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Amanda Nunes Exits American Top Team Following UFC 269 Loss

Amanda Nunes is making a change following her upset loss to Julianna Peña at UFC 269 last month, as the former double-champion has decided to exit American Top Team.

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Julianna Peña: Amanda Nunes Got “Exposed” At UFC 269

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Julianna Peña believes she exposed Amanda Nunes in the UFC 269 co-main event last month.

Delusion, no chance, underdog, zero hope, inevitable loss. What do those words …read more

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Peña Would Love To Bring Ronda Rousey Out Of Retirement For Grudge Match

Julianna Peña is already sorting out opponents for her championship reign.

It has been just one month since Julianna Peña became UFC bantamweight champion, but she is already making a list …read more

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Julianna Peña Says 135lb Weight Cut Was Nunes’ First UFC 269 Battle

Newly-crowned UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Julianna Peña believes making weight was the first battle for Amanda Nunes ahead of UFC 269.

At the final pay-per-view of 2021, Nunes saw her dominant …read more

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Julianna Peña: Amanda Nunes Will Always Be Considered The GOAT

UFC bantamweight champion Julianna Peña knew what she was signing up for when she agreed to battle Amanda Nunes at UFC 269.

Nunes was expected by many to run through Peña …read more

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UFC 269 'Thrill and Agony': Stunned reactions, elation after Julianna Peña dethrones Amanda Nunes

Watch a preview for the latest edition of “The Thrill and the Agony,” which goes behind the scenes of UFC 269.
At the event, which took place Dec. 11 at the T-Mobile Arena …read more

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The top MMA fighters, fight, finish and memorable moments of 2021

Kamaru Usman and Julianna Peña highlight a year worthy of ESPN superlatives. …read more

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Julianna Peña To Follow “Come One, Come All” Mindset As Champion

Newly-crowned UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Julianna Peña is aware of the target she has on her back as the 135-pound queen, but she’s welcoming every threat and every challenge.

Amanda Nunes …read more

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Changing of the guard: Every new UFC champion crowned in 2021

The UFC promoted a number of memorable title fights over the past 12 months.
From one of the biggest upsets in the history of the sport in Julianna Peña’s submission win …read more

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Julianna Peña Would Love To Coach TUF Alongside Amanda Nunes

After winning UFC gold, Julianna Peña hopes to fulfill another dream. 

Julianna Peña shocked the world at UFC 269. The massive underdog overcame a tough first round and let her hands …read more

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Posted on December 24, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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Kayla Harrison Pays Up After Losing Nunes/Peña Wager

Kayla Harrison had to pay up to UFC welterweight Belal Muhammad after losing her bet that her American Top Team teammate Amanda Nunes would defeat Julianna Peña at UFC 269.

Prior …read more

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Julianna Peña Speculates Amanda Nunes Is Relieved Without The Belt

UFC Bantamweight Champion Julianna Peña thinks Amanda Nunes may not be too disappointed to no longer be on the throne of the 135-pound division.

Peña pulled off arguably the greatest upset …read more

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Nina Nunes Weighs In On Julianna Peña’s “Mom Champ” Remarks

Nina Nunes has weighed in on the “mom champ” controversy that involves her wife Amanda Nunes and Julianna Peña.

A comment made via social media by Nina Nunes this week supports …read more

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Coach says Amanda Nunes ‘underestimated’ Julianna Peña: ‘She’s not a good fight for Amanda’

Julianna Peña (right) hurt Amanda Nunes on the feet before submitting her at UFC 269. | Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Julianna Peña scored one …read more

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Peña Responds To “Ronda Rousey Wannabe” Harrison’s Warning

If Kayla Harrison was expecting a retraction from Julianna Peña, she may be miffed when she discovers a harsh double-down of disrespect instead.

