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Cat Zingano welcomes rematches with past opponents Miesha Tate and Megan Anderson

Cat Zingano has plenty of new challenges that await her as part of the Bellator roster, but that doesn’t mean she’s against revisiting fights from her past as well.
Just recently, …read more

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Scott Coker says Bellator talking to Megan Anderson

Bellator president Scott Coker says that his promotion is currently in talks with former UFC featherweight title challenger Megan Anderson. Anderson was recently released by the UFC following the expiration …read more

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Scott Coker Q&A: Bellator 255, rankings launch, 'MVP,' Megan Anderson, Tyron Woodley, more

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Bellator is ready to kick off its 2021 schedule, and promotion president Scott Coker is thrilled with what the future holds.
On Thursday, Coker spoke with MMA Junkie …read more

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White confirms Nunes and Peña could be next

Amanda Nunes after her featherweight title defense against Megan Anderson at UFC 259. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Sounds like Amanda Nunes vs. …read more

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O’Malley: Megan Anderson Shouldn’t Be Offended By Kenney’s Comments

Casey Kenney was recently under fire for his recent comments about Megan Anderson on Sean O’Malley’s podcast, but “Suga” doesn’t think Anderson should be offended. On the podcast, O’Malley’s coach, …read more

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Posted on March 26, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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O’Malley: Megan shouldn’t let words affect her; and ‘she’s not a co-worker anymore’

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Sean O’Malley had an unfortunate response to the sexual remarks towards Megan Anderson made on his show. Casey Kenney …read more

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Sean O’Malley on Casey Kenney-Megan Anderson comments: ‘You can’t let someone else’s words effect how you feel emotionally’

Ahead of Casey Kenney’s last fight with Dominick Cruz, he made some controversial remarks about Megan Anderson on Sean O’Malley’s podcast. Getting ready to get back in action himself this …read more

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Sean O'Malley: Megan Anderson shouldn't have let Casey Kenney's sexual remarks offend her

UFC bantamweight Sean O’Malley doesn’t seem to mind Casey Kenney’s sexual remarks about Megan Anderson from an episode of his podcast.
In late January on “The Timbo Sugarshow” co-hosted by O’Malley …read more

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UFC 259 ‘Thrill and Agony’ video: Amanda Nunes’ team saw Megan Anderson’s downfall, ‘She could taste the blood’

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In the latest edition of “The Thrill and The Agony,” cameras take in the aftermath of a trio of title …read more

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Megan Anderson issues statement after conclusion of UFC contract: “Stay tuned!”

Recent UFC featherweight title challenger Megan Anderson has issued a statement after her contract with the promotion concluded. Anderson returned to the cage in the co-main event of UFC 259 …read more

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Posted on March 12, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Video: UFC 259 ‘Fight Motion’ features Amanda Nunes’ win over Megan Anderson, Jan Blachowicz’s upset

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The latest edition of UFC Fight Motion includes highlights from Jan Blachowicz’s triumphant win over UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya, Amanda …read more

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Megan Anderson Issues Statement Following UFC Separation

Megan Anderson has issued a statement following her departure from the UFC. In what currently appears to have been Megan Anderson’s final UFC fight, the 6’0″ tall Australian suffered a …read more

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Anderson releases statement after UFC exit

Megan Anderson before she fought Amanda Nunes at UFC 259. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Former UFC featherweight title challenger Megan Anderson fought out …read more

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Pena To Nunes: Vacate Bantamweight Title If You Want To Stay ‘Fat’

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Amanda Nunes defended her Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight title last Sat. night (March 6) by submitting Megan Anderson in …read more

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Video: Did Amanda Nunes kill the UFC women's featherweight division?

To the surprise of absolutely no one, Amanda Nunes made it look easy against Megan Anderson at UFC 259.
Nunes, the reigning women’s featherweight and bantamweight champion, ran through Anderson on …read more

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Anderson no longer with the UFC, officials deny women’s featherweight is scrapped

Amanda Nunes strikes Megan Anderson in their fight at UFC 259  | Handout Photo-USA TODAY Sports

Megan Anderson is longer a UFC fighter and the …read more

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Megan Anderson no longer under contract following UFC 259 loss

Despite challenging for the UFC women’s featherweight title at this past weekend’s UFC 259 event, Megan Anderson is no longer under contract with the promotion.
MMA Junkie confirmed with Anderson’s management …read more

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Megan Anderson No Longer On UFC Roster Following UFC 259 Loss

