September 29, 2022

WMMA star Kayla Harrison is dissatisfied to listen to that UFC featherweight champion Amanda Nunes left American Prime Workforce due to her.

‘The Lioness’ determined to make wholesale modifications after struggling a shock submission loss by the hands of Julianna Pena at UFC 269 in December.

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Nunes was exhausted by the point Pena went for the kill

Forward of their rematch in July, Pena has left ATT and shaped her personal health club however has stated that call was partly because of the reality she now not felt snug coaching with Harrison.

“When Kayla obtained there after which Yana Kunitskaya, it started making a bizarre scenario for me as a result of that was my territory,” Nunes stated on MMA Preventing’s podcast, Trocação Franca.

“After which Kayla began speaking. I used to be type of, ‘Man, I’m not protected even in my territory.’ I used to be type of cornered, even as a result of we share the identical coaches.”

The PFL star is gloomy to listen to that Nunes didn’t really feel protected on the South Florida facility and says she loved coaching with the most effective fighters on the planet.  

“Hear, Amanda’s decisions are her decisions, I do not know. She didn’t ask for my recommendation earlier than she did it [laughs]. As a result of I’d have stated don’t go,” Harrison advised talkSPORT.

“I noticed an interview along with her after her final combat the place she stated she didn’t really feel protected in her territory or one thing. I really feel like that’s unlucky for her as a result of, to me, if you wish to be one of the best, you must practice with one of the best.”

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Harrison is certainly one of the best at this point and boasts a perfect 13-0 record

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Harrison is actually the most effective at this level and boasts an ideal 13-0 document

Both Nunes and Harrison trained under Mike Brown at ATT

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Each Nunes and Harrison educated below Mike Brown at ATT

Harrison says her choice to coach at ATT was largely because of the reality she would have fixed entry to the lady many imagine to be the best feminine fighter ever.

“I went to ATT. I sparred Amanda the second day I used to be there and, once more, similar factor, I used to be like I suppose I’m transferring to Florida. I packed my baggage and a month later I lived in Florida and I by no means seemed again,” she stated.

“That’s as a result of I wish to be one of the best and practice with one of the best. I really feel like she has to do what’s greatest for her and her household and I want her nothing however good vibes and good issues, however I wish to combat her, ya know?

“That’s not a secret. That’s the most important praise I can provide her. I put her up right here [signals the top] and that’s the place I wish to be.”

A combat between Harrison and Nunes is on the backburner, a minimum of for now.

After changing into a free agent earlier this yr Harrison determined to re-sign with the PFL on a multi-year deal which means she won’t be combating Nunes anytime quickly.