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Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Women’s Bantamweight
When is Nunes vs Peña?
Amanda Nunes will face the challenge of Julianna Pena, as the co-main event of UFC 265, on Saturday 7th August 2021 at Toyota Center in Houston.
The fight will be contested over 5 rounds in the Women’s Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit will be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This contest is for the UFC women’s bantamweight championship.
Nunes vs Peña stats
Amanda Nunes steps into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Julianna Pena will make her way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggest Nunes has a massive power advantage over Pena, boasting at 62% knock out percentage over Pena's 30%.
Amanda Nunes is the older woman by 2 years, at 33 years old.
Nunes has a height advantage of 2 inches over Pena. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Nunes is 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 has fought 20 more professional rounds, 50 to Pena's 30.
Nunes vs Peña form
Nunes has won 5 of her most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In her last fight, she beat Megan Anderson at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by in the 1st round in their UFC Women’s Featherweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had beat 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 won against 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.
Before that, 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.
She had defeated 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.
Nunes' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 28 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 6 months and 7 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Pena's last 3 fights have come over a period of 5 years and 18 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 6 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
Nunes vs Peña US streams
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Nunes vs Peña UK streams
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UFC 265 Tickets
Toyota Center, Houston
Show open: TBA
Main card starts: 10pm est