Invicta Fighting Championships 22 Results: A Bantamweight Title Rematch Highlights This Card

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Tonya Evinger def. Yana Kunitskaya by submission via rear naked choke (4:32, R2) to retain the IFC Bantamweight Title

Livia Renata Souza def. Ayaka Hamasaki by TKO via strikes (1:41, R1)

Jodie Esquibel def. DeAnna Bennett by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Ashley Cummins def. Amber Brown by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Sunna Rannveig Davidsdottir def. Mallory Martin by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Miranda Maverick def. Kal Holliday by submission via arm bar (3:01, R1)

Felicia Spencer def. Madison McElhaney by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)


Round By Round Recap

Felicia Spencer vs. Madison McElhaney

Round One: The round begins with Spencer nailing McElhaney with a kick to the midsection, McElhaney responds by attacking Spencer with a punching combination. Spencer puts McElhaney against the cage wall while landing strikes, the fighters separate after Spencer lands a knee strike. Spencer also attacks McElhaney with some leg kicks, McElhaney pops Spencer with a three punch combination. Spencer continues kicking McElhaney in the midsection, Spencer grabs McElhaney and she holds her against the cage wall. Spencer scores a takedown on McElhaney and she gets side control, Spencer gets back control on McElhaney while landing knee strikes. McElhaney scrambles to her feet and Spencer nails her with more knee strikes, Spencer cracks McElhaney with a standing elbow strike to the head. McElhaney scores a takedown on Spencer and she gets the half guard, Spencer quickly traps McElhaney in her full guard. Spencer scrambles for an arm bar and McElhaney escapes to gain back control, McElhaney controls the head of Spencer as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Spencer

Round Two: The round begins with McElhaney coming forward while attacking Spencer with a striking combination, Spencer tries attacking McElhaney with a series of kicks. Spencer puts McElhaney against the cage wall while looking for a takedown, the fighters separate and exchange strikes. Spencer cracks McElhaney with a high kick followed by a knee strike to the midsection, McElhaney starts attacking Spencer with more punching combinations. Spencer barely catches McElhaney with another high kick, Spencer puts McElhaney against the cage wall again. Spencer scores a takedown on McElhaney and she gets the half guard, Spencer starts attacking McElhaney with ground and pound. Spencer rolls for an arm bar and McElhaney escapes to get back control, the fighters scramble to their feet and Spencer nails McElhaney with a right. Spencer comes forward and she cracks McElhaney with a few more rights, Spencer charges forward to landing a striking combination as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with McElhaney attacking Spencer with combinations, Spencer cracks a swinging McElhaney with a kick to the midsection. McElhaney continues attacking Spencer with punching combinations, Spencer starts attempting roundhouse kicks against McElhaney. Spencer grabs McElhaney and she holds her against the cage wall, Spencer cracks McElhaney with a knee strike to the midsection before separating. Spencer continues attacking McElhaney with some knee strikes, McElhaney grabs Spencer and holds her against the cage wall for a short time. Spencer spins and she now puts McElhaney against the cage wall, the fighters separate and McElhaney hits Spencer with a front kick. Spencer barely connects with a head kick on McElhaney, Spencer comes forward and she catches McElhaney with more strikes. Spencer scores a takedown on McElhaney and she gets the full mount, Spencer starts attacking McElhaney with ground and pound. Spencer transitions to back control on McElhaney as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Felicia Spencer def. Madison McElhaney by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Kal Holliday vs. Miranda Maverick

Round One: The round begins with Maverick attacking Holliday with leg kicks, Holliday nails Maverick with a knee strike to the midsection. Holliday grabs Maverick and she holds her against the cage wall, Holliday attacks Maverick with elbow strikes and knee strikes. The fighters separate and Holliday puts Maverick back against the cage wall, Holliday scores a takedown on Maverick and she gets side control. Maverick quickly traps Holliday in her full guard, Holliday starts attacking Maverick with some ground and pound. Maverick catches Holliday in an arm bar from out of nowhere to force a tap out.

