Besides the fact that Cory McKenna overcomed an amazing arrive at advantage, she made UFC history all the while.
The Dana White’s Contender Series contract victor took on Miranda Granger on the starter card of Saturday’s UFC Vegas 59 occasion at the APEX. After Granger — who had a 10-inch arrive at advantage — was logical saved by the horn during a tight arm triangle by McKenna in the initial round, the most youthful female contender on the program returned Granger once again to the mat to begin the prior second turning into the very first lady in UFC history to finish and get a tap because of a Von Flue stifle.
With the success, McKenna improved to 2-1 inside the octagon. In her past trip, “Poppins” dropped a split choice to Elise Reed at UFC London in March. Granger showed up in almost two years and has now lost three straight.