Tag: Amanda Nunes

Morning Report: Amanda Nunes says Cris Cyborg had ‘no power at all,’ has to wait two years for a rematch

By Jed Meshew@JedKMeshew MMAfighting.com On Saturday night, Amanda Nunes staked her claim as the WMMA GOAT, knocking out Cris Cyborg to become the first female two-division champion in MMA history. It was a shocking performance, with Nunes stunning Cyborg early and then slumping the most dominant woman in MMA history in under a minute. Nunes […]

UFC 232 fight night weights: Cris Cyborg only had 4.5-pound advantage on Amanda Nunes

By Marc Raimondi@marc_raimondi MMAfighting.com Cris Cyborg didn’t have as big of a weight advantage over the weekend as many thought she would. Cyborg weighed 160.5 pounds in her fight-night weight check Saturday night at UFC 232, per a document obtained from the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC). Amanda Nunes was 156 pounds, just 4.5 pounds […]

Dana White: Amanda Nunes is ‘best ever’ after defeating Cris Cyborg

By Alexander K. Lee@AlexanderKLee MMAfighting.com With a win over the nearly unbeatable Cris Cyborg at UFC 232, Amanda Nunes has risen up the ranks of the all-time greats in the eyes of many observers. Count UFC president Dana White among them. Nunes decimated Cyborg in Saturday’s co-main event at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., needing just 51 seconds […]

UFC 232 bonuses: Amanda Nunes, Ryan Hall awarded for epic finishes

By Alexander K. Lee@AlexanderKLee MMAfighting.com On Saturday, Amanda Nunes cemented her legacy as one of the greatest fighters in UFC history, and picked up a nice bonus to boot. “The Lioness” was awarded a $50,000 Performance of the Night award for her 51-second drubbingof the seemingly indomitable Cris Cyborg in the co-main event of UFC 232 at The […]

UFC 232 post-fight bonuses: Nunes starches Cyborg, snags POTN honors

By Stephie Haynes@CrooklynMMA Bloodyelbow.com The Forum in Inglewood, California was home to a spectacular night of fights for the final show of the year. The card saw six (T)KOs, four submissions, and three decisions, including one split-decision. RELATED LIVE! UFC 232 Streaming Updates For Jon Jones Vs. Alexander Gustafsson 2 PPV […]