WATCH: Amanda Nunes Sends Ronda Rousey In To Retirement

This was undoubtedly Ronda Rousey’s last fight in the UFC octagon…

After months of hype and anticipation, UFC 207 finally went down in Las Vegas last night. Featuring two bantamweight title fights in the men’s and women’s division, the card proved to be a smash hit.

Leading the charge in to the last pay-per-view of the year was Amanda Nunes vs. Ronda Rousey. Following a year away from the sport, Rousey was looking to win back the title she’d held for more than three years. It did not work out that way, though.

Mandatory credit: Mark J Rebilas USA Today Sports
Mandatory credit: Mark J Rebilas USA Today Sports

Nunes Dominates Rousey

From the opening bell it was clear that Rousey was not comfortable in there. Nunes moved well, and it wasn’t until ‘Rowdy’ was hurt that she went for a clinch. Similar to the Holly Holm fight, ‘Rowdy’ was lost on her feet early on.

Sadly for fans of the ex-champion, Nunes was not waiting around for even one minute to pass. Turning up the heat with a barrage of strikes, the Brazilian forced referee Herb Dean to step in after 48 seconds.

Watch the fight video/highlights of the Nunes vs. Rousey KO here:

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UFC 207 Full Fight Card Results

Main Card results

Women’s Bantamweight: Amanda Nunes def. Ronda Rousey via TKO at 0:48 in Round 1
Bantamweight: Cody Garbrandt def. Dominick Cruz via unanimous decision (48-46, 48-47, 48-47)
Bantamweight: T.J. Dillashaw def. John Lineker via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
Welterweight: Dong Hyun Kim def. Tarec Saffiedine via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 27-30)
Catchweight (129.5 lbs): Ray Borg def. Louis Smolka via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)

Fox Sports 1 Prelims results

Catchweight (173.5 lbs): Neil Magny def. Johny Hendricks via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 2-28)
Middleweight: Antonio Carlos Junior def. Marvin Vettori via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Welterweight: Alex Garcia def. Mike Pyle via KO (punch_ at 3:34 in Round 1
Welterweight: Niko Price def. Brandon Thatch via submission (arm-triangle choke) at 4:30 in Round 1

Fight Pass Prelims results

Welterweight: Alex Oliveira vs. Tim Means – No Contest (illegal knees)

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