Nunes adds third title defense to legacy

Submitted by ufc.com 1 week, 3 days ago
NUNES vs PENNINGTONRaquel Pennington was courageous throughout her UFC 224 main event against UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes, but “The Lioness” was simply too much for the challenger, as she scored a punishing fifth-round TKO at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro to retain her crown for the third time.“It was hard for me,” Nunes said of fighting her friend. “But to defend this belt, I had to do it.”A leg kick by Nunes knocked Pennington off-balance and to the canvas as the fight began, and a minute in, she repeated the feat. Nunes was k ... Read the Full Article Here
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