Invicta FC 43 Results: Kayla Harrison Debuts, Plus Stephanie Geltmacher Gets A Highlight Reel KO!

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Kayla Harrison def. Courtney King by TKO via strikes (4:48, R2)

Stephanie Geltmacher def. Caitlin Sammons by KO via punch (4:28, R1)

Hope Chase def. Brittney Cloudy by submission via rear naked choke (4:37, R2)

Meaghan Penning def. Alexa Culp by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Juliana Miller def. Kendal Holowell by submission via arm bar (2:49, R1)


Kayla Harrison vs. Courtney King

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some leg kicks, Harrison cracks King with a kick to the midsection. Harrison grabs King and she gets her up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and King lands some leg kicks on Harrison. Harrison scores a takedown on King and she lands strikes while in her full guard, Harrison attacks King with ground and pound. Harrison gains the half guard and then the full mount on King, Harrison attacks King with more ground and pound. Harrison rolls for an arm bar and King defends against it until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Harrison

Round Two: The round begins with King taking some swings at Harrison, Harrison grabs King and she gets her up against the cage wall. Harrison scores a takedown on King and she gets the full guard, Harrison starts attacking King with some ground and pound. The referee stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with the fighters swinging away at each other. Harrison scores another takedown on King and she gets the full guard, Harrison advances to side control on King while landing some strikes. Harrison transitions to the full mount on King while landing a few strikes, Harrison gets King in the crucifix position and she lands a ton of unanswered strikes on King until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Kayla Harrison def. Courtney King by TKO via strikes (4:48, R2)

Stephanie Geltmacher vs. Caitlin Sammons

Round One: The round begins with Geltmacher attacking Sammons with some leg kicks, Geltmacher scores a takedown on Sammons and Sammons gets up while eating strikes. Geltmacher holds Sammons against the cage wall while landing a few strikes, Geltmacher also attacks Sammons with knee strikes to her legs. Sammons spins and she gets Geltmacher against the cage wall, Geltmacher spins Sammons back into the cage wall while landing more strikes. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Geltmacher dropping Sammons with an overhand right and she lands a few follow up strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Stephanie Geltmacher def. Caitlin Sammons by KO via punch (4:28, R1)

Brittney Cloudy vs. Hope Chase

Round One: The round begins with Cloudy attacking Chase with some leg kicks, Chase looks for counter rights on a swinging Cloudy. Chase charges at Cloudy while swinging wildly at her, Cloudy backs Chase into the cage wall while landing some strikes. Chase gets free and she cracks Cloudy with a multiple punch combination, Chase grabs Cloudy and she gets her up against the cage wall. Chase scores a takedown on Cloudy and she gets the open guard, Chase goes for a cartwheel pass and Cloudy gets back to her feet. Cloudy pops a kicking Chase with a counter right, Chase grabs Cloudy and she gets her back up against the cage wall. Chase attacks Cloudy with a spinning elbow strike before getting her back against the cage wall, the fighters stay clinched as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Chase

Round Two: The round begins with Cloudy landing a few shots on a kicking Chase, Chase backs Cloudy into the cage wall while swinging wildly at her. Chase looks for a takedown and Cloudy defends before getting back control on the ground, Cloudy attacks Chase with some ground and pound. Chase spins at the right time and she gets top control on Cloudy, Chase maces the legs of Cloudy while keeping her in a seated position. Chase lands a few strikes on Cloudy before getting back control on her, Chase locks in a rear naked choke on Cloudy and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Hope Chase def. Brittney Cloudy by submission via rear naked choke (4:37, R2)

Alexa Culp vs. Meaghan Penning

Round One: The round begins with Culp and Penning having a wild striking exchange, the fighters clinch and exchange some more strikes. Penning grabs Culp and she gets her up against the cage wall, the fighters continue exchanging strikes while near the cage wall. Culp nails Penning with multiple knee strikes to the midsection, Culp catches Penning in a standing guillotine choke and she releases it before nailing Penning with a multiple punch combination. Culp grabs Penning and she gets her up against the cage wall, Culp scores a takedown on Penning and she gets the half guard. Penning quickly gets Culp in her full guard, the fighters trade a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Culp

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters taking some swings at each other, Culp trips while throwing a kick and Penning gets top control on the ground. Penning attacks Culp with some ground and pound, Penning transitions to the back control position on Culp. Culp spins at the right time and she gets top control on Penning, the referee stands up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with the fighters swinging away at each other until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Penning attacking Culp with some leg kicks, Culp scores a takedown on Penning and she gets the full guard. Penning attacks Culp with hammer fists while on her back, Culp postures up and she gets back control a short time later on a scrambling Penning. Penning scrambles to her feet and Culp drags her back to the ground while getting the full guard again, Culp lands ground and pound on Penning while Penning lands strikes while on her back. Culp postures up again and Penning tries attacking her with more strikes, Penning catches Culp in an arm bar and Culp defends against it. Penning lands more strikes against Culp while on her back and the round ends.

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

Official Result: Meaghan Penning def. Alexa Culp by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Juliana Miller vs. Kendal Holowell

Round One: The round begins with Miller taking some swings at Holowell, Holowell grabs Miller and she gets her up against the cage wall. Holowell scores a takedown on Miller and she gets the open guard, Miller rolls for a leg on Holowell while eating a few strikes. Holowell defends and Miller attacks her with elbow strikes to the head, Holowell laces the legs of Miller while eating more elbow strikes. Miller gets up and Holowell gets her back against the cage wall, Holowell scores another takedown on Miller and Miller immediately rolls for her leg again. Miller transitions to an arm bar attempt and Holowell taps out.

Official Result: Juliana Miller def. Kendal Holowell by submission via arm bar (2:49, R1)

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