According to well-known insider and ESPN journalist Brett Okamota, Brazilian champion Amanda Nunes will defend her bantamweight title on August 7 in the main event of UFC 265. As expected, the American Julianna Pena will become Amanda’s rival.
Recall that Julianna played the last fight on January 23 of this year against her compatriot Sara McMann and won by choke hold in the third round.
The Lioness will make her return to the bantamweight division in August. Per Dana White (@danawhite), Amanda Nunes (@Amanda_Leoa) will defend her 135-pound title against Julianna Peña (@VenezuelanVixen) at UFC 265. pic.twitter.com/tWLmW2Exmt— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) April 15, 2021
As for Amanda, she quickly sorted out Australian challenger Megan Anderson in the co-main event of UFC 259 on March 6th. At stake in the confrontation was the featherweight title.