Amanda Nunes has done it again.
In the UFC 239 co-main event, Nunes defended her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship in style by landing a devastating head kick in the first round against Holly Holm. The impact of the kick dropped Holm to the mat and allowed Nunes to land four hard punches to her grounded opponent before the referee could step in and end the fight. The finish came at 4:10 in round one.
Watch the knockout below:
— UFC (@ufc) July 7, 2019
— Kyle Johnson (@VonPreux) July 7, 2019
After the fight, Amanda Nunes told Joe Rogan that she wanted to knock Holly Holm out with a head kick because that’s what Holm is best known for doing to her opponents.
With this title defense at UFC 239, Nunes has now defended her title four times consecutively, more than any other champion in the UFC today.
Also of note is that she has finished every fighter who has at one time claimed the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship. She defeated Miesha Tate in 3:06 at UFC 200 to claim the title. She then defended the title in just 48 seconds against Ronda Rousey at UFC 207. Now, she’s beaten Holly Holm in 4:10 to defend the title again.
Jake Nichols is The Body Lock's Editor in Chief. Previously, he was the MMA Editor at RealSport.