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Who won Pena vs Nunes II?
Amanda Nunes beat Julianna Pena by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC 277, on Saturday 30th July 2022 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
The scorecards were announced as 45-50, 44-50, 43-50 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.
Pena vs Nunes II stats
Julianna Pena stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Amanda Nunes made her way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Nunes had a massive power advantage over Pena, boosting at 62% knock out percentage over Pena's 27%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Pena had a large advantage over Nunes, boasting at 45% submission rate over Nunes' 19%.
Julianna Pena was the younger woman by 1 year, at 34 years old.
Nunes had a height advantage of 2 inches over Pena. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Pena was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2009, 1 year and 2 months later than Nunes, whose first professional fight was in 2008. She had fought 25 less professional rounds, 37 to Nunes' 62.
Pena's last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 2 months and 15 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 20 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
Nunes' last 2 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 2 months and 15 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 3 years, 7 months and 8 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
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