Russian MMA champion, Anastasia Yankova, 25, took to social media to share a photo of her bruised face following her latest triumph in the ring. She captioned the picture:
'This is MMA, babe. Had an elbow dance with my girlfriend... now I look like a beggar at a railway station. This is how I will look for the next couple of days.'
She defeated Veta Artega in the Bellator 161 Fighting Championships with her victory making her an undefeated champion in her field. See photos of her before the match after the cut.