Video: What are the expectations for Raquel Pennington as UFC champion?

Years after her first title shot, Raquel Pennington at closing claimed UFC gold this past Saturday at UFC 297 the place she outworked Mayra Bueno Silva to decide on a lopsided unanimous decision and the vacant 135-pound title.

Pennington’s performance became as soon as a miles bawl from the finest other time she fought for gold in Might per chance 2018, when she became as soon as ready to forestall on the college at some level of a beatdown in opposition to then-champ Amanda Nunes.

So what are the expectations for the 35-year-ancient Pennington now that she’s received a belt to defend? Our “Spinning Support Clique” of Mike Bohn, Matthew Wells and Brian “Goze” Garcia answered that question with host “Graceful” George Garcia.

You may be ready to look their dialogue within the video above, and take a look at up on this week’s episode below on YouTube or in podcast make.

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