Yana Kunitskaya

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11, 1989
Murmansk, Russia
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11, 1989 (age 29)
Murmansk, Russia


Professional MMA fighter who is best known for her variety of fighting styles and who competes in the Bantamweight division in Invicta.

Before Fame

She began her training in martial arts at the early age of 12. Since then, she continued training at a variety of facilities in a variety of styles and made her professional mixed martial arts debut on May 23, 2009. She fought at a K-1 World Grand Prix event in Poland where she defeated Magdalena Jarecka in the first round.


She has won several national titles including the 2007 UKADO World Champion, the 2007 Russian Taekwondo Champion, and the 2010 Bushido Women's MMA Champion.

Family Life

She was born and raised in the Russian city of Murmansk. Her mother Olga Kunitskaya is a professional gymnast and her father Joseph is a professional skier. 

Associated With

As a professional MMA fighter from Russia, she can be seen in relation to other fighters from the area including Khabib Nurmagomedov and Alexander Sarnavskiy