The UFC held a special media day session on Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ahead of UFC 224, which takes place on May 12th inside Rio’s Jeunesse Arena. Headlining the event is a women’s bantamweight title fight between reigning champion Amanda Nunes and Raquel Pennington, and they ended proceedings with the first of many staredowns they’ll have over the next several weeks.
Watch the video of the staredown at the top of the page, courtesy of MMA Fighting. MMA legend Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira oversaw the media day as Brazil’s Athlete Relations Ambassador.
Here are the fights currently lined up for UFC 224:
Amanda Nunes vs. Raquel Pennington
Vitor Belfort vs. Lyoto Machida
Kelvin Gastelum vs. Ronaldo Souza
Jack Hermansson vs. Thales Leites
John Lineker vs. Brian Kelleher
Cezar Ferreira vs. Karl Roberson
Amanda Cooper vs. Mackenzie Dern
Warlley Alves vs. Sultan Aliev
Nick Hein vs. Davi Ramos
Ramazan Emeev vs. Alberto Mina
Aleksei Oleinik vs. Junior Albini
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