Is Amanda Nunes the best MMA fighter of all time? Know about her sexuality, girlfriend, and net worth
Amanda Nunes keeps the history as she goes through the final days ahead of her title defense against Holly Holm at UFC 239. She is the UFC double champion.
Similarly, in the final days ahead of her title defense against former bantamweight champion Holly Holm at UFC 239, the ‘Lioness’ tells Combat she sees herself going down in history as the greatest MMA fighter to ever live.
Amanda Nunes Destroyed Holly Holm
Amanda Nunes defeated Holly Holm and cemented her place as the greatest women’s fighter in UFC history. There was early pressure from former world champion boxer Holm but Amanda landed a perfectly disguised head kick that had her opponent scrambling on the deck.
Source: Forbes(Amanda Nunes Proves I am Better Than All The Girls In My Divison At UFC 239)
Similarly, she landed a carbon copy of the same high kick that Holm famously caught UFC icon Ronda Rousey with before scoring a stunning upset in 2016. There was blood smell going around and the victory of Amanda.
Is Amanda Nunes Straight?
The answer to this question is obviously no. Amanda is open about her sexuality and she has revealed that she is a lesbian. It might have been tough for her to reveal her sexuality but she is broad-minded.
She has been in a relationship with Nina Ansaroff from the year 2012. It is also known that these two have already been engaged. They are in a happy relationship and Amanda credits her UFC successes to Nina.
Similarly, they have been seen kissing each other many time publicly. Nina Ansaroff is also an American mixed martial artist. Likewise, she is currently competing in the women’s strawweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Furthermore, talking about May 15, 2019, she is #3 in the strawweight rankings.
Amanda Nunes life and net worth
Amanda Nunes was born on 30th May 1988 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. She is the daughter of Sindoval Nunes(father) and Ivete Nunes(mother). Similarly, she started training in Karate at the age of sixteen.
In her MMA career, she fought more than dozens of officially sanctioned MMA fights. With her exceptional technique and skills, she maintained a winning record overall. Astoundingly, she was matched up with Ronda Rousey on December 30, 2016.
This fight was her major breakthrough and career-defining fight. Subsequently, she viciously knocked out Rousey just after 48 seconds of the fight with combinations of punches in her face.
She has the estimated net worth of $1 million. Now talking about the earning of Amanda from her match according to playerswiki is shown in the table below.
|August 3, 2013||UFC 163||$12,000||Win|
|November 6, 2013||UFC: Fight for the Troops 3||$16,000||Win|
|September 27, 2014||UFC 178||$15,000||Loss|
|March 21, 2015||UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare||$30,000||Win|
|August 8, 2015||UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Saint Preux||$97,000||Win|
|March 5, 2016||UFC 196||$56,000||Win|
|July 9, 2016||UFC 200||$180,000||Win|
|December 30, 2016||UFC 207||$290,000||Win|
|September 9, 2017||UFC 215||$250,000||Win|
|May 12, 2018||UFC 224||$260,000||Win|
|December 29, 2018||UFC 232||$350,000||Win|
Short bio on Amanda Nunes
Amanda Nunes is a mixed martial artist who hails from Brazil. She gained a lot of popularity and attention as a dominant female fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Currently, she is the reigning UFC Women’s Bantamweight champion. See more…
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