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UFC 200: Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes discussion and play-by-play for headliner

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Live, blow-by-blow updates for tonight's landmark UFC 200 event. Here, we have the main event between reigning women's bantamweight champ Miesha Tate against Amanda Nunes.

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Join us tonight on Bloody Elbow for live results, discussion, play-by-play and round scoring for the pay-per-view portion of UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV. This post is dedicated solely to the night's main event, a women's bantamweight championship bout between Miesha Tate and Amanda Nunes. It's Tate's first defense of her belt, which she won in dramatic fashion against Holly Holm back at UFC 196. If Ronda Rousey returns to fighting, she will face the winner of this bout.

UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes live results, discussion, play by play (first 3 PPV main card bouts)

Upon the completion of Tate vs. Nunes, Bloody Elbow will have full post-fight coverage, analysis, highlights, and more from UFC 200.

Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes
(UFC women's bantamweight championship)

R1: Hard snapping jab lands for Nunes. Nunes catches Tate with a glancing counter right. Tate steps in to jam an incoming right hand and hits a takedown, but Nunes pops back up and separates immediately. Nunes shoves Tate away after another clinch attempt, then stings her with a pair of jabs and a right cross that buckles her legs.

Tate throws a sloppy left hook and stays hunched over, and Nunes clubs her with a hard left hook. More explosive punches from Nunes and Tate is a bloody, staggering mess. Nunes pours it on and Tate holds her ground and covers up but gets knocked off-balance by a thunderous right hand. Nunes pounces on her and moves to back control, wrenching an over-the-chin neck crank that Tate quickly taps to. It's announced as a rear-naked choke win.

  • Amanda Nunes defeats Miesha Tate by submission (rear-naked choke) R1 3:16