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Julianna Peña

Julianna "The Venezuelan Vixen" Peña
  • Name: Julianna Peña
  • MMA Record: 8-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Venezuelan Vixen
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 28 | Date of Birth: 1989.08.19
  • Last Fight: January 28, 2017 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Bantamweight | Last Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Sikjitsu
  • Height: 5'7" (171cm) | Reach: 69.0" (175cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $160,000 USD
  • Born: United States
  • Fighting out of: Spokane, Washington
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Julianna Peña Bantamweight Ranking History

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Julianna Peña MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | Submission | Armlock
4:29 Round 2 of 5, 9:29 Total

Kg Valentina Shevchenko
8-2-0 13-2-0

Us UFC on FOX 23: Shevchenko vs. Peña
Main Event | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2017.01.28
Odds: +150 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
#2 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2017
UFC on FOX 23 Performance of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Cat Zingano
7-2-0 9-1-0

Us UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2016.07.09
Odds: +155 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $64,000 ($32K Base, $32K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 135.5 lbs (61.5 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Jessica Eye
6-2-0 11-3-0

Us UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2015.10.03
Odds: -250 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs) | Referee: Frank Collazo
Win | KO/TKO
3:59 Round 1 of 3

Ru Milana Dudieva
5-2-0 11-3-0

Us UFC Fight Night 63: Mendes vs. Lamas
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2015.04.04
Odds: -400 (Heavy Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $80,000 ($15K Base, $15K Bonus, $50K Perf/Night) | Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs) | Referee: Keith Peterson
UFC Fight Night 63 Performance of the Night
Cancelled Bout Jéssica Andrade UFC 171 2014.03.15
Reason: Pena Torn ACL, MCL, LCL and Meniscus
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
4:59 Round 1 of 3

Ca Jessica Rakoczy
4-2-0 1-3-0

Us The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale
Co-Main Event | Tournament Finals | 135 lbs

2013.11.30
Odds: -250 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $16,000 ($8K Base, $8K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 134.0 lbs (60.8 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Win | Submission | Choke
Exhibition Bout
3:31 Round 2 of 2, 8:31 Total

Ca Sarah Moras
4-2-0 3-1-0

Us The Ultimate Fighter Season 18: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2013.07.02
Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
Win | Submission | Choke
Exhibition Bout
3:08 Round 2 of 2, 8:08 Total

Us Shayna Baszler
4-2-0 15-8-0

Us The Ultimate Fighter Season 18: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2013.06.06
Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
Win | Decision | Unanimous
Exhibition Bout
2 Rounds, 10:00 Total

Us Gina Mazany
4-2-0 3-0-0

Us The Ultimate Fighter Season 18: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2013.05.29
Referee: Chris Tognoni
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us DeAnna Bennett
4-1-0 1-0-0

Us Showdown Fights 10: Collard vs. Clements
Main Card | Flyweight | 125 lbs

2013.02.08
Referee: Herb Dean
Cancelled Bout Cláudia Gadelha Freedom Fight 2012.10.27
Reason: Event Postponed
Loss | KO/TKO | Injury

Ca Sarah Moras

Us ExciteFight

2012.04.19
Win | Submission | Choke

Ca Rachael Swatez

Us ExciteFight

2011.12.15
Win | Submission | Armlock

Us Stephanie Webber

Us CageSport

2009.12.05
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Ca Robyn Dunne

Ca International Fighting Championship

2009.08.15
Win | Submission | Choke

Raylene Harvey

Us ExciteFight

2009.05.09
Amateur Results Opponent Event Date
Win

Us Kate Dell

Us ExciteFight

2009.02.06

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)


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