Amanda Ribas

Birth Day August 26th, 1993
Birth Place Varginha, Minas Gerais
Age 27 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Virgo

Amanda Ribas Biography

A Brazilian mixed martial artist is named Amanda Ribas who is currently signed to the UFC and competing in the Strawweight division of the UFC. She is ranked #10 in the UFC women's strawweight rankings as of 19th January 2021. Her highest reach is 66 in or 168 cm. She holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a black belt in Judo as well. Initially, she trained under her father until she was part of one of the national youth teams in Brazil. Her recent fight was against Marina Rodiguez where she lost the fight via technical knockout in round two. Scroll more to know about her full biography, birthday, facts, wiki, age, personal life, life story & career timeline. 

Recently in the news, Marina Rodriguez destroys Amanda Ribas with a stunning TKO during UFC 257. Rodriguez won the fight in the second round via TKO. However, there was some controversy with the fight as referee Herb Dean seemed to step in after the first shot by Marina that dropped Ribas. Rodriguez's win will have major consequences on the strawweight division. She will now be on the bubble of top-five in the division that is currently run by Weili Zhang. 'Magnum' will defend her title against Rose Namajunas next. Whereas Referee Herb Dean was at the center of some confusion before Rodriguez finished Ribas in Abu Dhabi. "I saw that I was finishing the fight, she wasn't moving and the ref came in with his arms open then I moved away," Rodriguez said after the fight. "I didn't need to hit her anymore, but when I looked around, there were different screams in the crowd, nobody was coming in so I had to go back in there and finish her again". "Guys, now you know who I am!" an excited Rodriguez said.  

Marina Rodriguez VS Amanda Ribas

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Amanda Ribas is famous for being a mixed martial artist. She is best known for winning the Jungle Fight Strawweight Championship in the year 2015 and winning the MF Strawweight Championship in the year 2016. 

Amanda Ribas was on 26th August 1993 and her place of birth is in Varginha, Minas Gerais, Brazil. She holds Brazilian nationality and her ethnicity is Brazilian-White. Her race is White. About her family, she was born to her parents; Marcelo Ribas (father), jiu-jitsu, and Muay Thai as well as a judo teacher and her mother. Amanda trained under her father until she was part of one of the national youth teams in Brazil. After her knee injuries, she stopped training and competing for some years and resumed training and compete again after seeing some of her colleague's training for an MMA tournament. She also has a sibling; a brother named Arthur, an MMA Fighter. Virgo is her Zodiac sign and her religion is Christian. Details about her educational background are still to get unfold yet. As of 2020, she celebrated her 27th birthday and she will next celebrate her 28th birthday as of 2021 on 26th August. Thus, her present age is 27.

Amanda Ribas with her brother Arthur

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Amanda Ribas is a very beautiful lady with an athletic body build. She stands tall at a height of 1.65 m or 5 ft and 5 in. She has a balanced body weight of 126 lbs or 57 kg. She has a pair of dark brown eyes color and her hair color is also of the same color i.e. dark brown. Overall, she has got a healthy body with a charming smile and a glowing face. She maintained her body a lot by doing frequent exercises and she is conscious about her food intake. Her other body measurements have not been publicized yet. 

Amanda Ribas Career

  • Initially, Amanda won the 2014 IMMAF World Championship in Women's Flyweight division and then began her professional career in the year 2014 fighting in Brazil with the record of 6-1 before signing to UFC. 
  • On 7th July 2017, she was scheduled to face Juliana Lima at The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale and was flagged by USADA for a potential anti-doping violation and removed from the bout. She was then replaced by Tecia Torres. 
  • She received a two-year sanction by USADA after testing positive for Ostarine but it was terminated on 3rd May 2019 as USADA determined that the positive test was the result of an ostarine contaminated dietary supplement.
  • After the issue, she fought against Mackenzie Dern at UFC Fight Night: Joanna vs. Waterson on 15th October 2019 where she won the fight via unanimous decision. 
  • Then, she was about to face Paige VanZant on 14th March 2020 at UFC Fight Night: Lee vs. Oliveira but VanZant was forced to pull out of the fight due to fracturing her right arm. Thus, she was replaced by Randa Markos. In the fight, Amanda won via unanimous decision. 
  • Against the fight with VanZant which happed at UFC 251 on 12th July 2020, Amanda won the fight via submission in round one. 
  • On 12th December, she was about to fight Carla Esparza at UFC 256 but Carla pulled the match due to undisclosed reasons. She was then about to face Michelle Waterson on 24th January 2021 at UFC 257 but Waterson was forced out of the event. 
  • Later, Waterson was replaced by Marina Rodriguez. Against Marina Rodiguez, she lost the fight via technical knockout in round two. 
  • Regarding her MMA record, she fought for 12 matches; out of which she won 10 matches (3 matches by knockout, 4 matches by submission, 3 matches by decision) and lost 2 matches; both games by knockout. 

Amanda Ribas, a professional UFC Fighter

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Amanda Ribas Personal Life

Amanda Ribas is not married yet and she is still to get married. Amanda is a very secretive lady while coming to her private life. She has not revealed anything about her relationship status. By the looks of it, it seems as though she is not married and therefore she does not have a husband yet which makes the other half much clearer that she has never faced divorce in her life either. She's one amazingly attractive woman and that men find her alluring too. So, the possibility of her having a man and affair with him remains pretty high. Her sexual orientation is straight. She is enjoying her life a lot. 

Amanda Ribas Net Worth & Salary

A professional MMA fighter, Amanda Ribas has made a huge amount of money from her career and she is still making a good amount of money from her work being signed to the UFC. She is getting a cool payment from each of her fights. She also gets extra money after winning the fight. As of 2021, the net worth of Amanda Ribas is estimated to have $1 Million. At present, she gets more than $25,000 per fight as per sources. She made $10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay during UFC on ESPN: Ngannou vs. dos Santos on 29th June 2019 after winning against Emily Whitmire. Recently, she made $16,000 to show, a $16,000 win bonus, $4,000 fight week incentive pay during UFC 251 on 12th July 2020 against Paige VanZant. What's more, she is also earning money from sponsorship deals. She is currently sponsored by Oh My!, Nutrends, Farmacia Bioetica, and many more. At present, she is satisfied with her earnings and her major source of wealth comes from her MMA career. 

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