Amanda Nunes Biography

Facts of Amanda Nunes

Date of Birth: 1988 May 30
Age: 29 years old
Birth Nation: Brazil
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Sign:: taurus
Birth Name Amanda Lourenço Nunes
Famous Name The Lioness
Father Sindoval Nunes
Mother Ivete Nunes
Nationality Brazilian
Birth Place/City Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Working For Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
Net Worth $1 million
Weight in KG 61kg
Affair with Nina Ansaroff,
Boyfriend Nina Ansaroff


Proficient and talented, Amanda Nunes is a professional MMA fighter. Currently, she competes for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. She is the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion. Before being a champion of UFC, she competed at Strikeforce and Invicta FC.

Early Life & Birth

Amanda Nunes was born on May 30, 1988, in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. She is Brazilian. Her ethnicity is unknown at this time. Her star sign is Gemini. At the age of four, she started a training of karate and persuaded training of boxing at the age of sixteen. She bags much of her success in competitive martial arts to the teaching of Franco.

Mixed Martial Arts Career

Amanda Nunes-trained at AMA Fight Club New Jersey before landing her steps to Miami to train at MMA Masters. On March 8, 2008, she made her debut at Prime MMA Championship and faced Ana Maria. She lost the fight via armbar submission in the first round. On January 7, 2011, she made her Strikeforce debut at Strikeforce Challengers: Woodley vs. Saffiedine in Nashville, Tennessee. She defeated her opponent Julia Budd by knockout in just 14 seconds of the fight.

After competing at Strikeforce and Invicta FC, Amanda Nunes was assigned by the UFC. On August 3, 2013, in Brazil. She made her debut against Sheila Gaff and won the fight via TKO in the first round. On her next match, she faced Germaine de Randamie at UFC Fight Night 31 on Nov 6, 2013, and won the fight via TKO in the first round. On March 5, 2016, she faced veteran Valentina Shevchenko, at UFC 196. She won the fight via unanimous decision

Personal life of Amanda Nunes

Amanda Nunes has reached the age of 28 now. She has a perfect height of 5 feet and 8 inches and weighs 61 kg. She has an MMA records of 14 win in 18 matches. Her wins include one by decisions, three by submissions, and ten were by knockouts.

Amanda Nunes is the daughter of Ivete Nunes and Sindoval Nunes. She is not the single child of her parents. She has a sister whose name is Vanessa Nunes. Her sister is a successful actress.

When it comes to her personal life, Amanda Nunes is not married. She does not have a boyfriend. She is a lesbian. She is an affair with fellow UFC Fighter, Nina Ansaroff who competes in the strawweight division for past four years. Amanda Nunes also has been seen in the number of UFC commercials.

Salary & Net Worth

Amanda Nunes is earning an extraordinary salary. Her total salary boosted her net worth. She has a whopping net worth of $1 million.

Social Networking Involvements

Amanda Nunes is available for her fans on social networking sites. One can read her tweets on Twitter. She also posts her photos on Instagram. Recent updates about her bio can be taken from Wiki. 

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