Kay Hansen has no problem with the ‘prospect’ label after UFC debut win

LAS VEGAS – Kay Hansen beat Jinh Yu Frey with a third-round submission Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN 12 in Las Vegas.

Take a look inside the fight with Hansen, who won her UFC debut and ran her winning streak to three.

Result: Kay Hansen def. Jinh Yu Frey via submission (armbar) – Round 3, 2:26
Updated records: Hansen (7-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC), Frey (9-5 MMA, 0-1 UFC)
Key stat: Hansen outstruck Frey at just 31-30, and Frey landed many more significant strikes. But Hansen had two takedowns, including one that led to the finish.

Hansen on the fight’s key moment

“I was trying to do my best to not get overwhelmed. It was an amazing experience and I’m proud to be a part of the UFC.”

Hansen on the prospect label

“I was the youngest woman to fight in Invicta, as well. So now that I’m here, it’s the same label that has stuck to me. I’m used to people saying, ‘She’s too young,’ or ‘She doesn’t have enough experience.’ I’m also used to people saying, ‘She’s a great prospect.'”

Hansen on what she wants next

“I’m just going to focus on me, listen to my team and try to get better. I have a lot of heart and determination. I’m excited to tap into the best fighter I can be.”

To hear more from Hansen, check out the video of the full post-fight interview above.

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