Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-06-10, good pace with some nice exchanges: the mma bout Amanda Nunes vs Irene Aldana gets three stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Aldana vs Nunes is scheduled to take place Saturday, June 10th, at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver (Canada), in a 5-round women’s bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg) bout; it is the main event of UFC 289 and it is valid for the UFC women’s bantamweight championship (Nunes’ first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Amanda Nunes record
The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and current Ufc women’s Fw and Bw champion Amanda Nunes entered this fight with a professional mma record of 22-5-0 (77% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.1 women’s bantamweight in the world.
In her last two fights she has faced Julianna Pena losing the first match (bout ranked in the top 10 Users’ mma Fights of the Year 2021, Amanda Nunes vs Julianna Pena I) and winning the second one (Julianna Pena vs Amanda Nunes 2).
But if you want to watch Nunes’ best fights, here are two matches both ranked in the top 10 Users’ mma Fights of the Year:
- in 2016, Amanda Nunes vs Ronda Rousey
- in 2018, Cris Cyborg Justino vs Amanda Nunes (bout also rated with four stars by ATBF)
Irene Aldana record
His opponent, Irene Aldana, has an official record of 14-6-0 (79% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.4 in the women’s bantamweight division.
She lost to Holly Holm in 2020 (Holly Holm vs Irene Aldana) but then she has won over Yana Kunitskaya (Irene Aldana vs Yana Kunitskaya) and Macy Chiasson (Irene Aldana vs Macy Chiasson).
Here is the UFC 289 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN PPV)
Amanda Nunes vs Irene Aldana
Charles Oliveira vs Beneil Dariush
Mike Malott vs Adam Fugitt
Dan Ige vs Nate Landwehr
Eryk Anders vs Marc-Andre Barriault
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Nassourdine Imavov vs Chris Curtis
Miranda Maverick vs Jasmine Jasudavicius
Aiemann Zahabi vs Qileng Aori
Blake Bilder vs Kyle Nelson
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
David Dvorak vs Steve Erceg
Diana Belbita vs Maria Oliveira
Countdown – Video preview
Watch the official video of the full episode of UFC 289 countdown Amanda Nunes vs Irene Aldana, a documentary to know better the life of both fighters and how they prepare for their bout.
Embedded: Vlog Series
Watch all the episodes of UFC 289 Embedded: Vlog Series (we usually post the playlist with all the videos or, if not possible, every single clip).
Pre-fight press conference
Watch for free the UFC 289 pre-fight press conference, featuring Irene Aldana and Amanda Nunes!
Watch the videos of UFC 289: Nunes vs Aldana weigh-in and faceoffs from the official Ufc Youtube channel!
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Amanda Nunes vs Irene Aldana as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Official highlights – Spanish
Who won Nunes vs Aldana fight?
Amanda Nunes defeated Irene Aldana via unanimous decision. Scores were 50–44, 50–44, 50–43.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC 289 post-fight octagon interview of Amanda Nunes and Irene Aldana.
UFC 289 results
Here are the results of all the fights of UFC 289 Nunes vs Aldana.
Amanda Nunes def. Irene Aldana via UD
Charles Oliveira def. Beneil Dariush via TKO r1
Mike Malott def. Adam Fugitt via SUB r2
Dan Ige def. Nate Landwehr via UD
Marc-André Barriault def. Eryk Anders via UD
Nassourdine Imavov vs Chris Curtis NC
Jasmine Jasudavicius def. Miranda MavericK via UD
Aiemann Zahabi def. Aori Qileng via KO r1
Kyle Nelson def. Blake Bilder via UD
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD
Stephen Erceg def. David Dvořák via UD
Diana Belbiţă def. Maria Oliveira via UD
Post-fight press conference
Watch and listen the official UFC 289 post-fight press conference video, headlined by the main event Irene Aldana and Amanda Nunes (free live stream from the UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship Youtube channel).
UFC 289 Fight of the Night: Marc-Andre Barriault vs Eryk Anders
UFC 289 Performance of the Night: Charles Oliveira, Mike Malott