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Namajunas puts Angela Hill to sleep with standing rear-naked choke

Author: Brent Brookhouse Date: Oct. 3, 2015 HOUSTON – Rose Namajunas appeared evenly matched on the feet in the early portion of her UFC 192 bout against Angela Hill. But once it went to the ground the quality of Namajunas’ game was proven superior as she finished the fight with a first round rear-naked choke. The women’s strawweight bout […]

UFC 192 ‘Prelims:’ FOX Sports 1 undercard preview and predictions, Pt. 2

Author: Patrick Stumberg Date: Sept. 30, 2015 This Saturday evening (Oct. 3, 2015), former Olympian and recent “Rumble”-slayer, Daniel Cormier, puts his Light Heavyweight title on the line against the towering Alexander Gustafsson in the pay-per-view (PPV) main event of UFC192, which will emanate from Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. UFC 192 will also feature […]

Namajunas Keeping Emotions in Check

Author: Mike Straka Date: Sept. 30, 2015 Rose Namajunas will take on The Ultimate Fighter season 20 castmate Angela Hill Saturday night in what many are calling a must-win situation for the 23-year-old strawweight from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Namajunas says that after her last loss she has changed up her style to something more resembling a […]

UFC 192 adds Namajunas vs. Hill

Author: Damon Martin Date: Aug. 17, 2015 Two new bouts have been added to UFC 192 in Houston, headlined by a pair of former flyweight title contenders facing off as Joseph Benavidezwill take on Ali Bagautinov. Rose Namajunas also returns to face Angela Hill on Oct. 3. UFC officials announced the new fights via the Houston Chronicle on Monday. … Added to the […]

Namajunas Finding Value in Patience and Experience

Author: Duane Finley Date: July 20, 2015 Carrying the weight of expectation can be a difficult task for any fighter, and Rose Namajunas‘ experience with hype and the spotlight wasn’t a pleasant one. The 23-year-old Wisconsin native rocketed to the forefront of the emerging women’s strawweight division under the UFC banner on the strength of three straight submission […]

Namajunas not keen on Ansaroff rematch, not frustrated at cancellation

Authors: Steven Marrocco and John Morgan Date: July 20, 2015 Now that Rose Namajunas has some perspective on the unfortunate circumstances that led to the cancellation of her most recent fight, she’s a lot more positive about the experience. “It was nothing lost, and I got paid,” she recently told MMAjunkie. “So it’s a good time. I’m not complaining. Things are always […]

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