A les­son that hurts for Nunes

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - THE SECOND PAGE -

Amanda Nunes learned a hard les­son Satur­day night and that is you don’t cross UFC Pres­i­dent Dana White.

Nunes pulled out of UFC 213 claim­ing ill­ness in de­fi­ance of med­i­cal clear­ance be­fore her ban­tamweight cham­pi­onship bout against Valentina Shevchenko. White said he will not give Nunes an­other pay-per-view main event.

Nunes claimed she had ab­dom­i­nal cramp­ing and si­nus is­sues which led to her de­ci­sion to pull out Fri­day.

“I won’t do that again,” White said when asked if he’ll ever place Nunes in an­other pay-per-view main event. “A lot of fight­ers have had times where they don’t feel right. … I don’t know that I’ve ever


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