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Monday, Jul 10, 2017

Amanda Nunes Details Why he She Withdrew From UFC 213

Amanda Nunes (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

After Amanda Nunes withdrew from UFC 213 this past weekend, Dana White speculated that the champ’s withdrawal was largely due to mental issues, rather than physical. But, the Brazilian star has posted a statement, whereby Nunes says chronic sinusitis led to her pulling out.

On Saturday, the UFC announced that Nunes would no longer fighter Valentina Shevchenko due to illness. But after the card, White reported that Nunes had been medically cleared to compete by doctors, and questioned the champ’s mental readiness for the bout.

Since then, however, Nunes posted the following comments on Twitter:

posted by FCF Staff @ 10:15 am
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