Amanda Nunes is a mixed martial artist who is competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Currently, she holds the UFC Women’s Bantamweight champion. She has been nicknamed ‘The Lioness.’ She also holds Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Nunes also has Brown Belt in Judo. Her career started in the year 2008, and she is still active. Here is a quick summary of Amanda Nunes’ net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Amanda Nunes Early Life
Nunes was born in the year 1988 on May 30th. Her full names are Amanda Lourenco Nunes. She did spend a better part of her childhood in a very tiny town which was located outside Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Her passion for career started while she was four years old. This is the time that she started to train and by the time she was hitting sixteen years old. Her first competition was in Brazilian jiu-jitsu after she got an invitation to a dojo by her sister. Her sister also did train in the sports.
Nunes has never hidden the fact that she is a lesbian. She is one confident lady who does not care how people think about her. She has dated Nina Ansaroff. Nina is also a UFC fighter. Nina has been able to compete in the strawweight division. She has done so for the past four years. Nunes has admitted that her relationship with Nina has helped inspire her success.
Amanda Nunes Career, Awards & Achievement
Nunes did reside in New Jersey, and she used to attend training at the AMA Fight Club. Later, she did move to Miami to go and train with MMA Masters. She is training at the American Top Team in Coconut Creek, Florida. Nunes has been able to participate in the 135 and the 145-pound weight divisions. She has admitted that she has plans to fight at 135 pounds in the coming days. She participated in her first mixed martial arts in the year 2008.
This tournament was held at the Prime MMA Championship 2. Here, she competed against Ana Maria, and she lost the match in the first round. Nunes has been able to win five consecutive fights. Her style of winning has been through a knockout. She began her strikeforce in the year 2011. This was in Nashville Tennessee. She did suffer a loss when she was competing against Canadian Julia Budd. Nunes was to face Julie Kedzie in the year 2011. This fight was scheduled to take place in Dallas Texas.
However, this fight did not take place as Nunes was suffering from a fight injury. In the year 2011, she was able to compete against Alexis Davis. In this fight, she went on to lose the game. In the year 2012, she was scheduled to face Gilbert Melendez. However, this fight did not take place as Gilbert did suffer from a knee injury. She has been able to compete in the UFC championship multiple times, and she has gone on to emerge the winner.
Awards and Achievements
Nunes has had a very successful career in mixed martial arts. She has been able to win multiple Championships and accomplishments. Among the awards that she has been able to receive includes: Ultimate Fighting Championship. She does hold UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship. She was also awarded the Equality California.
Net worth of Amanda Nunes
Nunes has a net worth of over $2.5 million. This wealth has been generated from his career as a mixed martial artist. She has competed in multiple championships. She has lost a number of the tournaments, and she has gone on to win a majority of the tournaments. This competition is what that has contributed to his net worth.
Nunes has been a lady that believes that one should never be ashamed of who he/she is. That is the reason she is never shy when admitting that she is a lesbian. Her career continues to grow, and it would be amazing the next tournaments she will be competing in. The future is bright for this lady.