After Julianna Peña completed her unexpected transition from …read more

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Posted on December 22, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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Dana White believes the Julianna Peña vs. Amanda Nunes rematch will be the biggest women’s fight of all time

Julianna Peña did what most people thought she couldn’t do in the UFC 269 co-main event on Dec. 11. She defeated “The Lioness” Amanda Nunes and captured the women’s …read more

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Watch the UFC 269 commentator booth reactions | Video

Where were you when Julianna Peña upset Amanda Nunes in the UFC 269: Oliveira vs Poirier co-main event on Dec. 11 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas? Watch Jon …read more

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Holly Holm Believes It’s Feasible She Could Face Peña Next

Former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Holly Holm believes it’s “feasible” she could be the first challenger to Julianna Peña’s reign on the 135-pound throne.

Since her last title shot, a brutal …read more

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Julianna Peña Says Bettor Won $2 Million Off Her UFC 269 Victory

Julianna Peña won big at UFC 269, but many people lost big on their bets because of her.

Julianna Peña is now the undisputed bantamweight champion. After winning the belt …read more

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Posted on December 20, 2021, 9:46 pm By
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Teddy Atlas Compares Peña Over Nunes To Two Historic Combat Upsets

Teddy Atlas has compared the recent win by Julianna Peña to some of the biggest upsets in combat sports history.

Peña’s win against Amanda Nunes has shocked the combat sports world. …read more

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Miesha Tate Praying Not To Fight Friend Julianna Peña, Open To 125

Former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Miesha Tate is hoping to avoid a fight with her friend and reigning 135-pound titleholder Julianna Peña and could move down to flyweight to do …read more

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Cris Cyborg says she picked Julianna Peña to beat Amanda Nunes

MMA fans around the world have long since debated who the real WMMA GOAT is. Many say Amanda Nunes and many say Cris “Cyborg” Justino. Now Julianna Peña’s name has …read more

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Julianna Peña Declares Herself the GOAT, Calls Out Aljamain Sterling

Move over Henry Cejudo, Julianna Peña is calling for an intergender bantamweight superfight. 

Peña’s shocking upset at UFC 269 has made her the talk of the town. While it seems like …read more

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Morning Report: Miesha Tate considering drop to flyweight division following Julianna Peña’s win at UFC 269

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This past weekend, Julianna Peña pulled off one of the greatest upsets in UFC history, submitting Amanda Nunes at UFC …read more

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Cris Cyborg Was “Not Surprised” Julianna Peña Upset Amanda Nunes

Despite many perceiving it to be the biggest upset in UFC history, Bellator champion Cris Cyborg wasn’t surprised to see Julianna Peña beat Amanda Nunes at UFC 269.

Closing the year …read more

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Khabib Uses Peña’s UFC 269 Upset As An Example Of WMMA’s Inferiority

Khabib Nurmagomedov has used Julianna Peña’s UFC 269 upset over Amanda Nunes to help explain why his Eagle FC promotion will not yet add female fighters.

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Eagle FC promotion …read more

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Kayla Harrison: It Would Only Take Me One Arm To Beat Julianna Peña

Kayla Harrison doesn’t think Julianna Peña would fare well against her.

At UFC 269, Peña submitted Amanda Nunes to become the new bantamweight champion, and recently, she took a shot at …read more

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Cormier & Peña Disagree On Amanda Nunes’ Decision To Tap At UFC 269

Former two-division UFC champion Daniel Cormier believes Amanda Nunes “took her ball and went home” against Julianna Peña at UFC 269.

At the final pay-per-view of 2021, fans were treated to …read more

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Morning Report: Joe Rogan laments Amanda Nunes’ performance at UFC 269: ‘It’s inexcusable to be that tired in the second round’

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This past weekend, Julianna Peña authored one of the biggest upsets in UFC history when she …read more

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Kayla Harrison: Nunes “Starches” Peña 9 Times Out Of 10

Despite giving props to Julianna Peña for her victory over Amanda Nunes, two-time PFL champion Kayla Harrison is confident the newly-crowned UFC bantamweight queen wouldn’t be able to repeat it.

Nunes, …read more

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Watch: Brazilian Mayor Battles Political Rival In Full-On MMA Fight

There’s at least one politician who followed through on giving the people what they want.

