Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson – Fight, Stats, Highlights

Amanda Nunes and Megan Anderson faced each other in the ufc women's featherweight title bout at UFC 259: Blachowicz vs. Adesanya, which took place on Saturday, March 6, 2021, inside the Las Vegas, Nevada, USA in no audience. There were 15 fights on the card. You can view UFC 259 results and fight bonuses. UFC 259 card gave fight fans all they could ask for.

In the five-round main event, Amanda Nunes defeated Megan Anderson in round 1 by Submission. Here is what happened in the fight —

Both fighters fired over 51 strikes combined in this fight, 10 of the strikes were significant strikes. Significant strikes refer to all strikes but don’t include small, short strikes in the clinch and on the ground. There were 1 takedown attempts between the two fighters. Let’s go through each fighter’s stats below.

Amanda Nunes full fight stats

Amanda Nunes landed 73% of all his strikes. There were 15 of 22 significant strikes to the head, 0 of 0 body shots, and 3 of 3 leg kicks. Amanda Nunes attempted 0 takedowns and landed 0. Here are all the strikes Amanda Nunes threw and landed against Megan Anderson.

Strikes Thrown
19 of 26 (73%)
Significant Strikes
2 of 5 (40%)
Head Strikes
15
Body Strikes
0
Leg Strikes
3
Takedowns
0 of 0

The current UFC record over the most significant strikes landed in a single UFC bout is 290.

Let’s take a look at how Megan Anderson did against Amanda Nunes.

Megan Anderson full fight stats

Megan Anderson was firing at a 72% accuracy, throwing 25 strikes and landing 18. There were 2 significant strikes, 0 of 3 landing to the head, 1 of 1 shots to the body and 1 of 1 leg kicks. Megan Anderson went for 1 takedowns and landed 0.

Strikes Thrown
18 of 25 (72%)
Significant Strikes
2 of 5 (40%)
Head Strikes
0
Body Strikes
0
Leg Strikes
1
Takedowns
0 of 1

Amanda Nunes won by Submission. The fight ended in round 1 at 2:03.

Results & Fight Totals

Event
UFC 259
Date
March 6, 2021
Fight
Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson
Winner
Amanda Nunes
Method
Submission
Fight End
Round 1 at 2:03
Total Strikes Thrown
51
Significant Strikes Thrown
10
Total Takedowns Attempted
1

Did you know: Max Holloway holds a UFC record over the most significant strikes landed in a single UFC match at 290. He also holds a UFC record for the most significant strikes landed in one round at 134. He achieved both records against Brian Ortega during his successful featherweight title defense on December 8, 2018, at UFC 231 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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