However, when Nunes does step into the Octagon for that title defense, it will be as an expectant mother because she and partner Nina Ansaroff are expecting their first child.
Both Nunes and Ansaroff took to Instagram to announced the happy news:
MMA Junkie has already spoken with Ansaroff, who confirmed that she will not retire after the birth of their daughter, but will still be competing in the Octagon.
UFC 250 takes place on Saturday, May 9 from the Ibirapueroa Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil with Henry Cejudo and Jose Aldo headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.