UFC champion tells her side of the story after bailing just hours ahead of main event Christian Petersen/Getty Images
LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 30: (R-L) Amanda Nunes of Brazil punches Ronda Rousey in their UFC women's bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 207 event on December 30, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes explained her withdrawal as the headliner on Saturday night’s UFC 213 card in Las Vegas due to chronic sinusitis. Nunes, 29, was scheduled to defend her title against Valentina Shevchenko but withdrew at the last minute, citing medical reasons. Nunes was taken to the hospital Saturday morning after becoming ill.…

Prashad is the Senior Content Editor for Cox Media Group's He considers Muhammad Ali, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce some of the all-time greats. Boston is TitleTown, in case you were wondering.
View More Articles

Stories You Might Like