January 16, 2014 | Vol. 117 -- No. 39

Juliana Peña's path to Ultimate Fighting title begins in Dallas

After she became the first female to win “The Ultimate Fighter,” (TUF) Spokane-native Julianna Pena, who trains out of SikJitsu, called out current women’s bantamweight titleholder “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey.

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The same Rousey who defeated Pena’s friend and coach Miesha Tate on two occasions. The same Rousey who has subdued every single one of her opponents with the armbar.

With this historic accomplishment under Pena’s belt, surely the UFC would grant “The Venezuelan Vixen” a championship match against Rousey right off the bat. Unfortunately that is not the case as Pena will ta...

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