Dec 14, 2021 • 1HR 0M

Did UFC 269 see the biggest shock in UFC history?

Julianna Pena's stunning upset of Amanda Nunes at UFC 269 produced an unforgettable moment in Las Vegas, but was it the biggest title fight upset in UFC history?

 
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Fighting talk with a British accent, hosted by UK-based MMA media veteran Simon Head.
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What a night! UFC 269 delivered a spectacular final pay-per-view event for 2021 as the UFC’s final premium offering served up one of the most unforgettable performances in UFC championship history.

That performance came in the co-main event, as Julianna Pena, almost universally considered a huge underdog, submitted two-division champ Amanda Nunes to capture the UFC women’s bantamweight title.

With all respect to Nunes, it was a huge feel-good moment to see someone defy the odds to make their dream a reality, but where should Pena’s incredible win stand in the pantheon of great UFC title fight upsets?

We discuss that very topic on this week’s show, as we recap a quite brilliant night of fights at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas – including Charles Oliveira’s finish of Dustin Poirier in the main event – and offer our takes on the big talking points that arose as a result.

We also take a look ahead to the final UFC card of 2021, as Derrick Lewis faces surging contender Chris Daukaus in a battle of knockout artists at the UFC Apex.

It’s a jam-packed show, with lots to discuss, so what are you waiting for?! Dive in and enjoy!

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