Hard-hitting bantamweight contender Amanda “Lioness” Nunes earned her biggest victory to date in a featured matchup tonight at UFC Fight Night 73: “Teixeira vs St. Preux” in Nashville, Tennessee. Nunes overwhelmed Sara McMann on the feet and finished her with a first-round rear-naked choke.
Nunes showcased much-improved takedown defence in tonight’s brief bout and she successfully fought off McMann’s early takedown attempts. After dropping McMann with a combination, Nunes took the Olympic medallist’s back and locked on a tight rear-naked choke for the impressive tapout win.
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