Official Result: Miranda Maverick def. Kal Holliday by submission via arm bar (3:01, R1)

Sunna Rannveig Davidsdottir vs. Mallory Martin

Round One: The round begins with Davidsdottir attacking Martin with a punching combination, Davidsdottir nails Martin with a knee strike before eating a left. Davidsdottir starts attacking Martin with some leg kicks as well, Martin grabs Davidsdottir and she holds her against the cage wall. Davidsdottir spins Martin and she puts her against the cage wall, Davidsdottir starts nailing Martin with some knee strikes. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Martin nailing Davidsdottir with a knee strike to the midsection. Davidsdottir scores a takedown on Martina and they both pop up to their feet, Davidsdottir holds Martin against the cage wall again. Davidsdottir nails Martin with an elbow strike and a few rights before separating, Davidsdottir rocks a backing Martin with a straight left. Davidsdottir assaults Martin with a bunch of knee strikes to the midsection, Martin comes forward while eating leg kicks. The fighters exchange knee strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Davidsdottir

Round Two: The round begins with Davidsdottir cracking a kicking Martin with a counter right, Davidsdottir attacks Martin with some leg kicks as well. Davidsdottir comes forward while attacking Martin with a punching combination, Martin cracks an incoming Davidsdottir with a knee strike. Martin puts Davidsdottir against the cage wall while looking for a takedown, the fighters separate and Davidsdottir jabs away at Martin. Davidsdottir rocks Martin with a multiple punch combination, Martin starts attacking Davidsdottir with punching combinations of her own. Martin rocks a kicking Davidsdottir with a counter left, Davidsdottir grabs Martin and she holds her against the cage wall. Martin breaks free after nailing Davidsdottir with an elbow strike, Martin eats a few strikes before nailing Davidsdottir with a knee strike. Martin rocks Davidsdottir again by cracking her with a left hook, Martin holds Davidsdottir on the cage wall while landing a knee strike. Martin attacks Davidsdottir with a multiple strike combination, the fighters break away from each other and Martin scores a takedown on Davidsdottir as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters just swinging away at each other, Davidsdottir starts attacking Martin with some leg kicks. Davidsdottir comes forward while attacking Martin with a punching combination, Davidsdottir catches a swinging Martin with a counter left. Martin scores a takedown on Davidsdottir and Davidsdottir gets right back up, Martin holds Davidsdottir against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Davidsdottir nails Martin with a three punch combination, Martin looks for a takedown and Davidsdottir creates space to break free. Martin starts nailing Davidsdottir with leg kicks as well, Davidsdottir grabs Martin and she holds her against the cage wall. Davidsdottir scores a takedown on Martin and she eventually gets back control, Martin shakes Davidsdottir off of her back and she gets top position. Davidsdottir scrambles to her feet and the fighters separate, Davidsdottir continues to just swing away at Martin. Martin puts Davidsdottir against the cage wall while looking for a takedown, Davidsdottir spins Martin and puts her against the cage wall. The fighters separate again and the fighters exchange blows as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Sunna Rannveig Davidsdottir def. Mallory Martin by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

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Amber Brown vs. Ashley Cummins

Round One: The round begins with the fighters having a striking exchange, Cummins catches a kicking Brown with a counter right. Brown grabs Cummins and she holds her in the clinch, Brown starts nailing Cummins with some knee strikes. Brown scores a takedown on Cummins and she gets the full mount, Cummins quickly traps Brown in her full guard after a scramble. Brown starts attacking Cummins with some ground and pound, Cummins catches Brown in a triangle choke from out of nowhere. Brown escapes a triangle choke to catch Cummins in an inverted triangle choke, Cummins escapes the choke and Brown scrambles to get top position. Cummins scrambles again and she gets top position, the fighters get tangled up as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Brown

