Invicta FC 39 Results: Ashley Cummins vs. Jinh Yu Frey II, Plus Miranda Maverick vs. Pearl Gonzalez

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Invicta FC Atomweight Championship
(Note: Only Ashley Cummins can win the title since Jinh Yu Frey missed weight for the bout.)

Jinh Yu Frey def. Ashley Cummins by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47)

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Miranda Maverick def. Pearl Gonzalez by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

Alesha Zappitella def. Kelly D’Angelo by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Erin Blanchfield def. Victoria Leonardo by KO via head kick (2:06, R2)

Jillian DeCoursey def. Linda Mihalec by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Monica Franco def. Kristina Pettigrew by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)


Kristina Pettigrew vs. Monica Franco

Round One: The round begins with Pettigrew charging at Franco and Franco lands a combo, Pettigrew grabs Franco and she gets her against the cage wall. The fighters separate and swing away at each other, Pettigrew scores a takedown on Franco and she gets back control. Pettigrew rolls for an arm bar and Franco escapes to get the fight standing again, Pettigrew grabs Franco and she gets her back against the cage wall. The fighters separate and they swing away at each other for a short time, Pettigrew gets Franco back against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Pettigrew

Round Two: The round begins with Pettigrew charging at Franco as they swing away at each other, Franco lands some counter strikes against a swinging Pettigrew. Pettigrew comes forward and she hits Franco with a two punch combination, Franco attacks Pettigrew with some leg kicks and Pettigrew responds with some of her own. Franco comes forward and she kicks Pettigrew in the midsection, Pettigrew goes for a takedown and Franco defends against it. Franco hits a kicking Pettigrew with a counter left hook, Franco falls on a spinning kick attempt and Pettigrew gets top control as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Franco attacking Pettigrew with a three punch combination, Pettigrew grabs Franco and she gets her against the cage wall. Franco looks for a standing rear naked choke and Pettigrew defends, Franco then attacks Pettigrew with a bunch of hammer fists to defend against the takedown. Franco attacks Pettigrew with a ton of strikes while being held against the cage wall, the fighters exchange some strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Franco (Final Score: 29-28 for Franco)

Official Result: Monica Franco def. Kristina Pettigrew by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

Jillian DeCoursey vs. Linda Mihalec

Round One: The round begins with the fighters getting into a brief exchange, Mihalec grabs DeCoursey and she gets her against the cage wall. DeCoursey spins Mihalec into the cage wall before scoring a takedown on her, DeCoursey attacks Mihalec with some ground and pound. Mihalec scrambles to her feet before scoring a takedown on DeCoursey, DeCoursey rolls for a kimura and she uses it to sweep Mihalec and get top control. Mihalec scrambles to her feet and she gets DeCoursey against the cage wall, the fighters exchange some knee strikes while in the clinch. DeCoursey scores another takedown on Mihalec and she gets the half guard, DeCoursey attacks Mihalec with some ground and pound until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for DeCoursey

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters exchanging a few combinations, DeCoursey cracks an incoming Mihalec with a few rights. Mihalec nails a swinging DeCoursey with an overhand right followed by a left, Mihalec grabs DeCoursey and she gets her against the cage wall. DeCoursey spins Mihalec into the cage wall while exchanging strikes, the fighters separate and DeCoursey scores a takedown on a kicking Mihalec. Mihalec rolls for a knee bar and DeCoursey defends while gaining the half guard, Mihalec gets DeCoursey in her full guard while eating some strikes. DeCoursey keeps top control as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Mihalec getting DeCoursey against the cage wall as they exchange strikes, the fighters separate and DeCoursey cracks Mihalec with an uppercut followed by body kicks. Mihalec gets DeCoursey back against the cage wall while eating some knee strikes, Mihalec gets DeCoursey to the ground and DeCoursey scrambles to get top control. DeCoursey attacks Mihalec with some ground and pound, DeCoursey gains side control while landing a few more strikes. Mihalec scrambles and she gets top control against DeCoursey, Mihalec gains the full mount and DeCoursey quickly sweeps her to get top control. Mihalec scrambles and the fighters exchange strikes until the round ends.

