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

Milana Dudieva vs. Christina Marks

Round One: The round begins with Dudieva attacking Marks with leg kicks, Dudieva nailing a swinging Marks with a counter right. Marks catches a kicking Dudieva with a counter right of her own, the fighters continue jabbing away at each other. Dudieva attacks a kicking Marks with another counter right, Marks continues attacking Dudieva with punching combinations. Dudieva cracks a swinging Marks with yet another counter right, Marks drops a swinging Dudieva with a counter left and Dudieva gets back up as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Marks

Round Two: The round begins with Marks catches Dudieva with a right, Marks cracks a kicking Dudieva with a multi-punch combination. Dudieva starts attacking Marks with some leg kicks, Dudieva nails Marks with a spinning attack followed by a punching combination. Dudieva follows that up with a high kick followed by a right against Marks, Marks catches Dudieva with a few rights to the face. Dudieva drops Marks with a right and pounces on her with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

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

DeAnna Bennett vs. Karina Rodriguez

Round One: The round begins with Rodriguez popping Bennett with a punching combination, Rodriguez pops a swinging Bennett with a counter punch combination. Bennett starts attacking Rodriguez with some leg kicks, Bennett grabs Rodriguez and she gets her against the cage wall. Bennett scores a takedown and Rodriguez gets right back up, the fighters separate and Rodriguez attacks Bennett with leg kicks of her own. Rodriguez comes forward to catch Bennett with a right, Bennett tries attacking Rodriguez with punching combinations. Bennett gets Rodriguez against the cage wall and the fighters exchange some knee strikes, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Rodriguez

Round Two: The round begins with Bennett attacking Rodriguez with a kick to the midsection, Rodriguez backs up Bennett by throwing punching combinations. Bennett grabs Rodriguez and she holds her against the cage wall, Bennett scores a takedown on Rodriguez and Rodriguez gets right back up. Bennett gets Rodriguez against the cage wall again before separating, Rodriguez then nails Bennett with a knee strike to the midsection. Rodriguez continuously attacks Bennett with more punching combinations, Bennett gets Rodriguez against the cage wall while exchanging strikes. The fighters separate and exchange a few strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Bennett attacking Rodriguez with s kick to the midsection, Rodriguez backs up Bennett by swinging away at her. Rodriguez continues attacking Bennett with punching combinations, Bennett comes forward to take a few swings at Rodriguez. Rodriguez catches a winging Bennett with a counter right, Rodriguez then cracks Bennett with a punching combination. Bennett grabs Rodriguez and she holds her against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Rodriguez cracks Bennett with a few punching combinations. Bennett gets Rodriguez against the cage wall as the round ends.

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

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

Invicta FC Strawweight Title Decision Fight: Mizuki Inoue vs. Virna Jandiroba

Round One: The round begins with Jandiroba attacking Inoue with a punching combination, Inoue grabs Jandiroba and she holds her against the cage wall. Jandiroba scores a takedown on Inoue and she gets the full guard, Jandiroba attacks Inoue with some ground and pound. Inoue rolls for a knee bar and Jandiroba escapes to maintain top position, Jandiroba briefly postures up while attacking Inoue with strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Jandiroba

Round Two: The round begins with Inoue nailing Jandiroba with a kick to the midsection, Inoue follows that up with a right against Jandiroba. Jandiroba scores a takedown on Inoue and she gets her in the seated position, Jandiroba gains the side control position against Jandiroba. Inoue eats a few strikes while getting Jandiroba in her full guard, the referee eventually stands up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Jandiroba catching Inoue with a knee strike, Jandiroba scores a takedown on Inoue and she gets the open guard. Jandiroba gains side control as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Inoue popping Jandiroba with a right, Inoue grabs Jandiroba and she holds her against the cage wall. The fighters eventually separate and Inoue charges at Jandiroba while throwing a punching combination, Jandiroba scores a takedown on Inoue and she gets the open guard. Jandiroba gains side control against Inoue, Jandiroba transitions to back control against Inoue. Jandiroba starts attacking Inoue with ground and pound, Jandiroba gains the full mount while attacking Inoue with more strikes. Jandiroba regains back control while landing more strikes Jandiroba rolls for an arm bar and the round comes to an end.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Jandiroba (Overall Score: 30-27 for Jandiroba)

Round Four: The round begins with Inoue popping Jandiroba with a few lefts, Inoue then catches Jandiroba with a right. Jandiroba scores a takedown on Inoue and she gets the half guard, Inoue eventually catches a scrambling Jandiroba in her full guard. The referee stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Inoue getting Jandiroba against the cage wall while landing a few strikes. Jandiroba looks for the takedown and Inoue briefly gets her against the cage wall, Inoue scores a takedown on Jandiroba and Jandiroba scrambles to get top position as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Jandiroba (Overall Score: 40-36 for Jandiroba)

Round Five: The round begins with Inoue taking a few swings at Jandiroba, the fighters clinch and exchange some strikes. Jandiroba grabs Inoue and she holds her against the cage wall, Jandiroba scores a takedown on Inoue and she gets the butterfly guard. Jandiroba transitions to side control against Inoue, Inoue eats some strikes while getting Jandiroba in her full guard. Inoue rolls for an arm bar and Jandiroba escapes, Jandiroba regains top position after a brief scramble and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Jandiroba (Final Score: 50-45 for Jandiroba)

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

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