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UFC 277 — Julianna Pena vs. Amanda Nunes 2: Fight card, odds, date, start time, rumors, complete guide

A rematch of Pena’s shocking upset victory is set for July 30 in Dallas

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On July 30, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Julianna Pena has a chance to prove her shocking win at UFC 269 over Amanda Nunes was not a fluke. The pair will rematch in the main event of UFC 277 from American Airlines Center in Dallas.

Nunes came into the first bout on a 12-fight winning streak that included victories over every woman to ever hold either the UFC featherweight or bantamweight title. That run had led to her being named the best fighter in the history of women’s MMA. Pena was expected to be just another opponent on Nunes’ incredible march. Pena proved to be much more than just an opponent when she dominated Nunes before scoring a second-round rear-naked choke.

In the co-main event, former flyweight champ Brandon Moreno will face Kai Kara-France for the interim 125-pound championship. Moreno lost the title in January via a close decision to Deiveson Figueiredo in their trilogy bout. Moreno holds a 2019 win over Kara-France that was part of his run to the championship.

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That and much more are on deck for July 30 in Dallas. Be sure to stay locked to this page for the latest news and updates to the fight card.

UFC 277 fight card, odds

Odds via Caesars Sportsbook

  • Amanda Nunes -300 vs. Julianna Pena (c) +240, women’s bantamweight championship
  • Brandon Moreno -200 vs. Kai Kara-France +170, interim flyweight championship
  • Sergei Pavlovich -125 vs. Derrick Lewis +105, heavyweight
  • Alexandre Pantoja -160 vs. Alex Perez +135, flyweight

  • Magomed Ankalaev -500 vs. Anthony Smith +380, light heavyweight

  • Matthew Semelsberger -165 vs. Alex Morono +140, welterweight
  • Drew Dober -220 vs. Rafael Alves +180, lightweight
  • Don’Tale Mayes -155 vs. Hamdy Abdelwahab +130, heavyweight
  • Drakkar Klose -220 vs. Rafa Garcia +180, lightweights
  • Michael Morales -280 vs. Ramiz Brahimaj +230, welterweight
  • Joselyne Edwards -140 vs. Ji Yeon Kim +120, women’s flyweight
  • Ignacio Bahamondes -230 vs. Ľudovít Klein +190, lightweight
  • Ihor Potieria -135 vs. Nicolae Negumereanu +115, light heavyweight

  • Orion Cosce -175 vs. Blood Diamond +150, welterweight

UFC 277 info

  • Date: July 30
  • Location: American Airlines Center — Dallas
  • Start time: 10 p.m. ET (Main card) 
  • How to watch: ESPN+ PPV

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