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article imageDirector George Lucas's daughter Amanda is now rising MMA star

By Leo Reyes     Dec 17, 2011 in Sports
Amanda Lucas, daughter of Star Wars director George Lucas is seriously pursuing a career in mixed martial arts (MMA) after her impressive first round win over Japanese Mika Harigai in the DEEP - Cage Impact 2011 in Tokyo, Japan last Oct.29
Prior to he conquest of Harigai, Lucas has won over another Japanese MMA Japanese veteran Hikaru Shinohara via Technical Submission (Armbar) last August 26 in Tokyo Japan.
But Lucas latest victory over Harigai has given her a big career boost as MMA fans have noticed her talent and skill in MMA.
In 2009, she fought and won over Christen Bedwel via a unanimous decision in Freestyle Cage Fighting 37 in Tulsa Oklahoma.
Lucas, who debuted with a loss to Nicole Kavanaugh in New Zealand three years ago, has now a 3-1 record in her rising MMA career.
The 31-year-old Lucas, who is fighting out of Gilbert Melendez’s Skrap Pack, has appeared in her father's masterpiece Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. (1999) She was credited as Tyger, the voice of Tey How, the alien controller in the droid control ship.
The rising MMA fighter, who is known as "Powerhouse" and fighting out of San Franciso, California, was adopted as an infant by George Lucas and Marcia Lucas during their marriage, after George was revealed by testing to be sterile.
MMA fans await Lucas next fight which has yet to be announced by her handlers.
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