Invicta Fighting Championships 25 Results: A New Bantamweight Champion Is Crowned & Livia Renata Souza In Action

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Yana Kunitskaya def. Raquel Pa’aluhi by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) to win the Invicta FC Bantamweight Title

Livia Renata Souza def. Janaisa Morandin by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Katharina Lehner def. Alexa Conners by TKO via strikes (4:21, R1)

Kali Robbins def. Sharon Jacobson by submission via arm bar (0:42, R1)

Shino VanHoose def. Alyse Anderson by split decision (29-28, 27-30, 28-29)

Sarah Kleczka def. AmberLynn Orr by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Shaianna Rincon def. Courtney King by TKO via strikes (3:41, R2)

Cheri Muraski def. Tracy Cortez by submission via guillotine choke (2:42, R2)

Jillian DeCoursey def. Ashley Medina by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)


Round By Round Recap

Ashley Medina vs. Jillian DeCoursey

Round One: The round begins with the fighters just swinging away at each other, Medina backs DeCoursey into the cage wall after landing a knee strike. DeCoursey breaks free and cracks Medina with a left hook, the fighters again swing wildly at each other before Medina holds DeCoursey against the cage wall again. The fighters separate and Medina attacks DeCoursey with leg kicks, DeCoursey nails Medina with a three punch combo followed by a kick to the midsection. DeCoursey grabs an incoming Medina and she attacks her with knee strikes, DeCoursey starts to just swing wildly against Medina. DeCoursey charges at Medina while throwing a punching combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for DeCoursey

Round Two: The round begins with Medina attacking DeCoursey with some leg kicks, DeCoursey charges at Medina while throwing a punching combination. The fighters clinch and exchange a few knee strikes, the fighters separate and the fighters take a few swings at each other. DeCoursey puts Medina against the cage wall while landing a punching combination, the fighters separate again and DeCoursey swings away at Medina. DeCoursey cracks Medina with a few front kicks as well, Medina then cracks DeCoursey with a punching combination. Medina goes back to her leg kick attack against DeCoursey, DeCoursey goes for a takedown as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for DeCoursey (Overall Score: 20-18 for DeCoursey) 

Round Three: The round begins with DeCoursey nailing Medina with punching combinations, DeCoursey scores a takedown on Medina and she immediately postures up. DeCoursey transitions to the half guard against Medina, DeCoursey starts attacking Medina with some ground and pound. DeCoursey advances to the side control position and then back control on Medina, DeCoursey goes back to attacking Medina with strikes until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for DeCoursey (Final Score: 30-27 for DeCoursey)

Official Result: Jillian DeCoursey def. Ashley Medina by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Cheri Muraski vs. Tracy Cortez

Round One: The round begins with Muraski charging at Cortez while throwing punches, Muraski clinches with Cortez and eats some knee strikes. Cortez breaks free and she attacks Muraski with multiple punches, Cortez backs Muraski against the cage wall while landing punches and knee trikes. Muraski gets free and just swings away at Cortez, Cotez catches Muraski with more knee strikes while grappling with her. Cortez also starts attacking Muraski with some leg kicks, the fighters clinch and Cortez catches Muraski with a knee strike before separating. Cortez lands a punching combination before holding Muraski against the cage wall, Cortez finally gets the takedown as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cortez

Round Two: The round begins with Muraski immediately grabbing Cortez and holding her against the cage wall, Muraski then attacks Cortez with a multiple punch combination. Cortez catches Muraski with a kick to the midsection before going for the clinch, Cortez holds Muraski against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. Muraski catches Cortez in a guillotine choke from out of nowhere to force a tap out.

Official Result: Cheri Muraski def. Tracy Cortez by submission via guillotine choke (2:42, R2)

Shaianna Rincon vs. Courtney King

Round One: The round begins with King attacking Rincon with some leg kicks, Rincon scores a takedown on King and she gets the half guard. Rincon starts attacking King with ground and pound, King wall walks back to her feet with Rincon holding onto her. King starts attacking Rincon with a few knee strikes to the midsection, Rincon backs away and swings away at King. King starts attacking Rincon with some punching combinations, Rincon scores a takedown on King and she gets the half guard. King scrambles and she gets back control on Rincon as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Rincon

Round Two: The round begins with Rincon immediately nailing King with a right, Rincon scores a takedown on King and she gets back control. Rincon transitions to the full mount against King, Rincon attacks King with a lot of ground and pound. Rincon turn up the heat with the ground and pound until the referee jump in.

Official Result: Shaianna Rincon def. Courtney King by TKO via strikes (3:41, R2)

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