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Amanda Nunes is a professional MMA fighter from Brazil. She is currently associated with the “Ultimate Fighting Championship” (UFC). Amanda is also “a professional MMA fighter from Brazil, currently associated with the “Ultimate Fighting Championship
|Amanda Lourenco Nunes
|Date Of Birth
|30th May 1988
|Pojuca, Bahia, Brazil
|Mixed Martial Artist
|5 ft 8 in
|USD $4 million
She is also the third MMA fighter to play in the “Two weight Classes” simultaneously in the history of UFC. Daniel Cormier and Conor McGregor were the two fighters to gain the title before Amanda. Amanda also became the first and the only fighter to defend the two titles while actively holding the titles in the history of UFC. She is regarded as one of the “Greatest Women’s MMA Fighter” of all time. Her ranking is number one in the list of “UFC Women’s Pound-for-Pound Rankings” on 2nd June 2016.
The birthplace of Amanda Nunes is Pojuca, Bahia, Brazil. She came into the world on 30th May 1988. Her mother brought her and two elder sisters on her own. She started her training in karate at the young age of four. Amanda began her boxing training at the age of sixteen. Her elder sister was also active in sports. Once she invited Amanda to her Dojo where she competed in the “Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu” for the first time.
The academic details of Amanda Nunes are not clear. Her professional achievements seem to have dominated the other parts of her life.
Career, UFC Championship, Records, Fights, Awards, and Titles
Amanda Nunes started her MMA training in the “AMA Fight Club” in New Jersey. Then, she shifted to Miami to begin his training in “MMA Masters.” She is gaining her training in the “American Top Team.” Amanda has actively participated in the matches of 135 pounds and 145 pounds. She wants to fight in the category of 135 pounds in the upcoming matches.
The professional career Amanda Nunes started during the “Prime MMA Championship” on 8th March 2008. She lost the first match against Na Maria in round one. Amanda started her journey in “Strikeforce” during “Strikeforce Challengers: Woodley vs. Saffiedine” on 7Th January 2011. She succeeded to win the match against Julia Budd in 14 seconds through knockout. Amanda had to back out from the match against Julie Kedzie during “Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum” due to a foot injury on 18th June 2011.
Likewise, Amanda Nunes lost her match against Alexis Davis during “Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Kharitonov” through TKO on 10th September. 2011. Amanda won the match against Raquel Pa’aluhi in the first round through technical submission. She lost the match against Sarah D’Alelio during “Invicta FC 4: Esparza vs. Hyatt” on 5th January 2013. Amanda had to withdraw from the match against Kaitlin Young during “Invicta FC 5: Penne vs. Waterson” due to an arm injury on 5th April 2013.
Moreover, Amanda Nunes played her first Octagon match against Sheila Gaff during “UFC 163” on 3rd August 2013. She succeeded to win the match in the first round through TKO. Amanda faced Germaine de Randamie during “UFC Fight Night 31” on 6th November 2013. She won the match in the first round through TKO. Amanda lost the match against Cat Zingano in the third round during “UFC 178” on 27th September 2014. She won the match against Shayna Baszler during “UFC Fight Night 62” in the first round through TKO on 21st March 2015.
Amanda fought Sara McMann during “UFC Fight Night 73” on 8th August 2015. She succeeded to win the match in round one through submission. Amanda also won the match against Valentina Shevchenko during “UFC 196” on 5th March 2016.
Amanda won the fight against Miesha Tate during “UFC 200” in the “UFC Women’s Bantam Weight Championship” on 9th July 2016. She succeeded to grab the victory in the first round through submission. Amanda also defeated Ronda Rousey in the first round through TKO during “UFC 207” on 30th December 2016. She failed to fight Valentina Shevchenko due to chronic sinusitis. She won the match against Valentina through a split decision during “UFC 215” on 9th September 2017.
Similarly, Amanda Nunes fought Cris Cyborg during “UFC 232” in the “UFC Women’s Featherweight Championship” on 29th December 2018. She won the match through knock out within 51 seconds of the first round. Amanda won the “Performance of the Night” award for the match. She fought Holly Hom during “UFC 239” on 6th July 2019. She succeeded to win the match in the first round through knockout.
Amanda won the “Performance of the Night” award for the game. She won the match against Felicia Spencer through a unanimous decision during “UFC 250” on 6th June 2020. She will face Megan Anderson during “UFC 259” on 6th March 2021.
Relationship, Wife, and Personal Life
Amanda Nunes is a proud member of LGBTIQ. She is a lesbian. Amanda tied knots with Nina Ansaroff. Nina is also an MMA fighter playing in the “Strawweight” division. Nina gave birth to baby girl Raegan Ann Nunes on 24th September 2020.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Amanda Nunes Nunes is active on social media platforms. She goes with the name of “Amanda Nunes” on Twitter with 277.3K followers and “amanda_leoa” on Instagram with 1.2M followers. Her Facebook page “Amanda Nunes Leoa” has 431K followers.
Amanda has been active in the sports fraternity for more than ten years. She has won a lot of matches and tournaments. According to celebritynetworth.net, she has an approximate net worth of $4 million.
Nutshell Bio, Height, Weight, and Age
The full name of Amanda is Amanda Lourenco Nunes. The nationality of Amanda is Brazilian. Her current age is 32. She has an attractive height of 5 feet 8 inches along with a complimentary weight of 61 kgs. She belongs to the Brazilian ethnicity.