At UFC 269, Charles Oliveira defeated Dustin Poirier in a lightweight tussle and Julianna Peña pulled …read more

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Julianna Peña says 'mom champ' remark wasn't dig at Amanda Nunes, 'words misinterpreted'

Julianna Pena raised a few eyebrows in more ways than one Saturday evening.
First and foremost, Peña (11-4 MMA, 7-2 UFC) shocked the world by pulling off one of the biggest …read more

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Julianna Peña Dismisses ‘B-League’ Kayla Harrison, Harrison Responds

New UFC women’s bantamweight champion Julianna Peña has taken a shot at Kayla Harrison.

In the co-main event of UFC 269, Amanda Nunes was set to defend her bantamweight title against …read more

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MMA divisional rankings: Julianna Peña, Charles Oliveira climb into top spots

A title challenger’s huge upset and a champion solidifying his position shake up the ESPN men’s and women’s top 10s. …read more

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Peña Responds To Backlash For Saying She’s The UFC’s 1st Mom Champ

Newly crowned women’s bantamweight champion Julianna Peña has responded to the backlash she received for comments made following her UFC 269 title win.

After pulling off one of the biggest …read more

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Posted on December 14, 2021, 3:16 am By
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Michael Bisping Thinks Amanda Nunes Wins Julianna Peña Rematch

Michael Bisping likes former UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes’ chances in an immediate rematch against Julianna Peña.

Nunes’ loss to Peña was arguably one of the most shocking upsets in UFC …read more

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Julianna Peña unsurprised by Amanda Nunes' quick tap at UFC 269, disses Kayla Harrison

Julianna Pena is in no rush to book a rematch with Amanda Nunes after UFC 269, but she fully expects it to be her next fight.
Peña (11-4 MMA, 7-2 UFC) …read more

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Sonnen: Amanda Nunes “Quit” During “Mental Beating” At UFC 269

Former two-division UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen believes Amanda Nunes’ shocking defeat to Julianna Peña was a “mental beating,” not a physical one.

In one of the biggest upsets in UFC …read more

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Amanda Nunes Accepts Rematch Against Julianna Peña

Former UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes is all-in on an immediate rematch against Julianna Peña following UFC 269.

Nunes had early success against Peña in their showdown at UFC 269. However, …read more

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The MMA Hour with Julianna Peña, Tyron Woodley, Darren Till, Dominick Cruz, Stephen Thompson, and Kai Kara-France at 1 p.m. ET

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The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Monday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET …read more

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Nate Diaz Praises Julianna Peña In Response To UFC 269 Homage

They say that real recognize real, and if that is the case, then Nate Diaz certainly recognized the real upset that Julianna Peña got at UFC 269.

In what is being …read more

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Posted on December 13, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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Morning Report: Michael Bisping says Julianna Peña’s win is not the biggest upset ever, believes Amanda Nunes will win the rematch

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It’s one of the most cliché sayings in MMA that what makes the sport so great is that anything can …read more

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Julianna Peña’s Victory Lap Includes Circling Back To Three Opponents

Newly crowned UFC bantamweight champion Julianna Peña is ready and willing to fight whomever the UFC puts in front of her, but there are three names she specifically has in …read more

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Dana White Clarifies Rumored Michael Chiesa Incident At UFC 269

UFC President Dana White explained what went down with welterweight fighter Michael Chiesa following Julianna Peña’s win at UFC 269.

Word quickly spread on social media that Chiesa was involved in …read more

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Amanda Nunes Reacts To Stunning UFC 269 Loss To Julianna Peña

UFC superstar Amanda Nunes has spoken out on social media for the first time since her bantamweight title loss to Julianna Peña.

Nunes got off to a strong start against Peña …read more

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The world doubted Julianna Peña could beat Amanda Nunes at UFC 269, but Pena believed

Julianna Peña was a major underdog making big promises heading into her fight against Amanda Nunes. …read more

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UFC 269 -- Who's next for Charles Oliveira, Dustin Poirier, Julianna Peña and Sean O'Malley?

