Vanessa Porto entered this fight with a pro mma record of 18-6-0 (72% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.1 women’s flyweight in the world. She lost to Barb Honchak in 2013 but then she has won three consecutive fights defeating Roxanne Modafferi in her last bout.
Her opponent, Jennifer Maia, has a record of 12-4-1 (67% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.17 bantamweight but she comes off the loss against DeAnna Bennett. In their first fight Porto beat Maia in two rounds (October 28, 2011; this second fight is valid for the Interim Invicta FC flyweight title – undercard of Ayaka Hamasaki vs Amber Brown – Invicta FC 16. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Invicta FC 16: Hamasaki vs Brown
Where: Trinidad Pavilion at Tropicana Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: flyweight (125 lbs, 57 kg)
Title: Interim Invicta FC Flyweight Championship title
Maia’s next fight: Jennifer Maia vs Roxanne Modafferi
Porto’s next fight: Vanessa Porto vs Agnieszka Niedzwiedz
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