After taking residence the UFC Ladies’s Bantamweight Championship trophy in Las Vegas on Saturday, December 11, fighter Julianna Peña observed that the Baywatch actor, 34, was watching her intensely as she entered the ring.
“Discover you a person that appears at you the way in which @ZacEfron checked out me final night time,” the Washington-born athlete, 32, tweeted on Sunday, December 12, alongside a photo of the former Disney star seemingly admiring her kind as she stepped as much as the mat. Within the image, the Neighbors star, wearing a black T-shirt and cap, sat along with his arms crossed as he waited for the occasion to start.
Whether or not or not he was truly Peña, Efron acquired to see a history-making battle. The MMA fighter defeated Amanda Nunes to turn into the brand new ladies’s bantamweight champion. Nunes, 33, had been the reigning bantamweight champion for 3 years. (She remains to be the reigning featherweight champion.)
“Everyone was sleeping on me, and I shook up the world and did precisely what I mentioned I used to be going to do,” Peña instructed the Associated Press after the match. “However I’m not shocked. I've an enormous coronary heart and dedication.”
Efron wasn’t the one well-known particular person within the crowd to observe the Peña take the bantamweight title. Halle Berry, Jared Leto and Tommy Lee additionally attended the bout alongside Selling Sunset stars Mary Fitzgerald, Amanza Smith and Heather Rae Young.
After the occasion, Younger’s husband, Tarek El Moussa, shared a photograph of the Promoting Sundown crew posing with Efron and UFC announcer Bruce Buffer. “I’m the most important @UFC fan, at all times have been,” the Flip or Flop star, 40, wrote via Instagram on Monday, December 13. “We had the most effective night time.”
Although some followers pointed to the picture as potential proof that Smith, 45, is courting the Excessive Faculty Musical alum, TMZ reported that Efron posed with the group as a result of all of them occurred to be on the similar dinner.
Although the All the way down to Earth With Zac Efron star shouldn't be an athlete himself, this isn’t the primary time he’s turned heads with sports activities professionals. Again in 2016, he flew to Brazil to satisfy Simone Biles, who on the time had a life-size cutout of the actor in her bed room.
The California native surprised the gymnast after she won gold alongside Crew USA on the Rio Olympics. “In the event you deliver him out, I believe I’m gonna cross out,” Biles, now 24, mentioned throughout an August 2016 look on the Immediately present.
After her No. 1 crush appeared to present her a hug, the gymnastics famous person requested, “Is that this actual life?”