coach at The Ultimate Fighter 30 on ESPN+, which featured contestants from the heavyweight and women’s flyweight divisions.
- Julianna Peña is also an announcer, along with Max Bretos, for Combate Americas’ English language broadcast on DAZN.
- On December 20, 2015, Julianna Peña was arrested in Spokane, Washington, USA and was charged with two counts of assault due to an altercation with bar staff following an earlier street fight in which Josh Gow, her training partner on the Sikjitsu fight team, had been injured. A judge later granted a stipulation order of continuance in her case such that if Peña had no other incidents for a year, the case would be dismissed.
Professional MMA Career record of Julianna Peña – Wins and Losses :
|15 Matches||11 Wins||4 Losses|
Julianna Peña all Pro MMA Fights details with results info complete :
|Win||11–4||Amanda Nunes||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC 269||December 11, 2021||2||3:26||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Won the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship. Performance of the Night.|
|Win||10–4||Sara McMann||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC 257||January 24, 2021||3||3:39||Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates|
|Loss||9–4||Germaine de Randamie||Technical submission (guillotine choke)||UFC on ESPN: Holm vs. Aldana||October 4, 2020||3||3:25||Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates|
|Win||9–3||Nicco Montaño||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: de Randamie vs. Ladd||July 13, 2019||3||5:00||Sacramento, California, United States|
|Loss||8–3||Valentina Shevchenko||Submission (armbar)||UFC on Fox: Shevchenko vs. Peña||January 28, 2017||2||4:29||Denver, Colorado, United States|
|Win||8–2||Cat Zingano||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 200||July 9, 2016||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||7–2||Jessica Eye||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 192||October 3, 2015||3||5:00||Houston, Texas, United States||Eye was deducted one point in round 2 due to an illegal knee.|
|Win||6–2||Milana Dudieva||TKO (punches and elbows)||UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs. Lamas||April 4, 2015||1||3:59||Fairfax, Virginia, United States||Performance of the Night.|
|Win||5–2||Jessica Rakoczy||TKO (punches)||The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate Finale||November 30, 2013||1||4:59||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Won The Ultimate Fighter 18 Bantamweight Tournament.|
|Loss||4–2||DeAnna Bennett||Decision (unanimous)||Showdown Fights 10||February 8, 2013||3||5:00||Orem, Utah, United States||Flyweight bout.|
|Loss||4–1||Sarah Moras||TKO (doctor stoppage)||Conquest of the Cage 11||April 19, 2012||2||5:00||Airway Heights, Washington, United States|
|Win||4–0||Rachael Swatez||Submission (guillotine choke)||Conquest of the Cage 10||December 15, 2011||2||0:17||Airway Heights, Washington, United States|
|Win||3–0||Stephanie Webber||Submission (armbar)||CageSport 8||December 5, 2009||2||2:54||Tacoma, Washington, United States|
|Win||2–0||Robyn Dunne||TKO (punches)||IFC: Caged Combat||August 15, 2009||1||N/A||Penticton, British Columbia, Canada|
|Win||1–0||Raylene Harvey||Submission (rear-naked choke)||ExciteFight||May 9, 2009||1||2:58||Spokane, Washington, United States|
Contact Details and Social Media Id’s of Julianna Peña :
Favourite things and hobbies of Julianna Peña :
|Favourite Past Time/Hobbies||Playing Table Tennis, Working out in GYM, Hanging around with Daughter|
Full Biography of Julianna Peña :
|Real Name||Julianna Nicole Peña|
|Nickname||The Venezuelan Vixen|
|Age||32 Years Old|
|Date of Birth||19 August 1989|
|Hometown||Spokane, Washington, USA|
|Profession||MMA Fighter, and Announcer|
Physical Stats and Body Measurements of Julianna Peña :
|Height||5 Feet 7 Inches, 170 Centimetres|
|Weight||61 KG, 135 lbs|
|Bra Size||34 C|
|Waist Size||28 Inches|
|Hip Size||36 Inches|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|