It appears that Megan Anderson was not only fighting to become world champion at UFC 259 but also to keep her spot on the company’s roster. Megan Anderson became the …read more

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Megan Anderson no longer under UFC contract following loss to Amanda Nunes

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Megan Anderson will need a new fighting home.
The former featherweight title contender is no longer under contract with the UFC after …read more

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Megan Anderson reveals that the UFC featherweight division is being dropped from the promotion

After suffering a loss in her first UFC title opportunity against Amanda Nunes at UFC 259, Megan Anderson has revealed that the featherweight division is no more. The Australian took …read more

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UFC 259 medical suspensions: Israel Adesanya, Megan Anderson among four facing lengthy layoffs

It could be a while until Israel Adesanya is able to defend his UFC middleweight title again.
Adesanya (20-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) fell short in his pursuit of “champ champ” status …read more

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Triple Take: Who can possibly beat Amanda Nunes?

Two-division champion Amanda Nunes continued her reign of dominance at UFC 259 with a first-round submission of Megan Anderson to retain her women’s featherweight title with relative ease.
Nunes has not …read more

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UFC 259 Final Fight Stats:  Amanda Nunes dominates Megan Anderson

Amanda Nunes dominates Megan Anderson at UFC 259. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Amanda Nunes didn’t have any trouble keeping her …read more

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Posted on March 8, 2021, 6:16 pm By
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What’s next for Amanda Nunes and Israel Adesanya?

Amanda Nunes continued her domination of the women’s side of mixed martial arts at UFC 259, making quick work of Megan Anderson in their co-main event bout.

Israel Adesanya had hoped …read more

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Amanda Nunes felt ‘more powerful’ at featherweight, ‘too fast’ for Megan Anderson at UFC 259

Two-division queen Amanda Nunes made short work of Megan Anderson at UFC 259 in Las Vegas. | Zuffa LLC

Amanda Nunes dismantled Megan Anderson in …read more

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Megan Anderson Issues First Statement Following UFC 259 Loss

Megan Anderson has released her first statement following her lopsided loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 259. In the second of three title fights at UFC 259, Megan Anderson fell …read more

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Nunes “100% Sure” Megan Anderson Wasn’t Ready For Championship

Amanda Nunes does not believe Megan Anderson was fully prepared for the task that lay before her at UFC 259. Megan Anderson entered the cage at UFC 259 as a …read more

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Megan Anderson Issues First Statement Following UFC 259 Loss

Megan Anderson has released her first statement following her lopsided loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 259. In the second of three title fights at UFC 259, Megan Anderson fell …read more

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Nunes “100% Sure” Megan Anderson Wasn’t Ready For Championship

Amanda Nunes does not believe Megan Anderson was fully prepared for the task that lay before her at UFC 259. Megan Anderson entered the cage at UFC 259 as a …read more

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UFC 259 recap & highlights: Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson

Watch the UFC 259 recap & highlights from the co-main event between Amanda Nunes and Megan Anderson from Saturday’s event at The Apex in Las Vegas.

TRENDING > Tim Elliott calls …read more

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Dana White interested in Amanda Nunes vs. Julianna Pena UFC women’s bantamweight title fight

UFC president Dana White says he is interested in having Amanda Nunes fight Julianna Pena next for the UFC women’s bantamweight title. Nunes got through Megan Anderson with relative ease …read more

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Amanda Nunes Wanted to Use Jiu-Jitsu to Finish Megan Anderson at UFC 259

Amanda Nunes wasn’t expected to have much difficulty against Megan Anderson in the UFC 259 co-main event, and she lived up to those expectations. …read more

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Posted on March 7, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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Megan Anderson issues statement after quick loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 259

Megan Anderson intends to return to the drawing board after a blowout loss to Amanda Nunes in the UFC 259 co-main event.
Anderson (11-5 MMA, 3-3 UFC) came into the fight …read more

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Video recap: Nunes starches Anderson to win by 1st-round armbar

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Amanda Nunes demolished Megan Anderson at UFC 259 winning by first-round submission. In the co-main event of UFC 259, Amanda …read more

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Amanda Nunes breaks down victory and how having a baby affected her | UFC 259 Post-Fight Press

UFC dual-division champion Amanda Nunes made it look easy when she defended her featherweight title on Saturday night.

