Amanda Nunes anticipates facing Irene Aldana instead of Julianna Pena for the next match, as she initially assumed Pena would be her opponent

Amanda Nunes is preparing to face off against Julianna Pena once again, marking the return of UFC to Canada in Vancouver on June 10th. Fans will be treated to the third installment of the bantamweight title fight, following Pena’s unexpected victory in 2021 and Nunes’s ultimate domination in the rematch.

Nunes expressed her readiness to fight, stating that she always follows the UFC’s decisions and is excited to defend her belt once again. While Irene Aldana was previously considered for the title shot, fans and Nunes alike were pleasantly surprised when the promotion chose Pena instead. Despite the unexpected trilogy, Nunes is confident that she will come out on top and is looking forward to a dominant performance.

In other news, fans are eagerly anticipating the conclusion of the Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira fight, while Dana White is anticipating a new move by Alex Pereira to light heavyweight.

Gilbert Burns caused a stir when he accused Jorge Masvidal of greasing at UFC 287, and the UFC 288 main card has been revealed, featuring an Aljamain Sterling vs. Henry Cejudo championship headliner.


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