UFC 256 on December 12 has only one title fight left. UFC double feather and bantamweight title holder Amanda Nunes needed to cancel her scheduled title protection in opposition to Australia’s Megan Anderson on Monday on account of damage.
His challenger Anderson took the information to the general public by wishing the Brazilian a speedy restoration and telling his followers on Twitter that the UFC would postpone the fight to subsequent 12 months. At ESPN, Anderson adopted go well with a bit of later and stated that to his data it was a severe medical incident in Nunes. The UFC has but to touch upon the cancellation.
Nunes was on account of defend his featherweight title for the second time in December. In 2018, she received the belt in opposition to Cris Cyborg, defended in opposition to Canada’s Felicia Spencer for the primary time this summer time. In the meantime, Nunes had returned to bantamweight to defend her title quantity 4 and 5 from her first belt in opposition to Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie.
In Megan Anderson, Nunes is claimed to have encountered a brand new adversary. The Australian, previously the Invicta FC title holder, has received three of her 5 UFC fights, beating Cat Zingano, Zarah Fairn and most just lately Norma Dumont within the first spherical. The 30-year-old, awkward on the pitch, needed to admit defeat to Holm and Spencer.
After the UFC initially scheduled title fights for Nunes and Anderson in addition to Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns for the final PPV of the 12 months, each title defenses needed to be postponed once more as a result of champions. Thus, the bantamweight title fight between Petr Yan and Aljamain Sterling is at present on the prime of the schedule.
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