Invicta FC 26 Results: Jennifer Maia vs. Agnieszka Niedzwiedz Headlines, Mackenzie Dern Debuts & UFC Vet Milana Dudieva Competes

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Jennifer Maia def. Agnieszka Niedzwiedz by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) to retain the Invicta FC Flyweight Title

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Mackenzie Dern def. Kaline Medeiros by submission via arm bar (4:45, R3)

Janaisa Morandin def. Kinberly Novaes by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Vanessa Porto def. Milana Dudieva by TKO via strikes (3:02, R3)

Virna Jandiroba def. Amy Montenegro by submission via arm bar (2:50, R1)

Amber Brown def. Tessa Simpson by submission via arm bar (0:50, R1)

Karina Rodriguez def. Christine Ferea by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Kay Hansen def. Emilee Prince by submission via arm bar (1:23, R1)


Kay Hansen vs. Emilee Prince

Round One: The round begins with Hansen coming forward and swinging away at Prince, Hansen scores a takedown on Prince and she gets side control. Prince scrambles to her feet and Hansen drags her back to the ground, Hansen gains the full mount against Prince. Hansen goes for the arm bar and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Kay Hansen def. Emilee Prince by submission via arm bar (1:23, R1)

Christine Ferea vs. Karina Rodriguez

Round One: The round begins with Ferea attacking Rodriguez with some kicks, Rodriguez nails Ferea with a few punches followed by a kick to the midsection. Ferea starts catching Rodriguez with a lot of leg kicks, the fighters clinch and Ferea lands a few knee strikes. Rodriguez starts winning the knee strike battle against Ferea, the fighters separate and Rodriguez attacks Ferea with a few kicks. Ferea continues attacking Rodriguez with a variety of kicks, Rodriguez causes Ferea to stumble after landing a right. Ferea pops a kicking Rodriguez with a counter right, Ferea looks for a takedown as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Rodriguez

Round Two: The round begins with Ferea attacking Rodriguez with some leg kicks, Rodriguez responds by kicking Ferea in the midsection. The fighters take turns attacking each other with punching combinations, Rodriguez charges forward and swings wildly at Ferea. Ferea then nails Rodriguez with a right to the midsection, Rodriguez jabs away at Ferea to keep her at a distance. Rodriguez comes forward and attacks Ferea with some high kicks as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Rodriguez attacking Ferea with a punching combination, Rodriguez also starts catching Ferea with leg kicks. Ferea backs up while swinging away at Rodriguez, Rodriguez backs up Ferea further by landing a right. Ferea starts catching Rodriguez with some leg kicks of her own, Rodriguez goes back to attacking Ferea with some high kicks. Ferea then attacks Rodriguez with a spinning back fist that gets blocked, Rodriguez goes for a front kick and Ferea counters with her own striking combination. Rodriguez catches a swinging Ferea with an uppercut followed by a body kick, Ferea catches a swinging Rodriguez with a counter right. The fighters clinch and exchange a lot of strikes as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Karina Rodriguez def. Christine Ferea by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Amber Brown vs. Tessa Simpson

Round One: The round begins with Brown scoring a takedown on Simpson, Simpson scrambles to get top position and Brown catches her in an arm bar and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Amber Brown def. Tessa Simpson by submission via arm bar (0:50, R1)

Amy Montenegro vs. Virna Jandiroba

Round One: The round begins with Jandiroba attempting a high kick against Montenegro, Jandiroba also nails the midsection on Montenegro with some kicks. Jandiroba starts catching Montenegro with some rights, Jandiroba scores a takedown on Montenegro and she gets side control. Jandiroba transitions to the full mount against Montenegro, Jandiroba goes for the arm bar and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Virna Jandiroba def. Amy Montenegro by submission via arm bar (2:50, R1)

Vanessa Porto vs. Milana Dudieva

Round One: The round begins with Porto attacking Dudieva with some leg kicks, Dudieva responds by catching Porto with a right. Dudieva catches Porto with some leg kicks of her own, Dudieva starts jabbing away at Porto to keep her at bay. Dudieva nails Porto with a punching combo followed by a knee strike, Dudieva scores a takedown on Porto and she gets side control. Dudieva starts attacking Porto with some ground and pound, Porto scrambles to her feet and Dudieva gets back control when they go back to the ground. Dudieva goes back to attacking Porto with ground and pound, Dudieva goes for a rear naked choke and Porto escapes to get top position. Porto goes for an arm triangle choke as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Dudieva

Round Two: The round begins with Porto attacking Dudieva with some leg kicks, Porto lands a right followed by a body kick to Dudieva. Dudieva cracks a swinging Porto with a counter right, Dudieva comes forward and she swings away at Porto. Porto accidentally pokes Dudieva in the eye and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Porto kicking away at Dudieva. Porto catches an incoming Dudieva with a short right, Dudieva cracks Porto with a right cross followed by a kick. Porto continues attacks Dudieva with a variety of kicks, Dudieva gets standing back control on Porto as she gets her near the cage wall. Porto nails Dudieva with an elbow strike as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Porto (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Porto nailing Dudieva with a few front kicks and a right, Porto keeps Dudieva against the cage wall while throwing strikes. Porto also attacks Dudieva with some high kicks as well, Porto also jabs away at Dudieva to keep her at a distance. Porto also starts catching Dudieva with some leg kicks, Porto drops Dudieva with a left to the midsection and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Vanessa Porto def. Milana Dudieva by TKO via strikes (3:02, R3)

