Amanda Nunes is considered as one of the greatest MMA athletes and here is all about her net worth, payouts, MMA record, next fight, family and more
|Net Worth (2020)||$5million|
|Last fight earnings||$490,000|
|Date of Birth||30 May, 1988|
Amanda ‘The Lioness’ Nunes might not have had the greatest of starts in her MMA career but she is proof that quality always rises to the top.
The 32-year-old currently holds two belts in the UFC and several records too. Nunes has beaten six current or former UFC champions and many consider her to be the best female athlete ever in MMA.
The Brazilian was born in Pojuca, a small town outside Bahia and is the youngest of three sisters. Nunes started training in Karate when she was four and picked up boxing when she was 16.
Net worth and payouts
Amanda Nunes has an estimated net worth of $5million in 2020 thanks to her UFC performances.
The Lioness is paid per fight, like every MMA star, and doesn’t earn a monthly salary.
Nevertheless, Nunes has picked up some huge payouts thanks to her UFC wins. While the payouts from her time in Brazil are unavailable, the ones from the UFC indicate just how big of a star she is.
She made $12,000 on her UFC debut as she beat Sheila Gaff. Some of her big payouts include the wins over Miesha Tate ($180,000), Ronda Rousey ($290,000) and Valentina Shevchenko ($260,000).
The Lioness made a whopping $440,000 and $590,000 in her wins over Cris Cyborg and Holly Holm, respectively. Nunes made $490,000 each in her last two outings.
Amanda Nunes has been incredible in her UFC career and her MMA record speaks volumes of her abilities.
The Lioness, as she is called, currently has an MMA record of 20 wins and four losses. She lost the first professional MMA fight of her career against Ana Maria India before going on a six-fight win streak.
She then lost a couple of fights to Sarah D’Alelio and Alexis Davis before making her UFC debut. Nunes defeated Sheila Gaff on her UFC debut and then beat Germain de Randamie before losing to Cat Zingano at UFC 178 in 2014.
She has not lost a fight since that Zingano one and holds both the UFC Featherweight and Bantamweight titles.
Nunes has had six successful title defences since winning the crowns and has beaten stars such as Holly Holm, Valentina Shevchenko, Cris Cyborg, Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey.
Family and relationships
Amanda Nunes is the first openly gay champion in the history of the UFC and her wife, Nina Ansaroff, is also a UFC star.
Nunes and Ansaroff are married and they also have a child. Ansaroff gave birth to their daughter, Raegan Ann Nunes on October 24, 2020.
Amanda Nunes was to defend her Featherweight title in her next fight against Megan Anderson.
This was to take place at UFC 256 but Nunes pulled out due to an injury. The fight has been rescheduled for 2021 but no date has been confirmed for the same.
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