Amanda Nunes

Amanda Nunes

Full NameAmanda Lourenço Nunes

BornMay 30, 1988

Height5 ft 8 in


RoleBoxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Capoeira, Muay Thai, Karate

Relation(s)Nina Ansaroff


Amanda Nunes, also known as ‘The Lioness’ is the only woman in UFC history to become a 2 division

UFC Champion. Amanda Nunes hails from Brazil and is a master of various martial arts disciplines, from

boxing, to BJJ to capoeira to judo.

  1. Early Life and Career
  2. Amanda Nunes MMA
  3. Amanda Nunes UFC
  4. Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko
  5. Amanda Nunes vs Ronda Rousey
  6. Amanda Nunes vs Holly Holm
  7. Amanda Nunes vs Cris Cyborg
  8. Amanda Nunes Stats
  9. Amanda Nunes Record
  10. Amanda Nunes Partner
  11. Amanda Nunes Net Worth 2019

Early Life and Career

Amanda Nunes has been involved in martial arts from a very young age. At the age of four, she was

already learning karate. By the age of sixteen, Amanda Nunes was an avid boxer as well. Amanda

Nunes’ sister introduced her to BJJ.

Amanda Nunes MMA

Amanda Nunes made her MMA debut at Prime MMA Championship 2 and lost in the very first

round. Not letting it deter her from her goals, Amanda Nunes moved on to Strikeforce and defeated

Julia Budd in fourteen seconds. She would move on to Invicta FC in due course of time and defeat

Raquel Pa’aluhi and lose to Sarah D’Alelio.

Amanda Nunes UFC

Amanda Nunes would make a name for herself in the UFC, beating the likes of Sheila Gaff and

Germaine de Randamie. It was her victory over Valentina Shevchenko that would catapult Amanda

Nunes into the title picture.

Amanda Nunes defeated Miesha Tate at UFC 200 to become the UFC Women’s Bantamweight

Champion. Amanda Nunes went on to win fights against the likes of Ronda Rousey, Raquel

Pennington and even Valentina Shevchenko in the rematch.

Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko

In 2016, Amanda Nunes fought Valentina Shevchenko for the first time at UFC 196 in a bantamweight clash. Nunes beat Shevchenko via decision.

In 2017, Nunes and Shevchenko met each other again at UFC 215 in a title fight where Nunes pipped Shevchenko via split decision in a very close fight.

UFC 215: Nunes v Shevchenko 2

Amanda Nunes vs Ronda Rousey

Nunes spoiled the much awaited return of now retired UFC superstar Ronda Rousey in the headliner of UFC 207 by knocking her out with a thunderous head kick in the first round, and sending Rousey into retirement.

UFC 207 Nunes v Rousey

Amanda Nunes vs Holly Holm

Nunes fought Holly Holm in the co-main event of UFC 239 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for the women's bantamweight title. Nunes shocked the world when she stopped the former champion, Holm with a vicious head kick in the first round.

UFC 239 Nunes v Holm

Amanda Nunes vs Cris Cyborg

Amanda Nunes went up to Featherweight to face Cris Cyborg for the Championship and knocked her

out in 51 seconds to become the first female two division Champion in UFC history. Many consider

Amanda Nunes to be the greatest female Mixed Martial Artist of all time.

UFC 232 Jones v Gustafsson 2

Amanda Nunes Stats

Here are the stats of Amanda "The Lioness" Nunes:



Wins by KO:

  1. 13

Wins by Submission:

  1. 3

Wins by Decision:

  1. 2

Current Titles:

  1. UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion
  2. UFC Women's Featherweight Champion


  1. 135 lb / 61 kg


  1. 69 in (175 cm)

Weight Class:

  1. Women's Bantamweight (2011-present)
  2. Women's Featherweight (2008-2011, 2018-present)

Amanda Nunes Record

Given below is the MMA record of Amanda Nunes:

Win18-4Holly HolmTKO (head kick and punches)UFC 23906-Jul-2019
Win17-4Cris CyborgKO (punches)UFC 23229-Dec-2018
Win16-4Raquel PenningtonTKO (punches)UFC 22412-May-2018
Win15-4Valentina ShevchenkoDecision (split)UFC 21509-Sep-2017
Win14-4Ronda RouseyTKO (punches)UFC 20730-Dec-2016
Win13-4Miesha TateSubmission (rear-naked choke)UFC 20009-Jul-2016
Win12-4Valentina ShevchenkoDecision (unanimous)UFC 19605-Mar-2016
Win11-4Sara McMannSubmission (rear-naked choke)UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Saint Preux08-Aug-2015
Win10-4Shayna BaszlerTKO (leg kick)UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare21-Mar-2015
Loss9-4Cat ZinganoTKO (elbows and punches)UFC 17827-Sep-2014
Win9-3Germaine de RandamieTKO (elbows)UFC: Fight for the Troops 306-Nov-2013
Win8-3Sheila GaffTKO (punches and elbows)UFC 16303-Aug-2013
Loss7-3Sarah D'AlelioDecision (unanimous)Invicta FC 4: Esparza vs. Hyatt05-Jan-2013
Win7-2Raquel Pa'aluhiTechnical Submission (rear-naked choke)Invicta FC 2: Baszler vs. McMann28-Jul-2012
Loss6-2Alexis DavisTKO (punches)Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Kharitonov10-Sep-2011
Win6-1Julia BuddKO (punches)Strikeforce Challengers: Woodley vs. Saffiedine07-Jan-2011
Win5-1Ediane GomesTKO (punches)Bitetti Combat 625-Feb-2010
Win4-1Vanessa PortoTKO (corner stoppage)Samurai FC 2: Warrior's Return12-Dec-2009
Win3-1Deise Lee RochaTKO (punches)Samurai Fight Combat12-Sep-2009
Win2-1Nadja NadjaTKO (punches)Prime: MMA Championship 301-Jul-2009
Win1-1Paty BarbosaTKO (corner stoppage)Demo Fight 324-May-2008
Loss0-1Ana Maria ÍndiaSubmission (armbar)Prime: MMA Championship 208-Mar-2008

Amanda Nunes Partner

Amanda Nunes and Nina Ansaroff are engaged. Nina Ansaroff is her fellow UFC fighter who competes in the UFC Strawweight division.

Amanda Nunes Net Worth 2019

As of 2019, Amanda Nunes Net Worth is estimated to be $1 million. Being considered as one of the greatest fighters in UFC history, she has most of her earnings from MMA.

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