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UFC 277 Results: Amanda Nunes defeats Julianna Pena (Highlights)

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Tonights UFC 277 event is headlined by way of a womens bantamweight title fight rematch between Amanda Nunes and Julianna Pena.

Nunes (21-5 MMA) and Pena (11-4 MMA) originally collided last December at UFC 269, where in fact the Venezuelan Vixen scored one of the primary upsets in MMA history dethroning The Lioness with another round TKO victory.

That setback served as Amanda Nunes first loss since 2014 and snapped her incredible twelve-fight winning streak.

Meanwhile, Julianna Pena will enter tonights UFC 277 headliner sporting a two-fight winning streak. Ahead of her shocking upset over Nunes last winter, Pena was coming off a third round knockout victory over Sara McMann.

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Round among the UFC 277 main event begins and Amanda Nunes quickly takes the biggest market of the Octagon. She throws a higher kick that is blocked by Julianna Pena. The Lioness feints with a minimal kick. She throws the right hand over the very best that misses. Pena comes forward with a flurry but nothing appears to connect. Nunes with a good combination and a minimal kick. Pena looks to come back fire but eats the right hand counter from The Lioness. Nunes slips a jab and partially connects with a counter right. Another good from Nunes and today another. Pena falls but she actually is back up. Nunes lands a jab and a large combination. That seemed to hurt the champ. Amanda Nunes looks great in the first going here. Both ladies with the right hands now. Pena with another. Nunes doubles through to her jab. The Venezuelan Vixen with a jab of her very own. Another good right and a left from Nunes. She lands another good combination because the horn sounds to get rid of round one.

Round two of the UFC 277 main event begins and Julianna Pena lands an excellent right hand. Amanda Nunes counters with the right outrageous and Pena falls. Nunes tells her to operate and Julianna is actually wobbled. She attempts a higher kick nonetheless it is blocked. The champ comes forward with a flurry. Nunes catches her with the right and Pena is back off on the canvas. She gets back up and eats a minimal kick from The Lioness. The champ gets off an excellent combination. Amanda Nunes replies with a left. Another good combination gets through for Pena. It is a battle. Julianna Pena with a large straight right. She lands a follow-up low kick. Amanda Nunes with an excellent right hand and another. Pena crashes to the canvas from the left hand but once more pops back up. Nunes attacks your body and stuns her again with the right hand. Now Pena delivers a large punch. The fighters clinch contrary to the cage and the horn sounds to get rid of round two.

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Round three of the UFC 277 headliner begins and Julianna Pena is forcing the action early. She looks to force the clinch and pushes Amanda Nunes contrary to the cage. The Lioness breaks free and circles out. Pena with a good combination. She looks to clinch again but Nunes scores a vacation and takes top control. Good elbows and hammer fists now from the former bantamweight champion. Julianna Pena searches for a triangle choke nonetheless it isn’t there. Another big elbow gets through for Nunes. The Venezuelan Vixen applies to an arm but Amanda is easily in a position to escape the threat. The horn sounds to get rid of round three.

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To the championship rounds we go

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Round four of the UFC 277 main event begins and Amanda Nunes quickly shoots for a takedown and gets it. She begins working the right ground and pound. Julianna Pena throws up a triangle. Nunes escapes. Pena transitions to an armbar which is tight. The Lioness scrambles and can get away from the hold. That has been close. Big shots from Nunes now. Pena scrambles and can get back around her feet. Nunes quickly goes after her and lands a mix. She continues to press and scores another big takedown. Julianna Pena is really a bloody mess now. The fight is back again to standing and Pena charges in with a left. Nunes responds having an uppercut and a takedown. Some ground and pound from the former champ prior to the horn sounds to get rid of round five.

The fifth and final round of the UFC 277 main event begins and the fighters trade shots. Amanda Nunes shoots set for a takedown and gets it. Julianna Pena has already been looking to secure an arm. She transitions to a triangle choke but Amanda is quickly in a position to escape. Nunes searches for an anaconda choke but opts to stand back up. She instantly shoots for a takedown and begins raining down elbows after landing in side control.

Official UFC 277 Result: Amanda Nunes def. Julianna Pena by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-44, 50-43)

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