Sometimes all you need to do to win the prize is simply show up. That’s what Lauren Murphy did at Invicta FC 7 – although to be fair, she did take a helluva beating at the hands of Miriam Nakamoto, and for the sake of the bantamweight title that was up for grabs, she didn’t waiver. In fact, when Nakamoto tore her ACL and couldn’t maintain the dominant offense she’d shown in the three rounds prior, Murphy was ready, willing and able to get the finish in Round 4. But such is the life of the fighter. In a heartbeat, a winning performance can turn into months of rehab, and there’s nothing anyone can do about it.
Anyway, you can relive the Murphy/Nakamoto bout here. Enjoy!