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UFC Champ-Champ Amanda Nunes Won’t Be Fighting On May 9

Amanda Nunes isn't interested in rushing things amid the coronavirus pandemic. Nunes is the reigning UFC women's featherweight and bantamweight champion. She was scheduled to put her 145-pound gold on the line against Felicia Spencer on May 9 at UFC 250 in Brazil. The UFC was forced to change direction...

UFC Reportedly Working On May 9 Return [UPDATE]

The UFC seems to be planning a return on May 9. MMAFighting.com first reported that the promotion wants to get back to business less than a month from now. May 9 was scheduled to be the date UFC 250 took place in Brazil. That is no longer the case due...

Josh Thomson Thinks Cris Cyborg Would ‘Dismantle’ Amanda Nunes In Rematch

While the possibility of Amanda Nunes vs. Cris Cyborg II is out the window, Josh Thomson thinks a rematch would play out far differently. Back in Dec. 2018, Nunes stunned the MMA world. She ran through Cyborg in 51 seconds to score the knockout win. In the process, Nunes became...

Amanda Nunes vs. Felicia Spencer Booked For UFC 250 In Brazil

Amanda Nunes’ next UFC women’s featherweight title bout has been set. Nunes will put her 145-pound gold on the line against Felicia Spencer. The bout will be held on the UFC 250 card in Sao Paulo, Brazil. UFC 250 takes place on May 9. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto first broke the...

Clarissa Shields Explains How UFC Disrespect Pushed Her Into MMA

Clarissa Shields is diving into the sport of MMA with a big chip on her shoulder, put there in large part by the UFC crew. UFC 232 was not just any Amanda Nunes victory, but a very legitimate case can be made that it was the biggest of them all,...

Clarissa Shields Responds to Nunes’ “Wrestle the Sh*t Out of You” Warning

Clarissa Shields heard Amanda Nunes’ warning that she would “wrestle the shit out of” her if Shields ever stepped into the Octagon against her, and she remains undeterred. It was revealed Friday that Clarissa Shields is aiming to make her mixed martial arts debut in 2020, this coming after...

Dan Lambert Says Claressa Shields Would Get Smashed By Amanda Nunes In MMA Fight

American Top Team owner, Dan Lambert is uninterested in seeing Claressa Shields crossover to MMA and fight Amanda Nunes. Lambert knows it is building hype, yet he knows it would not be a close fight and Nunes would dominate the boxing champion. “Claressa would probably get smashed,” Lamber told...

Irene Aldana Recaps UFC 245 KO Win, Hopes Title Shot Comes Next But Won’t Wait For It (Interview)

Irene Aldana says her UFC 245 fight against Ketlen Vieira was about as perfect as it could have been. On the prelims of the stacked year-end pay-per-view card, Aldana was welcoming Vieira back to the Octagon after nearly two years away. And, she made a statement as she knocked...

Amanda Nunes Warns Shields: “I’m Gonna Wrestle the S**t Out of You”

UFC women’s bantamweight queen Amanda Nunes issues a stern warning to boxing champion Claressa Shields should Shields decide to enter her MMA jungle. While sitting in the victory seat at the UFC 245 post-fight press conference after defeating Germaine de Randamie, Amanda Nunes was asked about a potential fight against...

Boxing Champion Claressa Shields Interested in Fighting Amanda Nunes

Undefeated boxing champion Claressa Shields is eying a fight against Amanda Nunes in both boxing and MMA. Even before Amanda Nunes turned in her fifth successful bantamweight title defense against Germaine de Randamie at UFC 245, Shields was already eying a potential bout against the WMMA GOAT. Shields was also in...

7 Takeaways From UFC 245

UFC 245 was the final UFC pay-per-view event of 2019. While there was a lot to take away from UFC 244, this final event in Las Vegas carried three title fights on the main card which had the potential to change the tide of three divisions for 2020. There’s...

UFC 245 Highlights: Amanda Nunes Outpoints Germaine de Randamie

Amanda Nunes vs. Germaine de Randamie was an interesting fight at UFC 245.  The two fighters met in a women’s bantamweight title bout at the UFC 245 pay-per-view event on Saturday night (December 14, 2019) from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. This was a back and forth fight both...

Germaine De Randamie Explains Why Nunes Fight is At 135, Not 145

Former UFC featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie believes that all the pressure is on Amanda Nunes ahead of the bantamweight championship bout at tonight’s UFC 245. Amanda Nunes has been the UFC women’s bantamweight champion for over three years, and she has now established herself as a perennial favorite, including...

Amanda Nunes Reveals Gameplan ‘Is To Look For The Takedowns’ Against Germaine de Randamie

Amanda Nunes has revealed her path to victory against Germaine de Randamie at UFC 245. It also serves as a rematch of their 2013 fight where Nunes took 'GDR' down and ground and pounded her out. Now, speaking to the media, the Brazilian champion says that remains the gameplan...

Dana White Reveals Talks Have Begun For Claressa Shields-Amanda Nunes Superfight

Claressa Shields may very well be making the walk to the Octagon sooner rather than later. UFC president, Dana White revealed to BT Sport that talks have begun with Shields' camp and Amanda Nunes has also expressed interest in the fight. The boxing champion will also be in attendance...