DALLAS – The UFC 277 headliner is official after Julianna Pea and Amanda Nunes dropped the weight for their anticipated women’s bantamweight title rematch.
Pea (11-4 MMA, 7-2 UFC) and Nunes (21-5 MMA, 14-2 UFC) both successfully hit the divisional mark for Saturday’s main event, which takes place at the American Airlines Center and pay-per-view. – Watch the following prelims on ESPN/ABC and ESPN+.
Former titleholder Nunes was the first among the pair, registering at £135. Champion Pea was the last fighter to step on the scale in a two-hour window, and was under the 134.5-pound limit.
Now the stage is set for the pair to play it back. Pea claimed the title from Nunes at UFC 269 in December, scoring a surprise second-round victory for one of the most significant upsets in UFC history.
Will it be a repeat or a replacement? Answer is coming fast.
Watch the video above to see Pea and Nunes weigh in for UFC 277.
For more information on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s Event Hub for UFC 277.
The story originally appeared on MMA Junkie