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Amanda Nunes personal details

First Name Amanda
Last Name Nunes
Nickname/s Lioness, Leoa
Birth Name Amanda Nunes
Age 30 
Date of Birth May 30, 1988
Born Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Residence Miami, Florida, United States
Status Active
Nationality Brazilian
Weight class Bantamweight
Weight range 135 - 145lbs / 61 - 66kg
Preferred 135lbs / 61kg
Height 5ft 7in / 170cm
Reach 69in
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Amanda Nunes martial arts details

MMA Professional
World Champion
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt
Champion
Boxing Practitioner
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Judo Brown Belt
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Amanda Nunes fight history

W Valentina Shevchenko Split Decision MMA 09/09/17 UFC 215: Johnson vs. Borg, Rogers Place, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
5:00 R5 / 5×5 Pro UFC Bantamweight title defense • 135 lbs • Main Event • Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)
W Ronda Rousey TKO (Punches) MMA 12/30/16 UFC 207: Nunes vs Rousey, T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
0:48 R1 / 5×5 Pro UFC Bantamweight title • 135 lbs • Main Event • Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)
W Miesha Tate Rear-Naked Choke MMA 07/09/16 UFC 200: Tate vs Nunes, T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
3:16 R1 / 5×5 Pro UFC Bantamweight title • 135lbs • Main Event • Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)
W Valentina Shevchenko Unanimous Decision MMA 03/05/16 UFC 196: McGregor vs Diaz, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro Bantamweight • 135 lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs)
W Sara McMann Rear-Naked Choke MMA 08/08/15 UFC Fight Night 73: Teixeira vs St. Preux, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
2:53 R1 / 3×5 Pro Bantamweight • 135lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs)
W Shayna Baszler TKO (Leg Kick) MMA 03/21/15 UFC Fight Night: Maia vs LaFlare, Macanazinho Gymnasium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1:56 R1 / 3×5 Pro Bantamweight • 135lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs)
L Cat Zingano TKO (Elbows/Punches) MMA 09/27/14 UFC 178: Johnson vs Cariaso, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
1:21 R3 / 3×5 Pro Bantamweight • 135lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)
W Germaine de Randamie TKO (Elbows) MMA 11/06/13 UFC Fight Night 31: Fight for the Troops 3, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, United States
3:56 R1 / 3×5 Pro Bantamweight • 135lbs • Prelim Card • Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs)
W Sheila Gaff TKO (Punches/Elbows) MMA 08/03/13 UFC 163: Aldo vs Korean Zombie, HSBC Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2:08 R1 / 3×5 Pro Bantamweight • 135lbs • Prelim Card • Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs)
L Sarah D’Alelio Unanimous Decision MMA 01/05/13 Invicta FC 4: Esparza vs Hyatt, Memorial Hall, Kansas City, Kansas, United States
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro Bantamweight • 135lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 135.8 lbs (61.6 kgs)
W Raquel Pa`aluhi Rear-Naked Choke MMA 07/28/12 Invicta FC 2: Baszler vs McMann, Memorial Hall, Kansas City, Kansas, United States
2:24 R1 / 3×5 Pro Bantamweight • 135lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 135.4 lbs (61.4 kgs)
L Alexis Davis TKO (Punches) MMA 09/10/11   Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Semifinals, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
4:53 R2 / 3×5 Pro Bantamweight • 135lbs • Prelim Card • Weigh-In: 134.5 lbs (61.0 kgs)
W Julia Budd KO (Punches) MMA 01/07/11   Strikeforce Challengers 13: Woodley vs Saffiedine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
0:14 R1 / 3×5 Pro Featherweight • 145lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 143.2 lbs (65.0 kgs)
W Ediane Gomes TKO (Punches) MMA 02/25/10   Bitetti Combat 6, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
3:00 R2 / 3×5 Pro Main Event
W Vanessa Porto TKO (Corner Stoppage) MMA 12/12/09 Samurai Fight Combat 2: Warrior’s Return, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
5:00 R2 / 3×5 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Dayse Lee TKO (Punches) MMA 09/12/09 Samurai Fight Combat, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
1:08 R1 / 3×5 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Nadja Nadja TKO (Punches) MMA 07/01/08   Prime MMA Championship 3, Bahia, Brazil
……… R1 / 3×5 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Paty Barbosa TKO (Corner Stoppage) MMA 05/24/08   Demo Fight 3, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
0:11 R1 / 3×5 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
L Ana Maria Armbar MMA 03/08/08 Prime MMA Championship 2, Salvador, Brazil
0:35 R1 / 3×5 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..

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Amanda Nunes’ Bio

Amanda Nunes is a female fighter from Brazil.

She began her journey into martial arts with boxing at the age of sixteen. A year later she joined her sister in training in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu.

Previously signed with Invicta Fighting Championships, she is currently signed with the UFC. On July 9th, 2016 Amanda won the UFC Bantamweight title, becoming the first Brazilian woman to be a UFC Champion.

In January 2018, Amanda joined Invicta Fighting Championships as part of its athlete development team and matchmaking process. Later that month at Invicta FC 27, Amanda led the weigh-ins, and conducted the post-fight interviews inside the cage.

Personal Life

Amanda is openly gay, and is the first LGBT fighter to become a UFC Champion.

Achievements

MMA Titles

2016 - UFC Bantamweight World Champion | 135 lbs (2 defense)

MMA Awards

2017 - Awakening Women's MMA Awards | Bantamweight (135lbs) of the Year wmma-awards-icon
2016 – WMMA Press Awards | Fighter of the Year
2016 – WMMA Press Awards | Bantamweight of the Year
2016 – World MMA Awards | Female Fighter of the Year
2016 – Awakening WMMA Awards | Fighter of the Year
2016 – Awakening WMMA Awards | Inspirational Fighter of the Year
2016 – Awakening WMMA Awards | Fan Favourite Bantamweight of the Year
2016 – Awakening WMMA Awards | KO/TKO of the Year (UFC 207 vs Ronda Rousey)
2016 – Awakening WMMA Awards | Fight of the Year (UFC 207 vs Ronda Rousey)
2015 – Promoting Real Women | Most Underrated Fighter

Team Details

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MMA Masters Gym / Affiliations
- Trainer / Instructor / Coach
- Management

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