Quick Facts of Julianna Pena
|Net Worth||$500 thousand|
|Salary||$56 thousand per year|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||19 August, 1989|
Julianna Pena is a professional mixed martial artist from the United States. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is where she now fights, and she holds the title of UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion. Furthermore, she has the distinction of being the first female champion of The Ultimate Fighter. Her pound-for-pound rating in the UFC women’s division as of the 13th of December, 2021, is number four.
In May 2009, she made her professional mixed martial arts debut in a battle against Raylene Harvey. After getting Harvey in a rear-naked choke, she was able to submit Harvey in 2 minutes and 58 seconds to win. Her first television appearance was in the real action series The Ultimate Fighter, which aired in 2013. 2013 saw her get the Mixed Martial Arts Comeback of the Year award for her efforts in the sport. ‘The Venezuelan Vixen’ is the moniker given to her.
Julianna Pena’s Bio, Age, Parents, Education
Julianna Pena was born on August 19, 1989, and will be 32 in 2021. Julianna Nicole Pena is her birth name. Her birthplace is Spokane, Washington. She was the youngest of four children born to Ernie (father) and Pamela Pena (mother) (mother). So she has three siblings. She is the sister of former KREM 2 reporter and morning/afternoon meteorologist Grace Pea. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is mixed, being of Mexican and Venezuelan decent. Her face is white. Her zodiac sign is Leo and she is Christian.
Her education includes Mt. Spokane High School. She then attended Spokane Community College. At an early age, she enrolled in a cardio kickboxing class to shed weight and channel her aggression, and then she moved on to mixed martial arts.
Julianna Pena’s Height
Julianna Pena is a stunning woman who stands at 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) and weighs 135 pounds (61 kg) or 9.6 st. Her highest reach is 175 cm. Her physique is sporty. Her hair and eyes are dark browns. Her body is powerful and muscular, with a prominent nose. Her body measurement is 35-25-35 in or 89-63.5-89 cm and her dress size is 6 (US) (EU). Her bra size is 34A and her shoe size is 8 US/38 EU. Overall, she is in good shape with a pleasant personality that draws many people to her.
Julianna Pena’s Career
Julianna Pena debuted in May 2009. She won four battles in a row until losing to a future fellow in April 2012. Sarah Moras of The Ultimate Fighter 18 fights a 140-pound catchweight. Later, when strolling in downtown Spokane, she was hit by a drunk motorist and knocked out, breaking her nose. She later fought in the flyweight class. Pena was picked for “The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate” in August 2013. After two rounds, she defeated Gina Mazany by unanimous decision. In her debut tournament battle, she fought experienced and top-ten-rated Shayna Baszler. In the semifinals, Pena lost to Sarah Moras due to an armbar injury that required the doctor to suspend the fight between the second and third rounds. She avenged the defeat via guillotine choking in the second round.
On November 20, 2013, she defeated Jessica Rakoczy by TKO at The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale. Later, while grappling in training, she injured her right knee, requiring surgery on her ACL, MCL, LCL, and meniscus. The injury sidelined Pea for the remainder of 2014. On April 4, 2015, at UFC Fight Night 63, she fought Milana Dudieva and won by TKO in the first round, earning her first Performance of the Night bonus.
On October 3, 2015, she defeated Jessica Eye by unanimous decision at UFC 192. On July 9, 2016, she defeated Cat Zingano by unanimous decision at UFC 200. On January 28, 2017, she lost to Valentina Shevchenko at UFC on Fox 23. On July 13, 2019, at UFC on ESPN+ 13, she fought former UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion Nicco Montano, replacing an injured Sara McMann who was pregnant. She won by unanimous decision. She fought Aspen Ladd on March 28th at UFC on ESPN 8 but had to withdraw due to injury. On October 4, 2020, she fought Germaine de Randamie on UFC on ESPN. In round three, she was guillotined. On January 24, 2021, she submitted Sara McMann in round three.
On August 7, 2021, at UFC 265, she was to challenge Amanda Nunes for the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship. But Nunes had COVID-19 on July 29, 2021. UFC 269 will take place on December 11, 2021. This was one of the greatest shocks in UFC history. Her MMA stats are as follows: 15 bouts, 11 wins, 4 losses. Julianna Pena is also an entertainer. She appeared in the 2013 mixed martial arts documentary “Fight Life.” He co-announces Combate Americas’ English language broadcast on DAZN with Max Bretos. The Ultimate Fighter 18 Tournament Winner, Performance of the Night (twice) vs. Milana Dudieva, Amanda Nunes, and so forth are some of her awards and achievements.
Julianna Pena’s Husband
Julianna Pena is married. Her husband’s name, wedding date, and relationship history are unknown. Her personal life is very guarded. In January 2018, she had her first child, a girl named Issa Cruz. She is content with her current existence. Her sexual preference is heterosexual.
Assault charges stemmed from an incident with bar workers after a street fight in which her Sikjitsu battle partner, Josh Gow, was hurt. A court eventually agreed to dismiss her case provided Pea had no other issues for a year.
Julianna Pena’s Networth
Julianna Pena is a highly skilled and accomplished fighter. She is one of the most talented female fighters in the UFC, and she now fights in the bantamweight category of the organization. As of 2021, her net worth is predicted to be $500 thousand dollars. According to rumors, her contract with the UFC gives her a compensation of $56,000 per year. Her specific compensation has not yet been released at this time, as of this writing. However, as of right now, she is leading a stylish lifestyle. She has not signed any endorsement agreements to her credit.
Social Media: Instagram, Twitter
In addition to social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, Julianna Pena is also quite active on her own blog. She has a large fan base on Facebook, with over 173k followers. She has more than 428 thousand followers on Instagram, and she has more than 121.5 thousand followers on Twitter. However, she is not active on the TikTok app.