Everyone knows Jama Hill, KhabibNurmagomedov and Jack Sore as some of the fearless fighters at the UFC and also as the Undefeated UFC fighters.
Not a lot of people are aware about the best female UFC fighter Amanda Ribas. MMA fighter Amanda Ribas, from Brazil, was born on August 26, 1993.
She now fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s strawweight class (UFC). She is currently ranked #9 in the UFC women’s strawweight rankings as of August 15, 2022, and #15 in the women’s flyweight rankings as of November 21, 2022.
The native of Varginha is the daughter of Muay Thai instructor and judo and jiu-jitsu coach Marcelo Ribas. She received instruction from her father until she was a member of one of Brazil’s young national judo teams.
After sustaining knee problems, she took a few years off from training and competing. After witnessing several of her coworkers practising for an MMA competition, she recommenced her training and competition schedule.
How did the career of Amanda begin?
After winning the Women’s Flyweight class of the 2014 IMMAF World Championship, Ribas began her professional MMA career in 2014 and competed mostly in Brazil.
Before being signed by the UFC, she compiled a 6-1 record. Everyone loved watching her and considered her as one of the Hottest female MMA fighter.
When did Amanda Ribas enter the UFC?
At The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale on July 7, 2017, Ribas was slated to compete against Juliana Lima. However, Ribas was disqualified from the fight when USADA raised a possible anti-doping violation.
The sample taken on June 7 is what led to the potential violation. Tecia Torres came in to take her position. After she tested positive for ostarine, USADA initially fined her for two years.
However, on May 3, 2019, the ban was lifted since USADA found that the source of the positive test was an ostarine-contaminated nutritional supplement.
On June 29, 2019, Ribas made her UFC debut against Emily Whitmire on UFC on ESPN 3. In the second round, she submitted with a rear-naked choke to win the battle. For more update visit aftersportz.com
How is the career of Amanda going on at the UFC?
Ribas was once again slated to take on Michelle Waterson at UFC Fight Night 205 on March 26, 2022. However, owing to Waterson suffering an unexplained injury before she was officially declared out of the fight in mid-March, the fight was postponed to UFC 274 on May 7, 2022.
On May 14, 2022, Ribas competed against Katlyn Chookagian at UFC on ESPN 36. She was defeated in a split decision. Ribas won her first Fight of the Night bonus for the fight.
Against December 3, 2022, Ribas was supposed to take on Tracy Cortez at UFC on ESPN 42. But shortly after the formal weigh-ins, the promotion made the announcement that Cortez had been removed from the fight due to an undisclosed medical problem, and the fight had been called off.
What are the achievements of Amanda?
The achivements of Amanda Ribas are as follows :-
Mixed martial arts
- Ultimate Fighting Championship
- Fight of the Night (One time) vs. Katlyn Chookagian
- Jungle Fight
- Jungle Fight Strawweight Championship (One time)
- Max Fight
- MF Strawweight Championship (One time)