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UFC 277: Amanda Nunes pulls off a rare feat after losing to Julianna Peña in rematch | fight

By trying on the numbers, you’ll be able to deal with the nice or the unhealthy. Amanda Nunes has numbers in her favor forward of UFC 277 and others not a lot. Starting with the “unhealthy information”, amongst all of the UFC’s rapid rematches with belts on the road, solely two of the ten fighters managed to reverse their earlier defeat in the second fight, the case of the Brazilian making an attempt this Saturday. to regain the bantamweight belt (up to 61.2 kg) towards the champion Julianna Peña. But the “excellent news” is that the weekly home thermometer is healthier than most anticipated, with the Lioness being favored by 70% forward of the duel in Dallas.

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Julianna Peña vs. Amanda Nunes Rematch in UFC 277 Main Event — Photo: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

In the case of rapid historic rematches in title fights, solely Randy Couture – towards Vitor Belfort at UFC 49, 2004 – and Deiveson Figueiredo – towards Branon Moreno at UFC 270, this yr – achieved the feat that Amanda Nunes can also be searching for. The Brazilian was submitted by Peña in the second spherical at UFC 269 in December 2021.

– I believe the problem is that he trusts hell! And that is what makes me harmful, it is my opponent’s confidence. When he reveals himself a lot, that is the place I can discover gaps to push out, to introduce, to develop in the fight. He actually comes with a lot of gasoline, he is a robust athlete, and he has my belt, he beat me, it is indeniable. But he is aware of I wasn’t actually 100% in that fight, he is aware of I did not have a good camp, he is aware of I had accidents. He is aware of I might be straightforward prey after which it occurred. I misplaced the belt and now we’re right here to get it again and proceed to make historical past, proceed to carry my legacy ahead, proceed to put the title of Brazil on high. I miss the belt, I need it again – mentioned the fighter the fight. He has 21 wins and solely 5 losses in his profession.

Amanda Nunes and Julianna Peña lead the TUF 30 actuality present after their first fight — Photo: Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

But if the feat of successful the rematch was for a few in the rapid title clashes, the Brazilian continues to be the guess of the bulk in the bookies. Julianna Peña, like in the primary assembly, arrives at UFC 277 this Saturday. he talked to her the fight He lived the dream at UFC 269, however he remembers displaying that what issues at the moment is that nothing is a fluke or a stroke of luck.

– It was a great second for me. It was like a dream. He hit him (in existence) on the canvas, he did not hit me, so I did not even really feel like he did or something like that occurred. But what made me really feel good was that I did my job and fulfilled my mission. I’ve seen the fight many occasions and it’s one thing I’ll carry with me for the remainder of my life. But I did not end there and I’m not completely happy that I received as a result of I knew it was going to occur (the rematch). What will actually fulfill me is to win this Saturday.

Interim fly title on the road

UFC 277 will characteristic one other title fight in the primary occasion, however in the interim, it is also a rematch. The under-56.2-pound champion, Deiveson Figueiredo, isn’t anticipated to fight till the top of the yr with a hand harm, so Ultimate determined to put a confrontation between Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France for the interim title. It has been confirmed that the Brazilian is in the entrance row of the corridor in Dallas this Saturday.

– The second Dana White places the belt round my waist, I’ll really feel like a actual world champion. I’m doing every thing proper, making the best choices, making sacrifices, consuming proper, and that is why I’ll really feel like a world champion. I do not know the way I’ll win the fight, however I’ll present the world what I can do as a result of I can end the fight on the bottom or standing. The solely certainty is that I’ll eat pizza with the belt as if the belt had been a plate – he started to communicate. the fight the Mexican, who was as soon as the lineal champion by defeating Deiveson in the second fight of the trilogy. He additionally received his first duel with Kara-France in 2019.

Brandon Moreno vs. Kai Kara-France Fight for Interim UFC Flyweight Belt — Photo: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

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The New Zealander needed to categorical that he’ll arrive at this essential appointment as a extra developed fighter than when he misplaced towards Moreno three years in the past.

– The man who fought Brandon in 2019 isn’t the identical man who can be combating this Saturday. Now I’m a father, a husband, I’ve extra obligations, extra stress. And that’s welcome. And all this introduced me extra expertise, my degree rose in every thing, my method, my mentality. I consider that I can be a world champion, and daily I stand up and do every thing, I develop into the most effective model of myself. If I’m at house, I develop into a higher father, a higher husband, and when I’m in the gymnasium, a higher athlete and a higher fighter. That’s why I’m seeing him succeed in the Octagon proper now. It’s a matter of time and that is my time – accomplished Kara-France the fight.

Brazil nationwide group in motion

UFC 277 may have extra of the Brazilian group in Dallas apart from Amanda Nunes. At flyweight, No. 4 ranked Alexandre Pantoja faces American Alex Perez, No. 6 in the class. The winner is hoping to fight for the belt, as it isn’t but identified if Deiveson will really return to the cage by the top of the yr.

Alexandre Pantoja and Alex Perez have one other flyweight fight at UFC 277 — Photo: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

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The mild Rafael Alves is the opposite member of the chosen line-up. He fights American veteran Drew Dober on the preliminary card. The fighter from Pará is coming off a victory towards Marc Diakiese in his UFC debut the place he bounced again from a earlier fight loss.

Drew Dober and Rafael Alves collide in the light-weight bout — Photo: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

This Saturday, he the fight “UFC 277” airs reside 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 effectively 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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