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UFC 232 live blog: Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes

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Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes at UFC 232
Cris Cyborg faces off with Amanda Nunes ahead of their women’s featherweight championship co-main event bout at UFC 232 on Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif.
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This is the UFC 232 live blog for Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes, a women’s featherweight championship bout at Saturday’s UFC event at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif.

Cyborg, the defending champion who is unbeaten in her last 21 fights, faces Nunes, the reigning UFC bantamweight champion who has won seven straight, in the co-main event.

Check out the UFC 232 live blog below.

Round 1: Marc Goddard will oversee this championship bout. Nunes looking for a big shot early, but its Cyborg who connects down the middle. She lands a leg kick and pushes forward, Nunes blasts her with a huge left hook, then a right hand. Cyborg visibly hurt, she’s brawling. Another right hand staggers Cyborg. Overhand right puts Cyborg on her knees. Four hard shots connect for Nunes and Cyborg goes down again. Uppercut and overhand right connects for Nunes, this one is over!

Official result: Amanda Nunes def. Cris Cyborg via KO (punches) at :51 of round one