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

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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