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“She’s definitely excited,” says Dana White of Amanda Nunes ahead of UFC 277 | fight

It’s not simply the followers and the fighters themselves who’re enthusiastic about what’s to return in the primary occasion of UFC 277 this Saturday in Dallas. The boss cannot look forward to the rematch between Amanda Nunes and Julianna Peña, the place the American will defend the group’s bantamweight belt (as much as 61.2 kilograms). Dana White opted for a historic duel and introduced the file of public significance in an unique interview the fight after the ceremonial weighing, this previous Friday.

– He is one of my favourite athletes to work with. Personally and professionally, I really like Amanda. It is essential on this enterprise and in sport. The face-off between the 2 on the press convention, in lower than 24 hours, is the fourth most watched in UFC historical past. I feel the script for this fight, Amanda being the best of all time and Julianna doing what she did within the first fight… People need to see this fight, they’re .

Dana White Highlights Amanda Nunes’ Importance to UFC — Photo: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Dana White mentioned shortly after Amanda’s defeat in December of final yr that maybe the Brazilian and present featherweight champion (as much as 66 kilos) may not have the identical motivation as earlier than. He appears to have modified his thoughts for this second fight.

– I hope that shedding the belt is a motivation for him, however there isn’t a doubt that he’s excited, you see. He has blood in his eyes, he is able to fight. Listen, if Julianna walks round doing what she often does and Amanda will get in there doing what she all the time does, this fight goes to be superb.

UFC 277: Amanda Nunes tries to regain her bantamweight belt

For the UFC boss, the result of the fight does not matter if Amanda Nunes figures within the historical past of the game. On the opposite hand, if the American wins, he’ll begin writing a terrific story.

– It’s the most important! Regardless of what occurs tomorrow, he’s the best of all time. And if Juliana wins, she is going to show that her first victory was no fluke and Julianna will start to construct her legacy.

After Julianna Peña submitted Leona with a naked rear choke within the second spherical, Dana expects a brand new fight that can get the followers within the area excessive.

– I have no idea. Like I mentioned, I feel Amanda must go in with all weapons drawn, similar to Julianna. If they each do what they should do, we will have a loopy fight tomorrow.

This Saturday, he the fight “UFC 277” airs stay and completely beginning at 7:00 p.m. (Brazil time). Oh fight.com transmits”Battle Warming Up” and the primary two fights from 18:30, as properly SportTV 3 is Fight YouTube. The web site follows the occasion in actual time.

UFC 277
July 30, 2022 in Dallas, USA
MAIN CARD (23:00 GMT):
Bantamweight: Julianna Pena vs. Amanda Nunes
Flyweight: Brandon Moreno vs. Kai Kara-France
Heavyweight: Derrick Lewis vs. Sergei Pavlovich
Flyweight: Alexandre Pantoja vs. Alex Perez
Lightweight: Magomed Ankalaev vs. Anthony Smith
ADVANCE TICKETS (7:00 p.m. Brasilia time):
Welterweight: Alex Morono vs. Matt Semelsberger
Lightweight: Drew Dober vs. Rafael Alves
Heavyweight: Don’Tale Mayes vs. Hamdy Abdelwahab
Lightweight: Drakkar Klose vs Rafa Garcia
Welterweight: Michael Morales vs. Adam Fugitt
Bantamweight: Joselyne Edwards vs. Ji Yeon Kim
Lightweight: Nicolae Negumereanu vs Ihor Potieria
Welterweight: Orion Cosce vs. Mike Mathetha

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