Amanda Nunes produced a historic masterclass to retain her featherweight belt in opposition to Felicia Spencer at UFC 250.
Nunes overpowered Spencer for a unanimous-decision victory (50-44, 50-44, 50-45) in Saturday’s fundamental occasion behind closed doorways at UFC’s APEX facility in Las Vegas. The champ-champ prolonged her successful streak to 11.
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The bout marked the primary protection of the ladies’s featherweight title Nunes took from Cris “Cyborg” Justino a 12 months and a half in the past. Nunes made historical past, turning into the primary double champion to efficiently defend titles in two divisions whereas holding each belts. She can also be the bantamweight champ.
The place was the struggle gained?
Nunes (20-4) dominated Spencer (8-2) from the outset, with the Brazilian nice producing a flawless efficiency. It was a cruel show.
Nunes left her Canadian challenger with blood pouring from her face and a swollen brow after touchdown a barrage of punches and elbows.
Spencer someway managed to outlive a grueling fourth spherical and take the competition the gap.
What does it imply?
Nunes, 32, is working out of opponents. She handed her newest check with flying colours as she continues to seek for a challenger to her throne.
They mentioned what?
“I am defending each belts. I am the best,” Nunes mentioned. “I am so comfortable now. I do not know what’s subsequent. However I proved it already.”
Remainder of the cardboard
Cody Garbrandt made a devastating return to UFC by knocking out Raphael Assuncao within the co-main occasion. The previous bantamweight males’s champion was preventing for the primary time after a 15-month hiatus and seeking to finish a three-fight dropping streak.
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Garbrandt stunnd Assuncao with an enormous proper hook because the horn sounded on the finish of the second spherical.
It was Garbrandt’s first win since he defeated Dominick Cruz for the bantamweight title in December 2016.