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UFC 224 in Tweets: Pros react to Amanda Nunes vs. Raquel Pennington, more

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Raquel Pennington lobbied unsuccessfully for her corner to stop her fight against Amanda Nunes after the fourth round at UFC 224. Minutes later, the fight was over anyway.

Nunes defended her women’s bantamweight title for the third consecutive time, defeating Pennington via fifth-round TKO with a harrowing salvo of strikes Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro in the main event of UFC 224. The performance was a masterclass by the Brazilian champion, and capped off a violent night at the Jeunesse Arena that tied the modern era UFC record for finishes in an event (11).

Check out reaction to Nunes vs. Pennington below, plus the best of the rest from UFC 224.


AMANDA NUNES DEF. RAQUEL PENNINGTON


KELVIN GASTELUM DEF. JACARE SOUZA


MACKENZIE DERN DEF. AMANDA COOPER


JOHN LINEKER DEF. BRIAN KELLEHER


LYOTO MACHIDA DEF. VITOR BELFORT


Poll

Whose performance stood out the most to you at UFC 224?

  • 6%

    Amanda Nunes def. Raquel Pennington

    (12 votes)

  • 33%

    Kelvin Gastelum def. Jacare Souza

    (60 votes)

  • 6%

    Mackenzie Dern def. Amanda Cooper

    (12 votes)

  • 9%

    John Lineker def. Brian Kelleher

    (16 votes)

  • 43%

    Lyoto Machida def. Vitor Belfort

    (77 votes)



177 votes total

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