Loopy Godinez talks UFC Vegas 39 win & growing up in Mexico & Canada


Crazy Godinez is a savage and has been her complete life.

At age 14, Godinez and her household moved from Mexico to Canada. Whereas in Canada, Godinez labored laborious soiled jobs like cleansing bogs simply to have cash.

After years of laborious work and grinding away, Godinez ultimately discovered her expertise as knowledgeable fighter and labored her method into the largest MMA promotion.

Now final weekend at UFC Vegas 39, she acquired to rejoice her first profession UFC victory when she submitted Silvana Gomez Juarez within the opening spherical of their strawweight bout. The win was spectacular sufficient to earn Godinez a Efficiency of the Night time bonus of fifty thousand {dollars}. She was additionally aside of UFC historical past because the occasion marked the primary time within the promotions historical past that each one ladies acquired efficiency bonuses.

Following the win, Godinez flew to Georgia to go to her sister. Whereas within the Peach State, Godinez talked with MyMMANews about her spectacular efficiency, being aside of UFC historical past and dealing laborious her complete life whereas rising up in Canada.

You possibly can watch her full interview within the video above.

Simply hours after recording the interview with MyMMANews, Godinez continued to do savage issues, as she accepted a flyweight struggle on this weekend’s UFC Vegas 40 struggle card towards Luana Carolina. It was one other historic mark for Godinez she’s going to grow to be the primary particular person in UFC historical past to struggle twice in seven days. 

A full listing of fights scheduled for UFC Vegas 40 are listed beneath:
Aspen Ladd vs. Norma Dumont – Featherweight Predominant Occasion
Andrei Arlovski vs. Carlos Felipe
Jim Miller vs. Erick Gonzalez
Manon Fiorot vs. Mayra Bueno Silva
Julian Marquez vs. Jordan Wright
Andrew Sanchez vs. Bruno Silva
Danny Roberts vs. Ramazan Emeev
Crazy Godinez vs. Luana Carolina
Nate Landwehr vs. Ludovit Klein
Danaa Batgerel vs. Brandon Davis
Istela Nunes vs. Ariane Carnelossi

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