Thursday, 24 May, 2018

Amanda Nunes drops Raquel Pennington with final-round TKO

Amanda Nunes Image Credit Josh Hedges Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
Elias Hubbard | 14 May, 2018, 00:16

And while her performance was impressive, a lot of the attention was fixated on the decision made by the corner of Pennington to all-but-force her to leave the stool ahead of the final round of their five-round clash.

"When it comes to finish this bout, something I've dreamed about for so long, I have to do it".

The champion showcased her wrestling ability in the third and fourth rounds.

The Brazilian dominated the bout against Pennington in her homeland and was eventually declared the victor when the referee stepped in to stop the fight 2:36 minutes into Round 5 via a technical knockout.

And the 29-year-old established her dominance early on by dropping Pennington with two powerful leg kicks, much to the delight of her fellow countrymen and women in the crowd. This resulted in Nunes dragging Pennington to the ground and finishing off the challenger. "I will stop fighting here because I think I reached the end". Pennington landed some shots here and there but couldn't connect with anything significant.

Even the co-main event of this day features an intriguing match up from the UFC's middle weight division, which is available from the kind of Ronaldo Souza versus Kelvin Gastelum Ufc 224 live stream.

The Brazilian jiu-jitsu star improved to 6-0 with the win.

John Lineker beat Brian Kelleher in their bantamweight bout by knockout. Gastelum poured on the strikes in the second round and got a knockdown on a stiff left hand.

Nunes, a Brazil native, invited Pennington to join her for the post-fight interview in the cage and spoke of her respect for her opponent in front of Rio de Janiero's Jeunesse Arena.

Former UFC Lightheavyweight winners Vitor Belfort and Lyoto Machida will Meet every other at the first struggle of the chief card, and it is expected To function as former farewell bout.

Safety comes first. While a fighter will always give whatever they have left in the tank to go out and not only win a fight, but capture a championship in hostile territory, it's wise to wave off the fight and pull your fighter out of the Octagon when they admit they are done and can't go on any further.

"I live in the USA, but I'm from Brazil and I represent Brazil with the flag and my belt", Nunes told the crowd after her sixth straight win.

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