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UFC belt changes hands after gnarly injury

Amanda Nunes won a unanimous five-round decision over Julianna Pena in the main event of UFC 277 on Saturday night to regain the women’s bantamweight championship that she lost last December. Nunes (22-5), nicknamed “The Lioness,” also holds the featherweight belt. The judges’ scoring was 50-45, 50-44 and 50-43. “Double champ again, baby!” Nunes yelled …

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Stunned UFC champion stripped of belt in title ‘disgrace’

In what has been described as a “disgrace”, UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira made unwanted history on Saturday morning, becoming the first champion in the promotion’s history to be stripped of his belt for missing weight, ahead of his title defense against Justin Gaethje at UFC 274. Oliveira appeared surprised when he weighed in at …

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