Video: Do we want to see Amanda Nunes vs. Julianna Peña 3, or was Peña’s win a fluke?

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Amanda Nunes is a dual champion once again, and she left very little doubt, at least on the scorecard paper, at UFC 277.

Nunes (22-5 MMA, 15-2 UFC) swept the scorecards in her rematch with Julianna Pena (11-5 MMA, 7-3 UFC) this past Saturday to win back the women’s bantamweight title Peña took from her at UFC 269 in December 2021. Make no mistake: Peña got some offense off against Nunes and was a near-constant threat by throwing up submission attempts when Nunes took her down. But the scorecards showed a 50-45, 50-44 and 50-43, the latter of which meant Nunes got two dominant 10-8 rounds from one judge.

Peña’s win over Nunes is considered by many to be the greatest upset in UFC history. But because Nunes left little doubt in the rematch in Dallas, it brings the topic of a trilogy rubber match into question.


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Is a third fight between them one we need to see? Or do we even want to see it after Nunes’ performance at UFC 277? Furthermore, does Nunes’ win make us question Peña’s original upset and wonder if it was a fluke? That’s what we asked our “Spinning Back Clique” panel of Matthew Wells, Brian “Goze” Garcia and Danny Segura, along with host “Gorgeous” George Garcia.

Check out their breakdown in the video above. And don’t miss this week’s full episode in the video below.


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