Fans Go Berserk as Mike Tyson Makes UFC Announcement

Published 04/09/2023, 2:18 AM EDT

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The rematch between Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira has certainly made history at UFC 287 in Florida. Besides, Dana White has planned another rematch in the Bantamweight division, and the promotional gigs for the card have already been started. The fans will get to see a formidable clash between Amanda Nunes and Julianna Peña, for the third and probably last time. The trilogy fight has even got the former heavyweight boxing champion, Mike Tyson, curious about the results as to who will win the final bout of this trilogy. So he made an Instagram Post to take the fans’ opinions.

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Both fighters are 1-1 against each other, as Peña won the first bout by submission and then Nunes won the second by decision. Mike Tyson asked the fans about their take on the main event of the UFC 289 card. In recent times, Tyson is showing more interest in MMA. The other day, Mike Tyson even discussed with WWE Superstar ‘The Undertaker’, why ‘UFC is more advanced than boxing’.

 

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This is a high-stakes match, as the Women’s Bantamweight Title is on the line, so the fans are excited to see if Amanda Nunes can defend her title against Julianna Peña. Some fans are ready with their predictions, while some are still deciding where to stand in support.

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Fans were surprised to see Tyson making an announcement for the upcoming UFC 289 main event. The fans started posting their predictions in the comments section below. One user, @mrwilsonitis813, expressed their support for Nunes in this third bout. They wrote, “Gotta go with Nunes on this one too!

Another user, @eddievelee, voiced out in support of Julianna Peña in the upcoming match-up. They wrote, “Peña with the wrestling game applied“. User @vincenzo_taddeo_real_page stated that this clash is definitely going to be amazing and they’re looking forward to it already. They wrote, “That’s gonna be interesting gotta watch this ….

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User @gerrymeister wrote as they were confused, “Mind says Nunes. Heart says Pena 🔥” There were some fans who did not like the match-up, and had some subjective criticism towards the main event. User @capo_bosco_ wrote in their comment, “Anyone else getting sick of all the rematches in ufc“. Lastly, @themerlegoat stated that they should get more fighters in the Featherweight and Bantamweight divisions. They wrote, “They need to hire new featherweight and bantamweight women“.

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This fight is definitely going to settle many debates about the Women’s Bantamweight division. The combat sports fans were excited to see Tyson showing his interest in MMA fights, and everybody is excited to see this fight going down on June 10, 2023. What are your thoughts on the UFC 289 main event? Are you excited about this bout? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Chirag Radhyan is a Boxing Writer at EssentiallySports. He has authored over 300 articles and loves to talk about the animosity between athletes, leading up to a fight. His coverage of the off-court drama between Jake Paul and Tommy Fury received widespread appreciation from readers.
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