In an epic struggle, Amanda Nunes defeated Peña and regained the belt at UFC 277
The champion is again. the protagonist of UFC 277this Saturday (30), in Dallas (USA), Amanda Nunes he overcame certainly one of the greatest challenges of his profession. In the historic rematch Julianna Pena, accountable for the finish of his reign at the finish of 2021, the Brazilian had a convincing efficiency and skilled an actual struggle in opposition to the Venezuelans. After 5 intense rounds, the Brazilian was declared the winner by unanimous choice of the judges, and he regained the bantamweight title (as much as 61.2 kilos).
As a outcome, Amanda has began the path of victories. The victory of Bahia additionally restored the situation of double champion of the group for the Brazilian, and Tupiniquim additionally provides the featherweight belt (as much as 65.7 kg.).
Beaten by Nunes, Peña gave Pojucana an enormous problem. However, Julianna was unsuccessful in her first title protection.
In the match, Nunes took the initiative with a kick to the opponent’s waist. The Brazilian modified the base and tried to confuse the champion. With a little bit greater than a minute left, the Bahian launched a sequence of punches, however Juliana responded in the proper approach. Near the center of the spherical, Amanda landed a straight in her opponent’s face, however the Venezuelan confirmed hazard on counterattacks. After three minutes, the Brazilian equalized with a straight shot, however shortly, the champion returned to the competitors. Next, he returned to denounce an assault by the Venezuelan Brazilian, dropping to his knees. ‘Leonee’ saved her focus and tried to not rush, even with good timing. In the final seconds he attacked the Brazilian Julianna with a straight. Nunes seemed for the knockout, however the champion defended effectively. When the gong sounded, the pojucana shook the opponent once more, but it surely was not for lengthy.
In the second spherical, the first assault was made by Amanda, with a entrance kick, however the blow was defended by the Venezuelan. Still in the opening seconds, Nunes made a clear cross on the champion, and he fell. Amanda let her rival stand up and tried to understand the second. Less than a minute later, Peña went for the Brazilian, however ended up receiving a direct kick, inflicting him to fall once more. Again, the bayana left the opponent standing. In the center of the stage, the athletes began to struggle in the center of the octagon. Peña shocked the Brazilian with a straight shot, however Nunes remained centered. The duel continued tensely, with the risk of elimination for each side. In the closing minute, a left kick from Nunes dropped the champion once more. Nunes caught to his technique and allowed his opponent to face. Near the finish of the stage, the Brazilian shook his opponent once more, however Peña got here again, shaking the pojucan. The gong rang as the Brazilian pressed his opponent in opposition to the bars.
Round three Nunes began the initiative with a straight kick, adopted by a straight kick. After a minute, Peña went for the key, however Amanda shortly broke free. Near the heart of the stage, the fighters started to spar freely. Amanda took benefit of an oversight from the champion and earned the knockout. Below, Peña tried to cease the confrontation, whereas Bahiarra took a stand. In the final minute, the Bahian attacked with floor and kilos, however the Venezuelan confirmed hazard in protection and tried to choke the triangle. In the closing seconds, Amanda acquired to the heart and simply defended the champion. The stage ended with the Brazilian on high, however with out a lot motion.
In the fourth stage, Amanda scored a dismount in the opening seconds. On high of that, the Brazilian scored a purpose, whereas the champion hugged the Brazilian and seemed for a presentation. Juliana threatened with a shoulder blade, however Nunes stayed alert. Almost midway by the spherical, Peña tried to stun her with an armbar, however Amanda defended herself. The Bahian managed to beat the guard, however quickly the Venezuelan managed to regain the defensive place. After three minutes, the athletes have been standing, however instantly, the Brazilian went down once more. Even in a foul scenario, Peña confirmed nice hazard from under. Nunes stood up and kicked the base of the fallen Venezuelan. In the closing seconds, Amanda took it down once more and stayed on high till the timer ran out.
Last spherical Nunes took the initiative with a low kick. At first, Amanda took her opponent to the ground. Peña risked it once more with a shoulder blade and Amanda defended herself. The Brazilian risked a hand triangle, however the champion left his place and stood up. After virtually two minutes, Nunes went down once more and tried to not give the champion any house. With simply over two minutes to go, Amanda labored in half guard. On high, Amanda attacked on the floor and kilos, however the champion remained harmful in protection. In the previous couple of seconds, Amanda managed to succeed in the again and match the naked rear choke. Peña resisted and managed to get out of the publish. For the the rest of the match, the Brazilian was on his toes, however not for lengthy.
UFC 277 outcomes
MAIN CARD (23:00 Brasilia time)
Chicken weight (as much as 61.2 kg): Amanda Nunes defeat Julianna Pena Unanimous Decision (50-45, 50-44, 50-43) – Belt Fight
Fly weight (as much as 56.7 kg): Brandon Moreno defeat Kai Kara-France At 4:34 of R3 by TKO – Fight for the Belt
Heavyweight (as much as 120.2 kg): Defeated Sergei Pavlovich derrick lewis By TKO 55s from R1
Fly weight (as much as 56.7 kg): Alexandre Pantoja completed Alex Perez R1 to 1m31s naked rear choke
Light weight (as much as 93 kg): Magomed Ankalaev defeat Anthony Smith by way of TKO, 3m09s of R2
ADVANCE CARD (7:00 p.m. Brasilia time)
Welterweight (as much as 77 kg): Alex Moron defeated Matt Semelsberger by unanimous choice (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Light weight (as much as 70.3 kg): Drew Dober defeat Rafael Alves R3 1m30s elimination
Heavyweight (as much as 120.2 kg): Hamdy Abdelwahab defeated Don’Tale Mayes by choice (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Light weight (as much as 70.3 kg): Drakkar Klose defeat Rafa Garcia unanimous choice of the judges (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Welterweight (as much as 77 kg): Michael Morales defeated Adam Fugitt by TKO (punches) at 1:09 of R3.
Bantamweight (as much as 61.2kg): Defeated Joselyne Edwards Ji Yeon Kim by cut up choice (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)
Light weight (as much as 93 kg): Nicolae Negumereanu He defeated Ihor Potieria by TKO (punches) at 3:33 of R2
Welterweight (as much as 77 kg): Orion Cosce defeated Blood Diamond by unanimous choice (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)