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Mayra Bueno Silva laughs off Julianna Pena’s challenge after huge UFC Vegas 77 upset win: ‘I will smash you’

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — Mayra Bueno Silva was amused by Julianna Pena’s latest post-fight Twitter challenge.

Last night (Sat., July 15, 2023), Silva picked up the biggest win of her career, tapping out former women’s Bantamweight champion, Holly Holm, in the second round of their UFC Vegas 77 main event inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada (watch highlights). The Brazilian also picked up a $50,000 “Performance of the Night” for the slick ninja chokehold.

During her post-fight interview with Daniel Cormier, she called for a vacant title shot against another former division champion (Pena). And shortly thereafter, Pena hopped on social media to instruct “Sheetara” to get in line and that she would fight her and Raquel Pennington ... on the same night.

“Did I hear someone say the name of the #peopleschamp? Perfect. Get in line,” Pena wrote. “I’ll do you and Raquel in the same night. Who else wants a beating?”

During UFC Vegas 77’s post-fight press conference, Silva laughed at Pena’s tweet and said she would smash her.

“Hahaha, she’s funny,” Silva told “I love you, Julianna, but I will smash you. I will smash you. You and Raquel at the same time. Look at my fight and look at her fight. Oh, Julianna, shut up.”

A vacant Women’s Bantamweight title fight between Silva and Pena makes a ton of sense right now, but it is unclear what UFC will do with the current lifeless division.

Silva is currently riding a four-fight win streak with three straight submission wins.

For complete UFC Vegas 77 results, highlights and overall coverage click HERE.

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