Amanda Nunes occupies an interesting space not only in the UFC but also in the realm of sports in general. She is the current UFC bantamweight and featherweight champion and is regarded as the greatest women's fighter of all-time. However, the general public does not know much about her, an aspect that has been explored at length. People have spent time pointing fingers at the UFC, something that UFC President Dana White feels a certain way about. While Dana White is an easy target, blaming him would not only be convenient, it would be inaccurate.
As much as fans love winners, fans also love feeling like they have been along for the ride with their favorite athletes, especially when said athletes have faced adversity on their way to the top. To quote Eddie Maisonet, "We (the fans) need a reason to give a damn." What Amanda Nunes lacks in star power is through no fault of her own. Instead, it's on the people who want to see her be a star to tell her story. It’s on the people to give fans the chance to invest in her. It’s on the people to make people give a damn.Read More