Highlights: Marion Reneau Breaks Yana Kunitskaya’s Nose In Narrow Defeat

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Women’s bantamweight contenders Yana Kunitskaya and Marion Reneau went to war on the preliminary card of tonight’s (Sat., March 9, 2019) UFC on ESPN+ 4 at INTRUST Bank Arena in Wichita, Kansas.

The result is currently being debated in the MMA world. Kunitskaya won a decision when it was all said and done.

But many believe Reneau did enough to win. Indeed, she hit Kunitskaya with some big shots, starting early in the second frame:


Some big power shots definitely found their mark, with this shot capturing one of Reneau’s strikes perfectly:

Reneau opened up further in the third round, badly bloodying Kunitskaya and breaking her nose as a result. Reneau was hyped up at the final bell. She clearly thought she won due to the damage she inflicted:

A battered Kunitskaya awaited the result solemnly:

Finally, Kunitskaya was declared the victor by decision: