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Brazil’s Amanda Nunes keeps UFC Women’s Featherweight belt, beats Felicia Spencer at ‘UFC 250’

'UFC 250' card

Amanda “Lioness” Nunes, 32, of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil is still the champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s women’s featherweight division. The Brazilian mixed martial artist successfully defended her belt at “UFC 250.”

Featuring 12 MMA matches, “UFC 250” took place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States on June 6, 2020. In main event of the evening, Felicia “FeeNom” Spencer, 29, of Winter Park, Florida, USA challenged the reigning UFC Women’s Featherweight Champion.

 

After five five-minute rounds, the championship bout was left in the hands of the judges, who scored it 50-44, 50-44 and 50-45. In the end, referee Herb Dean raised the hand of Nunes, who was declared the winner via unanimous decision.

Winning at “UFC 250” improved the professional MMA record of Nunes to 20 wins and 4 losses. On the other hand, Spencer now has 8 wins and 2 losses.

The UFC held “UFC 250” while the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic was still ongoing in the U.S. Here are the details of the main event:

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

FIGHTERS

  1. Brazil
  1. Amanda “Lioness” Nunes

  2. Herbert “The Blaze” Burns
  3. Jussier Formiga
  4. Raphael Assuncao
2. United States
  1. Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres
  2. Alex Perez
  3. Aljamain “Funk Master” Sterling
  4. Alonzo Menifield
  5. Anthony Rocco Martin
  6. Brian “Boom” Kelleher
  7. Charles “Kid Dynamite” Byrd
  8. Chase “The Teenage Dream” Hooper
  9. Cody Garbrandt
  10. Cody “Mr. Wonderful” Stamann
  11. Cory Sandhagen
  12. Devin “Brown Bear” Clark
  13. Eddie Wineland
  14. Evan Dunham
  15. Felicia “FeeNom” Spencer

  16. Gerald “GM3” Meerschaert
  17. Ian “The Hurricane” Heinisch
  18. Maki “Coconut Bombz” Pitolo
  19. Neil “Haitian Sensation” Magny
  20. Sean “Sugar” O’Malley

Bout #: 12 of 12 (main event)

Blue Corner

  • Name: Felicia “FeeNom” Spencer
  • Age: 29
  • Hometown: Winter Park, Florida, United States
  • Professional MMA record after “UFC 250”: 8 wins, 2 losses
  • UFC record after “UFC 250”: 2 wins, 2 losses
  • UFC opponent defeated before “UFC 250”: Megan Anderson, Zarah Fairn dos Santos

Red Corner

  • Name: Amanda “Lioness” Nunes
  • Age: 32
  • Hometown: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
  • Professional MMA record after “UFC 250”: 20 wins, 4 losses
  • UFC record after “UFC 250”: 13 wins, 1 loss
  • UFC opponents defeated before “UFC 250”: Sheila Gaff, Germaine de Randamie (2x), Shayna Baszler, Sara McMann, Valentina Shevchenko (2x), Miesha Tate, Ronda Rousey, Raquel Pennington, Cristiane Justino, Holly Holm

Result

  • Division: UFC Women’s Featherweight Championship
  • Referee: Herb Dean
  • Winner: AMANDA NUNES
  • Method: Unanimous Decision (50-44, 50-44, 50-45)
  • Time and Round: 5:00 of Round 5

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