The women’s bantamweight title has shifted hands again, as Amanda Nunes finished Miesha Tate with a rear-naked choke in the very first round of their UFC 200 bout.
Amanda Nunes taps Miesha Tate out in first round of UFC 200 title bout
It took Nunes just three-minutes and sixteen seconds to seal her fate at becoming the new champion of the women’s 135-pound division. Nunes bloodied up Tate with early punches in bunches and took Tate’s back, finishing her with a rear-naked choke across the face.
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Nunes gave Tate props following the victory, “Miesha’s a tough opponent – everybody knows that,” Nunes told Joe Rogan after the fight. “I’m the new champion. I’ve been working hard for this moment all my life, and now, I feel amazing.”
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