Facts About Chris Namús
|Celebrated Name||Chris Namús|
|Age||35 Years Old|
|Nick Name||El Bombon Asesino|
|Birth Name||Christian Adriana Namús Corrales|
|Place Of Birth||Montevideo, Uruguay|
|Net Worth||$1.5 million|
|Salary||$100k to $150k|
|Height||5 ft 8.5 inches|
|Hair Color||dark brown|
|Hair Style||long straight|
Chris Namus is an Uruguayan professional boxer. She is ranked as the world's 5th best active female junior middleweight by the American boxing magazine "The Ring" and the online encyclopedia "BoxRec" as of September 2020. She held the IBF female junior middleweight title from 2017 to 2018.
Namus also challenged for the WBC interim female light welterweight title in 2009 and the WBO female light-welterweight title twice in 2011 and 2012. She also challenged the undisputed female welterweight title in 2016 against Norwegian professional boxer Cecilia Brækhus but lost the match via unanimous decision.
What is Chris Namus famous for?
- Being an Uruguayan professional boxer.
- For winning the WBO female light-welterweight title twice in 2011 and 2012.
Where was Chris Namus born?
Chris Namus was born on 3rd October 1987 in Montevideo, Uruguay. His birth name is Christian Adriana Namús Corrales. She holds an Uruguayan nationality and belongs to white ethnicity with European roots. Her star sign is Libra. She is a follower of Christianity.
Namus was born into a well-established sports background family. Her grandfather was an amateur boxer. Her father Roberto Namús is currently serving as president of Nostalgicos de Futbol, an organization that helps former soccer players who are experiencing economic hardship. Her mother Mariela Corrales is a housewife.
Growing up in Montevideo, Namus developed her interest in boxing since childhood. She also did her schooling at a private high school. She was an active participant in school games and sports.
Chris Namus Boxing Career
- Namus made her professional debut on 18th May 2007 aged 20.
- She suffered her first professional defeat on 8 August 2009 for the WBC interim female light welterweight title.
- She fought for her first full world title, the WBO female light welterweight title against reigning champion Fernanda Soledad Alegre on 17 December 2011.
- In April 2012 she was defeated by Alegre in a rematch.
- On 27th February 2016, She suffered the fourth defeat of her career after losing to reigning undisputed welterweight champion Cecilia Brækhus for the WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO, and vacant IBO female titles.
- In April 2017, she won a match against Marisa Nuñez.
- On 12th August 2017, Namús won a fight against Yamila Reynoso for the vacant IBF female junior middleweight title.
- On 1st December 2018, Namús lost her IBF title via UD in her second defense against Canadian professional boxer Marie-Eve Dicaire.
- On 26th April 2019, she won a match against Argentine professional boxer Yamila Esther Reynoso.
- On 17th October 2020, she lost a fight against Ema Kozin for WIBA, WBF female, and vacant WBC interim female middleweight titles.
- Namus was defeated by British professional boxer Natasha Jonas for WBO female super-welterweight title on 19th February 2022.
Who is Chris Namus married to?
Chris Namus is romantically linked with her boyfriend Mariano Bermúdez. Mariano was also born in Uruguay and is an Uruguayan citizen. He is an artist who is a music composer and singer. His career started as a member of Rolando Paz’s orchestra, Melomanos. Then, he moved on to La Revancha before establishing his orchestra and a solo career.
It is not mentioned when the love birds first met each other. However, they are said to have started their relationship in the early 2010s. Since then, the couple are almost inseparable and admired each other a lot. They support each other in their profession and share a unique bond of love between them.
Although not married, the couple has already become the parents of their daughter named Julie who happens to be in her Preteens. The love birds are living together as a partner in their beautiful house in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Chris Namus Net Worth
As of February 2022, the net worth of Chris Namus is estimated to be the US $1.5 million making her one of the wealthiest female Athletes in Uruguay. She makes around $100k to $150k from her boxing career. Apart from her boxing career earnings, she also began earning from sponsorship and endorsement deals.
Chris Namus Height and Weight
Chris Namus is 5 ft 8.5 inches tall and her body weight is around 66 Kg. She has an Athletic build rigid hourglass-shaped body. As being a boxing player, she regularly does exercise, workouts, and fighting training which has given her a perfectly toned body that resembles sportsman-like. She has got a long straight hairstyle that is dark brown in color and her eye color is also brown.
Trivias About Chris Namús You Need To Know.
- She fights with Orthodox stance.
- Out of 32 total fights, she has won 25 matches and lost six.
- Her first professional victory was against Maria Eugenia Lopez.