Amanda
Nunes
12-4-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #4 Women Bantamweight
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Performance of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 8 fights.
Record: 12-4-0
Summary: Power and aggressiveness

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Lioness
From: Salvador, Bahia Brazil
Fights Out Of: Miami, Florida USA
Age: 28
Height: 5' 8" ( 172 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )
Reach 69"
Leg Reach 41"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
247
51% Successful
127
Types of Successful Strikes
0
127
36% Standing
62% Ground
46
2
79
Striking Defense
48
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
14
43% Successful
6
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
3
9
0
Takedown Defense
60
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Amanda Nunes
Jul 9, 2016
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Win
Amanda Nunes
Mar 5, 2016
39
28
2
1
2
0
4
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Amanda Nunes
Aug 8, 2015
2
27
0
0
0
1
0
1
R1 Submission
Performance of the Night
Win
Amanda Nunes
Mar 21, 2015
15
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Amanda Nunes
Sep 27, 2014
40
22
3
1
3
0
5
1
R3 KO/TKO
Win
Amanda Nunes
Nov 6, 2013
14
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Amanda Nunes
Aug 3, 2013
10
3
2
0
0
0
2
1
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Amanda Nunes
Strikeforce - Barnett vs. Kharitonov
Sep 10, 2011
36
61
1
0
0
0
0
2
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Amanda Nunes
Strikeforce Challengers 13
Jan 7, 2011
3
11
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: I train every day at American Top Team. I'm not working on anything too specific; I'm working every day to improve myself as a true mixed martial artist.

When and why did you start training for fighting? She started karate at 7 years old. Then she started boxing and training jiu-jitsu as a teenager. She made her pro MMA debut at 19. Her mother put her in karate because she was always full of energy and she wanted to do something useful with it.

What ranks and titles have you held? Black belt in jiu-jitsu, brown belt in judo. Naga World Champ in her weight and Absolute, Pan American Jiu-Jitsu Championship Gold, Mundials Jiu-Jitsu Gold, Brazilian State Jiu-Jitsu Champion

Do you have any heroes? Cain Velasquez and her uncle, Jose Alvis

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? She was studying Physical Education but is pursuing her dream and moved to the USA to train full time

What was your job before you started fighting? Never worked. Training is her work

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? She has ended all her fights by KO or submission, three of them in the first 30 seconds.

Favorite grappling technique: Mata Leao (Rear naked choke)

Favorite striking technique: Boxing Combination

• Pro since 2008

• Nine wins by KO, two by submission (2 RNC)
 
• Nine first round finishes
 
• Has won five of her last six and three straight
 
• Origin of nickname: “The logo from my first gym was two lions. I was the only female fighter at the gym, so my old coach started to call me "Leoa" for my aggressive style and it stuck.”

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