Two-division women’s champion Amanda Nunes has started to drop hints that she may be contemplating retirement after fighting Holly Holm.
That particular fight hasn’t been made official just yet, but it’s perhaps no coincidence that Holly Holm was recently removed from a fight with Aspen Ladd, and Nunes says the fight could come to fruition soon.
“Holly is the only champion I haven’t fought yet, so it’s a fight that makes sense for me,” Nunes told Combate. “I’m just waiting for the call. Hopefully I’ll get the call this week, I’d be really happy to return to Brazil, I think a fight with Holly here in Brazil could be great for my career.”
However, the 30-year-old then indicated that her career could then draw to a close after the Holm fight.
“Who knows, I might retire after this fight or something like that. Let’s see what happens.
“If you look at the division, I think Holly is my last opponent. I already conquered everything I wanted in my career. My mom asked me to retire. I was supposed to retire after the fight with Cris. She said that was enough, that I already conquered everything in MMA. That’s the last thing I wanted, to be a double champion. Now I am, I don’t have to prove anything to anyone. I proved it to myself and I’m fine. I doing well financially, I’m happy and now I want to live life and enjoy it.”