Sarah Kaufman, UFC/Strikeforce/Invicta FC/PFL veteran, breaks down the bantamweight title fight between Julianna Pena and Amanda Nunes on Dec.11 at UFC 269

Kaufman on Pena’s path to capturing the belt:

“Her advantage is gonna be and try and work for some of her own takedowns. I think put Amanda on her back and try and work some ground and pound. Maybe work to her back and get a choke.

“I don’t see Pena getting a decision so I think she has to get a finish. If she was gonna do that, it will likely be on the ground with a choke of some sort.”

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Fighter profile

Amanda “The Lioness” Nunes is a 33 year old female fighter from Brazil with 21 pro wins and 4 losses. Nunes is scheduled to fight Julianna Peña at UFC 269: Oliveira vs. Poirier on Saturday December 11, 2021.

Nunes’s recent form coming into this matchup

Recent form for Amanda Nunes
Amanda Nunes’s last 5 professional MMA fights

Amanda Nunes has gone 5-0 in the last 5 professional MMA fights.

Amanda Nunes’s next opponent: Julianna “The Venezuelan Vixen” Peña

Tale of the tape: Amanda Nunes vs Julianna Peña
Tale of the tape: Amanda Nunes vs Julianna Peña

Julianna “The Venezuelan Vixen” Peña’s recent form coming into this matchup

Julianna “The Venezuelan Vixen” Peña is a 32 year old female fighter from United States with 10 pro wins and 4 losses. Peña is scheduled to fight Amanda Nunes at UFC 269: Oliveira vs. Poirier on Saturday December 11, 2021.

Recent form for Julianna Peña
Julianna Peña’s last 5 professional MMA fights

Julianna Peña has gone 3-2 in the last 5 professional MMA fights.

  • Win vs Sara McMann • Submission R3 3:39 • 2021-01-23
  • Loss vs Germaine de Randamie • Submission R3 3:25 • 2020-10-03
  • Win vs Nicco Montaño • Decision R3 5:00 • 2019-07-13
  • Loss vs Valentina Shevchenko • Submission R2 4:29 • 2017-01-28
  • Win vs Cat Zingano • Decision R3 5:00 • 2016-07-09

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