UFC 277 Results: Amanda Nunes Reclaims Title Vs. Julianna Pena
The event featured a pair of rematches with titles on the line as Julianna Pena defended vs. Amanda Nunes in the main event.
Amanda Nunes and Julianna Pena put on a classic at UFC 277 Saturday night.
Fans inside the packed American Airlines Center in Dallas were treated to it all, as Nunes once again became a double-champion.
The reigning UFC featherweight titleholder dethroned Pena for the bantamweight belt, avenging her 2021 submission loss.
In the co-main event, Brandon Moreno claimed the interim flyweight title with a finish of Kai Kara-France.
Moreno, the former champion, dominated the first two-plus rounds before finishing Kara-France in the third. He delivered a nasty liver kick that spelled the end for Kara-France.
Sergei Pavlovich scored a first round finish of Derrick Lewis, Alexandre Pantoja submitted Alex Perez and Magomed Ankalaev finished Anthony Smith to round out the main card.
On the prelims, Alex Morono, Drew Dober, Hamdy Abdelwahab, Drakkar Klose, Michael Morales, Joselyn Edwards, Nicolae Negumereanu and Orion Cosce were winners.
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The event was a sellout with an announced crowd of 19,442 and a gross revenue of $4,455,691. That made it the highest grossing event in arena history and the 21st consecutive sellout of full-capacity venues for the UFC.
UFC 277 Results
Amanda Nunes def. Julianna Pena via unanimous decision to become the UFC female bantamweight champion
Brandon Moreno def. Kai Kara-France via TKO (strikes) at 4:34 of Round 3 to become the interim UFC flyweight champion
Sergei Pavlovich def. Derrick Lewis via TKO (strikes) at :55 of Round 1
Alexandre Pantoja def. Alex Perez via submission (neck crank) at 1:31 of Round 1
Magomed Ankalaev def. Anthony Smith via TKO (strikes) at 3:09 of Round 2
Alex Morono def. Matthew Semelsberger via unanimous decision
Drew Dober def. Rafael Alves via KO (strike) at 1:30 of Round 3
Hamdy Abdelwahab def. Don’Tale Mayes via split decision
Drakkar Klose def. Rafa Garcia via unanimous decision
Michael Morales def. Adam Fugitt via TKO (strikes) at 1:09 of Round 3
Joselyne Edwards def. Ji Yeon Kim via split decision
Nicolae Negumereanu def. Ihor Potieria via TKO (strikes) at 3:33 of Round 2
Orion Cosce def. Mike Mathetha via unanimous decision