Following her UFC 259 victory over Megan Anderson, Nunes addressed the media, talking …read more

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Megan Anderson issues statement after being dominated by Amanda Nunes at UFC 259

Megan Anderson entered tonight’s UFC 259 co-main event with hopes of playing spoiler against consensus women’s GOAT Amanda Nunes. Anderson (11-5 MMA) was returning to action this evening for the …read more

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'More dangerous' Nunes submits Anderson in first

Amanda Nunes forced Megan Anderson to tap to an armbar at 2:03 of the opening round to defend her featherweight belt for the second time Saturday night. Afterward, Nunes said …read more

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UFC 259 results: Amanda Nunes mauls Megan Anderson, finishes with armbar in first round

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Amanda Nunes needed just over two minutes to dismantle the latest opponent attempting to wrestle one of two UFC titles …read more

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UFC 259 results: Amanda Nunes runs through Megan Anderson, retains featherweight title

Amanda Nunes continues to show why she’s widely regarded as the best female fighter of all time.
The UFC women’s featherweight and bantamweight champion made quick work of challenger Megan Anderson …read more

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Pros react to Amanda Nunes’ easy win over Megan Anderson at UFC 259

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Amanda Nunes tapped out Megan Anderson in the first round at UFC 259. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the …read more

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UFC 259 results: Amanda Nunes quickly submits Megan Anderson

Amanda Nunes defends her featherweight title against Megan Anderson at UFC 259 | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Amanda Nunes just made quick work of …read more

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Twitter reacts to Amanda Nunes' quick title defense over Megan Anderson at UFC 259

Amanda Nunes’ continued to add to her legacy as the women’s MMA GOAT on Saturday when she defended her women’s featherweight title against Megan Anderson in the UFC 259 co-main …read more

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UFC 259 Highlights: Amanda Nunes Destroys Megan Anderson

Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson was exactly what the hardcore fans knew coming into the fight.  The two fighters met in a women’s featherweight title bout on Saturday night (March …read more

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UFC 259 Result: Amanda Nunes stops Megan Anderson in Round 1 (Video)

Tonight’s UFC 259 event is co-headlined by a women’s featherweight title fight featuring reigning champion Amanda Nunes taking on challenger Megan Anderson. Nunes (20-4 MMA) will be returning to action …read more

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Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson full fight video highlights

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Watch Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson full fight video highlights from the UFC 259 co-main event above, courtesy of the …read more

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Pros react after Amanda Nunes stops Megan Anderson at UFC 259

Tonight’s UFC 259 event was co-headlined by a women’s featherweight title fight featuring Amanda Nunes squaring off with challenger Megan Anderson. Nunes (21-4 MMA) was returning to action for the …read more

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UFC 259 Highlights: Amanda Nunes Destroys Megan Anderson

Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson was exactly what the hardcore fans knew coming into the fight.  The two fighters met in a women’s featherweight title bout on Saturday night (March …read more

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UFC 259 live blog: Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson

Amanda Nunes will try to defend her UFC title against Megan Anderson at UFC 259 on Saturday. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

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Megan Anderson defiant ahead of fight against women’s GOAT Amanda Nunes: ‘Everyone’s invincible until they’re not’

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Megan Anderson isn’t oblivious to the odds against her at UFC 259.
In order to become UFC featherweight champion, she has …read more

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Amanda Nunes sees difficulty in Megan Anderson at UFC 259: 'Every fight is completely different'

LAS VEGAS – Amanda Nunes disagrees with the oddsmakers ahead of her title defense this weekend.
The UFC women’s featherweight and bantamweight champion sees challenger Megan Anderson as a difficult puzzle …read more

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Nunes on women’s 145 division potentially folding: ‘I’m okay with it’

Amanda Nunes is expected to face Megan Anderson at UFC 259. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Amanda Nunes will be ready if the UFC …read more

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Posted on March 5, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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UFC 259 record rundown: Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson

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Two-division women’s champion Amanda Nunes dominates the UFC women’s record book. On Saturday, Amanda Nunes puts one of her two …read more

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UFC 259 breakdown: What could be Megan Anderson's path to longshot win vs. Amanda Nunes?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the co-main event for UFC 259.
UFC 259 takes place Saturday at the UFC Apex in …read more

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UFC 259 video: Champ-champ Amanda Nunes, challenger Megan Anderson on weight

LAS VEGAS – The seventh women’s featherweight title fight in UFC history is official after Amanda Nunes and Megan Anderson made weight for UFC 259.
At Friday’s official UFC 259 weigh-ins, …read more

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UFC 259 weigh-in video live stream

Watch as the UFC 259 champions and contenders take to the scale in Las Vegas in the UFC 259 weigh-in video. Jan Błachowicz, Israel Adesanya, Amanda Nunes, Megan Anderson, Petr …read more

