Amanda Nunes Biography
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Amanda Nunes’ name is considered among the greatest women MMA fighters of all time. Read the full article to know her net worth, age, salary, and height.

The Brazilian fighter is the reigning UFC Women’s Bantamweight and Featherweight Champion. She is ranked number one in the UFC pound-for-pound-rankings.

Amanda started training for capoeira when she was just five. Then subsequently took up karate classes at seven. Her learning process continued and she mastered Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu when she was 16. She made her debut in MMA in 2008.

“The Lioness” lost her first match at the Prime MMA Championship 2. The loss did not shatter her passion for the game, rather she bounced back strongly. She won all of her next six fights in a row. In 2009, she won the Jiu-Jitsu Championship. She also took the North American Grappling Association world champion title in the lightweight category in 2012.

With an overall record of 21 wins and 4 losses, Nunes has become a big fish in the fighting world. She is the first woman who becomes the two-division UFC champion.

She is the third fighter in UFC history who took two titles simultaneously.

Nunes is the only one who defended two titles while she was holding them.

She has taken part in various UFC championships. She has also won the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship.

The 33-year-old has traveled a long journey of fights and has proved herself a legend and a great fighting sensation.

Amanda Nunes’ details

Full Name Amanda Lourenço Nunes
Nickname Lioness
Born May 30, 1988 

Project, Bahia, Brazil

Debut 2008
Height 173 cm
Weight 66 kg
Age 33
Birthplace Project, Bahia, Brazil
Religion Unknown
Nationality Brazilian
Net Worth $4 million
Marital Status Married
Father name Sandoval Nunes
Mother name Ivete Nunes
Salary $490,000
Twitter Handle  @Amanda_Leoa
Instagram Handle @amanda_leoa

Her Age 

Nunes is 33. Her fighting spirit is unmatchable and her inner strength and perseverance are not bound by age.

Amanda Nunes’ Net worth and Salary

The Brazilian fighter has given a lot to this game of fighting. As a return, this game has also provided her with a fair amount of wealth and fame. She has an estimated net worth of 4 million dollars. Her salary is about $490,000.

Nunes’ Height

She has an impressive height of 173 cm. Her tall height and perfect physique make her tremendous in her game.

Amanda Nunes UFC
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Nunes is the first lesbian champion in history who has openly admitted her sexuality. She is married to another UFC fighter Nina Ansaroff. Nina is an American MMA fighter who competes in the Strawweight division. She is ranked number six in the Strawweight fighting category in 2021. The couple became parents to an adorable baby girl in the year 2020.


The tale behind Amanda Nunes’ nickname is also very interesting. When she joined MMA training, the logo of the gym was two lions. As she was the only female fighter in the gym, she earned the nickname ” lioness”.

Recent News about Amanda Nunes

UFC president Dana White is hoping for a deathly fight between Amanda Nunes and one of Kayla Harrison’s opponents. Harrison, who is a two-time PFL champion, has moved to a strong position of 12-0 recently. Many people are of the view that she is the only one who has the strength to challenge Amanda. However, Dana White is not sure whether this fight will take place any time soon or not.

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