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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Andrea Lee vs. Liz Tracy

Round One: The round begins with Tracy quickly hunting for the takedown and Lee nails her with knee strikes, Lee grabs Tracy and nails her with more knee strikes. Lee scores a takedown on Tracy, Tracy scrambles back to her feet while eating knee strikes, Lee looks for a takedown and Tracy winds up in top position. Tracy looks for an americana and Lee spins at the right time to get top position, Lee gets back to her feet and Tracy gets up as well. Lee pops Tracy with an uppercut while avoiding a takedown, Tracy goes for a takedown and Lee winds up getting back control on her. Lee goes for the arm bar and Tracy escapes to get top position, Tracy drops for a heel hook as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Lee

Round Two: The round begins with Tracy quickly popping Lee with a straight right, Lee responds by nailing Tracy with a multiple punch combination. The fighters just start swinging away at each other, Tracy grabs Lee and she holds her against the cage wall. Lee separates from Tracy after nailing her with a knee strike to the midsection, Tracy then lands a kick to the midsection of Lee. Tracy starts attacking Lee with a few rights as well, Lee rocks Tracy with a two punch combination. Tracy grabs Lee and she holds her against the cage wall, the fighters exchange knee strikes while in the clinch. Lee then cracks Tracy with another two punch combination, Tracy scores a takedown on Lee as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Tracy attacking Lee with punching combinations, Lee starts attacking Tracy with a few lefts. The fighters clinch and exchange some knee strikes, the fighters separate and Tracy pops a swinging Lee with a counter right hook. Tracy scores a takedown and Lee pops right back up to her feet, Tracy scores another takedown on Lee and Lee gets back up again. The fighters separate and they swing away at each other, Tracy nails a kicking Lee with a right to the midsection. Tracy scores a takedown on Lee and she gets side control, Lee scrambles to her feet and Tracy puts her against the cage wall until the round ends.

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

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

Elizabeth Phillips vs. Kelly Faszholz

Round One: The round begins with Phillips attacking Faszholz with leg kicks, Phillips nails a swinging Faszholz with a counter strike combination. Faszholz grabs Phillips and she holds her against the cage wall, Faszholz attacks Phillips with a knee strike while in the clinch. Phillips nails Faszholz with an elbow strike while separating, Faszholz puts Phillips against the cage wall after a takedown attempt. The fighters separate and they swing away at each other for a short time, Faszholz again holds Phillips against the cage wall. Faszholz attacks Phillips with knee strikes to her thighs, the fighters separate and swing away at each other. Faszholz nails Phillips with a right before holding her against the cage wall again, the referee separates the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with the fighters throwing strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Faszholz

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters having a wild striking exchange, Faszholz nails a swinging Phillips with a lot of counter strikes. Faszholz backs Phillips into the cage wall while landing a punching combination, Faszholz holds Phillips against the cage wall while landing a few strikes. The fighters separate and Faszholz nails Phillips with a left hook, Faszholz then stuns Phillips with a straight right. Faszholz charges at Phillips while throwing a combination, Phillips then catches Faszholz with a kick to the midsection. Faszholz grabs Phillips and she holds her against the cage wall, the fighters separate and the fighters swing at each other as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Faszholz putting Phillips against the cage wall after a striking exchange, Faszholz catches Phillips with knee strikes while in the clinch. Faszholz attacks Phillips with a few elbow strikes to the head, the fighters separate and Faszholz cracks Phillips with rights. Faszholz charges at Phillips while landing a combination, Phillips tries attacking Faszholz with a high kick. Faszholz then pops Phillips with a few lefts, Phillips scores a takedown on Faszholz and she gets the closed guard. Faszholz rolls for a heel hook on Phillips as the round ends.

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

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

Herica Tiburcio vs. Tessa Simpson

Round One: The round begins with Tiburcio nailing Simpson with a right to the midsection, Simpson scores a takedown on Tiburcio and she gets back control. Tiburcio stands up with Simpson holding onto her, Tiburcio scores a takedown on Simpson and she gets the full guard. Tiburcio starts attacking Simpson with some ground and pound, Simpson does attack Tiburcio with some strikes while on her back. Simpson rolls for a heel hook and Tiburcio postures up while kicking away at her. Simpson gets to her feet and Tiburcio attacks her with leg kicks, Simpson scores a takedown on Tiburcio and she gets the full guard. Simpson transitions to back control on Tiburcio as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Simpson

