After a shocking upset cost her the bantamweight title in their first encounter, Nunes left no doubt in the rematch as she punished Julianna Pena
Nunes became a two-time title holder at 135 pounds and a simultaneous two-division champion yet again while still holding featherweight gold as well.
“Honestly, when the lioness didn’t get the prey the first time, I set the trap better and I knew I’d get her the second time,”
“The best thing that I did was make my gym happen. In my gym, I feel safe. I feel like I can grow even more. I’m really evolving even more.
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I was supposed to do this the first time but I was not ready for that. This is the best day ever in my life.”
A straight left down the middle planted Peña on the mat yet again but Nunes still refused to go to the ground with her, which allowed “The Venezuelan Vixen” to recover enough to get back to her feet.