Amanda Nunes Net Worth
Amanda Nunes is a mixed martial artist from Brazil. She is the current UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion.
Who is Amanda Nunes
Amanda Nunes was born on 30th May 1988 in a small Brazilian tour. When she was four, she started karate training and engaged in boxing training at 16 years. Her first competition was in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu.
Amanda Nunes Net Worth
The net worth of Amanda Nunes is estimated to be $1 million.
Amanda Nunes Life History
Amanda Nunes has black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a brown belt in Judo to her credit. She is an active fighter with renowned success. Out of the 19 fights, she has won 15 fights and most of those are through knockout.
In New Jersey, she trained the AMA Fight Club. Later, she trained at MMA Masters in Miami. Her current training is at American Top Team in Florida. She has successfully competed in 135 and 145 weight divisions. Amanda Nunes has expressed her interest in the 135 pounds category.
Amanda Nunes mixed martial arts debut was in 2008 at Prime MMA Championship 2 where she lost in the first round to Ana Maria. In 2011 Strikeforce Challengers, she became the star by winning five fights in a row. Her first win against Julia Budd was achieved within 14 seconds. She did not last long against Alexis Davis in 2011 on Strikeforce Grand Prix Semifinals. In 2012, she won against Raquel Pa’aluhi at Invicta FC. In 2013, she lost Sarah D’Alelio.
Amanda Nunes won against Sheila Gaff at her octagon debut at UFC. She also won against Germaine De Randamie in 2013. In 2014, she defended her title against Cat Zingano. In 2015 and 2016, she won her fights against Shayna Baszler, Sara McMann and Valentina Shevchenko at the UFC Fight Night.
Amanda Nunes became the first openly gay champion in the UFC fighting history after she won the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship. At the UFC main event, she defended her title against Ronda Rousey. In 2017, she defended her title against Shevchenko. She is scheduled to compete against Raquel Pennington in 2018.
Amanda Nunes was the first fighter to be openly gay. She is in a relationship with Nina Ansaroff who is also a UFC fighter. Nunes claims that her relationship is responsible for her success at the UFC.
Amanda Nunes Known For
Amanda Nunes is the current Women’s Bantamweight Championship with two title defenses. She has also won Performance of the Night thrice. She is well known for her knockout punches. She defeated Ronda Rousey, the reigning MMA star fighter through the knockout in just 48 seconds.
Amanda Nunes Political/Business Affiliations
Amanda Nunes is an elite MMA star who earns millions of dollars just for showing up in a fight. Injuries are not uncommon and she has missed popular fights because of that. Amanda Nunes is known for coming back with a greater strength. Currently, she is training for better performance at the UFC championship.