Julianna Nicole Peña, born on August 19, 1989, is an American professional mixed martial artist who competes in the bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, where she is the former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion. Peña is the first woman to win The Ultimate Fighter. As of August 1, 2022, she is #1 in the UFC women’s bantamweight rankings. As of March 7, 2023, she is availed #6 in the UFC women’s pound-for-pound rankings. Undoubtedly, She is phenomenal mixed martial artist. Let us discuss about Latest fights of Julianna Pena Next Fight 2023. Also read: UFC 279: Preview and Predictions
Julianna Pena Injury has withdrawn her from scheduled title fight against Amanda Nunes.
UFC President Dana White announced that Julianna Peña has been forced out of her upcoming bantamweight championship trilogy bout with Amanda Nunes due to injury. Irene Aldana will replace Peña as Nunes’ new challenger for UFC 289. Peña broke her ribs and is unable to compete. Leading to the cancellation of the highly anticipated fight between Nunes and Peña. This was to be the third meeting between Nunes and Peña, with Peña winning in a shocking upset via submission at UFC 269 to become champion, and Nunes avenging that loss and regaining her title at UFC 277 with a dominant five-round performance. Also read: Amanda Nunes Net worth 2023, UFC Salary, Endorsements, Houses, Cars Collection, Etc.
Amanda Nunes defended the bantamweight title five times before losing to Peña. She is also the current featherweight champion. Irene Aldana was set for a rematch with Raquel Pennington but now has a championship opportunity. Aldana has won four of her past five fights, with two straight victories. Although she hasn’t fought at 135 pounds in her last two fights, she won a 140-pound catchweight fight against Macy Chiasson . Aldana also scored a first-round TKO of Yana Santos after missing weight by more than three pounds. Thrilling UFC 289 is scheduled to take place at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada. Also read: UFC 277: “There’s only one lioness in the jungle” – Amanda Nunes
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