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UFC champion Amanda Nunes apologizes to Ronda Rousey for disrespecting her

Women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes has issued a public apology to Ronda Rousey on Tuesday for some of the disrespectful remarks she made following her 48-second knockout win at UFC 207.

Nunes destroyed Rousey in their title fight main event, which marked the first defense for the Brazilian after she took the belt from Miesha Tate at UFC 200.

After the fight was over, Nunes was relentless in her commentary about the lopsided win over Rousey while also posting photos mocking the former champion on Twitter.

Now Nunes is admitting regret over some of the things she said and did following the win while apologizing to Rousey for the remarks.

"Let me take a moment to explain myself. I was overwhelmed with adrenaline, emotion and hurt at the time. I held so much in during the weeks prior to my fight with Ronda. I might have said or posted some things at the time that I now realize was not the right thing to do," Nunes wrote.

"I want to apologize to Ronda. Her fans and mine and the UFC as well. Ronda is an amazing athlete and has done so much for this sport, especially for the women."

Nunes obviously felt bad about some of the things she did or said in the aftermath of her victory and she's now apologizing to Rousey for her actions.