Ric Flair and Julianna Pena both have huge matches coming up in the near future. For The Nature Boy, his final match will take place on July 31 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Venezuelan Vixen will defend her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship against Amanda Nunes at UFC 277 in one of the most anticipated fights in quite some time.
As the two prepare for their upcoming bouts, they took a moment to pose for a photo together. Julianna Pena has been a long-time supporter of Ric Flair. Given her dislike of Ronda Rousey, Pena has also supported Ric’s daughter, Charlotte Flair, in their WWE rivalry.
Taking a break from training, Ric Flair and Julianna Pena were all smiles in the photo. Both Ric and Pena shared the pic on social media. The biggest fights of their lives will come on back-to-back nights.
At UFC 269, Julianna Pena defeated Amanda Nunes with a rear naked choke to win the Bantamweight title. She also got a bonus for performance of the night. Julianna is hoping to have a repeat performance.
Ric Flair’s final opponent has not yet been announced. That news is scheduled to be released later this evening. It is believed Flair will compete in a tag team match, but fans won’t know until it’s officially been revealed.
Two legends of their sport have major events coming up in the near future. For Flair, it will be his last hurrah in pro wrestling. Julianna Pena is hoping it’s just the start of a legendary title run in UFC.
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