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Amanda Nunes vs. Felicia Spencer rescheduled for UFC event on June 6th.

The rebooked pairing of Nunes and Spencer is expected for a June 6th. event.

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A featherweight title pairing between two-weight titleholder, Amanda ‘The Lioness’ Nunes and challenger, Felicia ‘Feenom’ Spencer is expected to be rescheduled for a UFC event on June 6th. – following its removal from the cancelled UFC 250, and UFC 249 cards recently.

Bahia favourite, Nunes, will attempt the premier defence of her 145-pound championship after she shocked Cris Cyborg to claim the throne back in December of 2018. Since then, the 31-year-old has added a pair of successful bantamweight title defences to her résumé – with wins coming over former world champions, Holly Holm, and Germaine de Randamie. Former Invicta FC featherweight gold-holder, Spencer, earned her crack at Octagon gold via a ground-and-pound stoppage of Zarah Fairn Dos Santos at UFC Fight Night Norfolk back in February. News of the rebooked matchup was initially reported by ESPN’sAriel Helwani.

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Since her Octagon debut back in August of 2013 – Nunes has amassed an incredible record of 12-1, with her single blemish coming against recent Bellator MMA signee, Cat Zingano. Nunes claimed the bantamweight title back in 2016 at UFC 200 – finishing Miesha Tate with a first-round rear-naked choke. Nunes has successfully defended against inaugural champion, Ronda Rousey, current flyweight best, Valentina Shevchenko, TUF alumni Raquel Pennington – as well as the aforementioned ‘Preacher’s Daughter’, and ‘The Iron Lady’.

Quebec born grappler, Spencer, has only spent three fights of her nine walks in the UFC, but has already made a big splash at 145-pounds. The Taekwondo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt managed a debut outing submission over fellow former Invicta FC featherweight champion, Megan Anderson. Spencer would then go on to face current Bellator MMA 145-pound titleholder, Cyborg at UFC 240 last July – losing a very admirable unanimous decision. The 29-year-old earned her premier title tilt under the UFC banner with her stoppage of Dos Santos last time out.

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