Kay Hansen, 20, earns $ 20,000 in UFC on ESPN 12

A high-stakes puncher hit Saturday with a deep bet in the UFC on the ESPN 12 card.

According to sports business reporter Darren Rovell, an anonymous gambler made a bet of $ 37,000 to win $ 20,000 at 20-year-old UFC newcomer Kay Hansen to defeat former champion Invicta FC Jin Yu Frey at Saturday’s UFC event. at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

Hansen (7-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) defeated Frey, who was also making his UFC debut, through the arm at 2:26 of the third round of his strawweight competition. It was a close fight until the final sequence.

Hansen lost the first round after failing to bring the fight to the ground and taking solid hits from Frey. Things started to go well for Hansen in the second, as she was able to bring the fight to the ground and control the action there. In the third, Hansen knocked Frey down and was able to sink into an arm bar to get the tap.

Hansen is now on a three-fight winning streak. And he earned the accolades of a former UFC champion who also knows one or two things about bracelets:

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