Watch moment Ronda Rousey DESTROYED in just 48 seconds at UFC 207

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Rousey had hoped for a glorious return to UFC having taken a year out after her knockout defeat to Holly Holm in November last year. 

But the former bantamweight champion was outclassed by an in form Nunes – nicknamed Leoa (meaning Lioness in Portuguese), who landed a series of devastating blows within the first minute.

From the off the Brazillian wrecking machine dominated, pounding Rousey’s face in the UFC 207 main event in LA. 

Meanwhile, Rousey struggled to land a single blow, allowing Nunes to land 23 of the 35 punches and kicks she launched. 

With Rousey overwhelmed, referee Herb Dean had no choice but to call time on the bout.

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KNOCKOUT: Rousey was defeated in less than 48 seconds

Nunes said after the fight: “I knew I was going to beat the s*** out of Ronda Rousey. Now I proved to everyone that I’m the best in the world.

“This is my moment. She has had her time, she did a lot for the sport. But right now I am the champion.”

Nunes retained her women’s bantamweight championship after taking it from Miesha Tate at UFC 200. 

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OUTCLASSED: Rousey now may consider retiring from UFC

“I knew I was going to beat the s*** out of Ronda Rousey.”

Amanda Nunes

Rousey is said to be absolutely distraught with her loss to Amanda Nunes, according to UFC president Dana White

The embarrassing loss will spark rumours Rousey may consider retiring from the sport.

Nunes added: “Now she’s going to retire and she’s going to go do movies, she already has a lot of money. In this division, we have a lot of talent.”

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