French Canadian striker Valérie “Trouble” Létourneau overcame an eye injury and picked up her first Octagon win tonight at UFC 174: “Johnson vs Bagautinov” in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Létourneau narrowly edged out fellow late replacement Elizabeth Phillips in a bantamweight bout.
Létourneau and Phillips each stepped in to compete at UFC 174 on very short notice, but both put on solid showings in their respective UFC debuts. Phillips began to slow down in rounds two and three and Létourneau took advantage by landing crisp combinations en route to a Split Decision win.
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