Amanda Nunes Biography

Amanda Nunes

Quick Facts Of Amanda Nunes

Celebrated Name Amanda Nunes
Age 31 Years
Nick Name Amanda Nunes
Birth Name Amanda Lourenço Nunes
Birth Date 1988-05-30
Gender Male
Profession Brazilian mixed martial artist
Nationality Brazilian
Place Of Birth Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
Father Sindoval Nunes
Mother Ivete Nunes
Sisters Vanessa Nunes
Famous For winning and becoming the first-ever female to hold both UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion and UFC Women’s Featherweight Champion since on July 9, 2016, and on December 29, 2018, respectively
Ethnicity Brazilian
Horoscope Gemini
Marital Status single
Net Worth $1 million
Height 5 feet 8 inches
Weight 61 kg
Body Measurement 36-27-35(breast-waist-hip) inches
Eye Color brown
Hair Color brown
Dress Size 8(US)
Shoe Size 9.5(US)

Amanda Nunes is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She is a proud and strong reigning champion of both UFC women's bantamweight and featherweight divisions. She is the first-ever woman to become a two-division UFC champion simultaneously. She is #5 in the UFC women's bantamweight rankings as of August 19, 2019. She is currently training at American Top Team in Coconut Creek, Florida. 

What is Amanda Nunes famous for?

Amanda Nunes Career

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The 31 years old mixed martial artist, Amanda Nunes is hugely famous for winning and becoming the first-ever female to hold both UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion and UFC Women’s Featherweight Champion since on July 9, 2016, and on December 29, 2018, respectively. She is also popular as a first-ever lesbian Brazilian MMA fighter for being a dominant female fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) history.

What ethnicity is Amanda Nunes?

Amanda Nunes is Brazilian by nationality and her ethnicity is Brazilian as well. Her religion is not known. Her zodiac is Gemini. Amanda Nunes was born as Amanda Lourenço Nunes in the city of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, on May 30, 1988. Nunes grew up with a sister named Vanessa Nunesin, and actress in a small town outside of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. She is the daughter of Sandoval Nunes and Ivete Nunes. She started training in Karate at age four and pursued training in boxing at the age of sixteen. She first competed in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu after being invited to a dojo by her sister, who also trained in the sport. Information regarding her education is not yet known and is under review.

Who is Amanda Nunes's wife?

Amanda Nunes and Nina Ansaroff

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The queen of multiple women’s MMA divisions, Amanda is now 31 and is not married as of 2019. However, she has been very open about her sexuality and preference when it comes to choosing her partner. She is a first-ever lesbian MMA champion who is currently engaged to fellow UFC fighter Nina Ansaroff, who competes in the Strawweight division. She credits her UFC successes to their relationship. Her other dating records not yet known nor revealed by herself. She is currently enjoying her love life with her current girlfriend and there is no sign of their separation as of now. 

Did Amanda Nunes win her fight?

Amanda Nunes Record

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Nunes made her professional debut on March 8, 2008, at Prime MMA Championship 2. She faced Ana Maria and was defeated by armbar submission in the first round. Nunes had won five straight fights, all by knockout prior to making her Strikeforce debut on January 7, 2011. The following year she fought at Invicta FC 2. Nunes rose to limelight after she made her Octagon debut against Sheila Gaff at UFC 163 on August 3, 2013, in Brazil. She won the fight via TKO in the first round. Until 2016, Nunes appeared in 6 UFC events and won 5 of them. She then went to become the first gay Bantamweight Champion in UFC history on July 9, 2016, after she defeated Miesha Tate. Nunes became widely known after he won the fight against MMA superstar Ronda Rousey in the main event at UFC 207.via TKO due to punches 48 seconds into the first round. Since then she has been successful to defend her title over 5 times until 2019. Further, Nunes knocked Cyborg out in 51 seconds of the first round to become the new UFC Women’s Featherweight Champion on December 29, 2018, at UFC 232. Which made her the first woman in UFC history to hold championship belts in different divisions simultaneously. This win also earned her the Performance of the Night award.

How much is Amanda Nunes worth?

The 31 years old MMA female fighting arena queen has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2019. Her average salary is not known for now. Her major source of income is her MMA career and her series of significantly higher wins over her losses. one of which the fight, UFC 207, held in Las Vegas Nevada, Nunes earned  $100,000 to fight and extra $100,000 as a bonus. Ronda earned $3 million just to show up. Information regarding her cars, houses and other businesses is still not known and is currently under review.

How tall is Amanda Nunes?

The champion of both the women’s Bantamweight and Featherweight divisions, Amanda Nunes has a decent height of 5 feet 8 inches tall. This outstanding MMA fighter who has well built and strong body physic. She has maintained her balanced weight of 61kg. Her body measurements are 36-27-35(breast-waist-hip) inches.  Moreover, she has brown eyes color and brown hair color. Her bra size is 36A. She fits in a dress size of 8(US) and she wears a shoe size of 9.5(US). She is a first-ever lesbian MMA fighter to hold UFC Female champion.

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