Rose Namajunas Talks About Her Relationship With Justin Gaethje

Rose namajunas sat down for a chat with ESPN’s Megan Olivi ahead of her rematch against Carla Esparza at UFC 274.

Namajunas discussed her upcoming match, working with a mental coach, finding motivation and more.

When asked about competing on the same card as Gaethje, Rose responded- “Gaethje has always been a big inspiration for me, he just really lives to fight.”

“I’ve known him for a long time and he is kind of like an older brother to me.”

The champion shared that contrary to Gaethje’s violent fighting style, his approach in life is quite different- he has a calming energy and that she feels really safe around him.


Its no secret that Namjunas and Gaethje share a great bond. The pair has been training under Trevor Wittman for sometime.

Both the fighters has been seen praising each other on several occasions.

Gaethje admitted in an interview that he is a big fan of his fellow trainee and wouldn’t want to be the one recieving her head kicks.

The Highlight surely is fond of Namajunas- his crying video for Namajunas’s victory over Joanna Jedrzejczyk from 2017 is no news to anyone.

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