Miesha Tate vs Amanda Nunes Full Fight UFC 200
Newly-crowned women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate looks to cement her legacy at UFC 200 against Brazilian finisher Amanda Nunes. Here are the highlights from Miesha’s first defence of her new title. Nunes the hard-hitting fighter from Brazil has been on a tear. With the UFC gold firmly in her sights. Can Tate hold on to a belt which has already changed hands twice? Following the former Champion Ronda Rousey’s loss to Holly Holm.
Before finally ending up at Xtreme Couture in the hands of Miesha Tate, following her submission victory of Holm. Where she put the Champion to sleep via rear-naked choke. Now, Tate faces Amanda “The Lioness” Nunes as she looks to defend her title for the very first time at UFC 200.
Tate vs Nunes Round One
Nunes started the fight strong coming at the champion and landing some stiff straight punches. Pushing the champion back Nunes continued to force the fight, making Nunes miss on several occasions. Which would eventually lead to the fight hitting the ground. But Nunes was quickly back up and landed another still jab that buckled the champion.
Ñunes continued to walk forward landing another hard left hand, quickly followed by a right that hurt Tate. Now with a bloodied face, Tate began to retreat as Amanda continued to pour on the punishment. Consistently landing stinging shots Tates face was now bleeding profusely, she tries in vain to fight back.
A flurry of punches sends the champion to the canvas, where the challenger continues her attack. Now on the back of Tate Amanda struggles to sink in her hooks, but still lands some hard punches. It’s enough to break Miesha’s defence allowing Nunes to sink in her hooks and her choke. Forcing the champion to tap out in the same submission in which she first won the title.
A super dominant performance from Nunes who never really looked in trouble. And who going forward as the champion will be a force to be reckoned with at 135 lbs. Let’s take a close look how the fight played out on the night, featuring the best highlights from the bantamweight championship bout.