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Pros react to Julianna Pena’s upset win over Amanda Nunes at UFC 269

The MMA world was in complete shock when Julianna Pena choked out Amanda Nunes last night (Sat., Dec. 11, 2021) at UFC 269 live on ESPN+ PPV from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, to become the undisputed UFC women’s bantamweight champion (highlights HERE).

Pena, who was just 2-2 in her last four trips to the Octagon, came into the fight a +800 underdog. The odds were stacked against her to say the least, but “The Venezuelan Vixen” proved how tough she truly is and went right at the champion with everything she had. After landing big punches on the feet Pena finished her efforts on the ground in the second round with a rear-naked choke. It was incredible to watch and easily one of the biggest upsets ever.

Of course, the MMA community was on high alert and went into a craze on social media. Check out some of the reaction to Pena’s massive submission finish below:

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