Invicta Fighting Championships 23 Results: Agnieszka Niedzwiedz/Vanessa Porto Headline, While 3 UFC Vets Are In Action

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Agnieszka Niedzwiedz def. Vanessa Porto by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Roxanne Modaferri def. Sarah D’Alelio by TKO via strikes (1:37, R3)

Herica Tiburcio def. Tessa Simpson by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Kelly Faszholz def. Elizabeth Phillips by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Andrea Lee def. Liz Tracy by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)

Tiffany Van Soest def. Christine Ferea by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Ediane Gomes def. Pam Sorenson by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Yaya Rincon def. Brooksie Bayard by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)


Round By Round Recap

Yaya Rincon vs. Brooksie Bayard

Round One: The round begins with Bayard taking a few swings at Rincon, Rincon then cracks Bayard with a right. Bayard nails Rincon with a knee strike to the midsection, Rincon scores a takedown on Bayard and she gets back control. Rincon attacks Bayard with some ground and pound, Bayard spins at the right time during a scramble to get top position on Rincon. Bayard starts attacking Rincon with some ground and pound, Bayard stands up and she allows Rincon to stand as well. Bayard then cracks Rincon with a pair of rights, Bayard charges at Rincon while throwing a combination. Rincon scores a takedown on Bayard and Bayard pops right back up to her feet, the fighters exchange knee strikes while in the clinch. The fighters also exchange a few legs kicks as well as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Bayard

Round Two: The round begins with Rincon nailing Bayard with a few rights, Bayard starts attacking Rincon with some leg kicks. Rincon charges forward while nailing Bayard with some more rights, Bayard attempts a high kick against Rincon. Rincon starts popping Bayard with some counter rights as well, Bayard comes forward and she cracks Rincon with a left. Rincon responds by rocking Bayard with a standing elbow strike, Rincon falls to her back in an attempt to pull guard on Bayard. Bayard moves around a downed Rincon while kicking away at her legs, the referee eventually intervenes and has Rincon stand up. Rincon continues attacking Bayard with punching combinations as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters just swinging away at each other, Bayard then cracks a swinging Rincon with a counter right. Rincon then cracks Bayard with a kick to the midsection, Bayard continues cracking Rincon with some wild rights. Rincon then pops Bayard with a high kick that lands, Rincon grabs Bayard and holds her against the cage wall while looking for a takedown, Rincon nails Bayard with knee strikes while in the clinch. Bayard spins Rincon and puts her against the cage wall, Bayard breaks free and pops Rincon with a combination. Bayard nails Rincon with knee strikes as they clinch again, Bayard lands more knee strikes as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Yaya Rincon def. Brooksie Bayard by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Tiffany Van Soest vs. Christine Ferea

Round One: The round begins with Ferea attacking Van Soest with a high kick, the fighters also exchange some leg kicks. Van Soest starts attacking Ferea with a few jabs, Ferea starts nailing Van Soest with some kicks of her own. Van Soest charges at Ferea while landing a striking combination, Ferea grabs Van Soest and deleivers a knee strike to her midsection. Ferea then hits Van Soest with a kick to the midsection, Ferea forces Van Soest into the cage wall while landing strikes. Ferea then cracks Van Soest with a standing elbow strike to the head, Ferea follows that up by nailing Van Soest with a spinning elbow strike. Ferea backs up Van Soest by throwing a few kicks and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ferea

Round Two: The round begins with Van Soest attacking Ferea with some leg kicks, Van Soest continues attacking Ferea with a variety of kicks. Van Soest then attacks Ferea with a superman punch to the face, Ferea comes forward and she pops Van Soest with a right. Ferea then kicks Van Soest right in the midsection, Van Soest responds by catching Ferea with a right of her own. Van Soest grabs Ferea and she holds her against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Van Soest kicks away at Ferea. Van Soest then attacks Ferea with a front kick to the face, Van Soest locks for a head kick and Ferea barely blocks it. Van Soest backs away before attempting another head kick against Ferea, Ferea falls on a kick attempt and Van Soest briefly kicks away at her. Ferea charges at Van Soest while throwing a bunch of strikes, Ferea goes for a head kick on Van Soest as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Van Soest attacking Ferea with a high kick, Van Soest also peppers Ferea with some jabs followed by a right. Ferea pulls guard and drags Van Soest to the ground, Van Soest transitions to back control on Ferea after landing a few strikes. Ferea scrambles at the right time to get on top of Van Soest, Ferea starts attacking Van Soest with some ground and pound. Van Soest does her best to attack Ferea with strikes while on her back, Ferea postures up after nailing Van Soest with more strikes. Van Soest trips up Ferea and almost catches her in a heel hook, Ferea transitions to side control against Van Soest. Ferea attacks Van Soest with some more ground and pound, Ferea advances to the full mount position against Van Soest. Ferea attacks Van Soest with more strikes as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Tiffany Van Soest def. Christine Ferea by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Ediane Gomes vs. Pam Sorenson

Round One: The round begins with Sorenson peppering Gomes with a few jabs, Sorenson then cracks a swinging Gomes with a counter right hook. Gomes scores a takedown on Sorenson and she gets the half guard, Gomes starts attacking Sorenson with some ground and pound as she moves into the full guard. Gomes catches Sorenson with a series of elbow strikes as well, Gomes postures up and kicks away at the legs of Sorenson. Gomes moves into side control and then full mount on Sorenson, Gomes gains back control onSorenson as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Gomes

Round Two: The round begins with Sorenson attacking Gomes with a few leg kicks, Gomes grabs Sorenson and she nails her with a few knee strikes. Sorenson then rocks a swinging Gomes with a counter right, the fighters clinch and exchange knee strikes. The fighters separate and Gomes rocks Sorenson with a trio of rights to the head, Gomes scores a takedown on Sorenson and she gets the half guard. Sorenson quickly traps Gomes in her full guard, Gomes starts attacking Sorenson with some ground and pound. The referee stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Sorenson nailing a swinging Gomes with a counter right hook. Gomes comes forward and swings wildly at Sorenson as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Sorenson popping Gomes with a few right hooks, Gomes trying attacking Sorenson with a few front kicks. Sorenson starts attacking Gomes with some leg kicks as well, Sorenson pops Gomes with a few jabs as well. Gomes comes forward and she cracks Sorenson with a punching combination, Sorenson responds by nailing a kicking Gomes with a counter right. The fighters continue swinging away at each other and little lands, Sorenson comes forward to catch Gomes with a few rights. Gomes charges forward while swinging away at Sorenson, Sorenson looks to catch Gomes with some counter strikes. Sorenson scores a takedown on Gomes and she immediately stands back up, the fighters just swing away as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Ediane Gomes def. Pam Sorenson by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

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