Amanda Nunes Knocks Out Cris Cyborg at UFC 232 – On Saturday’s UFC 232 Nunes Knocks Out Cris Cyborg and created a history.
Amanda Nunes Knocks Out Cris Cyborg at UFC 232:
Amanda Nunes is 135-pound champion. But Cris Cyborg is a tag of 145-pound women’s champion.So Nunes had to add 10 pounds to her 5-foot-8-inch frame in advance of her bout against Cris Cyborg. It needed only just 51 seconds to hand Cyborg her first loss in over 13 years as well as her first-ever knockout loss and Nunes landed 13 of 21 significant strikes. By knocking out Cris Cyborg, Amanda Nunes is now one of three fighters in UFC history (along with Conor McGregor and Daniel Cormier) to wear two belts simultaneously. Amanda Nunes wins the title “Performance of the Night”. “The roof came off that place when that fight ended,” White said. “It was as exciting a fight as you’ll ever see and what makes it even bigger are the stakes. You have two of the baddest women fighting to see who the baddest is. “Both world champions in two different weight classes and they come out and start bombing like that. There’s nothing more fun. You couldn’t ask for anything better and that type of a fight with what was at stake.”
— Amanda Nunes (@Amanda_Leoa) December 30, 2018