As every UFC 200 fan will know, Amanda Nunes became the new women’s bantamweight champion on Saturday night, beating Miesha Tate by submission and snagging her title in the process.
Now, we know that Nunes is a lethal fighter, with her quick strikes that often lead her to winning by knockout.
But what about the girl behind the champion’s belt? Since we’re definitely going to be hearing a lot more about the Brazilian MMA star, let’s find out as much as we can about Amanda Nunes…
1. Amanda Is The First Openly LGBTQ UFC 200 Champion
When asked if she was happy about being the first openly gay title holder, Amanda simply responded with ‘This is amazing. The most important thing is I’m happy with my life.”
2. She Was Introduced To Judo By Her Older Sister
It seems that MMA must definitely be a family favourite then.