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Defining Fights: UFC 259 co-headliner Megan Anderson

After arriving in the UFC with high hopes of success, Megan Anderson has had to wait patiently for her shot at the UFC women’s featherweight title.
Former Invicta FC featherweight champion …read more

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Megan Anderson plots upset of Amanda Nunes: 'Everyone's invincible until they're not'

Megan Anderson is confident in her chances to pull off an all-time upset against Amanda Nunes at UFC 259.
Anderson (11-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC) will get her opportunity to dethrone dual-division …read more

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Amanda Nunes lays out bold prediction for finishing Megan Anderson at UFC 259

Amanda Nunes not only expects to finish Megan Anderson on Saturday night but is confident she will do so early on. In the co-main event of UFC 259, Nunes is …read more

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UFC 259 Face-offs video: Blachowicz vs. Adesanya

Watch as the UFC 259 champions and contenders square off in Las Vegas. Jan Błachowicz, Israel Adesanya, Amanda Nunes, Megan Anderson, Petr Yan, and Aljamain Sterling stare down at the …read more

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UFC 259 Clash: Nunes Vs. Anderson!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight finishers Amanda Nunes and Megan Anderson will collide this weekend (Sat., March 6, 2021) at …read more

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Jon Anik on ‘GOAT’ Amanda Nunes’ future: ‘I think the body, the bank account and the family will tell you to step away’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Amanda Nunes has earned massive favorite status ahead of her title defense against Megan Anderson on Saturday at UFC 259. The …read more

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Megan Anderson explains why she’s the fighter to beat Amanda Nunes

Megan Anderson believes she has the skills to defeat two-division UFC champion and pound-for-pound queen Amanda Nunes at UFC 259 this weekend. Anderson will challenge Nunes for the featherweight title …read more

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UFC 259 | Pro fighters make their picks for Amanda Nunes vs Megan Anderson title fight

In the co-main event of UFC 259, Amanda Nunes is set to defend her featherweight title as she battles Megan Anderson. Heading into the fight, Nunes is a massive -1000 …read more

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UFC 259 'Embedded,' No. 3: Megan Anderson ready to 'shock the world,' change her life

The UFC has three championships on the line Saturday.
UFC 259 takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and …read more

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One underdog to another, Matt Serra shares simple advice for Megan Anderson at UFC 259

tUFC Hall of Famer Matt Serra knows a little something about being a massive underdog.
Serra scored one of the biggest upsets in UFC history when he knocked out Georges St-Pierre …read more

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UFC free fight: Megan Anderson earns title shot with first-round knockout of Norma Dumont

It didn’t take long for Megan Anderson to make her case for a title shot.
The former Invicta FC featherweight champion looked to claim consecutive wins for the first time since …read more

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Amanda Nunes explains why she can’t underestimate Megan Anderson at UFC 259

Amanda Nunes knows she can’t overlook Megan Anderson in the co-main event of UFC 259. Nunes is a massive -1200 favorite as many expect her to steamroll Anderson as she …read more

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UFC 259: Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson by the numbers

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Check out how two-division champion Amanda Nunes matches up against Megan Anderson in key stats heading into UFC 259. On …read more

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UFC 259 Countdown: Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson

UFC 259 Countdown highlights the three championship match-ups coming up on Saturday, March 6.

The co-main event features dual-division champion Amanda Nunes putting her featherweight title on the line opposite Megan …read more

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Video: UFC 259 'Countdown' for Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson

Did you miss the debut of UFC 259 “Countdown” or just want to watch it again? Check out the co-main event preview now.
This episode of the UFC’s preview show takes …read more

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Holly Holm Gives Her Pick For Amanda Nunes vs Megan Anderson At UFC 259

Holly Holm will be paying close attention to Amanda Nunes’ featherweight title defense against Megan Anderson. In the co-main event of the stacked pay-per-view card, Nunes is looking to defend …read more

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Holly Holm Gives Her Pick For Amanda Nunes vs Megan Anderson At UFC 259

Holly Holm will be paying close attention to Amanda Nunes’ featherweight title defense against Megan Anderson. In the co-main event of the stacked pay-per-view card, Nunes is looking to defend …read more

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Holly Holm expects victory for Amanda Nunes at UFC 259, but won't rule out Megan Anderson

Holly Holm is no stranger to a massive upset, but she just doesn’t see Amanda Nunes getting dethroned at UFC 259.
Two-division champion Nunes (20-4 MMA, 13-1 UFC) puts her featherweight …read more

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