Jon Jones and Amanda Nunes both retained their titles at UFC 239. Jones took a decision over Thiago Santos in the main event and Nunes scored a first-round knockout of Holly Holm. Jorge Masvidal also made promotional history on July 6 by scoring a 5-second knockout over Ben Askren. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Amanda Nunes talks about continuing her reign as a two-division champion in the UFC after defeating Holly Holm with a head kick in the first round of their title bout at UFC 239. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
All fighters competing at UFC 239 on July 6 at the T-Mobile Arena faced off against each other one last time before their bouts take place. In the main event, Jon Jones will put his light heavyweight belt on the line against Thiago Santos. In the co-main event, Amanda Nunes will look to continue her reign as the women’s bantamweight champion when she takes on Holly Holm.
All 24 fighters competing at UFC 239 on July 6 at the T-Mobile Arena made weight at the official weigh-in at the New York-New York hotel-casino on Friday. The main event features UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones putting his belt on the line against Thiago Santos. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Prior to UFC 239, the Review-Journal’s Adam Hill and Heidi Fang break down the main event between Jon Jones and Thiago Santos for the light heavyweight title, the co-main championship tilt between Holly Holm and reigning bantamweight queen Amanda Nunes, and preview a feature bout between Ben Askren and Jorge Masvidal. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Holly Holm will look to reclaim the UFC women’s bantamweight title when she faces two-division champion Amanda Nunes in the co-main event of UFC 239 at the T-Mobile Arena on July 6. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Former UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino speaks on losing her title, her hopes for a rematch with Amanda Nunes and what she’d do if the UFC chooses to drop the women’s 145-pound division.
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Amanda Nunes defeats Cyborg in the women’s featherweight division and Jon Jones returns to UFC as the light heavyweight champion. Covering the Cage host Heidi Fang and Adam Hill recap the UFC 232 main and co main events.
Cris “Cyborg” Justino successfully defended her women’s featherweight belt for a second time when she stopped Yana Kunitskaya at UFC 222. Next, she’s interested in a fight with women’s bantamweight champion, Amanda Nunes.
Following her decision win over Holly Holm, UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino said she wouldn’t be opposed to facing women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes if the UFC makes the fight.
Video taken by Cori Langdon at Mandalay Bay while driving away from the shooting and picking up passengers.
Heidi Fang and Adam Hill discuss the main card fights of UFC 215 and the future of Ronda Rousey’s career in WWE.
Adam Hill and Heidi Fang break down UFC 215. They discuss the fights between Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko, Demetrious Johnson and Ray Borg, and Ronda Rousey potentially going into WWE.
UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes discusses her battle with sinusitis that forced her to withdrawal from UFC 213 and her preparation for Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 215. Heidi Fang Las Vegas Review-Journal @HeidiFang
Adam Hill and Heidi Fang discuss their thoughts from UFC’s media day held for the upcoming cards that included a few intense moments during staredowns. They also talk a little about the upcoming weigh-ins for the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor.
With Amanda Nunes out of UFC 213 main event, Robert Whittaker steals the show.
UFC president Dana White says Amanda Nunes pulling out of UFC 213 was a bizarre situation since she was medically cleared to compete.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk was willing to step in and fight Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 213 on short notice, however she was not cleared by the Nevada Athletic Commission to do so.
Amanda Nunes fell ill hours before the start of UFC 213 and her fight with Valentina Shevchenko was canceled. Shevchenko spoke with media about the fight being scratched.
Hours ahead of UFC 213, it was announced by the promotion that UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes would be unable to compete in the main event and was pulled from the title fight against Valentina Shevchenko.
1. Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was removed from the main event of UFC 213 last night. The UFC says she was hospitalized in Las Vegas but no word on her condition. UFC officials say customers can request a full refund of their purchased tickets.
2. A naked man was found dead yesterday. Officials say the 911 calls reported the man lying face-down on U.S. Highway 95 on the shoulder of the Charleston Boulevard off-ramp. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Las Vegas police, the Nevada Highway Patrol and the Public Safety Department are investigating.
3. Westgate wins over $2 million in damages in a legal dispute centered on its stage show, “The Elvis Experience.” The show’s untimely closing last year sparked a messy lawsuit between Westgate and a third-party production company. Westgate says the production company was in breach of its 10-year contract.
Reporters Adam Hill and Heidi Fang make their picks on fights on the UFC 213 card.
At a press conference ahead of UFC 213 on July 8, Valentina Shevchenko told reigning UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes that she would only hold onto the title for 2 more months.
Fighters competing in UFC summer events squared off after the press conference at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Intense staredowns went down between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones, Kevin Lee and Michael Chiesa, as well as Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko.
At the UFC 200 press conference, women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate says she never turned down a rematch with Holly Holm before agreeing to defend her title against Amanda Nunes.
UFC 200 will take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on July 9th. It features a women’s bantamweight title fight between Miesha Tate and Amanda Nunes, an interim featherweight title fight between Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo, and more.
No. 4 ranked Amanda Nunes thinks she could be next in line for a shot at the bantamweight title if she can get past Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 196.