UFC 207 Results: Nunes starches Rousey with vicious 48-second knockout
<p>In the main event of UFC 207, former bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey made her return against current champion Amanda Nunes after a year-long layoff. Nunes won the bout with a TKO in just 48 seconds.</p>
<p>Nunes wasted no time after the sound of the opening bell in going after the former champion. After hurting Rousey with a clean right cross, she continued with an onslaught of straight punches knocking Rousey back to the fence, forcing Herb Dean to stop the fight.</p>
<p>“I knew I was gonna beat the sh-t out of Ronda Rousey. I’m the best on the planet,” said ‘The Lioness’ in her post-fight interview. “Forget about Ronda Rousey. She’s gonna go do movies, forget about her, she has a lot of money already.”</p>
<p>The win marks Nunes’ first title defense since becoming the champion at UFC 200 with her first-round rear-naked choke victory over Miesha Tate.</p>
Jamal Khayat is a writer for RoughCopy MMA. He began his training in combat sports in 2009 and has competed as an amateur in both MMA and boxing. He is currently pursuing a B.S. degree in Physics at the University of Central Florida.