(VIDEO) Julianna Pena and Amanda Nunes had their staredown



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(VIDEO) Julianna Pena and Amanda Nunes had their staredown

With yesterday's weigh-ins, both official and ceremonial, and the final confrontations, the last duties of the fighters were completed before tonight's UFC 277 event. Amanda Nunes and Julianna Pena headline the event with a fight for the UFC bantamweight title, and it will be a rematch after Pena's surprise win at the end of last year.

Despite the convincing defeat, Nunes is again the big favorite according to the bookies, but as expected considering her reputation and everything she did in the matches before that defeat. The female fighters successfully passed the weigh-in, although Pena appeared on the scales only two minutes before the end of the weigh-in time.

Maybe it was just some kind of tactic of the champion, or maybe she really had problems with losing weight. Only she and her team know what happened, but that can now be put behind her. Pena and Nunes appeared fresh and recovered at the ceremonial weigh-in and did their final face-off before the fight.

As every time so far, certain tensions were felt between them, but there were no unnecessary excesses. In fact, this time the cameras recorded very nice detail. Julianne Pena's daughter stood behind her mother and also placed herself in a boxing guard, thus showing that she has her mother's back.

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It's a gesture that touched the hearts of many, but no one will help Julianna Pena in the early hours of Sunday.

Everything will be up to her, and there is no doubt that Amanda Nunes is coming extremely hungry and motivated for revenge. As for other matchups, it's always worth singling out Derrick Lewis. The experienced UFC heavyweight will fight against Sergei Pavlovich, and Dana White had a lot of work to do to prevent them from escalating.

Lewis likes to be a little more aggressive in these kinds of confrontations, but Pavlovich didn't blink.

Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara-France continued in the same tone as before.

The looks seemed focused and eager to fight, but they always ended up helping each other out and not causing unnecessary problems for White and stage security.