Julianna Pena Biography

Published on : 25 November, 2015

Facts of Julianna Pena

Birth Name Julianna Pena
Famous Name Julianna Pena
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mix
Birth Place/City United States of America
Salary $560 hundred
Net Worth $196 thousand
Weight in KG 61 kg
Affair with N/A
Married N/A
Divorce N/A
Date of Birth: 1989 August 19
Age: 27 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Birth Sign:: leo

The first woman Ultimate Fighter champion Julianna Pena was born on August 19, 1989. Being an American mixed martial artist competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship Julianna Pena is ranked 12 in official UFC women's bantamweight ranking (till July 8, 2015).

Younger sister of Grace Pena (former KREM 2 reporter and morning/noon meteorologist) made her professional MMA debut in May 2009. After winning the four consecutive fights she lost her fight in April 2012 to Sarah Moras who had also been titled as The Ultimate Fighter 18 cast member in a 140-pound catch weight bout, which took place just two months and one week after she was knocked unconscious and suffered a broken nose in an accident with a drunk driver while walking in downtown Spokane. She again suffered unanimous defeat on a professional competition in a fight in the flyweight division, a move down from the bantamweight division ten month later. She won The Ultimate Fighter 18 Championship defeating Jessica Rakoczy on the finale on November 30, 2013 via TKO in final second of the first round. In the same tournament she faced veteran and top-ten ranked Shayna Baszler the first tournament fight.  Pena's right knee injury while grappling in arts training/arts classes made her pull out of the bout where she was expected to face Jessica Andrade at UFC 171 on March 15, 2014. Pena's severe injury made her stay away of the ring for rest of the 2014. Doctors have assured recovery of the Pena's injury to the full strength after some surgical procedure and rehabilitation. Pena returned to the ring to face Milana Dudieva on April 4, 2015, after a year break due to injury. She won the fight via TKO in the first round at UFC Night 63 which made her earn her first Performance of the Night bonus award. Pena knocked down Gina Mazany in the elimination fight to get into the house. Controlling he fight from the start of the match took her the two rounds to knock down her opponent and finally she won the match with clear and unanimous decision.

Pena is popular and a successful martial artist. Although she is a person of public interest she is unable to maintain a high profile life status. Talking about her married life or her boyfriend, she has not revealed anything about it till now.

 Julianna net worth is estimated to be about $196,000. She is supposed to have annual salary about $56000. The main source of her income is taken to be UFC/MMA.  The award-winning mixed martial art documentary Fight Life Featured Pena. The film released in 2013 was directed by director James Z. Feng. Pena is also The Ultimate Fighter 18 Tournament Winner. She is not so tall but has good height weight combination. She has height of 5 feet 7 inches (around 1.70meters) with perfect weight of 61 kilogram.

 


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