Din Thomas has devised many gameplans for some of the best fighters in MMA, but one moment in particular stands out. Former fighter-turned-coach Thomas helped Amanda Nunes ahead of her first UFC bantamweight title defense against Ronda Rousey in 2016. Nunes (19-4 MMA, 12-1 UFC) was the betting underdog going into the fight, which baffled Thomas, considering the amount of holes he saw in Rousey’s striking game. It didn’t take long for Nunes to fully capitalize on them, as she unleashed a barrage of punches to finish Rousey in just 48 seconds at UFC 207. It was a proud moment for Thomas, who saw the shortcomings in Rousey’s game that so many others had not prior to her stunning loss to Holly Holm one year earlier

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Din Thomas reflects on memorable Amanda Nunes gameplan heading into Ronda Rousey fight – MMA Junkie

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