UFC 277 To Feature Julianna Pena-Amanda Nunes Rematch
Julianna Pena and Amanda Nunes will meet for a second time at UFC 277 when Pena defends her bantamweight title.
On the of the biggest fights in women’s MMA is set for UFC 277.
Julianna Pena will make her first title defense against Amanda Nunes on July 30. The event takes place from the American Airlines Center in Dallas.
Officials confirmed much of the fight card over the weekend, including the highly-anticipated rematch.
A former Ultimate Fighter winner, Pena shocked combat sports when she handed Nunes her first loss in seven years. The two are currently serving as coaches on The Ultimate Fighter 30, which airs on ESPN+.
Back in December at UFC 269, Nunes got caught by Pena, falling via submission in the second round. She is still the UFC featherweight champion.
Along with that fight, Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France for the interim UFC flyweight title is expected to take place. Those two squared off in 2019 with Moreno scoring a decision victory.
Derrick Lewis vs. Sergei Pavlovich, Magomed Ankalaev vs. Anthony Smith and Luke Rockhold vs. Paulo Costa are other key bouts.