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Amanda Nunes

Amanda Nunes is known as a Brazilian mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. She is most famous for being the first female double champion, holding titles in the Featherweight and Bantamweight divisions.

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Background and Age

Amanda Lourenço Nunes was born on May 30, 1988 in Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil. She was born to Sindoval Nunes and Ivete Nunes. She has an older sister named Vanessa Nunes. Amanda's life as a contender and martial artist started at four years old when she started training exercises in karate. At sixteen, she added boxing to her battling abilities and contended in one of the prominent battling styles, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu after she was supported by her sister, Vanessa, who is additionally a well-prepared warrior. At the competitions, she prepared under Ryan Franco, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt holder to improve her proficiency in the grappling style.

Career and Net Worth

At Invicta, she fought twice and split her wins and losses. She made her Ultimate Fighting Championship debut on August 3, 2013. She had her first UFC battle against Sheila Gaff and won by means of TKO in the first round. Throughout the following three years, Nunes battled multiple times and lost just once. Her record in the UFC qualified her for a title battle and on July 9, 2016, she got her opportunity to guarantee the UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship in a battle against Miesha Tate. She won the battle and guaranteed her first UFC title.

Nunes title battle came against UFC star, Ronda Rousey on December 30, 2016. Nunes won the battle and set up herself as a genuine star of the game. She's won each title defense from that point forward. Her battling style and physicality have earned her three Performance of the Night awards in the UFC.

In July 2019, Nunes defeated a top kickboxer, Holly Holm with a knockout head kick. With a lack of competitors, Nunes got on the microphone after the fight and suggested that she fight a rematch against one of the scariest female fighters on the planet, Cyborg Santos.

Marriage, Husband and Kids

Amanda Nunes is one of only a handful couple of openly gay individuals in professional sports. She likes to concentrate on her work as opposed to her sexuality however her performances are shining a bright light on homosexuality issues. She was given an Equality Visibility Award in 2016 by Equality California for her transparency.

She has a romantic relationship with another UFC contender, Nina Ansaroff. The couple has been as one since 2012.


Quick Facts
Birth Date: 30 May, 1988
Age: 32 yrs
Occupations: Mixed martial artist
Judoka
Citizenship: Brazil
Birth Place: Salvador
Gender: Female
Description: Brazilian mixed martial artist
Spouse: Nina Ansaroff
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Last Modified: Oct 31 2020
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