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UFC 259 record rundown: Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson

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Two-division women’s champion Amanda Nunes dominates the UFC women’s record book.

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On Saturday, Amanda Nunes puts one of her two UFC titles on the line when she faces Megan Anderson in the co-main event of the UFC 259 pay-per-view card. At stake is the women’s featherweight championship. Nunes also holds the women’s bantamweight crown.

Nunes opened her UFC career on a 2-1 run. That one loss, a 2014 TKO setback to Cat Zingano, remains the only blemish on her record. Nunes enters her 145-pound title fight on an 11-fight winning streak. Of those 11 fights, her past eight trips to the octagon have been title fights. That number includes her most recent fight, a June 2020 defense of her featherweight belt. Nunes defeated Felicia Spencer via unanimous decision in that bout. Prior to that win, Nunes had defended the bantamweight title five times.

Anderson joined the UFC in 2018 after she won the interim Invicta FC featherweight title. Anderson went 1-2 in her first three UFC fights. She is coming off two consecutive first-round stoppage wins. Anderson submitted Zarah Fairn Dos Santos in 2019 and knocked out Norma Dumont Viana in 2020.

UFC 259 takes place on Saturday from UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view portion of the card streams on ESPN+.

Before Saturday’s UFC 259 pay-per-view card, take a look at where Nunes stands in the UFC record book.

Amanda Nunes UFC records

Amanda Nunes
Amanda Nunes
Overall UFC records
Nunes ranks ninth in UFC history with an 11-fight winning streak
Nunes is tied for sixth in UFC title fight wins with eight
Overall UFC women's bantamweight records
Nunes is tied for second in UFC women's bantamweight history with 12 fights
Nunes ranks first in UFC women's bantamweight history with 11 wins
Nunes ranks first in UFC women's bantamweight history with eight finishes
Nunes ranks first in UFC women's bantamweight history with six knockout wins
Nunes is tied for second in UFC women's bantamweight history with two submission wins
Nunes is tied for ninth in UFC women's bantamweight history with three decision wins
Nunes ranks first in UFC women's bantamweight history with a nine-fight winning streak
Nunes ranks first in UFC women's bantamweight history with six title fight wins
Nunes ranks second in UFC women's bantamweight history with four fight night bonuses
Nunes ranks fifth in shortest average fight time in UFC women's bantamweight history at 9:50
Nunes ranks seventh in UFC women's bantamweight history with a total fight time of 1:58:04
Nunes ranks fourth in UFC women's bantamweight history in control time with 38:50
Nunes ranks second in UFC women's bantamweight history in top position time with 36:28
Nunes ranks sventh in UFC women's bantamweight history in top position percentage at 30.9 percent
Nunes ranks seventh in UFC women's bantamweight history inbottom position percentage at 8.23 percent
Nunes ranks first in UFC women's bantamweight history with three knockdowns landed
Nunes ranks fourth in UFC women's bantamweight history with 0.38 knockdowns per 15 minutes
Nunes ranks fourth in UFC women's bantamweight history with 500 significnat strikes landed
Nunes ranks fourth in UFC women's bantamweight history with a significant striking accuracy of 49.7 percent
Nunes ranks ninth in UFC women's bantamweight history with 4.23 significant strikes landedper minute
Nunes ranks second in UFC women's bantamweight history instriking differential at plus 1.93
Nunes ranks 10th in UFC women's bantamweight history in significant striking defense at 57.8 percent
Nunes ranks seventh in UFC women's bantamweight history in strikes absorbed per minute with 2.3
Nunes ranks seventh in UFC women's bantamweight history in total strikes landed with 719
Nunes ranks second in UFC women's bantamweight history in takedowns landed with 19
Nunes is tied for sixth in UFC women's bantamweight history in takedown accuracy at 50 percent
Nunes ranks second in UFC women's bantamweight history in takedown defense at 77.3 percent
Nunes is tied for fith in UFC women's bantamweight history with six submission attempts
Nunes ranks 10th in UFC women's bantamweight history with an average of 0.76 submissions per 15 minutes