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UFC Fight Pass to debut UFC Originals film 'Thug Rose: Mixed Martial Artist' on Wednesday

Documentary chronicles the inspiring journey of two-time UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas.
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LAS VEGAS – UFC Fight Pass, the world's leading streaming service for combat sports, announced today that the UFC Originals film "Thug Rose: Mixed Martial Artist" will stream exclusively on UFC Fight Pass starting Wednesday, November 9.

"UFC Fight Pass prides itself on being more than a live event platform," UFC Fight Pass vice president and general manager Crowley Sullivan said. "In addition to being able to watch every fight of UFC star Rose Namajunas' career, subscribers can learn more about Rose and her incredible journey by watching 'Thug Rose: Mixed Martial Artist.'"

Directed by award-winning filmmaker Marius Markevicius, "Thug Rose: Mixed Martial Artist" chronicles the inspiring journey of professional fighter and two-time UFC strawweight champion Namajunas, who, after experiencing an abusive childhood, became an advocate for mental wellness, an avid environmentalist, and a concert-level pianist – all while gaining international acclaim as one of the fiercest MMA competitors in the world.

The film made its world premiere at the prestigious Austin Film Festival on Sunday, October 30. The film's subject, UFC superstar Rose Namajunas (a.k.a. "Thug Rose") walked the red carpet with director Marius Markevicius and participated in a Q&A immediately after the screening.