The black belt in judo and current Invicta FC Aw champion Ayaka Hamasaki entered this fight with a pro mma record of 14-1-0 (57% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.1 atomweight in the world. She suffered her only loss when she faced Claudia Gadelha in 2013, since then she has won five bouts beating Amber Brown (=Hamasaki vs Brown) and Jinh Yu Frey in 2016 (=Hamasaki vs Frey).
Her opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Invicta FC strawweight champion Livia Renata Souza, has a record of 9-1-0 (89% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.4 strawweight. ‘Livinha’ fought twice last year beating DeAnna Bennett (=Souza vs Bennett) and losing to Angela Hill. Ayaka Hamasaki vs Livia Renata Souza is on the undercard of Tonya Evinger vs Yana Kunitskaya 2 – Invicta FC 22. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Invicta FC 22: Evinger vs Kunitskaya 2
Where: Scottish Rite Temple, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Division: strawweight (115 lbs, 52 kg)
Hamasaki’s previous fight: Ayaka Hamasaki vs Jinh Yu Frey
Hamasaki vs Souza Fight Video:
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