Welterweight contender Maura Tynanes has issued a message to her fans following an upset second-round TKO loss to Holli Salazar at Wednesday night’s Alaska FC 136 event.
Tynanes (1-1) seems to be in good spirits and told fans she believes she is better than the performance she gave, promising to return stronger than ever. Take a look at the Hawaiian’s message below:
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I didn’t come out with the Win tonight, I know I’m better than my performance tonight. No excuses!! Props to my opponent 🙌 I CAN . I WILL . I MUST over come this and I will be back stronger than ever 🤗😘😘 thank you to all my friends, family, sponsors and fans that support me. Thank you to my Team and coaches ❤️ also thank you to @alaskafighting @ufcfightpass @afc_sarah for having me here in Alaska 🤙🤙🤙🤙 #afc136 #joshua10:8 …. NO MATTER WHAT my god is good and #TeamHawaii ALL DAY EVERY DAY!! Chhhheeeeee hooooo 🤙🏽🤙🏽🤙🏽🤙🏽
Alaska FC 136 marked Tynanes’ second professional MMA fight, following a successful pro debut last March when she choked out Avril Straub in the very first-round. Prior to making the move to MMA, Tynanes, who was undefeated as an amateur, already had a background in combat sports, being a former collegiate/freestyle wrestler who placed second at nationals during her first year in college, she is also a black belt division naga championship winner. She trains at the Jesus is Lord gym in Hawaii, along with UFC star, Rachael Ostovich.
Alaska Fighting Championship 136 took place January 17 from the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage, Alaska. The entire event was aired live on UFC Fight Pass from 11:59pm EST.