Invicta Fighting Championships 21 Results: An Interim Featherweight Champion Is Crowned & UFC Veteran Elizabeth Phillips Competes

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Megan Anderson def. Charmaine Tweet by TKO via strikes (2:05, R2) to win the Invicta FC Interim Featherweight Title

Raquel Pa’aluhi def. Pannie Kianzad by submission via rear naked choke (3:40, R1)

Aspen Ladd def. Sijara Eubanks by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Andrea Lee def. Jenny Liou by TKO via strikes (1:14, R1)

Leah Letson def. Elizabeth Phillips by KO via strikes (1:18, R1)

Amy Montenegro def. Celine Haga by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Christine Ferea def. Rachael Ostovich Berdon by TKO via strikes (1:29, R3)


Round By Round Recap

Christine Ferea vs. Rachael Ostovich Berdon

Round One: The round begins with Ferea attacking Berdon with some leg kicks, Berdon briefly drops a kicking Ferea with a push kick. Ferea and Berdon start peppering each other with some jabs as well, Berdon eats a few strikes as she holds Ferea against the cage wall. Berdon falls to her back on a takedown attempt and Ferea allows her to stand up, Ferea backs up Berdon by throwing a variety of kicks. Berdon again holds Ferea against the cage wall while looking for a takedown, Ferea eats a few knee strikes as she breaks away from Berdon. Berdon starts catching Ferea with some leg kicks of her own, Ferea rocks Berdon with an elbow strikes during a takedown attempt as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ferea

Round Two: The round begins with Ferea popping Berdon with a series of jabs, Berdon catches Ferea with a spinning heel kick to the midsection. Berdon scores a takedown on Ferea and she gets back control, Berdon starts attacking Ferea with some ground and pound. Berdon starts hunting for the submission on Ferea while landing more strikes, Ferea tries landing Berdon with strikes while Berdon is on her back. Berdon rolls for the arm bar as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Berdon coming forward and kicking Ferea in the midsection, Ferea comes forward herself nail clobber Berdon with a combination. Berdon scores a takedown and Ferea pops right back up to her feet, Ferea rocks Berdon with a head kick and she drops her with a follow up combination. Ferea pounces on Berdon with a ton of strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Christine Ferea def. Rachael Ostovich Berdon by TKO via strikes (1:29, R3)

Celine Haga vs. Amy Montenegro

Round One: The round begins with Haga barely catching Montenegro with a head kick, Haga then hits a swinging Montenegro with a side kick to the head. Montenegro attacks a kicking Haga with punching combinations, Haga starts attacking Montenegro with leg kicks as well. Montenegro backs Haga into the cage wall while landing another combination, Haga holds Montenegro against the cage wall while looking for the takedown. Haga scores a takedown on Montenegro and she gets back control, Montenegro scrambles and Haga catches her in an arm triangle choke. Haga releases the choke to regain back control on Montenegro, Haga reapplies the arm triangle choke to Montenegro and she releases it upon gaining the half guard. Montenegro quickly forces Haga into the full guard, Montenegro rolls for the arm bar as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Haga

Round Two: The round begins with Montenegro scoring a takedown on Haga and she gets the half guard, Haga scrambles to her feet and she holds Montenegro against the cage wall. Montenegro drags Haga back to the ground and she gets back control, Haga scrambles back to her feet and Montenegro holds her against the cage wall. Montenegro starts attacking Haga with a few knee strikes as well, Montenegro scores another takedown on Haga and she gets the half guard. Montenegro starts attacking Haga with some ground and pound, Montenegro goes for a guillotine choke and she releases it to nail Haga with more strikes. Montenegro stands up and she kicks away at the legs of a downed Haga, the referee eventually stands up Haga as well. Montenegro holds Haga against the cage wall as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with both fighters attacking the other with combinations, Haga drags Montenegro to the ground and she immediately goes for the arm bar. Haga transitions to the toe hold after Montenegro escapes the arm bar, Montenegro escapes to gain top position. Montenegro starts attacking Haga with some ground and pound, Montenegro starts attacking Haga with nothing but elbow strikes to the head. Montenegro transitions to back control on Haga, Montenegro starts hunting for the rear naked choke on Haga. Montenegro goes back to attacking Haga with ground and pound, Montenegro transitions to the half guard on Haga. Haga scrambles to her feet and she holds Montenegro against the cage wall, Haga jumps on the back of Montenegro and locks in a rear naked choke and Montenegro goes out cold as the bell sounds.

