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Is Jessica Andrade Gay? Sexuality Explored Of The MMA Fighter

Jessica Andrade was one of the first openly gay MMA fighters in UFC history. 

Jéssica Fernanda da Costa Andrade is a professional MMA fighter from Brazil.

Andrade currently competes in the women's Flyweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Is Jessica Andrade Gay?

Yes, Jessica Andrade is gay and has been very open about it.

In 2019, Andrade married her longtime lover Fernanda. Torres and Pennington are both highly ranked competitors in their respective weight classes.

On September 6, 2011, Andrade made her professional MMA debut.

Andrade trained at Gracie Humaita in Umuarama for her first six professional fights, but after defeating Duda Yankovich, she relocated to Niterói to train at Paraná Vale Tudo.

In her home Brazil, she won eight of her first ten contests.

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Jessica Andrade Ethnicity & Family

Jessica Andrade is of Brazilian ethnicity .

Andrade was born in Umuarama, Paraná, Brazil, on September 25, 1991, to farmers Julio and Neusa Andrade.

Jéssica and her older brother Fernando spent their childhood working in their parents' plantation fields until the land was municipalized, which resulted in the prohibition of underage labor.

Andrade grew up playing soccer and futsal with dreams of being a professional soccer player.

She did well and was finally offered a position with the So Paulo team, but her parents stopped her from departing. Andrade began training in judo in high school and jiu-jitsu shortly after, in 2011.

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Jessica Andrade Net Worth Details

Jessica Andrade Net Worth is guessed to be close to 500k USD.

According to The Sports Daily, Andrade has made over $1,787,000 in her UFC career. Her largest payday ($230,000) came from her maiden bout in 2019 against Rose Namajunas.

'Bate Estaca' is without a doubt one of the top female MMA fighters.

The fighter's resume is lengthy and impressive. The Brazilian fighter is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu blue belt. Andrade also has an incredible MMA record of 21-9-0.

Andrade has the second-most stoppage victories in the UFC women's strawweight category. She also owns the strawweight division record for most knockouts.