The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Invicta FC strawweight champion Livia Renata Souza entered this fight with a record of 12-1-0 (83% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.6 women’s strawweight in the world. Livinha Souza lost to Angela Hill in 2016 but then she has won over Ayaka Hamasaki (Ayaka Hamasaki vs Livia Renata Souza), Janaisa Morandin and Alex Chambers.
Her opponent, the undefeated Sarah Frota, has a perfect record of 9-0-0 (78% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.17 women’s flyweight. She fought three times last year beating Tatiane Fontes do Couto and twice Maiara Amanajas dos Santos. Souza vs Frota is on the undercard of Raphael Assuncao vs Marlon Moraes 2 – UFC Fight Night 144 (UFC Fight Night on ESPN+ 2). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 144: Assuncao vs. Moraes 2
Where: Centro de Formaçao Olimpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza, Brazil
Division: strawweight (115 lbs, 52 kg)
UFC Fight Night 144 fight card (main card):
Raphael Assuncao vs Marlon Moraes 2
Jose Aldo vs Renato Moicano Carneiro
Demian Maia vs Lyman Good
Charles Oliveira vs David Teymur
Johnny Walker vs Justin Ledet
Livia Renata Souza vs Sarah Frota
Souza vs Frota Fight Video:
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