UFC 277: Amanda Nunes shows determination to face Peña | fight
He has determined to chunk the “lion” and regain the bantamweight belt (61.2 kg). That’s the impression Amanda Nunes gave on the UFC 277 ceremonial weigh-in this Friday in Dallas. In her final match towards Julianna Peña, whom she defeated to turn into the champion final December, the Brazilian fighter put her left fist within the face of the American and warranted the general public: the belt will return to Brazil.
Watch Amanda Nunes, Brandon Moreno, Derrick Lewis, Alexandre Pantoja and Rafael Alves weigh in at UFC
– Life is like this: generally, every little thing does not go your approach. That’s why I’m again right here, to reclaim the title on Saturday. Check out tomorrow (Saturday): I’ll be a double champion once more! – stated firmly, from Bahia, who can also be the UFC featherweight champion (65.8 kg).
Amanda took the stage carrying sun shades and headphones, adopted by spouse Nina Nunes and daughter Raegan. He went straight to the size, confirmed the slime, and stood in entrance of the glow. Julianna got here out way more calmly, accompanied by her daughter, and calmly eliminated her glasses and sweater, earlier than stepping on the size.
Julianna Peña (left) and Amanda Nunes (proper) go head-to-head throughout the UFC 277 weigh-ins — Photo: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC
At the second of the look, Amanda took off her sun shades and went to Peña. “The Lion” raised his left fist and went for the champion, who raised his guard and seemed him intently within the eye. UFC president Dana White ordered the 2 to cease posing and go to the post-weigh-in interview, but it surely took them just a few seconds earlier than they did so.
– It’s a novel alternative for me. Pressure is a privilege and I’ll give every little thing I can to preserve this belt tomorrow – ordered Peña to his compatriots.
During the primary look of the occasion, Kai Kara-France took the stage already shirtless, thrilled by the look. Brandon Moreno did the identical factor: he threw his shirt into the viewers and went up shirtless. The New Zealander began in the direction of Moreno, and he did not again down, he raised his proper arm and checked out his opponent’s brow. The two can have a rematch for the flyweight belt this Saturday.
Intense seems to be on the primary card
Rafael Alves and Drew Dober had the perfect face of the preliminary card. Dober raised his left fist to the peak of the Brazilian’s chin, and together with his hat again he went in the direction of him. Alves had just a few phrases for the American, who laughed and greeted him. Another sizzling look was the primary fight on the primary card: Magomed Ankalaev and Anthony Smith checked out one another very intently, with intense eyes, not giving an inch to their opponent.
Derrick Lewis (left) presses his proper arm towards the left arm of Sergei Pavlovich (proper) — Photo: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC
Alexandre Pantoja and Alex Perez additionally made a detailed effort. Soon they greeted one another, however with out smiling or trying into one another’s eyes. Heavyweight Derrick Lewis, then again, had to be held by Dana White, who changed Sergei Pavlovich. The Russian didn’t again down and the 2 exchanged arm-to-arm power, earlier than lastly separating.
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 of the preliminary card from 18:30, as properly SportTV 3 is Fight YouTube. The web site follows the occasion in actual time.
See all athlete weights:
* Bantamweight (up to 61.2 kg): Julianna Peña (61 kg) x Amanda Nunes (61.2 kg)
* Flyweight (up to 56.7 kg): Brandon Moreno (56.5 kg) vs. Kai Kara-France (56.5 kg)
Heavyweight (up to 120.7kg): Derrick Lewis (120kg) x Sergei Pavlovich (120kg)
Flyweight (up to 57.2 kg): Alexandre Pantoja (56.9 kg) x Alex Perez (56.9 kg)
Lightweight (up to 93.4 kg): Magomed Ankalaev (93.4 kg) x Anthony Smith (93.4 kg)
Welterweight (up to 77.6 kg): Alex Morono (77.6 kg) vs. Matt Semelsberger (77.6 kg)
Lightweight (up to 70.8 kg): Drew Dober (70.5 kg) x Rafael Alves (70.5 kg)
Heavyweight (up to 120.7 kg): Don’Tale Mayes (115.7 kg) vs. Hamdy Abdelwahab (120 kg)
Lightweight (up to 70.8 kg): Drakkar Klose (70.5 kg) x Rafa Garcia (70.3 kg)
Welterweight (up to 77.6 kg): Michael Morales (77.3 kg) x Adam Fugitt (77.6 kg)
Bantamweight (up to 61.7kg): Joselyne Edwards (62.4kg)** x Ji Yeon Kim (61.2kg)
Lightweight (up to 93.4 kg): Nicolae Negumereanu (93 kg) vs Ihor Potieria (92.5 kg)
Welterweight (up to 77.6kg): Orion Cosce (78.2kg)** x Mike Mathetha (76.9kg)
* The 4 athletes didn’t have the appropriate to a tolerance of 1 kilo (0.454 kg) of their weight, because the fights depend for the belt. Every different fighter on the cardboard benefited.
** They didn’t make weight and have been fined 20% of the purse, the quantities returned to their opponents.
UFC 277: Amanda Nunes Wants Her Belt Back Live on Combat!