Jaqueline Amorim was an IBJFF champion earlier than she entered the world of MMA, and she or he confirmed glimpses of that Friday when she clinched an LFA title.
Within the LFA 125 headliner, Amorim (5-0) defeated Loveth Young (3-2-1) through with an 86-second kneebar submission to pocket the vacant LFA girls’s strawweight championship.
The win was not with out some insanity and adversity. Within the opening minute, Younger blatantly grabbed the cage with each arms on a takedown try and swiftly obtained some extent deduction from referee John England for the foul.
Upon the reset, Younger pushed Amorim to the canvas and hurled bombs downward. After a shot clunked off her face, Amorim scrambled and grabbed maintain of Younger’s leg. Just a few small changes and the torque was insufferable. Amorim tapped Younger to win her first MMA title and lengthen her ending streak to 5.
“I wish to be (UFC) champion at some point,” Amorim told MMA Junkie in January. “I do know I’ve plenty of work to do. I all the time put in my head that I’m not simply going to enter this sport and be like another fighter. I actually wish to be the champion at some point. That’s what I’m placing the work in for now.”
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— UFC FIGHT PASS (@UFCFightPass) February 26, 2022
The complete LFA 125 major card outcomes embrace:
- Jaqueline Amorim (5-0) def. Loveth Younger (3-2-1) through submission (kneebar) – Spherical 1, 1:26
- Adam Fugitt (8-2) def. Solomon Renfro (8-3) via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 0:43
- Michael Stack (7-1) def. Caio Gregorio (7-4) through unanimous resolution (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Ashley Nichols def. Hilarie Rose through unanimous resolution (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
- Guilherme Faria (18-9) def. Zach Zane (15-11) through TKO (leg kicks and punches) – Spherical 2, 3:27