Miesha Tate is an American mixed martial artist and former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion. She also competed in Strikeforce and was a former Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion. Additionally, she has served as the vice president of ONE Championship.
In 2016, Miesha Tate announced her plans to take a break from MMA after her next bout. However, five years later, she made a comeback t MMA, announcing her return to the ring to face Marion Reneau on July 17, 2021, at UFC on ESPN: Makhachev vs. Moisés. Her comeback was a success, as she emerged victorious via third-round TKO, earning her the second Performance of the Night award in her UFC career. As of October 2022, she is ranked #10 in the UFC women’s bantamweight rankings.
Tate won the third season of Celebrity Big Brother in 2022. During that season, she won four Head of Household competitions.
As Miesha’s MMA career continues to soar, more and more people are becoming interested in her personal life, particularly her relationship with her partner Johnny Nunez. In this post, we will delve into the details of their love story, from the beginning of their relationship to the present and their adorable kids.
Exploring Miesha Tate’s Life As A Wife And Mother: A Look Into Her Relationship
In January 2018, Miesha and Johnny’s love story was made public, and before the year was up, they were blessed with the arrival of their first child, a darling daughter named Amaia Nevaeh Nuñez. Two years later, their family expanded with the arrival of their second child, a baby boy named Daxton Wylder Nuñez. Today, the happy family of four resides in Tacoma, Washington, surrounded by love and laughter.
Many believed that motherhood would mark the end of Miesha’s fighting career, but her kids proved to be the driving force behind her comeback. With them as her motivation, she decided to return to the sport after announcing her retirement in November 2016.
Miesha and Johnny are both active on Instagram, where they share their personal and professional lives with their followers. Miesha, who goes by the handle @mieshatate, has amassed a massive following and regularly posts about her workouts, family, and travels. Meanwhile, Johnny has a following of 14.4k fans under the handle @johnnyboymma, where he also keeps his followers updated on his kids, wife, and career.
Who Is Johnny Nunez?
Johnny Nunez, the husband of Miesha Tate, is a skilled mixed martial artist who competes in the 155-pound weight class division. He began his MMA journey in 2010, racking up a couple of wins as an amateur before turning professional in 2012. In his debut professional fight at Crown Boxing, Nunez emerged victorious with a TKO (punches) victory over Lee Henry Lilly in the final round.
His most recent fight took place under the ONE Championship title. Since she retired from MMA, his wife Miesha Tate has been the vice president of the organization. At ONE Championship: Dawn of Valor in October 2019, Johnny Nunez fought Kazuki Tokudome and lost by a unanimous decision.