Penne becomes first-ever Invicta FC atomweight champ
The Ultimate Fighting Championship had Saturday night off, but MMA fans still had a way to get their fix thanks to the ladies of “Invicta FC 3.”
The event took place Saturday evening in Kansas City, Kansas, featuring a total of 14 fights. Six fights took place on the undercard, while eight took place on the main card.
The headliner for the October 6 card was a special one as the bout was the first title fight in the promotion’s history.
Jessica Penne matched up against Naho Sugiyama for the Invicta FC atomweight title. Penne earned a second round submission to become the first-ever Invicta FC champion.
In the evening’s co-main event, Shayna Baszler met Sarah D’Alelio. The former earned a second round submission win.
The remainder of the main card featured two technical knockouts, one submission, and three decision victories. The card as a whole had just four fights that went to decision, meaning 10 of 14 fights ended within three rounds.
Check out the full results below:
Jessica Penne def. Naho Suguyama via submission (triangle choke) at 2:20 of Round 2
Shayna Baszler def. Sarah D’Alelio via submission (rear naked choke) at 0:37 of Round 2
Leslie Smith def. Kaitlin Young via technical knockout at 2:19 of Round 2
Barb Honchak def. Aisling Daly via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Vanessa Porto def. Tara LaRosa via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Cat Zingano def. Raquel Pennington via submission (rear naked choke) at 2:32 of Round 2
Michelle Waterson def. Lacey Schuckman via split-decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Julia Budd def. Danielle West via technical knockout at 2:32 of Round 1
Ediane Gomes def. Katalina Malungahu via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:19 of Round 1
Tecia Torres def. Kaiyana Rain via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Jessamyn Duke def. Marciea Allen via submission (arm bar) at 4:42 of Round 1
Stephanie Frausto def. Amy Davis via submission (guillotine choke) at 0:48 of Round 1
Joanne Calderwood def. Ashley Cummins via knockout at 3:13 of Round 1
Carla Esparza def. Lynn Alvarez via technical knockout at 2:53 of Round 1