It wasn't the Amanda Nunes we've come to expect based on her last handful of fights, but she got it done at UFC 245, outlasting Germaine de Randamie en route to a decision. De Randamie did well on the feet and threatened with a triangle in the fourth round, but it was the wrestling and ground and pound of Nunes that allowed her to pick up the unanimous decision victory (49-44, 49-46, 49-45).
Nunes has now made five successful defenses of her UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship.
Here's how fighters reacted to the fight and Nunes' victory.
@IronLadyMMA great effort ----— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) December 15, 2019
This fight is good. -- #UFC245— Tatiana Suarez (@tatianaufc) December 15, 2019
Nunes is playing a smart game— Augusto Tanquinho (@tanquinhojj) December 15, 2019
Can we stop hugging..?! #UFC245— Mirsad Bektic (@MirsadBekticMMA) December 15, 2019
@Amanda_Leoa is taking pages off the gsp handbook— MoNKeYgOd (@The_monkeygod) December 15, 2019
Why Cyborg do us like this... she owed us another fight with Nunes . Two well rounded females ! #UFC245— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) December 15, 2019
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