Amanda Nunes, the very first two-division women’s champion in UFC history, successfully defended her bantamweight title on Saturday, July 6 in the co-main event of UFC 239 against former titleholder Holly Holm. Nunes electrified the crowd at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas with a stunning head kick that dropped Holm to the mat before the champion finished the challenger off with some follow-up strikes.
With the win, Nunes tied Jessica Andrade for the most wins by a women’s fighter in UFC history.
Nunes also set UFC record for the most fights (11), wins (10), stoppages (eight) and first-round finishes (seven) in UFC women’s bantamweight history.
Here is the impressive finish:
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During her post-fight interview with Joe Rogan, Nunes revealed that she plans to defend her women’s featherweight championship in her next UFC appearance.
The full results from UFC 239 can be seen below.
UFC 239 Results
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10:00 p.m. ET)
- Jon Jones vs. Thiago Santos – for the light heavyweight title
- Amanda Nunes def. Holly Holm via TKO (head kick, punches) – Round 1, 4:10 for the women’s bantamweight title
- Jorge Masvidal def. Ben Askren via KO (flying knee) – Round 1, 0:05
- Jan Blachowicz def. Luke Rockhold via KO (punches) – Round 2, 1:39
- Michael Chiesa def. Diego Sanchez via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
- Arnold Allen def. Gilbert Melendez via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Marlon Vera def. Nohelin Hernandez via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 3:25
- Claudia Gadelha def. Randa Markos via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Song Yadong def. Alejandro Perez via knockout (punch) – Round 1, 2:04
- Edmen Shahbazyan def. Jack Marshman via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 1:12
- Chance Rencountre def. Ismail Naurdiev via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28, 30-27)
- Julia Avila def. Pannie Kianzad via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
UFC 239: Fight Time & Viewing Details
Event: UFC 239: Jones vs. Santos
Date: Saturday, July 6, 2019
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Venue: T-Mobile Arena
Main Card Card Time: 10:00 p.m. ET
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, ESPN, ESPN+