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters just swinging away at each other, Cummins scores a takedown on Brown and she gets the open guard. Cummins starts attacking Brown with some ground and pound, Cummins catches Brown with an arm triangle choke upon gaining side control. Cummins releases the choke and she maintains top position on Brown, Cummins goes for the arm triangle choke again and Brown escapes again. Cummins starts attacking Brown with some ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters catching each other with some rights, Brown starts catching Cummins with some leg kicks. The fighters just continue to swing away at each other, Cummins looks for a takedown and Brown avoids it. Brown also attacks Cummins with a high kick that gets blocked, Brown also catches Cummins with a side kick to the midsection. Cummins scores a takedown on Brown and she gets side control, Cummins transitions to back control on Brown. Cummins transitions to the full mount and then back to back control on Brown, Cummins goes for the rear naked choke on Brown as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Ashley Cummins def. Amber Brown by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

DeAnna Bennett vs. Jodie Esquibel

Round One: The round begins with Esquibel nailing Bennett with a multiple punch combination, Esquibel also attacks Bennett with leg kicks. Bennett tries attacking Esquibel with a high kick that gets blocked, Esquibel cracks Bennett with a left hook. Bennett dances around Esquibel while peppering her with some jabs, Esquibel nails Bennett with a kick to the midsection. Esquibel scores a takedown on Bennett and she gets the full guard, Bennett rolls for an arm bar and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Bennett

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters attacking each other with a few kicks, Esquibel then cracks Bennett with a left hook. Bennett comes forward and she cracks Esquibel with a left, Bennett starts attacking Esquibel with leg kicks as well. Bennett keeps Esquibel at bay by throwing some front kicks, Esquibel catches Bennett with a right to the midsection. Esquibel starts attacking Bennett with some leg kicks of her own, Esquibel barely misses a front kick to the face of Bennett. Esquibel again catches Bennett with a left hook, Esquibel follows that up by nailing Bennett with an overhand right. Bennett responds by nailing Esquibel with a kick to the midsection as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters popping each other with some jabs, Esquibel comes forward to catch Bennett with a left hook. Esquibel starts catching Bennett with punching combinations, Esquibel also catches Bennett with some leg kicks. Bennett starts catching Esquibel with a bunch of jabs to the face, Esquibel looks for a front kick and Bennett counters with a few lefts. Bennett barely catches a backing Esquibel with an uppercut, Bennett comes forward while attacking Esquibel with combinations. Esquibel responds by nailing Bennett with a front kick to the face, the fighters start to swing away at each other. Esquibel catches Bennett with a few left hooks as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Jodie Esquibel def. DeAnna Bennett by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

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Ayaka Hamasaki vs. Livia Renata Souza

Round One: The round begins with Souza attacking Hamasaki with some leg kicks, Hamasaki charges at Souza while throwing a combination. Souza catches Hamasaki with a two punch combination of her own, Souza comes forward and nails Hamasaki with another combination. Souza drops Hamasaki with a right and she pounces on her with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Livia Renata Souza def. Ayaka Hamasaki by TKO via strikes (1:41, R1)

IFC Bantamweight Title Fight: Tonya Evinger (Champion) vs. Yana Kunitskaya

Round One: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Evinger scores a takedown and Kunitskaya gets back to her feet. Kunitskaya catches Evinger in a jump guillotine choke and Evinger escapes, Evinger gets Kunitskaya back to the ground. The fighters both roll for foot locks and Evinger regains top position, Kunitskaya rolls for a heel hook and Evinger fights her off, Kunitskaya goes for a knee bar and Evinger escapes to maintain top position. Evinger starts attacking Kunitskaya with some ground and pound, Kunitskaya rolls for a heel hook and Evinger attacks her with a ton of strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Kunitskaya

Round Two: The round begins with Evinger taking a few swings at Kunitskaya, Kunitskaya nails Evinger with an uppercut. Evinger grabs Kunitskaya and she holds her against the cage wall while looking for a takedown, Kunitskaya starts attacking Evinger with a few knee strikes. Evinger scores a takedown on Kunitskaya and she gets the half guard, Evinger starts attacking Kunitskaya with some ground and pound. Kunitskaya scrambles and she catches Evinger in her full guard, Kunitskaya tries attacking Evinger with strikes while on her back. Evinger transitions to the side control position on Kunitskaya, Evinger then gains back control on Kunitskaya. Evinger locks in the rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Tonya Evinger def. Yana Kunitskaya by submission via rear naked choke (4:32, R2) to retain the IFC Bantamweight Title

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