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Amanda Nunes Happy To Wait For Fight With Ronda Rousey

September 7, 2016 | Posted by Joseph Lee
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In an interview with The MMA Circus said that she’s happy to wait for a fight with Ronda Rousey but would prefer to defend her bantamweight title against Julianna Pena. Here are highlights:

On a possible fight with Rousey: “I hope [Rousey] can get everything together and then get back in the cage soon. The biggest fight for my career right now was the one to get the belt. The only one that is gonna be main event and gonna be huge is Ronda Rousey coming back. Everybody wants to see me against Ronda Rousey.”

On if she would wait: “Of course, I want to fight as soon as possible. I’d be happy to wait if they tell me, ‘You are gonna fight Ronda Rousey, for sure, next year, this day.’ I’d wait. But if it’s nothing for sure, if it’s nothing set, I can’t wait. I want to fight. But we’ll see.”

On if Valentina Shevchenko should get a shot: “I already beat her by unanimous decision. I don’t know why she talks sh-t; I don’t know what she’s thinking. I’m sorry, Shevchenko, but you have to be in the line. Next time. I know she’s gonna beat a lot of girls in the division, she’s a tough girl, but Julianna Pena’s gonna be next [if Rousey doesn’t return].”

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