Invicta Fighting Championships 28 Results: A New Strawweight Champ, UFC Vets DeAnna Bennett, Milana Dudieva, Pearl Gonzalez & Christina Marks Compete

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Virna Jandiroba def. Mizuki Inoue by split decision (49-46, 46-49, 49-46) to win the Invicta FC Strawweight Title

DeAnna Bennett def. Karina Rodriguez by split decision (30-27, 27-30, 30-27)

Milana Dudieva def. Christina Marks by TKO via strikes (3:57, R2)

Pearl Gonzalez def. Kali Robbins by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-27)

Minna Grusander def. Fernanda Barros by TKO via strikes (4:26, R2)

Kalyn Schwartz def. Kay Hansen by TKO via strikes (4:27, R2)

Kerri Kenneson def. Chelsea Chandler by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Jillian DeCoursey def. Rebekah LeVine by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Tracy Cortez def. Kaytlin Neil by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)


Tracy Cortez vs. Kaytlin Neil

Round One: The round begins with Neil attacking Cortez with some leg kicks, Neil then cracks Cortez with a left. Cortez grabs Neil and she holds her against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Cortez cracks Neil with a left before looking for the takedown. The fighters exchange some knee strikes while in the clinch, the fighters separate and Cortez nails Neil with a wild left. Cortez continuously hunts for the takedowns against Neil, Cortez attacks Neil with knee strikes while holding her against the cage wall. The fighters break away and Cortez eats a few strikes from Neil, Cortez backs up Neil with a right before scoring a takedown. Neil gets right back up and Cortez gets her back to the ground, Neil sweeps Cortez and she gets top position. Cortez scrambles to her feet and she gets Neil against the cage wall, Cortez attacks Neil with knee strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cortez

Round Two: The round begins with Cortez swinging away at Neil, Cortez grabs Neil and she attacks her with knee strikes while in the clinch. Neil scores a takedown on Cortez and Cortez gets right back to her feet, the fighters exchange a few strikes while in the clinch. The fighters also exchange a few knee strikes while in the clinch, Cortez scores a takedown and Neil gets right back up. Cortez jumps on the back of Neil and Neil scores a takedown on her, Cortez gets to her feet and Neil holds her against the cage wall as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Cortez attacking a kicking Neil with a counter right, Neil attempts a head kick against Cortez. Cortez nails Neil with leg kicks and a straight right, Neil backs up Cortez with a multiple strike combination. Neil then pops Cortez with a two punch combination, Cortez scores a takedown on Neil and she gets her in the seated position. Cortez starts attacking Neil with some ground and pound, Neil sweeps Cortez and she gets back control. Cortez shakes Neil off her back and she regains top position, Cortez gets full mount before attacking Neil with a ton of strikes. Neil sweeps Cortez and she regains top control, Cortez scrambles to her feet and Neil nails her with a knee strike. The fighters clinch and exchange some strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Neil (Overall Score: 29-28 for Neil)

Official Result: Tracy Cortez def. Kaytlin Neil by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Jillian DeCoursey vs. Rebekah LeVine

Round One: The round begins with LeVine attacking DeCoursey with some leg kicks, LeVine then hits DeCoursey with a straight right. DeCoursey charges forward and she swings away at LeVine, DeCoursey cracks LeVine with a multiple punch combination. LeVine scores a takedown on DeCoursey and she gets the full guard, DeCoursey rolls for an arm bar and LeVine escapes to maintain top position. DeCoursey scrambles and torques the knee of LeVine in an awkward manner, DeCoursey attacks LeVine with a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for DeCoursey

Round Two: The round begins with DeCoursey nailing LeVine with a two punch combination, LeVine grabs DeCoursey and she holds her against the cage wall until she scores a takedown. LeVine attacks DeCoursey with a few strikes, DeCoursey sweeps LeVine and she gets top position with the full mount. DeCoursey attacks LeVine with ground and pound, LeVine causes a scramble and DeCoursey gets the side control position. DeCoursey returns to full mount before attacking LeVine with more ground and pound, DeCoursey rolls for an arm bar as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with DeCoursey attacking LeVine with some kicks, LeVine attacks DeCoursey with punching combinations. DeCoursey catches LeVine with a kick to the upper body, DeCoursey attacks LeVine with a high kick while eating some more punches. The fighters also exchange some leg kicks, LeVine backs DeCoursey into the cage wall while throwing a punching combination. DeCoursey scores a takedown on LeVine and LeVine gets right back up, DeCoursey drags LeVine back to the ground while going for a kimura. DeCoursey gains the half guard position against LeVine, DeCoursey gains the full mount on LeVine as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Jillian DeCoursey def. Rebekah LeVine by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Chelsea Chandler vs. Kerri Kenneson

Round One: The round begins with Kenneson scoring a takedown on Chandler and she gets the open guard, Chandler scrambles to her feet and she catches Kenneson in a standing guillotine choke. Kenneson escapes and she scores another takedown on Chandler, Chandler sweeps Kenneson to get the full mount. Chandler rolls for an arm bar and Kenneson escapes to get top position again, Chandler rolls for another arm bar and Kenneson attacks her with some knee strikes. Kenneson gets free of Chandler to land some ground and poundm Chandler scrambles to her feet and Kenneson drops Chandler with a left as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Kenneson

Round Two: The round begins with Kenneson charging at Chandler during a striking exchange, Kenneson then stuns Chandler with a left hook. Kenneson drags a swinging Chandler to the ground and she gets back control, Kenneson advances to the full mount before landing some strikes. Chandler scrambles and she gets top control against Kenneson, Kenneson rolls for an arm bar and the scramble causes both fighters to stand up. Kenneson scores another takedown on Chandler, Chandler uses a kimura sweep to get top position on Kenneson. Chandler catches Kenneson in the triangle choke and Kenneson escapes after a long struggle, Chandler reapplies the triangle choke and Kenneson defends by swinging away at her. Chandler holds onto the choke as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Kenneson starts attacking Chandler with leg kicks. The fighters clinch and exchange some knee strikes, Chandler drags Kenneson to the ground while going for a knee bar. Kenneson escapes and gets top position against Chandler, Kenneson gets back control against Chandler while landing some strikes. Kenneson starts attacking Chandler with a plethora of strikes until the round ends.

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

Official Result: Kerri Kenneson def. Chelsea Chandler by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

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