Tonight’s UFC 277 main card will headline two champion fights that fans won’t want to miss.

The event, which will take place in the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, will include two championship fights and rematches. 

The main event will feature a highly anticipated rematch of Julianna Pena and Amanda Nunes, who has seven title defenses over two divisions. 

Before shocking losing to Pena in December, Nunes was on a 12-fight win streak. 


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But Pena has not been intimidated. 

“It’s frustrating,” Pena said during a UFC press conference.

“They say that [Nunes] slipped on a banana peel and that’s why she lost that night and I don’t think that’s the case. We’re going to run it back and do it again and then maybe you guys will finally put some respect on my name.” 

UFC President Dana White noted that the stair down between Nunes and Pena on Thursday is one of his top-viewed videos of all time on his Instagram account. 

The fight before Nunes and Pena will feature men’s flyweights Brandon Moreno and Kai Kara France

The first time the two fought in 2019, it was an entertaining one that resulted in Moreno winning by unanimous decision. 

But this time, the stakes will be higher and the winner will take home the interim flyweight belt. 

“I prepared myself for another war,” Moreno said in a pre-fight conference

 “I’m ready for whatever.”

The reason why there’s a vacant belt is that champion Deiveson Figueiredo had to pull out due to injuries. 

The Brazilian mixed martial artist (MMA) fought Moreno three times – with Figueiredo winning the most recent bout by unanimous decision.

Moreno beat Figueiredo and took home the belt the second time the two squared off in June 2021. 

The rest of the full main card for UFC 277 is as follows for tonight: 

  • Derick Lewis versus Sergei Pavlovich
  • Alexandre Pantoja versus Alex Perez
  • Magomed Ankalaev versus Anthony Smith

The prelim fights will begin at 8 pm ET and can be watched on ABC, ESPN or ESPN+ at 8 pm.

The PPV kicks off at 10 pm ET and can be watched on ESPN+ for $74.99. 

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