The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Amanda Nunes entered this fight with a professional mma record of 9-4-0 (100% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.20 women’s bantamweight in the world. She fought just once in 2014 losing to Cat Zingano (=Zingano vs Nunes).
Her opponent, Shayna Baszler, has an official record of 15-9-0 (93% submission victory rate – she has never won via ko/tko) but she won just one out of his last four bouts, against Sarah D’Alelio in 2012. After this bout she was defeated by Alexis Davis (=Baszler vs Davis 2) and Bethe Correia (=Correia vs Baszler). Nunes vs Baszler is on the undercard of Demian Maia vs Ryan LaFlare – UFC Fight Night 62. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 62: Maia vs LaFlare
Where: Maracanazinho Gymnasium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Division: bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg)
UFC Fight Night 62 fight card (main and best fights):
Demian Maia vs Ryan LaFlare
Erick Silva vs Josh Koscheck
Leonardo Santos vs Tony Martin
Amanda Nunes vs Shayna Baszler
Gilbert Burns vs Alex Oliveira
Andre Fili vs Godofredo Pepey Castro
Katsunori Kikuno vs Edimilson Kevin Souza
Nunes’ previous fight: Cat Zingano vs Amanda Nunes
Baszler’s previous fight: Bethe Correia vs Shayna Baszler
Nunes’ next fight: Sara McMann vs Amanda Nunes
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