Aussie MMA star Bec Hyatt had the opportunity to rub shoulders with some of the top talents in female mixed martial arts at the Invicta FC 4 afterparty, as she posted a photo of herself on Jan. 10 rocking out with UFC bantamweight contender Liz Carmouche.
"Me & UFC fighter Liz Carmouche (Official) after Invicta Fighting Championships 4 :) Soooo cool to see females in the UFC," Hyatt wrote as the photo caption for the super cool Facebook pic.
Does the fact that Hyatt got the chance to hangout with female MMA legends like Carmouche and Miesha Tate mean that she herself will be heading to the UFC in the near future?
Probably not, but it shows how far she has come in the sport in such a short time.
In just two months, Hyatt went from an unknown in the United States to one of the fastest-rising stars in the women's strawweight division.
Not only was Hyatt bumped up to main event status when Claudia Gadelha went down with a broken nose, but she also became an overnight media darling.
The U.S. media was captivated by Hyatt's glowing personality, punky platinum blond hair and standup fighting style. Before she ever entered the cage with Carla Esparza at Invicta FC 4, Hyatt was featured in Sports Illustrated and several online MMA publications.
Even after losing in the Invicta FC 4 main event, Yahoo! Sports posted her face on the main section of its MMA page. "If you don't make some noise, you're just another bare bum in the shower," said Hyatt, who signed a three-fight deal with Invicta Fighting Championships in December.
Hyatt is expected to be back in action perhaps as early as Invicta FC 5, which is slated for April.