ABU DHABI – Sarah Moras beat Liana Jojua with a third-round TKO Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi.
Take a look inside the fight with Moras, who snapped a three-fight losing skid and won for the first time in two years.
Result: Sarah Moras def. Liana Jojua via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 2:26
Updated records: Moras (6-5 MMA, 3-4 UFC), Jojua (7-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC)
Key stat: Moras outstruck Jojua by a whopping 130-45 in the standup game.
Moras on the fight’s key moment
“Being able to fight back-to-back, I got used to that experience and I just felt so comfortable being back there. I just felt like that was my home, and that was where I belong, and I had to do what I do best. ”
Moras on making history in Abu Dhabi
“It feels so good to be the first female to win a UFC fight in Abu Dhabi. It’s amazing. It means the world to me and I hope it means the world to the people here. I hope more people can get into the sport and it opens their eyes.”
Moras on what she wants next
“I hope this victory will be enough to get me another fight. It was the last fight on the contract. I hope the UFC still likes me as I’ve still got a lot more to show.”
To hear more from Moras, check out the video of the full post-fight interview above.
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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