Besides punching and beating the opponent to the ground, MMA fighters are known to be lovers at heart. As strong as their punches are, their love is equally powerful. There is no shortage of such love stories in UFC. This article will discuss one such story about the UFC fighter Ariane Lipski and Renato ‘Rasta’ Silva.
Renato started as Ariane’s head coach but is now her husband. It isn’t a love story of student and coach but let’s call it a love story where two individuals helped one another grow. One’s faith in others acted as a support not to give up when times were hard. Keep reading until the end to learn everything about the MMA fighter and her husband.
Lipski’s Journey From KSW To UFC
Ariane was born on January 26, 1994. She started training Muay Thai and became the Brazilian Muay Thai champion prior to her MMA transition. Lipski debuted under Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki’s (KSW) promotion. Lipski had a good start for her MMA career at KSW and was named The Queen of Violence. Unfortunately, the fighter’s deal with KSW came to an end, with her MMA record being 11-3. The fighter expressed her sadness through a post on Instagram.
Later, Ariane revealed her signing with UFC. She was excited to start a new journey. Unfortunately, her first bout with UFC got canceled because her opponent Maryna Moroz pulled out due to injury. Two months later, on January 19, 2019, Lipski faced Joanne Calderwood for her UFC debut but lost the fight via unanimous decision. After that, Lipski faced two consecutive losses at UFC before getting a taste of her first win against Isabela de Pádua. Her record is 14-8-0 as of January 2023.
Ariane Lipski’s next match is scheduled on March 11, 2023. She is to face JJ Aldrich at UFC Fight Night 221. Throughout her career, her coach-turned-husband Renato Silva has been her biggest supporter. Another well-known UFC fighter, Angela Hill‘s husband, Adam Blair Pryde, is also a fighter.
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Who Is Ariane Lipski’s Husband?
The Violence Queen, Ariane Lipski’s husband, is Renato Rasthai da Silva Jr., also known by his nickname Rasta. He was born on June 26, 1983, in Curitiba, Brazil. He first debuted in 2012 and held a Pro-MMA record of 5-3-0. Rasta’s last fight was on July 20, 2018. He is now active as a coach to his wife, Ariane, and can be seen as a cornerman during her bouts.
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Renato also has a son named Renan Silva, who is allegedly from his past relationship. For many years, Ariane and Renato’s relationship was named to be only a professional one. However, Lipski finally revealed her romantic relationship with her coach through an adorable post of the duo on her Instagram in 2017. They have been together ever since and are now happily married.
Lipski’s Love Story
The couple’s journey dates way back. These two are an example of growing together through thick and thin. They met in 2013 when Lipski went to Renato’s gym, asking him to train her to become a fighter. Together, they overcame a lot of struggles to reach where they are today. And with each passing year, they grew closer.
After years of being together, the couple tied the knot in a private ceremony in 2019. Unlike others, they did not share any pictures or news regarding their wedding. At their first wedding anniversary, the fighter took to her Instagram to wish her husband Renato a happy first year of marriage.
The couple likes to keep things private and to themselves. But they can be seen together on each other’s Instagram frequently. We wish them all lifetime of togetherness and look forward to Lipski’s win in the next match on March 11, 2023, after her last upset with Priscila Cachoeira.
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