MMA Community reacts to Amanda Nunes win and Raquel Pennington’s corner forcing their athlete to continue fighting

By Chris Taylor - May 12, 2018

A women’s bantamweight title fight between champion Amanda Nunes and top contender Raquel Pennington headlined tonight’s UFC 224 event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Amanda Nunes utilized some nasty low kicks to batter the legs of her opponent early and often throughout the course of their championship bout.

At the end of round four Pennington turned to her corner and said she was “done” but her coaches were having none of it and forced her back out for the fifth and final round.

In round five Amanda Nunes took the fight to the floor where she unleashed some savage ground and pound which forced the referee to mercifully step in and call a stop to the action.

Here is how the MMA Community reacted to Amanda Nunes’ impressive title defense and Raqel Pennington’s cornes controversial decision to force their fighter to participate in round five.

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