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Who won Nunes vs Holm?
Amanda Nunes beat Holly Holm by , during the co-main event of UFC 239, on Saturday 6th July 2019 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Amanda Nunes.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Women’s Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This contest was for the UFC women’s bantamweight championship.
Nunes vs Holm stats
Amanda Nunes stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Holly Holm made her way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Nunes had a slight advantage in power over Holm, with a 71% knock out percentage over Holm's 67%.
Amanda Nunes was the younger woman by 6 years, at 33 years old.
Nunes was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made her debut in 2008, 2 years and 11 months earlier than Holm, whose first professional fight was in 2011. She had fought 12 less professional rounds, 50 to Holm's 62.
Nunes vs Holm form
Nunes had won 5 of her most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges twice.
In her last fight before this contest, she had defeated Felicia Spencer at UFC 250 on 6th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their UFC Women’s Featherweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had defeated Germaine de Randamie at UFC 245 on 14th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Women’s Bantamweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had beat Holly Holm at UFC 239 on 6th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Women’s Bantamweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, she had won against Cris Cyborg at UFC 232 on 29th December 2018 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Women’s Featherweight championship fight at The Forum, Inglewood.
She had beat Raquel Pennington at UFC 224 on 12th May 2018 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Women’s Bantamweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Nunes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 5 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 8 months and 1 day. In those fights, she fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Holm's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 6 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 2 years, 3 months and 18 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.