When we think of the greatest undefeated streaks in MMA history, those belonging to the likes of Khabib Nurmagomedov, Fedor Emelianenko, and Anderson Silva all immediately spring to mind. However, it’s easy to forget that arguably Japan’s all-time greatest MMA fighter had one of hell of a streak of her own. That’s right, we’re referring to “Mega Megu,” Megumi Fujii.
Widely regarded as one of the greatest female fighters of all time, if not the greatest to some, Fujii won 22 fights in a row before finally tasting defeat. That loss ended up coming in the finals of Bellator’s 2010 season 3 strawweight tournament that saw a champion be crowned. Her opponent was one Zoila Frausto.
Following a weekend that featured some incredible action thanks to the women in the sport, this fight seemed like a perfect fit for the next installment of the First Fight View series. A Bellator classic and historical moment that had a debatable outcome featuring one of the sport’s most beloved figures.
Following the bout, Fujii would close out her sensational career with a 26-3 record and only lose to Jessica Aguilar in two of those three career defeats.
As for Frausto, she would move up to the flyweight division after capturing the 115-pound crown. Scoring two more victories in Bellator after the Fujii fight, she hit a rough patch before rebounding and returning to action for Combate just this past year.
This is First Fight View with Drake Riggs. The video series where we go back and watch some of MMA’s most controversial decisions … for the very first time! I will be watching the fights in their entirety and providing commentary throughout as I score the rounds as they happen. And although the majority of these bouts will likely be under the old version of the unified rules of MMA, scores under both sets of the new and old will be tallied to maximize perspective. The global ruleset is also thrown in just for a little bit of extra fun.
Check it out in the full video above.