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Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey released a statement to ESPN following another devastating knockout loss, this time to Amanda Nunes.

The main event of UFC 207 was about as lopsided as humanly possible, as Amanda Nunes successfully defended her UFC women’s bantamweight title by knocking out Ronda Rousey in just 48 seconds. It marked the 2nd KO loss in as many fights for Rousey, who had dominated the division for years, dating back to her days in Strikeforce. That all came to an end when Holly Holm finished her at UFC 193.

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Will Brock Lesnar and CM Punk ever return to the Octagon? UFC president Dana White gives us an update on their status.

Two of the biggest MMA stories of 2016 involved popular pro wrestlers stepping into the Octagon for real fights. One was a return, as former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar ended five-year retirement to come back at UFC 200 to defeat Mark Hunt. The other was CM Punk, who finally stepped in for the first time but was beaten badly by Mickey Gall at UFC 203.

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A bout for the new women’s featherweight title will headline UFC 208.

The newest UFC title will be competed for in the main event of UFC 208. The event, which goes down February 11th in Brooklyn, will be headlined by Holly Holm vs. Germaine de Randamie for the UFC women’s featherweight title. UFC president Dana White confirmed the news in an interview with Fox 5 in New York (via MMA Weekly).

The move was widely expected, considering they didn’t have another title bout to add to the card.

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