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#6 Gallo de las mujeres Division

Activo

Yana Kunitskaya

Gallo de las mujeres Division

14-6-0 (W-L-D)

7

Wins by Knockout

1

Wins by Submission

6

Wins by Decision

Yana Kunitskaya

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Info

Learn more about Yana Kunitskaya's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Activo
Hometown
Murmansk, Rusia
Trains at
American Top Team
Fighting style
MMA
Age
32
Height
66.00
Weight
134.50
Octagon Debut
Mar. 03, 2018
Reach
68.50
Leg reach
40.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2009
     
  • Seven wins by KO, one by submission (RNC)
     
  • Seven first round finishes
     
  • Has won five of her last seven and two in a row
     
  • Last pre-UFC win was over Raquel Pa’aluhi for the vacant Invicta FC bantamweight title (8/31/17)
     
  • Fought UFC vet Tonya Evinger twice
     
  • Holds TKO wins over UFC vets Wu Yanan and Cindy Dandois

UFC History
UFC 264
(7/10/21) Kunitskaya lost to Irene Aldana via TKO at 4:35 of the first round 
UFC Fight Night (2/20/21) Kunitskaya won a three round unanimous decision over Ketlen Vieira
UFC Fight Night (8/8/20) Kunitskaya won a three round unanimous decision over Julija Stoliarenko
UFC on ESPN (12/7/19) Kunitskaya was stopped by Aspen Ladd via strikes at :33 of the third round
UFC Fight Night (3/9/19) Kunitskaya won a three round unanimous decision over Marion Reneau
UFC 229 (10/6/18) Kunitskaya won a three round unanimous decision over Lina Lansberg
UFC 222 (3/3/18) Kunitskaya was stopped by Cris Cyborg at 3:25 of the first round in a bout for the UFC women’s featherweight title

Q&A
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training when I was four years old, because it was the only option in my school. 
What ranks and titles have you held? Russian Thai boxing champion, Russian taekwondo champion, Invicta FC bantamweight champion, Bushido FC champion 
Do you have any heroes? No, but I have a lot of people who motivate me every day.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s another step forward. 
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I was studying to be a trainer in university. 
What was your job before you started fighting? Full-time mother. 
Favorite grappling technique: Armbar 
Favorite Striking technique: All kind of kicks