Amanda Nunes is still the queen of the featherweights.
Nunes submitted Megan Anderson with an armbar at 2:03 of the first round in the UFC 259 co-main event Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
"The plan was exactly how I finished the fight," Nunes said in her postfight interview.
Nunes walked forward and attacked Anderson with a barrage of punches less than two minutes into the bout. She rocked the challenger and then took her to the mat, immediately getting into a dominant position. It wasn't long before Nunes sunk in the armbar and forced Anderson to tap.
Nunes, who's also the women's bantamweight champion, is widely considered the greatest women's fighter of all time - and arguably one of the best of all time.
This marked her second featherweight title defense since becoming a two-division champion in 2018. "The Lioness" said before UFC 259 she will likely return to 135 pounds to defend that belt in her next clash.
"As I'm getting older, I'm getting good. ... I'm getting better always," Nunes said.
The 32-year-old extended her winning streak to 12 in a row, while Anderson's two-fight winning streak came to an end.