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We are LIVE in Kansas City, KS for InvictaFC 4. The main event will crown the promotions first ever 115 pound champion. The co-main event will feature a rematch between two of the top bantamweights in the world as Shayna Baszler takes on Alexis Davis.

Main Event – InvictaFC Strawweight championship - Bec Hyatt  vs Carla Esparza

Round 1

Hyatt strikes early. Esparza with the takedown snf moves to side postion. Espraza stands and gets into Hyatt’s guard. Espraza in side control. Hyatt works to her base as Esparza takes the back. She works for the choke. Hyatt defending it well. Esparza presses on the ground and Hyatt regains guard as the round ends.

10-9 Esparza

Round 2

Hyatt strikes but Esparza immediately gets the takedown. Hyatt fights up and Esparza hits another takedown. Hyatt in guard is working submissions. Hyatt caught Esparza with an upkick. Hyatt hits Espraza, who then gets a takedown. Hyatt in half guard. Espzrza with side control. Hyatt works a rubber guard. Esparza stands and works her way back into Hyatt’s guard. The round edns.

10-9 Esparza

Round 3

Esparza with a takedown. Hyatt in guard. Big John stands them up. Hyatt lands punches on Esparza and stuffs a takedown. Esparza head and arm throws Hyatt down and gets into guard.

10-9 Hyatt

Round 4

Hyatt opens up on Esparza who gets the takedown. Hyatt in guard. Esparza takes Hyatt’s back in a scramble. Esparza continues to ride. Hyatt gets into top poition and they stand. Hyatt lands some clean punches and esparza gets the head and arm takedown. Esparza in side control as the round ends.

10-9 Esparza

Round 5

Hyatt continues to land a few strikes and Esparza gets the takedown. Haytt in guard. Big John stands them up. Combo by Hyatt. Esparza gets the takedown. Hyatt gets up from guard and hits some big shots as the bell sounds.

10-9 Hyatt

Results: Carla Esparza def. Bec Hyatt by unanimous decision (50-45 all) 

Co-Main Event - Shayna Baszler vs Alexis Davis

Round 1

Both exchanging early. Baszler pulls Davis into her half guard. Davis gets into north south position  Baszler fishing for submissions and gets top control, but Davis starts to look for the armbar. Davis goes back into guard and tries for a triangle. Davis tries for an anklelock as the round ends.

10-9 Davis

Round 2

Davis using low kicks early on. They clinch, and Bazsler gets the trip takedown. Davis utilizing a high guard. Omaplata attept by Davisbut Baszler circles out. Davis ooking for the armbar and then transitions to the triangle. Looping right by Baszler. They end up standing. Baszler starts to strike but Davis catches her and Shayna drops to the ground. Davis with strikes as the round ends.

10-9 Davis

Round 3

Davis pressing forward using her jab. Davis kicks the leg and Baszler goes down. Davis takes the back and sinks the rear naked choke. Baszler is out.

Results: Alexis Davis def. Shayna Baszler by technical submission (rear naked choke) 0:58 round 3

Main Card

Leslie Smith vs Raquel Pennington

Round 1

Both try to gauge their punches as they clinch. Pennington uses her knees. Pennington moves to the back and forces the takedown. Smith works the anklelock. Pennington escapesand works her way into Smith’s guard. Pennington takes Smith’s back and works for the choke. They scamble and work their way to the feet. Smith against the fence works the gulltoine. Pennington escapes and the clinch. Pennington working the gullotine. Pennington lets it go as they break. They get back into the clinch as the bell sounds.

10-9 Pennington

Round 2

Both exchange strikes as the round begins. Pennington getting the better of the exchanges. Smith starting to use kicks and press the action with more punches. Smith starts to corner Pennington and gain the striking advantage. Pennington slips and Smith gets top control as the bell rings.

10-9 Smith

Round 3

They clinch earlywith Pennington working the whizzer. Pennington working the gulltoine. Smith escapes but Pennington presses on. They break. Smith starts to strike egging Pennington to stand and bang. Smith ends the round in a flurry of strikes.

10-9 Smith

Results:Leslie Smith def. Rocky Pennington by unanimous decision (29-28 all)

 Amanda Nunes vs Sarah D’Alelio

Round 1

Feeling out process as Nunes lands a leg kick, D’Alelio with the takedown. Nunes sits on her butt, but D’Aleio takes her down harder. Nunes on her side with D’Alelio sitting beside her. with there legs tangles. D’Aelio gets to side control. Nunes tries for an ankle by D’Aelio twists into half guard.

10-9 D’Alelio

Round 2
Nunes pressing forward. Huge double leg by D’Alelio. Nunes working rubber guard. Accidental up kick by Nunes stops the action. Doctor is called in to check D’Aleio’s jaw. Big John deducts one point from Nunes. They start back on the feet. Nunes tries to take the back standing and gets taken down. Nunes tries for a reversetriangle but D’Aleio on her n]knees in side control. Nunes works to her base, but D’Alelio gets side control.

