Former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Miesha Tate can now add the title of “mother” to her list of achievements because the retired UFC star has given birth to a baby girl, Amaia Navaeh Nunez.
A friend of Tate’s would post the following on Instagram, saying the former UFC fighter was in labor for 67 hours before finally giving birth:
Around midnight last night, I texted @mieshatate and told her that she had 24 hours to produce my birthday twin. And she did. Best birthday present ever! -- . I’m so proud of my incredible friend. After 67 hours of labor, she gave birth to a perfect, tiny human. I am so proud of her, to be able to call her one of my best friends, and to share a birthday with this little piece of magic named Amaia. So many congratulations to @mieshatate and @johnnyboymma ! . Thank you for the messages and texts. It’s been an especially taxing week for me, but somehow you all made it better. -- . This special occasion was too good to keep to myself, but it’s back to radio silence for me. ----
MMA fighter Johnny Nunez is the father of the newborn and he also had some good things to share on Instagram:
Finally... after over 67 hours of Labor, my love of my life has arrived, Amaia Nevaeh Nuñez... Amaia meet the World--...Daddy Vows to love you, protect you and Never leave you!! I am dedicating my life to loving you, Cherishing you, Inspiring you and Teaching you what I have learned early and in the later of my life. I am confident that you won’t take this life for granted, and I know when you get where your going in life... you won’t forget to turn around and help the next one in line!! We will teach you, by example, to be Humble and Kind... just like your momma! GO GET EM BABY GIRL! The world is yours! #godsplan #helloworld #happybirthdayamor #myqueen #Humble&Kind #Amaia #Nuñez #myworld #sundayfunday *thank you all for respecting this whole tough amazing process, we love each and everyone of you! --special thanks to Janelle @icutvegas for being the greatest support system!
Tate retired from professional MMA competition at UFC 205, where she suffered a unanimous decision loss to Raquel Pennington. Nunez was last seen in action at the World Series Of Fighting 26, defeating David Jordan by unanimous decision.