Saturday night at the UFC 239 event, Amanda Nunes successfully defended her bantamweight title, defeating Holly Holm via first-round TKO.
The victory marks yet another high-profile one for Nunes, who has already picked up first-round stoppage wins over the likes of Ronda Rousey, Cris Cyborg and Miesha Tate.
In the post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White spoke about how he believes Nunes is one of the greatest of all time. He also once again suggested Cyborg is avoiding a rematch against Nunes, despite Cyborg saying otherwise.
“What does this remind you of? Anderson Silva, Georges St Pierre, Jon Jones. You know, that’s where she’s at now. She wants the Cyborg rematch, we’re down to make the Cyborg rematch. Cyborg always thinks I’m being whatever to her, I’m not. I don’t blame Cyborg for not wanting this fight, I don’t blame her. I’m not trying to say anything about her. If she doesn’t want it that’s fine, there’s always somebody else.” White said.
“She’s got both belts and she’s willing to defend them both and she’s healthy. She’s fighting all the best in the world, destroying them, and she’s not hurt. I just saw her skipping down the hallway in the back whilst I was walking here. She was in the best mood, this woman is tough, she’s unbelievable. Pound-for-pound one of the greatest of all time. But there will be somebody next, if Cyborg doesn’t want the fight then there’s somebody next.” he continued.
“It gets to a point where you can’t deny anymore. Even if you’re a hater and denying, and so many people love Holly, they love Holly. You can’t deny it anymore, Amanda Nunes is the sh*t“. White concluded.
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