The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and current Ufc women’s Bw champion Amanda Nunes entered this fight with a professional mma record of 15-4-0 (87% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.1 women’s bantamweight in the world. She suffered her last loss when she faced Cat Zingano in 2014 (Zingano vs Nunes), since then she has won six bouts beating Miesha Tate (Tate vs Nunes), Ronda Rousey (Nunes vs Rousey) and Valentina Shevchenko in his last three (Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko 2).
Her opponent, Raquel Pennington, has an official record of 9-5-0 (44% finishing rate) but she is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since November 12, 2016 when she defeated Miesha Tate (Miesha Tate vs Raquel Pennington). She had lost to Holly Holm in 2015 (via split decision) but then she had won over Jessica Andrade, Bethe Correia and Elizabeth Phillips. Nunes vs Pennington, main event of Ufc 224, is valid for the Ufc Women’s bantamweight title (Nunes’ third defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 224: Nunes vs Pennington
Where: Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Division: bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg)
Title: UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship
UFC 224 fights card (main fights):
Amanda Nunes vs Raquel Pennington
Kelvin Gastelum vs Ronaldo Jacare Souza
Mackenzie Dern vs Amanda Bobby Cooper
John Lineker vs Brian Kelleher
Vitor Belfort vs Lyoto Machida
Alberto Mina vs Ramazan Emeev
Nunes’ previous fight: Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko 2
Pennington’s previous fight: Miesha Tate vs Raquel Pennington
Nunes’ next fight: Cris Cyborg Justino vs Amanda Nunes
Nunes vs Pennington Fight Video:
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