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Irene Aldana vs. Yana Kunitskaya set for UFC 264

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An important fight in the women’s bantamweight division has been added to UFC 264 in July. Amanda Nunes is set …read more

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Amanda Nunes wants featherweight division open ‘as long as I’m champion’

Amanda Nunes is the UFC’s first and only female dual-division champion. She intends to keep it that way if she has any say in the matter. Immediately following Nunes’ last …read more

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Posted on May 5, 2021, 3:16 am By
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Nunes Trying To Keep White From Ending 145

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s featherweight titleholder Amanda Nunes likes being champion of two divisions, having …read more

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Posted on May 4, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Valentina Shevchenko confident Amanda Nunes trilogy will happen one day

UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko is confident that the trilogy fight against her rival Amanda Nunes will happen one day. The calls for a trilogy between Shevchenko and Nunes …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko believes Amanda Nunes trilogy is inevitable: ‘I just feel it’s going to happen’

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Valentina Shevchenko can rarely escape an interview or press conference without hearing Amanda Nunes’ name.
Considering she pushed the reigning featherweight …read more

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Posted on May 3, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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UFC 261 Aftermath: It’s time for Amanda Nunes, Valentina Shevchenko to fight again

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At UFC 261, Valentina Shevchenko was supposed to face the toughest test of her flyweight career: a bout with former strawweight …read more

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Dana White: Valentina Shevchenko-Amanda Nunes Trilogy ‘Not Something I’m Thinking About’

Asking about a potential Amanda Nunes trilogy fight has become something of a tradition following each Valentina Shevchenko title defense. …read more

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Dana White not interested in Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko 3

UFC president Dana White says he is not interested in booking a trilogy fight between UFC champions Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko. Shevchenko and Nunes have fought twice previously, with …read more

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Dana White: Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko trilogy not happening soon – unless ...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Don’t count on a trilogy fight between Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko any time soon – unless they both want it.
UFC president Dana White said after UFC …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko focused on flyweight run, when Amanda Nunes trilogy bout happens it will be ‘huge’

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It’s anyone’s guess as to who’s next to challenge Valentina Shevchenko and the champion …read more

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Jessica Andrade calls Valentina Shevchenko, not Amanda Nunes, ‘best pound-for-pound in the UFC’

Former strawweight champion Jessica Andrade aims to become the flyweight queen this Saturday. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Two years after dethroning Rose Namajunas to …read more

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Amanda Nunes opens as big betting favorite over Julianna Pena

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes opened up as a big betting favorite for her upcoming title defense against Julianna Pena. It was revealed last week that Nunes will move …read more

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Amanda Nunes and Julianna Pena react after title fight booking at UFC 265

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and rival Julianna Pena reacted after their title fight booking at UFC 265. Nunes vs. Pena will take place on August 7 at UFC …read more

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Amanda Nunes to defend bantamweight title at UFC 265 against Julianna Pena

Amanda Nunes will attempt to defend her bantamweight title for the first time since 2019 this summer. According to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, Nunes will defend her 135-pound strap against Julianna …read more

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Amanda Nunes moves back to bantamweight, defends title vs. Julianna Pena at UFC 265

Julianna Pena called her shot, and pending bout finalization, she’ll get it.
The UFC is currently targeting Pena (10-4 MMA, 6-2 UFC) as the next challenger for Amanda Nunes for an …read more

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Amanda Nunes faces Julianna Pena for bantamweight title at UFC 265 in August

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Amanda Nunes has booked her next title defense as she returns to the bantamweight division to face Julianna Pena at UFC …read more

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Nunes set to defend UFC title vs. Pena in August

UFC two-weight champion Amanda Nunes will defend her bantamweight title against Julianna Peña this summer, UFC president Dana White told ESPN. …read more

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Dana White Shares Promising Update on Nunes vs. Peña

Julianna Peña’s relentless lobbying for a title shot against Amanda Nunes has Dana White on the verge of breaking mentally and executively. Julianna Peña has been on a cross-country media …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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Dana White: “I’m thinking about doing Julianna Pena and Amanda Nunes”

UFC president Dana White confirmed that he is thinking about booking UFC women’s bantamweight championship Amanda Nunes vs. Julianna Pena. Nunes is coming off of a quick submission win over …read more

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Miesha Tate gunning for rematch with Amanda Nunes: “I’d love to run that one back”

Miesha Tate is coming out of retirement and her goal is to land a rematch with UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes. Tate announced on Wednesday that she is ending …read more

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Posted on March 25, 2021, 1:46 pm By
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Reinvigorated Miesha Tate reveals title ambitions: I know I have the style to beat Amanda Nunes

Miesha Tate is not just itching to compete, she wants to become champion again.
Tate (18-7 MMA, 5-4 UFC), who hung up her gloves in 2016, will return to fighting when …read more

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Claressa Shields Gives Timeline On Amanda Nunes Fight

Boxing superstar Claressa Shields is giving the public an idea as to when she thinks the mixed martial arts fight with Amanda Nunes will materialize. In case there is unfamiliarity …read more

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Aspen Ladd Shuts Down Nunes/Peña Talks, Wants To Fight Peña

Aspen Ladd has weighed in on Julianna Peña’s attempt to skip the bantamweight line to a title fight against Amanda Nunes. Ever since her fight against Holly Holm was scrapped …read more

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Aspen Ladd: It makes ‘no sense’ for Julianna Pena to fight Amanda Nunes just because she’s talking trash

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It’s been eight months since UFC bantamweight Aspen Ladd underwent ACL and MCL surgery, and she expects to return to the …read more

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Julianna Peña: Nunes Shouldn’t Claim GOAT Status Without Fighting Me

Julianna Peña’s desire to fight Amanda Nunes is not restricted to Nunes’s status as UFC women’s bantamweight champion. Julianna Peña wasted no time in hitting the campaign trail after her …read more

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Posted on March 17, 2021, 12:46 pm By
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Amanda Nunes on featherweight: ‘They did not cut the division’

Following her successful seventh career title defense, Amanda Nunes appeared in jeopardy of losing a title. She now also disputes that notion. “They did not cut the [featherweight] division,” Nunes …read more

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Laura Sanko praises Amanda Nunes’ rise to legendary status, believes trilogy fight with Valentina Shevchenko ‘makes a lot of sense’

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Laura Sanko has seen the rise of Amanda Nunes first-hand.
In fact, Sanko’s first and only professional fight …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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Anderson Ready For Free Agency After UFC Contract Expires

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Megan Anderson is officially a free agent following her loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 259 and the Australian veteran …read more

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Posted on March 13, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Alexis Davis relieved to snap losing streak, knows rematch with Amanda Nunes makes sense down the line

Alexis Davis didn’t know if she would remain a UFC fighter. After the Canadian lost to Viviane Araujo at UFC 240, which was her third loss in a row, she …read more

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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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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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Dana White Addresses Future Of Women’s 145 Division Amid Rumors

Dana White has doubled down on the UFC’s commitment to the featherweight division in the face of recent speculation to the contrary. Immediately following Amanda Nunes’s successful title defense over …read more

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Posted on March 11, 2021, 3:46 pm By
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