Amanda Nunes Is ‘The Best Ever, How Can You Deny It?’ • MMA News


Amanda Nunes Is ‘The Best Ever, How Can You Deny It?’ • MMA News

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Amanda Nunes pulled off the most important win of her profession on Saturday night time at UFC 232 when she slammed house a proper hand that knocked out featherweight champion Cris Cyborg.

The truth that it took Nunes simply 51 seconds to perform what no different combat has ever completed up to now 13 years was even crazier and now she stands alone as the one girl in UFC historical past to carry titles in two completely different weight lessons.

The win over Cyborg additionally possible put Nunes into one other class all her personal — albeit a extra subjective one — as the best ladies’s fighter of all time.

In fact there’s no strategy to definitively say that she stands alone now however UFC president Dana White says any argument on the contrary simply doesn’t maintain water.

“She’s the best ever. How can you deny it? You can’t deny that she’s the best ever,” White stated about Nunes on the UFC 232 put up combat press convention. “That’s what this combat was for. This combat was to seek out out however for those who have a look at her resume and who she’s beat, she’s the very best ever. No person can dispute that.

“You can try and you can say some stupid s—t but she’s the best ever.”

It’s robust to argue in opposition to White’s logic when taking a deeper have a look at the unreal resume that Nunes has put collectively throughout her profession.

She now holds wins in opposition to 5 present or former UFC champions in Cyborg, Ronda Rousey, Miesha Tate, Germaine de Randamie and Valentina Shevchenko on two events. Add to that, Nunes additionally holds a primary spherical end in opposition to Julia Budd at featherweight and he or she simply occurs to be the present 145-pound champion in Bellator MMA.

With these sorts of excessive profile wins, it’s actually tough to not instantly had that ‘greatest of all time’ standing to Nunes.

Maybe the scariest factor is that Nunes is simply 30 years previous, which suggests she nonetheless has loads of time left within the sport to future safe her standing as the very best ladies’s fighter in historical past.

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