— UFC (@ufc) February 5, 2017
During Saturday’s UFC Fight Night event Shaquille O’Neal became a victim of UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Amanda Nunes’ grappling game.
O’Neal attended the UFC’s annual Super Bowl weekend event. While in his seat, he was put in a rear-naked choke by Nunes. It didn’t take long for O’Neal to submit to the world champion.
— Amanda?Nunes (@Amanda_Leoa) February 5, 2017
Saturday’s UFC Fight Night took place at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung returned in the main event to fight Dennis Bermudez. Jung took less than one round to knockout Bermudez.
The event also featured three pivotal fights in the women’s strawweight division. Felice Herrig defeated Alexa Grasso in the co-main event. Jessica Andrade became a top contender in the division when she defeated Angela Hill. Top contender Tecia Torres also picked up a victory over Bec Rawlings.
This is the second weekend in a row Nunes has attended a UFC event. Last Saturday, she attended a UFC on FOX event in Denver. In the main event, Valentina Shevchenko defeated Julianna Pena to become the next contender for Nunes’ title.