Saturday, January 22, 2022

The Pulse of MMA: Fans React To Julianna Peña’s Upset Of Amanda Nunes

The Pulse of MMA: Fan Reactions To The Sport’s Biggest Stories

In this installment of The Pulse of MMA, we look at the raw, unfiltered reactions from MMA fans to the result of UFC 269‘s co-main event that saw Julianna Peña upset Amanda Nunes.

Julianna Peña def. Amanda Nunes via Submission

Amanda Nunes entered the UFC 269 co-main event as a -1000 favorite against Julianna Peña. After a strong first round, Peña would stand and trade with Nunes, getting the better of the “The Lioness,” much to the surprise of the audience in attendance. That shock would then quickly expand when Peña made the victory official with her rear-naked choke submission in the second round.

Here is one look at a stunned crowd’s reaction, including many fighters in attendance who could not believe what they just witnessed.

We also covered fighters’ Twitter reactions to this stunning upset immediately after the event.

But what about The Pulse of MMA? What were the reactions to the fans of our great sport after witnessing such a monumental moment! You can find the raw, unfiltered commentary on the crowning of a new UFC bantamweight champion below.

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