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

Official Result: Jillian DeCoursey def. Linda Mihalec by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Erin Blanchfield vs. Victoria Leonardo

Round One: The round begins with Leonardo attacking Blanchfield with a few combinations, Blanchfield starts attacking Leonardo with some leg kicks. Blanchfield and Leonardo get into a few striking exchanges, Blanchfield grabs Leonardo and she gets her against the cage wall. The fighters separate and take some swings at each other, Blanchfield levels Leonardo with a head kick and she gets top control on the ground. Blanchfield gets back control while nailing Leonardo with strikes, Blanchfield attacks Leonardo with ground and pound. Leonardo scrambles and she gets Blanchfield in the half guard, Blanchfield returns to side control while nailing Leonardo with more strikes. Blanchfield gets Leonardo in a d’arce choke and Leonardo scrambles to her feet to get free, Leonardo holds Blanchfield against the cage wall while landing strikes. The fighters separate and Blanchfield throws another head kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Blanchfield

Round Two: The round begins with Blanchfield attacking Leonardo with a head kick followed by a multiple punch combination, Blanchfield and Leonardo clinch near the cage wall. Leonardo hits Blanchfield with a combination as they separate, Leonardo grabs Blanchfield and she gets her against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Leonardo swings away at Blanchfield, Blanchfield drops Leonardo with a head kick and lands a few more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Erin Blanchfield def. Victoria Leonardo by KO via head kick (2:06, R2)

Alesha Zappitella vs. Kelly D’Angelo

Round One: The round begins with D’Angelo attacking Zappitella with a few combinations, Zappitella responds by taking a few swings of her own. Zappitella charges at D’Angelo with landing a looping right, Zappitella continues charging at D’Angelo while swinging away at her. D’Angelo starts attacking Zappitella with some leg kicks, Zappitella grabs D’Angelo while looking for a takedown. The fighters separate and Zappitella continues swinging away at D’Angelo, the fighters clinch as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Zappitella

Round Two: The round begins with D’Angelo nailing a swinging Zappitella with a counter right, Zappitella scores a takedown on D’Angelo and she gets the half guard. D’Angelo quickly gets Zappitella in her full guard, Zappitella gains the side control position against D’Angelo and D’Angelo gets her right back in the half guard. Zappitella attacks D’Angelo with some ground and pound, D’Angelo scrambles to her feet and the fighters swing away at each other. D’Angelo nails a swinging Zappitella with a counter strike combination, Zappitella attacks D’Angelo with overhand rights as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with D’Angelo attacking Zappitella with leg kicks, Zappitella scores a takedown on a kicking D’Angelo. Zappitella postures up and D’Angelo gets up a few moments later, the fighters take turns swinging away at each other. D’Angelo throws a high kick and Zappitella blocks it, D’Angelo connects with some jabs against Zappitella. Zappitella cracks an incoming D’Angelo with a left hook, Zappitella and D’Angelo exchange some jabs. Zappitella and D’Angelo exchange some rights to the head, Zappitella looks for a takedown and D’Angelo defends before landing a knee strike. The fighters take a few more swings at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for D’Angelo (Final Score: 29-28 for Zappitella)

Official Result: Alesha Zappitella def. Kelly D’Angelo by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Pearl Gonzalez vs. Miranda Maverick

Round One: The round begins with Gonzalez and Maverick exchanging some kicks, Maverick pops Gonzalez with a straight left before eating a body kick. Maverick then hits Gonzalez with a superman punch before scoring a takedown, Maverick transitions to side control on Gonzalez. Maverick transitions to back control against Gonzalez, Maverick attacks Gonzalez with some ground and pound. Gonzalez scrambles and she gets top control against Maverick, Gonzalez attacks Maverick with some ground and pound. Maverick scrambles and she gets top control on Gonzalez as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Maverick

