Megan Anderson towers over Amanda Nunes at UFC 259 weigh-in with huge height difference leaving fans in stitches

MEGAN ANDERSON towered over UFC featherweight queen Amanda Nunes during their first face-off in Las Vegas on Thursday.

The former Invicta FC champ will challenge the hard-hitting Nunes for the 145lb strap early on Sunday morning in the co-main event of UFC 259.

Aussie Anderson got to size up the greatest female mixed martial artist of all time on Thursday night during the first and final pre-fight press conference at the UFC's Apex facility.

And during their face-off, the six-foot Anderson dwarfed the two-division champion – although she was wearing high-heeled shoes.

Anderson's height advantage over the Brazilian stunned UFC fans, who took to Twitter to express their shock.

One fan tweeted: "I knew Megan was 6ft but this face to face just puts the size difference into perspective, christ."

Another said: "Massive height advantage for Megan, but if Amanda works the body then she'll still be champ."

And another said: "Anderson can be a really dangerous fight for Nunes.


"If she keeps her distance, check those leg kicks and avoid fire fights she can win this fight.

"Perfect example of out-striking Nunes was the Germaine de Randamie fight."

Anderson, 31, goes into her first UFC title fight as a huge underdog.

But the Glory MMA standout believes she has the skillset to cause The Lioness some serious problems on fight night.

She said: “I feel like I’m the first true featherweight that she’s fought that brings a lot of power.

“I know Felicia (Spencer’s) a featherweight, but I think styles make fights.

"I think I have a lot of power that I bring to the table, and I don’t think she’s seen that in a very long time.”

She added: “I think everyone has holes in their game. I think you just have to find them.

"We’ve looked at the tape, and we’ve got a gameplan, so we’re ready to capitalize on those moments when we see them.”


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