Amanda Nunes

Amanda Nunes is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist. She is currently competing for the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion title. Read the article to know Nunes’ net worth, salary, earnings, husband, and other details.

About Amanda Nunes:

Amanda Nunes first started learning Capoeira when she was five. Then she joined a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu class. She earned the 2008 American Jiu-jitsu Championship 2008 as a blue belt. Additionally, she earned a gold medal at the 2009 World Jiu-jitsu Championship as a purple belt. Following that, she became a lightweight division world champion of the North American Grappling Association in 2012.

Nunes shifted to MMA in 2007. After moving to the USA, she started training at the AMA Fight Club. She made her professional MMA debut in 2008. At the Prime MMA Championship, she lost her debut fight against Ana Maria in the first round. Following this, she won the next 5 fights constructively via TKO stoppage. In her 7th career bout, she faced Julia Budd. In her Strikeforce debut, she knocked out Budd in just 14 seconds.

Amanda Nunes made her UFC debut at UFC 163. There she faced Sheila Gaff and knocked her out in the first round. She again won her second UFC bout against Germaine de Randamie via 1st round TKO. Nunes earned her first title, the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship in 2016. She defeated Miesha Tate to earn the title. Then she went on to defend the title successfully 5 times till 2021. Furthermore, she earned the UFC Women’s Featherweight Championship by defeating Cris Cyborg in 2018. Unfortunately, the fighter lost her Bantamweight title in 2021 against Julianna Pena.

Amanda Nunes’ Net Worth and Salary:

Amanda Nunes’ net worth is $4 million in 2023. In her recent losing bout against Pena, she earned a $400,000 guaranteed purse. Additionally, she earned $42,000 in sponsorship pay. Before that, she received a guaranteed purse of $350,000 in UFC 259. There she also earned $100,000 as a win bonus and $40,000 as fight week incentive pay. Her current average purse amount is $400,000. From her professional MMA career, Nunes earned a total of $4,129,500.

Quick Facts:

Full Name Amanda Lourenço Nunes
Nickname Lioness
Division Bantamweight
Stance Orthodox
Date of Birth May 30, 1988
Debut March 8, 2008
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 135lbs (61 kg)
Age 34
Birthplace Pojuca, Bahia, Brazil
Nationality Brazilian
Net Worth $4 million
Marital Status Married
Father’s Name Sindoval Nunes
Mother’s Name Ivete Nunes
Salary $400,000
Twitter Handle @Amanda_leoa
Instagram Handle @amanda_leoa


Nunes’ Wife:

Amanda Nunes is currently married to Nina Ann Nunes. Nina Nunes is also a professional MMA strawweight division competitor. Amanda is the first openly lesbian UFC champion. She and Nina met in 2012. They announced their engagement in 2018. In September 2020, they welcomed their first child, a daughter named Reagan Ann Nunes.

Amanda Nunes and Nina Nunes

Her Age:

Nunes was born on 30 May 1998 in Bahia Brazil. She is currently 34 years old.

Her Height and Weight:

The Brazilian mixed martial artist is 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) tall. She weighs 135lbs (61 kg) and is competing in the Bantamweight division. Additionally, she is the current UFC Women’s Featherweight Championship titleholder.

Amanda Nunes’ Endorsements:

Nunes’ successful MMA career brought her multiple endorsement deals. She had brand ambassador deals with Reebok, Celsius Energy Drink, Yamamoto Nutrition, and Tokyo Time. Recently she signed a sponsorship deal with Revivid Sport CBD. Previously in 2016, she partnered with Ten spring water by Alkalife. Additionally, she appeared in Modelo commercials several times.

Amanda Nunes’ stats:

Professional Record

Match Win Lose
Knockout 13 2
Submission 4 2
Decision 4 1
Total 21 5

Career Breakdown

Round Res. Record Opponent Method
2 Loss 21–5 Julianna Peña Submission (rear-naked choke)
1 Win 21–4 Megan Anderson Submission (reverse triangle armbar)
5 Win 20–4 Felicia Spencer Decision (unanimous)
5 Win 19–4 Germaine de Randamie Decision (unanimous)
1 Win 18–4 Holly Holm TKO (head kick and punches)
1 Win 17–4 Cris Cyborg KO (punch)
5 Win 16–4 Raquel Pennington TKO (elbows and punches)
5 Win 15–4 Valentina Shevchenko Decision (split)
1 Win 14–4 Ronda Rousey TKO (punches)
1 Win 13–4 Miesha Tate Submission (rear-naked choke)
3 Win 12–4 Valentina Shevchenko Decision (unanimous)
1 Win 11–4 Sara McMann Submission (rear-naked choke)
1 Win 10–4 Shayna Baszler TKO (leg kick)
3 Loss 9–4 Cat Zingano TKO (elbows and punches)
1 Win 9–3 Germaine de Randamie TKO (elbows)
1 Win 8–3 Sheila Gaff TKO (punches and elbows)
3 Loss 7–3 Sarah D’Alelio Decision (unanimous)
1 Win 7–2 Raquel Pa’aluhi Technical Submission (rear-naked choke)
2 Loss 6–2 Alexis Davis TKO (punches)
1 Win 6–1 Julia Budd KO (punches)
2 Win 5–1 Ediane Gomes TKO (punches)
2 Win 4–1 Vanessa Porto TKO (corner stoppage)
1 Win 3–1 Deise Lee Rocha TKO (punches)
1 Win 2–1 Nadja Nadja TKO (punches)
1 Win 1–1 Paty Barbosa TKO (corner stoppage)
1 Loss 0–1 Ana Maria Submission (armbar)


Amanda Nunes Top 5 Finishes

FAQ about Amanda Nunes:

What is Nunes’ Net Worth in 2023?

Nunes’ net worth is $4 million in 2023.

Is She Married?

Yes, Nunes is married to the professional mixed martial artist Nina Ann Nunes.

What is Nunes’ Height?

Amanda Nunes is 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) tall.


Abdullah Al Hasan writes about various players, especially about their Biography. He is a freelance content writer and a full-time blogger by profession. He also writes on Surprise Sports regularly.


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