For Australian native Megan Anderson, finally being able to pick up a win for Invicta FC this January was not only important for her standing in the company, but it represented the accomplishment of a goal she’s had since she got into fighting.
Coming off a loss to Cindy Dandois last September, Anderson was able to pick up a third round TKO of Amber Leibrock at Invicta FC 15 and prove herself as someone to watch in the featherweight division.
“I had four months in between the one in September that I lost and the one in January. I changed my teams and my training up, and it was really good to see everything that I’d been working on come together and get a pretty convincing win,” Anderson told MMAWeekly.com.
“In Australia, our goal in MMA is to fight in America; to fight, train and win over here. It’s something that not a lot of people get to do, so I feel pretty privileged to be able to do that.”
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After the loss to Dandois, Anderson knew she’d have to start training full time in America if she was going to remain at this level of MMA.
“It kind of needed to happen to move forward in my career,” Anderson said. “After my first fight last year, I had planned on staying two weeks to train, and just in the first week I knew this is where I needed to be.
“The training is at another level. I have some of the best training partners in the world that push me every day, so I needed to do this ….View full article