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Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko in the works for UFC 213

Amanda Nunes could make her second title defense at UFC 213 against Valentina Shevchenko

Amanda Nunes is slated to defend her UFC bantamweight title against Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 213 in July although the bout is yet to be announced by the UFC but it seems it will feature on the card with the possibility of the main event spot.

“Talk MMA” first reported the news on Twitter.

Nunes is looking to make her second successful title defense after demolishing former champ Ronda Rousey in just 48 seconds at UFC 207. The American Top Team fighter is currently on a five-fight win streak winning four by finishes and currently holds a win over current featherweight champion Germaine De Randamie.

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Shevchenko, meanwhile, has won two straight and seven out of eight, dominating Holly Holm in a decision win last summer, Shevchenko then received a main event spot against top prospect Julianna Pena back in January, after receiving some criticism for her ground game Shevchenko silenced any critics with a submission win over Pena to solidify her spot as the number one contender.

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 The event at T-Mobile Arena also features another bantamweight title fight between undefeated Cody Garbrandt defending his belt against former champ and former Team Alpha Male teammate  T.J. Dillashaw.  Donald Cerrone will also take on Robbie Lawler in a highly anticipated welterweight bout.
Will Nunes vs Shevchenko get the main event spot? How do you see it playing out? Let us know in the comments.


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