With this result, Kayla Harrison reaches an unbeaten 8-0 in her professional career. Her impeccable record has suggested that the fighter has taken a first step towards a meeting with the featherweight champion, Amanda Nunes.
American fighter Kayla Harrison defeated compatriot Courtney King with a “devastating knockout” this Friday at the Invicta FC 43 event. has reported the mixed martial arts company (MMA). However, one of the most impressive details of the evening was the state of the Octagon after the fight.
Making his debut in the featherweight category, Harrison cut his opponent’s nose during the first round with a poke. For the next episode, King was allowed to continue, but his wound was reopened, and in addition to leaving his own face covered in blood, it also markedly stained both his opponent and the stage.
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In the middle of the alarming bleeding and Harrison’s dominating performance, the referee declared his victory by TKO before the bell sounded. The Americans herself looked impressed by how it had all ended, judging by the expression on his face, captured on video right at the end of the fight.
With this result, Harrison reaches a unbeaten 8-0 in your professional career. This double judo champion, 30, signed a contract for two fights (one more left) with Invicta Fighting Championships after the Professional Fighters League (PFL) company, where he is lightweight champion, was forced to take a hiatus this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
This last presentation, in addition to the impeccable record, has led us to suppose that the fighter has taken a first step towards a meeting with the featherweight champion, Amanda nunes. In a interview prior to Friday’s fight, Harrison confesses that “he will never say no to that opportunity”But she thinks there is no rush and prefers to accumulate enough experience before taking on the one considered the best female fighter of all time.
“[Nunes] is the GOAT [acrónimo para la mejor de todos los tiempos]. I am a beginner, but she is the one I chase. She knows it, I know it, everyone knows it. She is who I aspire to be (…) But, step by step, this is how it happens, “he says.
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