Previous to Peña defeating Nunes at UFC 269 final December, nobody had come near defeating ‘The Lioness’ besides flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko.
Shevchenko’s solely two UFC loses are to Nunes within the bantamweight division previous to the creation of the 125-pound weight class. Each fights had been aggressive and plenty of felt Shevchenko gained their second outing.
In the course of the UFC 277 Put up-fight Press Convention, Nunes appeared open to the thought of a 3rd bout towards ‘Bullet.’
“She’s the champion too. That might be superior,” Nunes mentioned when requested a few trilogy bout with Shevchenko.
Following Nunes’ UFC 277 win, Shevchenko tweeted, “Appears like Amanda resolve to totally copy my arise recreation. Nice struggle each women!”
Nunes responded to Shevchenko’s feedback and criticized the flyweight champion’s final efficiency. Shevchenko defeated Taila Santos by cut up determination at UFC 275.
“She has to place out one thing to face out. Proper now, as a champion, Valentina, she misplaced her final struggle,” Nunes mentioned.