And NEW! Amanda Nunes became the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion last night (Sat., July 9, 2016) inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, shocking the MMA community with a stunning first round submission victory over the notoriously durable Miesha Tate in the main event of the historic UFC 200 pay-per-view (PPV). With hungry contenders waiting in line, MMAmania.com ponders what could be next for “The Lioness.”
Amanda Nunes is your new UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion.
After a scintillating title winning performance against Miesha Tate in the main event of the historic UFC 200 pay-per-view (PPV) last night (Sat., July 9, 2016) in Las Vegas, Nunes will attempt to retain the title that has changed hands four times in under a year.
Nunes’ 6th UFC victory — which tied her with Ronda Rousey for most in division history — was undoubtedly her most impressive, as she rocked Tate early, before latching on to the fight ending rear naked choke before the four minute mark.
It was violent. It was technical. It was beautiful.
Check out the highlights here.
The Brazilian will now have a hungry slate of challengers vying for her title, and Nunes is ready to take on any and all comers.
If former champ Ronda Rousey is ready to return to action anytime soon, UFC brass has made it known she will get the title shot right away.
If “Rowdy” remains on the sidelines, the challengers dwindle down to two major options:
Julianna Pena or Holly Holm.
Pena, the first ever women’s Ultimate Fighter winner, earned a massive victory over former No. 1 contender Cat Zingano at UFC 200, and has won all four of her fights inside the Octagon against increasingly difficult competition.
Still, “The Venezuelan Vixen” will have to make a hard push for that title shot if former champ Holly Holm is ….View full article
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