UFC 277: Jon Jones welcomes Amanda Nunes into not-lying champ club, ‘Lioness’ responds

UFC 277: Jon Jones welcomes Amanda Nunes into not-lying champ club, ‘Lioness’ responds

Amanda Nunes reached a rare milestone at the side of her unanimous choice victory over Julianna Pena throughout the UFC 277 pay-per-view (PPV) main fit closing weekend in Dallas, Texas. Not best did the Brazilian recapture her bantamweight crown, “Lioness” because of merely the fifth fighter in UFC history to succeed in double digits in championship identify wins.

And provide report holder Jon Jones took perceive.

“Men lie, women lie, numbers don’t,” Jones wrote on Instagram. “Welcome to the club Amanda.”

Proper right here’s the prevailing Very best 10 for plenty of UFC identify wins:

  1. Jon Jones 14
  2. Georges St-Pierre 13
  3. Demetrious Johnson 12
  4. Anderson Silva 11
  5. Amanda Nunes 10
  6. Matt Hughes 9
  7. Randy Couture 8
  8. Jose Aldo 8
  9. Valentina Shevchenko 8
  10. Israel Adesanya 7

“Thank you Jonny,” Nunes spoke again throughout the submit comments.

Nunes, 34, is not too long ago the champion in each and every the bantamweight and featherweight divisions and has registered 11 identify fights right through the remaining six years, courting once more to her UFC 200 main fit submission victory over Miesha Tate in summer season 2016.

Her report during that span is 10-1 with six finishes … and counting.

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