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Invicta’s Amy Montenegro Going After SFL Strawweight Title on Saturday

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Though she lost her last bout against Jamie Moyle at Invicta FC 13 in July, strawweight prospect Amy “Resurrection” Montenegro feels she performed well in the bout and that an overall wasn’t needed to get things back on track.

“I wasn’t too disappointed with how I fought,” Montenegro told MMAWeekly.com. “I always want to do better, but I felt I did well in the situation I was presented. However, I know I could have won that fight, and I should have done what I needed to do to win that fight.

“(Moyle) got her takedowns in the second and I think that was the deciding factor in the fight. I’ve been working on my wrestling a lot and also I’ve been trying to sharpen my stand-up with working on my movement and accuracy.”

Montenegro (6-2) will look to get back in the win column when she takes on Glena Avila (5-3) in the main event of Super Fight League 45 on Saturday night in Tacoma, Wash., for the company’s American strawweight tile.

“We’ve definitely tried to set the fight up on or own ends a couple of times, but it hasn’t worked out,” said Montenegro of facing Avila. “Now it finally gets to happen, so that’s exciting.

“I just need to stick to myself and be who I am. I think I have to fight my fight and be aggressive. I can’t be overly aggressive where I put myself in danger. I need to keep my cool and go out and do my thing and take care of business.”

Though Montenegro has an eight-year advantage over Avila, she doesn’t feel it will play into the fight.

“I don’t think it matters at this level,” said Montenegro. “(Avila has) proven herself to not be the average 40-year-old. She’s a different kind of athlete.

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Source:: mmaweekly