10-8

Round 3

D’Alelio with another takedown. Nunes in half guard.  D’Alelio in side control. Nunes works her way back up and drives for a takedown. Both clinch and  D’Alelio forces the head takedown.  D’Alelio in half guard as the match ends.

10-9  D’Alelio

Results: Sarah D’Alelio def. Amanda Nunes by unanimous decision (30-26 all)

Ediane Gomes vs Hiroko Yamanaka

Round 1

Gomes trying to be aggressive early on. Gomes with a takedown and takes the back. Hiroko turns and India goes for the armbar. Gomes loses it and Yamanaka gets on top in Gomes’s guard. Hiroko gets some shots in. The ref stands them up. Gomes trying to swing for the fences but Hiroko not having any of it. Round ends.

10-9 Hiroko

Round 2

Right lands for Yamanaka. Gomes pressing forward. Gomes finally catches up to Yamanaka and lands some hard shots. Yamanaka pulls away again. Nice overhand right by Yamanka. The round ends.

10-9 Gomes

Round 3

Yamaka circling away but is more effective with her strikes. They start to trade. Yamanaka more accurate on the strike and pushes forward. Gomes takes Yamanaka down. Yamanka works her way back up and Gomes takes her down again. Gomes in mount as the round ends.

10-9 Yamanaka

Results: Ediane Gomes def. Hiroko Yamanaka by Unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Joanne Calderwood vs Livia von Plettenberg

Round 1

Calderwood test her distance with kicks. They clinch and Calderwood grazes Plannenberg with a kick to the head. Livia tries for a takedown but Calderwood defending. Calderwood turns the tables and lands some knees. Plattenberg trying to the takedown again but Calderwood defends. Calderwood gets the takedown stands as the round ends.

10-9 Calderwood

Round 2

Calderwood pushes forwards and continues with the knees. Plattenberg clinches and presses Calderwood against the fence. Calderwood works her way to Plattenbergs back. They break. Plattenberg tries to land some strikes but Clderwood works the knees, with some punches as well. Plattenberg grabs for a single leg takedown but Calderwood defends and they clinch. They break. E;bow by Calderwood. A succession of knees and several punches by Calderwood ends the round.

10-9 Calderwood

Round 3

Back elbow by Calderwood early on in the round. Knee by Calderwood as she stalks Plattenberg. Head kick graces Plattenberg. Push kick by Calderwood. Knees in close quarters by Calderwood. Super woman punch by Calderwood drops Plattenberg. Calderwood lets her up. Front kick followed by a knee and Plattenberg still up. Calderwood throws everything bu Plattenberg won’t go down as the bell rings.

10-8 Calderwood

Results: Joanne Calderwood def. Livia von Plattenberg by decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26) 

Preliminary Bouts

Stephanie Frausto vs Cassie Rodish

Round 1

Both coming out fast and furious testing their distance. They clinch and Frausto with a hip toss into side control. Rodish gets the half guard. Frausto trying to clear the leg. Rodish tries for an anklelock, but Frausto spins and gets top position. They stand and Rodish catches a kick and gets the takedown. Rodish works from Frausto’s side. Frausto takes top as the round ends.

10-9 Frausto

Round 2

Both in a feel out process. They clinch with Rodish muscling Frausto to the cage. Knees by Rodish. They clinch. Rodish muscles Frausto down. Frausto tries for an armbar, but ends up turtling with Rodish on top.Rodish takes the back tries for the rear naked choke.Frausto rolls to half guard. Rodish clears to side control. Frausto tries to armbar and gets back into turtle postion. Rodish on top as the round ends.

10-9 Rodish

Round 3

Rodish  more aggressive with her strikingFrausto with a takedown but Rodish immediate works for the armbar. Rodish gets mount and ground and pounds. Big John stops it.

Results: Cassie Rodish def. Stephanie Frausto by TKO (ground and pound) 1:04 round 3

Tamikka Brents vs Amanda Bell

Round 1

Brents with the early takedown. Bell with some striking in the guard.Brents tries for an ankle lock. They scamble and Bell winds up in guard. Brents stays in half guard until the bell.

10-9 Brents

Round 2

Big takedown by Brents to open the round. Brents on top in Bell’s guard. Brents lands some shots. After a minute, they stand up. Bell starts to slug it out with Brents and Brents gets another takedown. Brents in side control. Bell rolls and takes Brent’s back. The round ends.

10-9 Brents

Round 3

Bell the aggresser landing shots on Brents. They clinch. They slud it out against the fence with Bell getting the upper hand. They clinch again. Big John breaks them up. Bell land some shots and they clinch again. Bell ands some strikes as the separate as the round ends.