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some leg kicks, Gonzalez scores a takedown on Maverick and she gets the half guard. Maverick scrambles and she gets Gonzalez in her full guard, Maverick rolls for a few submission and Gonzalez escapes as both fighters get back to their feet. Maverick grabs Gonzalez and she gets her up against the cage wall, Gonzalez scores another takedown on Maverick and she gets the open guard. Maverick scrambles to her feet and Gonzalez gets her against the cage wall, Maverick spins Gonzalez while landing a few knee strikes. Maverick scores a takedown on Gonzalez and she gets her in the seated position, Maverick gains the full mount while nailing Gonzalez with ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters taking some swings at each other, Maverick nails Gonzalez with a body kick followed by a left. Gonzalez nails Maverick with a spinning back fist, Maverick grabs Gonzalez and she gets her against the cage wall. Maverick scores a takedown on Gonzalez and she gets the open guard, Maverick transitions to side control against Gonzalez. Maverick postures up after attacking Gonzalez with some ground and pound, Gonzalez gets up and Maverick gets her back against the cage wall. Maverick scores another takedown on Gonzalez and she gets the half guard, Maverick transitions to back control against Gonzalez. Maverick goes back to attacking Gonzalez with ground and pound until the round ends.

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

Official Result: Miranda Maverick def. Pearl Gonzalez by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

Invicta FC Atomweight Championship
Jinh Yu Frey vs. Ashley Cummins

Round One: The round begins with Frey attacking Cummins with some leg kicks, Frey and Cummins get into a few striking exchanges. Cummins backs Frey into the cage wall while landing a few knee strikes, Frey nails Cummins with a left as they separate. Frey then nails Cummins with a kick to the midsection, Cummins again backs Frey into the cage wall. The fighters separate and Frey picks apart Cummins from the outside, Frey again nails Cummins with a kick to the midsection. Cummins continuously comes forward while taking some swings at Frey, Frey also nails Cummins with more kicks to the midsection. Cummins nails Frey with a right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Frey

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters getting into a striking exchange, Frey grabs Cummins and gets her against the cage wall. The fighters separate and take some swings at each other, Frey nails Cummins with a kick to the midsection. Frey also starts attacking Cummins with some leg kicks, Cummins comes forward and she lights up Frey with a few combinations. Frey nails a swinging Cummins with a few counter lefts, Frey grabs Cummins and she gets her against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Cummins nails Frey with a few rights, Frey drops Cummins with a combo and Frey gets her against the cage wall when she stands up. The fighters separate and throw a few strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Cummins attacking Frey with some leg kicks, Frey cracks a swinging Cummins with a counter left. Cummins charges at Frey while swinging away at her, Cummins gets Frey against the cage wall while landing a few knee strikes. Frey nails Cummins with an elbow strike as they separate, Frey nails Cummins with a body kick followed by a left. Cummins continues backing up Frey while swinging away at her, Cummins gets Frey against the cage wall while landing some knee strikes and rights. Cummins separates from Frey after landing a right, Frey nails Cummins with another kick to the midsection. Frey eats a right before nailing Cummins with some lefts as the round ends.

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

Round Four: The round begins with Frey attacking Cummins with some leg kicks, Cummins comes forward and takes some swings at Frey. Frey nails a swinging Cummins with a counter left hook, Cummins continues backing up Frey while swinging away at her. Frey responds by attacking Cummins with some lefts, Cummins grabs Frey and gets her up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Frey attacks Cummins with some combinations, the fighters continue swinging at each other until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Frey (Overall Score: 39-37 for Frey)

Round Five: The round begins with Frey throwing a few kicks at Cummins, Cummins comes forward and she takes some swings at Frey. Frey attacks a backing Cummins with a punching combination, Cummins responds with a few combos of her own. Cummins looks for a takedown and Frey defends against it, Frey starts attacking Cummins with some leg kicks. Frey barely misses a head kick attempt against Cummins, Cummins cracks Frey with a short right. The fighters exchange a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Frey (Final Score: 49-46 for Frey)

Official Result: Jinh Yu Frey def. Ashley Cummins by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47)

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