Dec 11 2021
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Co-Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Women’s Bantamweight
21-4-0
Sub 2
Sub 2
10-4-0

Belts on The Line

Championship

The tape

36
Age
34
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm

Tape record

SUBUDUDKOKO
Form
SUBSUBUDSUBUD
21
Wins
10
13
By KO
3
62
KO%
30
4
By SUB
4
19
SUB%
40
4
Loses
4
2
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2009
25
Bouts
14
50
Rounds
30
3 hours, 13 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 11 minutes

Tape rankings @ Women’s Bantamweight

-
UFC
6
-
Bellator
-
8
Tapology
4

Amanda Nunes vs Julianna Pena report

Who won Nunes vs Pena?

Julianna Pena beat Amanda Nunes by submission in the 2nd round during the co-main event of UFC 269, on Saturday 11th December 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

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).

Nunes vs Pena stats

Amanda Nunes stepped into the octagon with a record of 21 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Julianna Pena made her way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

Amanda Nunes' UFC record stood at 16-2-0, while Julianna Pena's came in at 7-3-0.

The stats suggested Nunes had a massive power advantage over Pena, boasting a 62% knock out percentage over Pena's 30%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Pena had a large advantage over Nunes, boasting a 40% submission rate over Nunes' 19%.

Amanda Nunes was the older woman by 2 years, at 36 years old.

Nunes had a height advantage of 2 inches over Pena. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Nunes was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made her debut in 2008, 1 year and 2 months earlier than Pena, whose first professional fight was in 2009. She had fought 25 more professional rounds, 62 to Pena's 37.

Nunes vs Pena form

Nunes had won all 5 of her most recent fights, stopping 2 opponents and going to the judges 3 times.

In her last fight before this contest, she had won against Megan Anderson at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by submission in the 1st round in their UFC Women’s Featherweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she had beaten 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.

Going into that contest, she had defeated Germaine de Randamie at UFC 245 on 14th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, she was victorious against Holly Holm at UFC 239 on 6th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

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.

Activity check

Nunes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 11 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 1 day. In those fights, she fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Pena's last 3 fights had come over a period of 7 years and 11 months, meaning she had been fighting on average every 2 years, 7 months and 21 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Nunes vs Pena?

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