By Nolan King |
February 19, 2021 10: 10 pm
Maria Henderson is one-for-one all the design in which by design of the cage.
Henderson (1-0 amateur), the wife of dilapidated UFC lightweight champion and up to date Bellator fighter Benson Henderson, defeated Amanda Mitchell (0-1 amateur) by unanimous determination (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) Friday.
The amateur strawweight fight served as the cardboard-opening bout at LFA 100.
Despite having a Brazilian jiu-jitsu background, Henderson, 28, displayed her placing abilities all the design in which by design of the fight. In Round 1, both fighters gave and took injure. A southpaw like her husband, Henderson displayed an effective body kick. Mitchell countered persistently with a correct hand.
Round 2 began with extra placing. Ultimately, the MMA Lab’s Henderson clinched and landed knees in opposition to the fence. This came valuable to the pride of Benson, who served as his wife’s lone cornerman for the fight. Upon the destroy, Mitchell used to be visibly gassed. The two fighters exchanged until the discontinue-of-round horn.
At the initiating of Round 3, Henderson engaged the clinch immediately. Once separated, both fighters, despite their seen exhaustion, pushed themselves to proceed exchanging until the ultimate bell – both absorbed giant pictures.
Attempt Maria Henderson’s MMA debut from LFA 100 in the video beneath.
LFA 100 took effect Friday at Hartman Arena in Park City, Kan. The most necessary card streamed on UFC Fight Pass after prelims on Facebook.