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Amanda Nunes Defends BW Title Against Julianna Peña On August 7

Julianna Peña’s relentless lobbying has paid off, as “The Venezuelan Vixen” will challenge “The Lioness” Amanda Nunes for the bantamweight championship this summer. ESPN broke the news Thursday that Amanda Nunes’s first bantamweight title defense since 2019 will take place at UFC 265 when she defends the title against Julianna...

Dana White Shares Promising Update on Nunes vs. Peña

Julianna Peña’s relentless lobbying for a title shot against Amanda Nunes has Dana White on the verge of breaking mentally and executively. Julianna Peña has been on a cross-country media tour telling anybody who will listen why she should be the next opponent for UFC double-champion Amanda Nunes.  One of...

Miesha Tate Explains Decision To Return, Eyes Amanda Nunes Rematch

Miesha Tate didn’t decide to return after a five-year absence just to take part in some farewell tour. Yesterday, a surprise bombshell announcement was dropped when it was revealed that Miesha Tate will be making her return to active competition to face Marion Reneau on July 17. The last time...

Claressa Shields Gives Timeline On Amanda Nunes Fight

Boxing superstar Claressa Shields is giving the public an idea as to when she thinks the mixed martial arts fight with Amanda Nunes will materialize. In case there is unfamiliarity surrounding Claressa Shields, her boxing accolades are downright ridiculous. In fact, the 25-year old phenom has won several boxing...

Julianna Peña: Nunes Shouldn’t Claim GOAT Status Without Fighting Me

Julianna Peña’s desire to fight Amanda Nunes is not restricted to Nunes’s status as UFC women's bantamweight champion. Julianna Peña wasted no time in hitting the campaign trail after her fight with Holly Holm fell through. That bout was expected to likely determine the next opponent for Amanda Nunes at...

UFC 259 Reportedly Tops 800,000 Pay-Per-Views Worldwide

It was documented in the Sports Business Journal that the UFC 259 pay-per-view event did very well, reportedly selling more than 800,000 units worldwide. The talent-stacked UFC 259 event featured four champions and three title fights. At the top of the card, undefeated middleweight champion Israel Adesanya looked to...

Julianna Pena Asks Amanda Nunes Why Only She Must “Fight One More”

Julianna Pena is pushing harder than ever for a fight against Amanda Nunes now that this goal’s finish line is within reach. With Amanda Nunes essentially closing any widespread debate about who the greatest female fighter in MMA history is, the only thing left to ask is: Who is next...

Megan Anderson Issues First Statement Following UFC 259 Loss

Megan Anderson has released her first statement following her lopsided loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 259. In the second of three title fights at UFC 259, Megan Anderson fell far short of her goal of becoming bantamweight champion when Amanda Nunes submitted her in the first round preceded by...

Nunes “100% Sure” Megan Anderson Wasn’t Ready For Championship

Amanda Nunes does not believe Megan Anderson was fully prepared for the task that lay before her at UFC 259. Megan Anderson entered the cage at UFC 259 as a monstrous +675 underdog against Amanda Nunes. The very fact that she was given such a small chance at success by...

With Holm/Pena Off, Dana White Says Nunes vs. Pena Could Be Next

Dana White and Amanda Nunes have a difference of opinion regarding Julianna Pena’s contendership status. At UFC 259, Amanda Nunes continued her tenure of dominance with a first-round submission victory over Megan Anderson. Now that her work is done at featherweight for the time being, Nunes is prepared to turn...

Fighters React To Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson At 259

Amanda Nunes provided why she is the best women’s featherweight fighter in the world. She made her latest title defense against Meagan Anderson.  The showdown served as the co-main event of the UFC 259 pay-per-view event on Saturday night (March 6, 2021) from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex...

UFC 259 Highlights: Amanda Nunes Destroys Megan Anderson

Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson was exactly what the hardcore fans knew coming into the fight.  The two fighters met in a women’s featherweight title bout on Saturday night (March 6) at the UFC 259 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility. Nunes stunned her early then landed...

Amanda Nunes Content If UFC Nixes The Women’s Featherweight Division

Amanda Nunes is content with the idea of the UFC eliminating the women's featherweight division, as long as the belt stays with her indefinitely. At UFC 259, "The Lioness" will defend her featherweight title against the long and dangerous, Megan Anderson. Despite criticisms of the featherweight division being shallow,...

Megan Anderson: Amanda Nunes A Great Hammer But Not A Good Nail

Megan Anderson plans to switch the roles on Amanda Nunes and remind the champion of what it’s like to be on the defensive end. Amanda Nunes is at her best when she is imposing her will on her opponents by constantly pressing forward, landing heavy shots, or using her...

Could Nunes vs. Anderson Be the Last UFC Featherweight Title Fight?

There is a women’s featherweight championship bout on the docket for UFC 259. The dual champion Amanda Nunes is set to defend her featherweight title for the second time. This time, Nunes takes on Megan Anderson in the co-main event. With this being her second defense of the 145-pound...