The TUF 23 strawweight tournament final featured Tatiana Suarez (5-0 MMA) taking on Amanda Cooper (2-2 MMA).
Round one begins and Cooper misses with a right hand. Suarez shoots in and lands an early takedown. She begins working from full guard. Nice hammer fists from Tatiana. Cooper looks for an armbar. She can’t sink the submission. They scramble and Suarez winds up back on top. Big shots from the top by Tatiana. Cooper lands a beautiful sweep from the bottom and gets on top. Suarez scrambles and the fighters are back on their feet. Tatiana presses Amanda against the fence and lands a takedown. Good shots form the top by Suarez. She moves to north south position and locks in a d’arce choke. The submission is locked in and Amanda is forced to tap.
Tatiana Suarez submits Amanda Cooper in round one