Ajax loader

Us

Pro MMA Record

"The Venezuelan Vixen"

9-3-0

Julianna Peña

Julianna "The Venezuelan Vixen" Peña

Fighter Details

  • Name: Julianna Peña
  • Pro MMA Record: 9-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Venezuelan Vixen
  • Current Streak: 1 Win
  • Age: 31 | Date of Birth: 1989.08.19
  • Last Fight: July 13, 2019 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Bantamweight | Last Weigh-In: 135.5 lbs
  • Affiliation: Sikjitsu
  • Height: 5'6" (168cm) | Reach: 69.0" (175cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $240,000 USD
  • Born: United States
  • Fighting out of: Spokane, Washington
  • Fighter Links:
  • Personal Links:

Regional Rankings Rankings FAQ

Fighting for a major organization has made Julianna Peña ineligible for regional rankings.

Gyms & Affiliations

Wiki

Julianna Peña Wiki Update Wiki

Julianna Pena began training in a cardio kickboxing class back in 2008 and took her first amateur fight in 2009.


Pena was a competitor on TUF 18. She won her fight to get into the house against Gina Mazany via a lopsided Decision. She was later picked as the first overall pick by Miesha Tate.


On the 2nd episode of TUF 18 Juliana faced Shayna Baszler. The first round was a close fight with Pena out striking Baszler, But Shayna got it to the ground and stole the round. In the second round Pena beat Shayna up with knees to the face then submitted her with a Rear naked choke . On Episode 11 of TUF 18 Julianna faced Sarah Moras whom she lost to a year prior. In the first round they traded punches for a minute before Sarah went for the take down, Julianna ended up on top and smothered Sarah for four minutes. In the second round Julianna again ended up on top and smothered Sarah for most of the round. She opened up a cut on Sarah and finished her with a guillotine.


Pena would then face off against the professional boxer Jessica Rakoczy in The Ultimate Fighter Finale 18, the match would be the Co-Main Event of the evening. Pena would get the TKO finish with only 1 second left in the first round to become the first ever women's Ultimate Fighter winner. Her next test was supposed to be at UFC 171 when she was set to face off against Jessica Andrade. However during training she suffered torn ACL, MCL, LCL, meniscus and hamstring and could be sidelined for up to 2 years. After a long layoff she will get back in the cage against Milana Dudieva at UFC Fight Night 63.


The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate

Episode 1 Pena def. Gina Mazany by Unanimous Decision (2013.05.29)

Episode 2 Pena def. Shayna Baszler by Submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:52 in Round 2 (2013.06.06)

Episode 11 Pena def. Sarah Moras  by Submission (guillotine choke) at 3:31 in Round 2 (2013.07.02)

TUF 18 Finale Pena def. Jessica Rakoczy by TKO (punches & elbows) at 4:59 in Round 1 (2013.11.30)


Last updated 03.26.2015, 4:39 PM ET
Wiki Contributors:

Julianna Peña News View All

Un nueva retadora para la campeona peso gallo Amanda Nunes podría surgir el próxim... (2020-09-02 22:08:04 -0400)
Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports Aldana and Holm are scheduled to meet ... (2020-09-02 20:30:00 -0400)
Un interesante combate peso gallo femenino ha sido agregado al evento del 3 de Oct... (2020-08-26 14:10:41 -0400)
Germaine de Randamie keert op 3 oktober aanstaande terug in de Octagon. De Utrecht... (2020-08-26 13:38:21 -0400)
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The UFC’s final foray to ‘Fight Island’ went down ... (2020-07-27 08:00:00 -0400)
Germaine de Randamie, la campeona inaugural Peso Pluma de la UFC, está lista para ... (2020-07-26 19:25:59 -0400)
  • MMAFighting.com : Kevin Holland plans to put away Darren Stewart at UFC Vegas 11, ‘smack that clown’ Marvin Vettori
  • MMA Junkie : UFC on ESPN+ 36 faceoff video highlights, photo gallery
  • UFC.com : UFC Recognizes Donald Cerrone For 50 Clean Tests
  • MMA Junkie : Bellator books eight more fights for historic Paris event
  • MMAFighting.com : Video: UFC Vegas 11 weigh-in staredowns
  • MMA Weekly : UFC Vegas 11 weigh-in face-offs video: Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley square off with intense staredown
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC Vegas 11 weigh-in results: Colby Covington, Tyron Woodley make weight for main event grudge match
  • MMA Junkie : UFC on ESPN+ 36 predictions: Can Tyron Woodley be great again and upset Colby Covington?
  • MMA Weekly : UFC Vegas 11 weigh-in results: Tyron Woodley continues his protest leading up to Colby Covington fight
  • MMA Weekly : UFC Vegas 11: Covington vs. Woodley Live Results
  • UFC.com : Khamzat Chimaev's Breakout Campaign
  • MMAFighting.com : Jordan Williams vs. Nassourdine Imavov added to UFC’s Fight Island event on Oct. 3
  • MMA Junkie : UFC on ESPN+ 36 weigh-in results: Covington, Woodley hit marks on card with no misses
  • MMA Junkie : 5 burning questions heading into UFC on ESPN+ 36
  • UFC.com : Ryan Spann Can’t Be Denied
  • UFC.com : Johnny Walker Out To Remind People Of His Potential
  • MMA Weekly : Video: Tyron Woodley refuses to wear mask, as he and Colby Covington make weight for UFC Vegas 11
  • MMA Junkie : Video: Colby Covington, Tyron Woodley hit UFC on ESPN+ 36 weights without issue
  • MMA Junkie : Donald Cerrone is a fan of Khamzat Chimaev's style: 'I like this son of a (expletive)'
  • MMA Junkie : UFC on ESPN+ 36 weigh-in results and live video stream