By Farah Hannoun |
March 1, 2021 11: 00 pm
Amanda Nunes wished now not up to a minute to dispatch of the returning Ronda Rousey.
In her first title defense, bantamweight champion Nunes faced worn 135-pound queen Rousey in the UFC 207 main tournament in December 2016.
It changed into Rousey’s first fight in extra than a year after tasting defeat for the first time when she changed into dethroned by Holly Holm in a huge upset knockout loss. However Nunes showed her no mercy in her return and charged at her as quickly because the fight started.
Nunes linked with a few overhand rights and backed Rousey to the nook. She then poured it on with gigantic photos and rendered Rousey defenseless and out on her ft sincere 48 seconds in.
Twin-champ Nunes (20-4 MMA, 13-1 UFC) returns to circulate when she defends her featherweight title against Megan Anderson (10-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC) in the UFC 259 co-main tournament Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-behold following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on ESPN+.
Before she faces Anderson, relive Nunes’ finish of Rousey in the video above.