Amanda Nunes vs. Julianna Pena slated for UFC 265 on August 7th.


Two-weight UFC champion, Amanda ‘The Lioness’ Nunes will return to the bantamweight ranks to attempt another successful defence of her 135-pound crown on August 7th. at UFC 265 — drawing Julianna ‘The Venezuelan Vixen’ Pena in a championship matchup. Returning to the bantamweight division for the first time since UFC 245 back in December of […]

Dana White ‘thinking about’ pairing Amanda Nunes with Julianna Pena next


Well, ask and you will receive it seems for bantamweight contender, Julianna Pena. Whilst not set in stone yet, UFC president Dana White has revealed that he’s thought about the possibility of pairing The Ultimate Fighter 18 victor with current two-weight champion, Amanda Nunes for bantamweight spoils next. Continuously calling for a clash against the Bahia […]

Megan Anderson no longer under contract with the UFC amid loss to Amanda Nunes


UFC 259 title challenger, Megan Anderson is no longer under contract with the promotion — fighting out the last fight of her deal in Saturday’s featherweight title challenge loss to two-weight world champion, Amanda Nunes. Expected to test free-agency, Anderson had claimed during a stream on her official Twitch channel on Tuesday that she had […]

Julianna Pena calls for Mother’s Day title fight with Amanda Nunes


Continuing her campaign for her first title challenge under the UFC’s banner, the #6 ranked, Julianna Pena has suggested a Mother’s Day bantamweight title fight against UFC 259 feature, two-weight world champion, Amanda Nunes. Pena, the victor of The Ultimate Fighter 18 returned to winning ways in January on ‘Fight Island’ at UFC 257, securing an impressive […]

Opinion – 10 Must-See MMA Matchups In 2021


2020 has brought with it some fantastical stylistic matchups the mixed martial arts world over. Even during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve witnessed some of the most entertaining, history rivalling fights in the history of the sport. Most recently, Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno, Paul Felder vs. Dan Hooker, Josh Emmett vs. Shane Burgos — […]

Report: Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson rebooked, slated for UFC 259 on March 6th.


Originally slated for UFC 255 earlier this month, a UFC featherweight championship pairing of incumbent best, Amanda ‘The Lioness’ Nunes and two-fight riser, Megan Anderson has been rebooked for UFC 259 on March 6th. As of writing, a location or venue for the promotion’s pay-per-view showcase has yet to be determined. Set to take headlining […]

Report: Amanda Nunes out of UFC 256 title defence against Megan Anderson


UFC bantamweight and featherweight world champion, Amanda ‘The Lioness’ Nunes has been forced to withdraw from the attempted defence of her 145-pound crown against number-one division contender, Megan Anderson at UFC 256 on December 12th. – due to undisclosed reasons. Nunes, who most recently featured in the main event of UFC 250 in June in […]

Valentina Shevchenko invites “logical” trilogy with Amanda Nunes


At flyweight, dominant force, Valentina ‘Bullet’ Shevchenko has been so-far unmatched – scoring an incredible three-consecutive successful title defences. At bantamweight, and featherweight, Amanda ‘The Lioness’ Nunes has scored a combined six successful title knockbacks. Shevchenko is currently booked to take co-headlining honours at UFC 255 in November, looking to score another successful title defence […]

Report: Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson set for UFC 256 on December 12th.

Two-weight world champion, Amanda ‘The Lioness’ Nunes will look to score the second successful defence of her UFC featherweight title, as she matches with former Invicta FC ace, Megan Anderson at UFC 256 on December 12th. A location and venue for the card have yet to be determined by the promotion. Fresh from a one-sided […]

Fight Bananas Podcast 239 – UFC 250, McGregor, Masvidal

Dave Van Auken goes all in on UFC 250, Yan vs Aldo for vacant UFC Bantamweight Championship, Colby Covington leaving American Top Team, McGregor & Masvidal hard to book, UFC Festival and what is the perfect amount of time to hype up a Fight Card!   Apple Podcast Link