Women’s champ Amanda Loewen takes out fifth UFC veteran

10th World Portland black belt Amanda Loewen continued her tear through UFC competitors, sending long time Mixed Martial Arts veteran Roxanne Modafferi in their Submission Underground 21 females’s outright title battle.

The grappling contest acted as the co-main occasion of Sunday’s card, which streamed live on UFC Battle Pass from a concealed place in Oregon.

Modafferi had the ability to score an early takedown in the match, however Loewen’s guard showed tough to pass, even through the most careful of work. In the quick minutes Modafferi did appear to get some benefit, Loewen was constantly able to reverse course and threaten with her own submission. requiring a retreat. Still, neither lady might get a submission in the five-minute policy duration, sending out the contest to overtime.

Modafferi began the additional duration on offense from the armbar position, and almost utilized an exceptional leg position to protect the hold, however Loewen had the ability to patiently work her method totally free. Once it was the champ’s rely on attack, she likewise began with the armbar, however she ended up the hold 59 seconds into the frame to protect the win and protect her title for the very first time.

With the triumph, Loewen includes Modafferi’s name to a list of UFC veterans she’s beat at Submission Underground occasions that likewise consists of Felicia Spencer, Gillian Robertson, Jessica Eye and Sarah Kaufman – all through submission.

In extra noteworthy action, the night’s primary card open with previous Bellator females’s flyweight champ Ilima-Lei Macfarlane scoring an overtime submission win over previous UFC females’s flyweight title opposition Eye.

Macfarlane protected leading position early in the policy duration and was usually on the attack throughout, however Eye muscled her escape of a number of bad positions to make it to the overtime duration. When there, Eye began on the attack, choosing an armbar setup in each of the very first 2 frames however discovering herself not able to secure a submission. On the other hand, Macfarlane likewise saw her challenger escape from an armbar setup in the very first overtime however got the tap at the 0:19 mark of the 2nd additional duration to take house the win.

Submission Underground 21 outcomes consist of:


  • Champ Mason Fowler def. Richie Martinez through submission (armbar) – Guideline, 4:41 – to protect outright title

  • Champ Amanda Loewen def. Roxanne Modafferi through submission (armbar) – Overtime 1, 0:59 – to protect females’s outright title

  • Tag Group ATT def. Tag Group GFC (3-0)

  • Andy Varela def. Satoshi Ishii through escape time – Full-time

  • Ilima-Lei Macfarlane def. Jessica Eye through submission (armbar) – Overtime 2, 0:19


Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.