Kinberly Novaes vs. Janaisa Morandin

Round One: The round begins with Novaes attacking Morandin with some leg kicks, the fighters clinch and battle for position along the cage wall. The fighters exchange some knee strikes while in the clinch, Novaes lands a two strike combo as the fighters separate. Morandin charges at Novaes while throwing a punching combination, the fighters clinch again along the cage wall. The fighters attack each other with knee strikes again while in the clinch, Morandin breaks free and swings away at Novaes. The fighters swing away at each other before clinching again, Morandin cracks Novaes with a left as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Morandin

Round Two: The round begins with Morandin charging at Novaes while landing some lefts, Morandin holds Novaes against the cage wall while landing strikes. Morandin separates before nailing Novaes with a front kick to the face, Novaes recovers and she swings away at Morandin. Morandin grabs Novaes and she holds her against the cage wall, Morandin starts nailing Novaes with some elbow strikes. The fighters have a brief striking exchange before clinching again and the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Novaes popping Morandin with a left, Morandin swings away at Novaes while also landing leg kicks. Morandin comes forward and she cracks Novaes with a right, Morandin keeps Novaes at bay by throwing some jabs. Morandin also catches Novaes with a knee strike to the midsection, the fighters exchange some kicks near the cage wall. Morandin grabs Novaes and she holds her against the cage wall, the fighters separate and swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Janaisa Morandin def. Kinberly Novaes by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Mackenzie Dern vs. Kaline Medeiros

Round One: The round begins with Medeiros attacking Dern with some leg kicks, Dern comes forward and swings away at Medeiros. Dern then catches a backing Medeiros with a head kick, Medeiros scores a takedown and she lets Dern get back up. Medeiros follows that up by cracking Dern with an overhand right, the fighters clinch and Medeiros lands a few rights. Dern then cracks Medeiros with an overhand right, Dern charges at Medeiros and she just swings away at her. The fighters clinch and exchange some knee strikes, the fighters separate and Dern charges at Medeiros while swinging wildly. Dern goes for the takedown and Medeiros gets her against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Dern

Round Two: The round begins with Medeiros cracking Dern with a right, Medeiros then cracks Dern with some leg kicks. Dern comes forward and swings wildly at Medeiros, Dern comes forward and she attacks Medeiros with leg kicks. Medeiros grabs Dern and she holds her against the cage wall, Medeiros lands a right on Dern as they separate. Medeiros then cracks a kicking Dern with a counter right hook, Medeiros grabs a swinging Dern and she puts her against the cage wall. Medeiros scores a takedown and Dern rolls to get top position, Dern quickly transitions to full mount on Medeiros. Dern attacks Medeiros with ground and pound before getting back control, Dern nails Medeiros with more strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Medeiros scoring a takedown on Dern and she allows her to get back up, Dern charges forward and swings away at Medeiros. Medeiros grabs Dern and she holds her against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Medeiros jabs away at Dern. Dern continues coming forward and swinging away at Medeiros, Medeiros grabs Dern and she gets her against the cage wall again. Dern scores a takedown on Medeiros and she gets the full mount, Dern rolls for the arm bar and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Mackenzie Dern def. Kaline Medeiros by submission via arm bar (4:45, R3)

Invicta FC Flyweight Title Fight: Jennifer Maia (Champion) vs. Agnieszka Niedzwiedz

Round One: The round begins with Niedzwiedz attempting some front kicks against Maia, Maia backs up Niedzwiedz with a right. Maia starts nailing Niedzwiedz with some punching combinations, Niedzwiedz backs up Maia with a few kick attempts. Maia nails Niedzwiedz with a right before putting her against the cage wall, Maia nails Niedzwiedz with some knee strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and they also swing away at each other, Niedzwiedz drops a kicking Maia with a right before getting top position on the ground. Niedzwiedz goes to the half guard on Maia as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Maia

Round Two: The round begins with Niedzwiedz destroying Maia with a multiple punch combination, Maia grabs Niedzwiedz and she holds her against the cage wall. Niedzwiedz cracks Maia with a knee strike while in the clinch, Maia separates and she swings away at Niedzwiedz. Niedzwiedz then nails Maia with a kick to the midsection, Niedzwiedz looks for a takedown before cracking Maia with a right. Maia starts attacking Niedzwiedz with punching combos of her own, Niedzwiedz grabs Maia and she holds her against the cage wall. Maia spins Niedzwiedz into the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Niedzwiedz (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters both popping each other with rights, Niedzwiedz comes forward and swings away at Maia. Maia cracks Niedzwiedz with a punching combo of her own, Niedzwiedz scores a takedown on Maia and she gets the half guard. Maia eventually gets Niedzwiedz in her full guard, Maia scrambles to her feet to get the fight standing again. Maia grabs Niedzwiedz and she holds her against the cage wall until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Niedzwiedz (Overall Score: 29-28 for Niedzwiedz)

Round Four: The round begins with Niedzwiedz attacking Maia with some leg kicks, Maia swings away at Niedzwiedz before putting her against the cage wall. Niedzwiedz and Maia attack each other with a few strikes while in the clinch, Maia attacks Niedzwiedz with knee strikes while in the clinch. Niedzwiedz cracks Maia with a standing elbow strike to the head, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Maia (Overall Score: 38-38 for Draw)

Round Five: The round begins with Maia cracking Niedzwiedz with a left, Maia comes forward and swings away at Niedzwiedz. Niedzwiedz starts coming forward and swinging at Maia, Niedzwiedz starts hunting for the takedown against Maia. Maia starts peppering Niedzwiedz with jabs to keep her at bay, Maia backs up Niedzwiedz with a front kick attempt. Maia eats a left as as she swings away at Niedzwiedz, Maia nails Niedzwiedz with an uppercut as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Maia (Final Score: 48-47 for Maia)

Official Result: Jennifer Maia def. Agnieszka Niedzwiedz by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) to retain the Invicta FC Flyweight Title

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