Round Two: The round begins with Simpson peppering Tiburcio with a few jabs, Tiburcio responds by cracking Simpson with a right. Tiburcio and Simpson exchange some leg kicks as well, the fighters trade rights before Simpson holds Tiburcio against the cage wall. Tiburcio nails Simpson with knee strikes while in the clinch, Tiburcio scores a takedown on Simpson and she gets the open guard. Tiburcio transitions to the north/south position on Simpson, Simpson scrambles and she traps Tiburcio in her full guard. Tiburcio postures up and kicks away at the legs of Simpson, Simpson gets up and Tiburcio drags her back to the ground. Tiburcio catches Simpson in a guillotine choke and Simpson escapes to get top position, Simpson scrambles to get top position on Tiburcio as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Simpson just swinging away at Tiburcio, Simpson then pops a swinging Tiburcio with a counter right. The fighters just start to swing wildly at each other, Tiburcio starts catching Simpson with some leg kicks. The fighters trade rights during a striking exchange, Tiburcio eats a few more strikes before scoring a takedown on Simpson. Simpson tries scrambling to her feet as Tiburcio gains the half guard, Simpson quickly traps Tiburcio in her full guard. Tiburcio attacks Simpson with a few strikes, Simpson scrambles to her feet while throwing strikes and the round ends.

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

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

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Roxanne Modaferri vs. Sarah D’Alelio

Round One: The round begins with D’Alelio dropping Modaferri with a right, Modaferri gets back up and eats leg kicks from D’Alelio. D’Alelio then cracks Modaferri with an uppercut, Modaferri starts attacking D’Alelio with leg kicks as well. D’Alelio again cracks an incoming Modaferri with an uppercut, Modaferri then hits a swinging D’Alelio with a two punch combination. Modaferri drops D’Alelio with a punching combination and gets top position on the ground, Modaferri transitions to the half guard on D’Alelio. Modaferri then advances to the side control position and then back control on D’Alelio, D’Alelio spins to get top position and she swings away at Modaferri. Modaferri rolls for the arm bar and D’Alelio escapes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Modaferri

Round Two: The round begins with Modaferri dropping D’Alelio with a right and she gets full mount on the ground, Modaferri attacks D’Alelio with ground and pound upon gaining back control. Modaferri regains the full mount and she rolls for an arm bar, D’Alelio escapes the arm bar and gains top position as well. Modaferri catches D’Alelio in a triangle choke and D’Alelio escapes to keep top position, D’Alelio tries attacking Modaferri with ground and pound. Modaferri sweeps D’Alelio to get top position and full mount, Modaferri transitions to back control on D’Alelio. Modaferri attacks D’Alelio with strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Modaferri kicking D’Alelio in the midsection, D’Alelio looks to catch Modaferri with counter strikes. Modaferri rocks D’Alelio with a punching combination, Modaferri scores a takedown on D’Alelio and she gets the half guard. Modaferri transitions to the full mount on D’Alelio while landing more strikes, Modaferri attacks D’Alelio with ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

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

Vanessa Porto vs. Agnieszka Niedzwiedz

Round One: The round begins with Niedzwiedz attacking Porto with leg kicks, Porto catches a kicking Niedzwiedz with a counter right hook. Porto starts attacking Niedzwiedz with some leg kicks of her own, Porto follows Niedzwiedz around the cage while peppering her with jabs, Niedzwiedz scores a takedown on Porto and she stands back up. Porto gets up and scores a takedown on Niedzwiedz, Niedzwiedz looks for a guillotine choke and Porto escapes to keep top position. Niedzwiedz scrambles to her feet and the fighters exchange kicks, Porto hunts for a takedown and Niedzwiedz winds up getting one. Niedzwiedz attacks Porto with a few elbow strikes, Niedzwiedz catches Porto in a choke as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Niedzwiedz

Round Two: The round begins with Niedzwiedz attacking Porto with leg kicks, Porto responds by landing leg kicks of her own. Niedzwiedz rocks Porto with a head kick before putting her against the cage wall, Niedzwiedz then cracks Porto with a multiple punch combination. Porto scores a takedown on Niedzwiedz and she gets the half guard, Porto attacks Niedzwiedz with some ground and pound. Niedzwiedz catches Porto in a triangle choke and she holds Porto in it until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Niedzwiedz attacking Porto with a high kick, Porto starts attacking Niedzwiedz with some leg kicks. Porto follows that up by cracking Niedzwiedz with a right, Niedzwiedz cracks a swinging Porto with a two punch combination. Niedzwiedz starts hunting for the takedown against Porto, Niedzwiedz comes forward while throwing a combination against Porto. Porto continues stuffing the takedown attempts from Niedzwiedz, Porto continues attackingNiedzwiedz with a variety of kicks. Niedzwiedz scores a takedown on Porto and she gets the open guard, Porto creates space and both fighters get back to their feet. Niedzwiedz tries a spinning back fist against Porto, Porto scores a takedown on Niedzwiedz and both fighters get right back up as the round ends.

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

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

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