Kayla Harrison outlasted Marina Mokhnatkina at PFL 3.
Marina Mokhnatkina was greater than recreation for Kayla Harrison however the sambo world champion didn’t do sufficient to outpoint the Judo gold medalist, regardless of a valiant displaying. Harrison was in a position to management a lot of the motion at PFL 3, protecting Mokhnatkina underneath her and dealing in photographs whereas on prime. She out-struck Mokhnatkina however a lot of the actual motion from Harrison got here within the clinch and on the mat.
Harrison is now tied for 2nd within the rankings, with Larissa Pacheco sitting atop the rankings for the ladies’s light-weight division.
Mokhnatkina was arguably the hardest check of Harrison’s PFL run, and with Julia Budd dropping in her season debut, a rematch might not be off the desk if Mokhnatkina can rebound in her subsequent battle.
Marina Mokhnatkina could have written the playbook for defeating Kayla Harrison
While Mokhnatkina could not have received, she negated a variety of Harrison’s grappling and even landed a number of photographs close to the tip of the third. Harrison is so good on the bottom that every one you’ll be able to hope to do is maintain distance and pepper her with strikes. Her hanging isn’t nice, however she’s competent. Yet, if you may get her throwing, you’ve gotten a shot. That’s why Budd was such an attention-grabbing opponent for her. She should still give her a match in the event that they have been to fulfill, however who is aware of what’s going to occur with that now.