WATCH: Rousey rocked by Nunes in 48-second demolition job

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    It only took 48 seconds for reigning champ Amanda Nunes to deal returning former title-holder Ronda Rousey a winning, and possibly career-ending blow.

    Nunes took the lead early in the fight and didn’t let up, recording a dominant victory that saw the referee call a stoppage even though Rousey was still on her feet.

    It could spell the end of Rousey’s once-dominant career, given such a disappointing result after her 13-month hiatus since losing her title to Holly Holm in November 2015.

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    • December 31st 2016 @ 9:37pm
      Mick_Lions said | December 31st 2016 @ 9:37pm | ! Report

      I watched Rousey vs Tait earlier and you could see she couldn’t take a hit to the chin. No surprise really

      • December 31st 2016 @ 10:44pm
        Gavin R said | December 31st 2016 @ 10:44pm | ! Report

        Captain hindsight over here!

    • January 1st 2017 @ 9:07am
      HarryT said | January 1st 2017 @ 9:07am | ! Report

      Rousey took plenty of absolute bombs on her chin and was still (just) standing.

      Nunes could have been stopped with a big right hand counter as she charged in but Rousey doesn’t have the power and was too busy covering up.

      Nunes was just too fast and powerful with her very good right hand.

      • January 2nd 2017 @ 1:11am
        Ben said | January 2nd 2017 @ 1:11am | ! Report

        Armchair critics… go on! ?… because it’s just that easy! ?

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          January 2nd 2017 @ 12:07pm
          BigJ said | January 2nd 2017 @ 12:07pm | ! Report

          Hey man, happy new year, shocking fight, I seen thruston’ s kick at goal last longer, ha ha

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      January 2nd 2017 @ 5:32am
      Xavier Paula said | January 2nd 2017 @ 5:32am | ! Report

      I think she just needs a change in coaching. Stand up is her primary weakness and it doesn’t look like they worked on it at all.

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        January 2nd 2017 @ 12:05pm
        BigJ said | January 2nd 2017 @ 12:05pm | ! Report

        Clearly not she got the living crap punched out of her

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