Nunes to defend crown against Pennington in Rio

Following consecutive wins over Miesha Tate, Ronda Rousey and Valentina Shevchenko that have cemented her superstar status in the sport, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will defend her title for the first time in her home country of Brazil on May 12, as she faces hard-charging contender Raquel Pennington in the main event of UFC 224 at Jeunesse Arena. In previously announced bouts for the card, which airs live on Pay-Per-View, a legend makes the walk to the Octagon for the final time, as Vitor Belfort fights at home against fellow MMA icon Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida, and top c … Read the Full Article Here

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