10-9 Bell

Results: Tammika Brents def. Amanda Bell by unanimous decision (29-28 all) 

Liz McCarthy vs Jodie Esquibel

Round 1

Both fighers gaging distance early. Esquibel hits a one-two. Esquibel the aggresser manding more shots. Esquibel misses a head kick. Clean chin shot to McCarth. McCarth gets a takedown and works her way into side control. McCarth tries mount but Esquibel escapes to her feet. Jodie boxes it out until the bell.

10-9 Esquibel

Round 2

Esquibel still out boxing McCarty. McCarty tries to clinch but Esquibel avoids.McCarty starts to strike back and make it a brawl. Back and forth with the both moving forward and back.McCarthy pushing forward more and landing some shots. Combo with a kick by McCarty. McCarty pressed Esquibel against the cage as the bell ring.

10-9 McCarthy

Round 3

MCarthy pressing forward making it a brawl. Tries for the takedown but Esquibel stuffs. Push kick by Esquible momentarily knocks McCarthy down but she is back up quick. MCarthy backs up Esquibel in tho the cage. Esquibel working the knees. Esquibel doing a great job of counter striking. McCarthy tries for the takedown but it’s defended. McCarty takes the back standing and sinks in a rear naked choke. Esquibel defends. The round ends.

10-9 McCarthy

Results: Jodie Esquibel def. Liz McCarthy by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

Emily Kagan vs Rose Namajunas

Round 1

Both start off fast with flurry of strikes. They clinch. Namajunas tries for the trip takedown, but Kgana takes the back. Namajunas takes guard then tries for a triangle choke. Small slam by Kagan but Namajunas hangs on. Na,majnunas then tries for an armbar, then a kimura. Kagan takes side control. The get back on their feet and are in the clinch. Kagan tries for the takedown but Namajunas takes the back. Kagan escapes out the back door and gets a single leg takedown. Namamjunas works her way back up and gets a taekdown. Namajunas on top as the bell rings.

10-9 Namajunas

Round 2

Feel out process before they clinch and Kagan gets the takedown. Namajunas trying for the belly down armbar. She lets go and they stand up in the clinch. Takedown by Namajunas. Kagan works her way back to her feet and has a single leg. Gets the sweep takedown. Namajunas takes the back. Kagan works back to her feet. Kagan hanging onto a single again and gets the take down. Namajunas in guard as the round ends.

10-9 Namajunas

Round 3

Feeling out process again on the feet. Namajunas working some kicks. Kagan tries for a takedown, but Namajunas takes the back standing. War in the clinch as they break and clinch again. Namajunas takes the back standing and sinks in the rear naked choke. Kagan taps.

Results: Rose Namajunas def. Emily Kagan by submission (rear naked choke) 3:44  round 3

Tecia Torres vs Paige VanZant

Round 1

Torres working the push kick. They clinch for a bit and break. Torres with several combos hurting VanZant. Back to the clinch. Torres get a couple of shots in until they break. Torres hits another combo and some elbows. Torres keeps pushing forward, land some clean shots. VanZant takes it to the clinch. Torres has the waste from the back before the round ends.

10-9 Torres

Round 2

Torres with a combo, but VanZant pushes back. VanZant tries to the head takedown but Torres takes the back. Torres working for the choke. It’s in tight but VanZant is fighting for ever inch. VanZant gets out, but Torres tries for the armbar. VanZant gets up and tries to get into Torres’s guard. Torres stands up and lands some strike as the round ends.

10-9 Torres

Round 3

The two exchange with Tirres hitting a high knee. They clinch. VanZant with a head throw. Torres works her way by up with up kicks. Pce slows as Torres hits combos and backs off. Vanzant tries for a head takedown again. Torres gets top position and lets VanZant up. One two by Torres. The clinch as the round ends.

10-9 Torres

Results: Tecia Torres def. Paige VanZant by unanimous decision (30-27 all) 

Katalina Malungahu vs Veronica Rothenhausler

Round 1

Rothenhausler looking for the KO punch early. She looks for her shot and gets her third first round KO in a row.

Results:  Veronica Rothenhausler def. Katalina Malungahu by KO 1:12 round 

Laura Sanko vs Cassie Robb

Round 1

Nice uppercut by Sanko, who immediately tries for a guillotine. Knee by Sanko and they break. Sank charges, but Robb gets her against the cage and gets the takedown.Sanko works her guard and works her way back up to standing. Robb again with a trip takedown. Sanko tries to reverse haly guard and gets mounted. Robb takes the back then is back in half guard. They stand and another takedown by Robb. Sanko tries for an armbar, but lets it go. Sanko back in guard as the round ends.

10-9 Robb

Round 2

Sanko takes downn Robb and gets side control. Sanko takes mount and locks in the rear naked choke.

Results: Laura Sanko def. Cassie Robb by submission (rear naked choke) 1:07 round 2 

 

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