Julianna Pena teases 2023 UFC comeback following loss to Amanda Nunes in July: “Get your popcorn ready”

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Julianna Pena is promising fireworks when she returns to the cage in 2023 following her defeat to Amanda Nunes this past July.

Pena is on a mission to recapture the UFC bantamweight championship.


Pena ended 2021 on a huge high after upsetting Amanda Nunes by way of a second-round submission to capture the UFC bantamweight championship. She would go on to lose the belt to Nunes this past July by way of a unanimous decision in the main event of UFC 277.

The 33-year-old has seen her stock rise significantly over recent years and is without a doubt one of the biggest stars on the UFC roster right now. On Tuesday, a fan posted a video to Instagram teasing the 2023 return of Julianna Pena. Pena shared the video to her story and added in the caption “Get your popcorn ready“.

Take a look at the post below.

It is unknown at this time who Pena will fight when she returns to the cage. The former champ has previously called for a trilogy fight against Amanda Nunes multiple times. Pena is adamant the rivalry with Nunes needs to be settled in a trilogy, with both women currently 1-1 against each other.

Fight fans, who would you like to see Pena face in 2023? Let us know in the comments section below.

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