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"The Venezuelan Vixen"

Julianna Peña

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Win Rate
73 %
Finish Rate
73 %
Decision Win %
75 %
#4 p4p (UFC)
Women's Bantamweight Champion (UFC)

Julianna Peña

Age
32
Height
5' 7 (170 cm)
Reach
69 in. (5' 9/175 cm)
Ape-Index
1.029
Stance
Orthodox
Nationality
United States
Main Division
Bantamweight
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Coach
Luiz Claudio
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rank
purple_belt
Biography
The youngest of four siblings, Julianna was born and raised in Spokane, Washington. Julianna graduated in 2007 from Mt. Spokane High School. She then attended Spokane Community College. In order to lose weight and channel aggression in her early adulthood, she enrolled to a cardio kickboxing class and subsequently transitioned to mixed martial arts.
Fighter Trivia
Julianna is the younger sister of former KREM 2 reporter and morning/noon meteorologist Grace Peña. Peña is of Mexican and Venezuelan descent. In January 2018, Peña gave birth to her first child, a daughter.

Awards & Accolades

  • UFC: UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship (one time; current)
  • UFC: The Ultimate Fighter 18 Tournament Winner
  • UFC: Performance of the Night (Two times) vs. Milana Dudieva, Amanda Nunes
  • UFC: 2021 Upset of the Year vs. Amanda Nunes
  • MMAjunkie.com: 2021 January Submission of the Month vs. Sara McMann
  • MMAjunkie.com: 2021 December Submission of the Month vs. Amanda Nunes
  • MMAjunkie.com: 2021 Upset of the Year vs. Amanda Nunes
  • Cageside Press: 2021 Upset of the Year vs. Amanda Nunes
  • LowKick MMA: 2021 Upset of the Year vs. Amanda Nunes
  • Sherdog: 2021 Upset of the Year vs. Amanda Nunes
  • ESPN: 2021 Female Fighter of the Year
  • Bleacher Report: 2021 Upset of the Year vs. Amanda Nunes
  • MMA Sucka: 2021 Upset of the Year vs. Amanda Nunes
  • Yahoo! Sports: 2021 Submission of the Year vs. Amanda Nunes
  • Daily Mirror: 2021 Upset of the Year vs. Amanda Nunes
  • Lowkick MMA: 2021 Upset of the Year vs. Amanda Nunes

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