Nunes knocked Pena down twice in the first round, but Pena began winning the striking exchanges. He jab found a home regularly and her right hand was connecting.
In the second round, Pena out-struck Nunes and then dragged her to the ground. Pena quickly took Nunes’ back and forced her to tap out via rear-naked choke.
Considering Nunes’ previous dominance over two divisions, UFC president Dana White believes that “The Lioness” deserves a rematch if she wants one.
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