Amanda Nunes Profile
Amanda Lourenço Nunes is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist. She currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), in which she is the reigning champion of the women’s Bantamweight and Featherweight divisions.
She was also the only first-ever woman to become a two-division UFC champion simultaneously. (The UFC Women’s Bantamweight and the UFC Women’s Featherweight).
She started training in karate at age four and pursued training in boxing at the age of sixteen. She first competed in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu after being invited to a dojo by her sister, who also trained in the sport.
Amanda Nunes is the first openly lesbian champion in UFC history. Nunes is married to fellow UFC fighter Nina Ansaroff, who competes in the Strawweight division. She credits her UFC success to their relationship. On September 24, 2020, Ansaroff gave birth to the couple’s first child, daughter Raegan Ann Nunes.
She is also the first fighter in UFC history to defend two titles while actively holding them. Nunes is widely considered to be one of the greatest women’s MMA fighters of all time
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Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko fight one- Win by unanimous decision, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America, March 5th 2016
Amanda Nunes vs Ronda Rousey- Win by knockout, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America December 30th 2016
Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko fight two– Win by split decision, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, September 9th 2017
Amanda Nunes vs Holly Holm- Win by knockout, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America, July 6th 2019
Amanda Nunes vs Megan Anderson- Win by submission, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America, March 6th 2021
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