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

Official Result: Amy Montenegro def. Celine Haga by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Andrea Lee vs. Jenny Liou

Round One: The round begins with Lee nailing Liou with a huge punching combination,Liou tries nailing a swinging Lee with some counter rights. Lee chases Liou around the cage while throwing combinations, Lee then rocks Liou with a pair of rights. Lee backs Liou into the cage wall before landing a knee strike to the midsection, Lee drops Liou with a body shot and she pounces on her with strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Andrea Lee def. Jenny Liou by TKO via strikes (1:14, R1)

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Sijara Eubanks vs. Aspen Ladd

Round One: The round begins with Ladd and Eubanks exchanging some jabs, Ladd comes forward while nailing Eubanks with combinations. Ladd also attacks Eubanks with a head kick that gets blocked, Eubanks continues attacking Ladd with jabs. Ladd responds by cracking a swinging Eubanks with a counter right, Ladd keeps on nailing Eubanks with combinations. Ladd also catches Eubanks with a few kicks to the midsection as well, Eubanks recovers and lands a few kicks of her own. Eubanks goes for the takedown and Ladd stuffs it before landing elbow strikes, Eubanks gets Ladd against the cage wall as Ladd is on one knee. Eubanks scores a takedown on Ladd and she gets the open guard, Eubanks transitions to back control on a scrambling Ladd as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ladd

Round Two: The round begins with Ladd nailing a jabbing Eubanks with combinations, Ladd continues backing up Eubanks while throwing combinations. Eubanks cracks a swinging Ladd with a spinning back fist, the fighters start having some striking exchanges. Eubanks starts nailing Ladd with a few leg kicks as well, Eubanks then nails Ladd with a kick to the midsection. Ladd comes forward on Eubanks while landing a three punch combination, Ladd backs Eubanks into the cage wall while landing combinations. Ladd attacks Eubanks with a head kick that gets blocked, Eubanks holds Ladd against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. The fighters separate and exchange strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters exchanging blows until Ladd holds Eubanks against the cage wall, Ladd scores a takedown on Eubanks and she gets the half guard. Ladd starts attacking Eubanks with some ground and pound, Eubanks sweeps Ladd and she gets top position. Eubanks gets back control on a scrambling Ladd, Eubanks transitions to the half guard position on a scrambling Ladd. Ladd eventually traps Eubanks in her full guard as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Aspen Ladd def. Sijara Eubanks by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Elizabeth Phillips vs. Leah Letson

Round One: The round begins with Letson attacking Phillips with some leg kicks, Letson then cracks Phillips with a straight left. Phillips responds by cracking Letson with a right of her own, Letson crushes Phillips with a head kick and she pounces on her with strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Leah Letson def. Elizabeth Phillips by KO via strikes (1:18, R1)

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Pannie Kianzad vs. Raquel Pa’aluhi

Round One: The round begins with Kianzad and Pa’aluhi nailing each other with jabs, Pa’aluhi then lands a bunch of kicks against Kianzad. Pa’aluhi scores a takedown on Kianzad and she gets th side control position, Pa’aluhi attacks Kianzad with a few knee strikes to the midsection. Kianzad eats some strikes as she traps Pa’aluhi in her half guard, Pa’aluhi scrambles and she gains the back control position on Kianzad. Pa’aluhi starts attacking Kianzad with a lot of ground and pound, Pa’aluhi locks in the rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Raquel Pa’aluhi def. Pannie Kianzad by submission via rear naked choke (3:40, R1)

Invicta FC Interim Featherweight Title Decision Fight: Megan Anderson vs. Charmaine Tweet

Round One: The round begins with Tweet attacking Anderson with a few jabs, Anderson attacks Tweet with a high kick and a right. Anderson puts Tweet against the cage wall while looking for a takedown, the fighters separate and Tweet nails Anderson with more jabs. Tweet rocks a swinging Anderson with a counter right hook, Anderson recovers and she holds Tweet against the cage wall. The fighters exchange some knee strikes before breaking away, Anderson cracks Tweet witha multiple strike combination. Tweet grabs Anderson and she now holds her against the cage wall before exchanging more knee strikes, Tweet starts attacking Anderson with leg kicks. Tweet then pops Anderson with a spinning back fist, Tweet catches Anderson in a standing guillotine choke and she quickly releases it. Anderson backs up Tweet after landing a straight right, Tweet recovers and she cracks Anderson with a left hook. Anderson scores a takedown on Tweet as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Anderson

Round Two: The round begins with Tweet attempting a superwoman punch against Anderson, Tweet then lands a kick to the midsection of Anderson. Anderson backs up Tweet after landing a knee strike to her midsection, the fighters then exchange some elbow strikes. Anderson backs up Tweet again after landing a three strike combination, Anderson holds Tweet against the cage wall while landing knee strikes. Anderson rocks Tweet right w straight right, Anderson pounces on a rocked Tweet with a ton of strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Megan Anderson def. Charmaine Tweet by TKO via strikes (2:05, R2) to win the Invicta FC Interim Featherweight Title

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