UFC twin champion Amanda Nunes already intends on sitting out the remainder of 2020 after her newest triumph. May it’s everlasting?
Throughout an interview with Brazilian TV present “Esporte Espetacular,” Nunes admitted that retirement is on her thoughts one week faraway from her UFC 250 win over Felicia Spencer.
“Ah, I don’t know. I’ve achieved all the pieces I needed,” Nunes mentioned, as translated by MMA Combating. “I’m effectively. I can go on with my life, possibly a (take) new step, possibly discover new skills, assist some ladies there … possibly be a coach, too.
“I’m in a second that I can retire, , and I’m in a second that I can combat. I’m wonderful. There’s nothing else to be completed proper now within the division. The Corridor of Fame will come, for positive. My life going ahead, if I do cease now, the UFC will give me each help I must proceed having my cash and work.”
Nunes, who’s each girls’s bantamweight and featherweight champion, dominated Spencer on June 6 to retain her 145-pound by lopsided unanimous choice. With Nunes and spouse Nina Ansaroff anticipating their first little one, Nunes mentioned after the combat that she would probably not take one other combat this 12 months.
Nunes, who owns victories over each UFC girls’s bantamweight and featherweight champion in historical past, has all however cleaned out each divisions. Solely former Invicta FC featherweight champ Megan Anderson may very well be thought-about present worthy contender; she’s on a two-fight profitable streak however has misplaced to each Spencer and Holly Holm, who each have misplaced to Nunes.
Nunes’ speak of retirement comes on the heels of fellow former champ-champ Henry Cejudo calling it quits after his win final month at UFC 249, and whereas the UFC is engaged in a public dispute over cash with two of its greatest stars, Jon Jones and Jorge Masvidal.
UFC president Dana White just lately acknowledged that Nunes needs to be within the dialog to be thought-about the best MMA fighter of all time, no matter gender.