What opponents are waiting in the wings for the biggest winners from UFC 269? Brett Okamoto plays matchmaker. …read more

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UFC 269 bonuses: Julianna Peña shocks the world, wins the BW belt

Juliana Peña beats Amanda Nunes | Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Check out which fighters won performance bonuses from UFC Vegas 44: Font vs. Aldo The …read more

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Posted on December 12, 2021, 6:46 am By
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Kamaru Usman, Tony Ferguson and more react to Julianna Peña's epic upset over Amanda Nunes

UFC 269’s bantamweight title bout saw Julianna Peña shock the sports world, and her upset over Amanda Nunes took social media by storm. …read more

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UFC 269 fight card primer: Nunes vs. Peña

Amanda Nunes and Julianna Peña at weigh-ins for UFC 269. | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

Get up to date on the co-main event …read more

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Julianna Peña: “There’s No Such Thing As An Underdog”

As she prepares to face dominant two-division UFC champion Amanda Nunes, bantamweight contender Julianna Peña has suggested there’s “no such thing as an underdog.”

The oddsmakers and most in the MMA …read more

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Flashback To Peña Letting Rousey Know Who Was BW’s Biggest “Bully”

UFC 269 headliner Julianna Peña has never been one to bite her tongue.

Tonight, Julianna Peña will look to back up her hefty pre-fight talk when she takes on Amanda Nunes …read more

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Flashback To Nunes & Peña Agreeing To Title Fight In 2016

There is some documentation to back up Julianna Peña’s claim that Amanda Nunes agreed to fight her after UFC 200.

Julianna Peña’s warpath to a title shot against “The Lionness” Amanda …read more

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Julianna Peña Gives Her Doubters A History Lesson Ahead Of UFC 269

UFC women’s bantamweight contender Julianna Peña has provided some context behind her recent record for those who still doubt her credentials ahead of UFC 269.

In this weekend’s co-main event, Peña …read more

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Amanda Nunes Knows She Has All The Answers For ‘Delusional’ Peña

Amanda Nunes isn’t letting Julianna Peña’s trash talk get to her.

Amanda Nunes is on the top of many people’s “Greatest of all Time” lists. She is the current two-division champ …read more

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Amanda Nunes: Nobody Talks Like Julianna Peña

Two-division UFC champion Amanda Nunes says facing someone as willing to engage in trash talk as Julianna Peña will be new to her at UFC 269.

For the first time since …read more

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Julianna Peña: “I Don’t Give An F” About Your Predictions

As Julianna Peña prepares for her upcoming UFC title bout she isn’t listening to the haters.

Julianna Peña has a date set for her first shot at the UFC bantamweight …read more

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Julianna Peña "Humbled & Grateful" Ahead Of Title Fight

“The Venezuelan Vixen” Ready For The Biggest Fight Of Her Career Saturday At UFC 269
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Julianna Peña Breaks Down What’s Made Amanda Nunes Successful

UFC bantamweight contender Julianna Peña is planning to use the failures of Amanda Nunes’ past opponents to her advantage at UFC 269.

Peña will meet Nunes for the bantamweight title in …read more

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Peña Says People Are “Sleeping On” Her Ahead Of Nunes Title Fight

UFC women’s bantamweight contender Julianna Peña believes people are unfairly writing her off ahead of her title fight with Amanda Nunes at UFC 269 this weekend.

After COVID-19 saw her initial …read more

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Julianna Peña Predicts “Very Long Night” In UFC 269 War

Julianna Peña says Amanda Nunes shouldn’t be expecting another comfortable first-round win when they meet in the Octagon.

After defending her featherweight gold at UFC 250 and 259, Nunes will …read more

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Julianna Peña Predicts “Very Long Night” For Amanda Nunes In Title Fight

Julianna Peña says Amanda Nunes shouldn’t be expecting another comfortable first-round win when they meet in the Octagon.

After defending her featherweight gold at UFC 250 and 259, Nunes will …read more

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Dana White Shares “Savage” Julianna Peña Story Ahead Of UFC 269

UFC bantamweight contender Julianna Peña pleaded to Dana White for a shot at Amanda Nunes, and she’ll get her chance at UFC 269.

Peña will face Nunes in her first shot …read more

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Julianna Peña Was Told ‘They’re All On Steroids’ At ATT By Gym Owner

It might be Nick Diaz who is quoted as saying “They’re all on steroids,” but this was something that Julianna Peña heard from someone unexpected.

Before she was a top contender …read more

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