Invicta FC 15 Results
The very first time inside a very long time, Cris Cyborg’s opponent almost managed to get from the first round. Almost! Daria Ibragimova did a good job of pushing Cyborg from the cage on and on for takedowns. However when the ten-second clack seemed, Cyborg selected broke. She crushed Ibragimova having a hard right hands after which pounced for any knockout finish at 4:58 from the first Saturday evening within the primary event of Invicta FC 15 in the Hangar in the Oc Fair.Using the victory, Cyborg defended her Invicta women’s featherweight title before a offered-out crowd of just one,504 in her own adopted is know for Oc. Ibragimova did keep Cyborg from the cage for lengthy amounts of time, but Cyborg was doing all of the damage. The dominant champion, who gained her eighth first-round finish, arrived vicious elbows and punches. Ibragimova’s eye was inflamed shut before the finishing sequence.
Cyborg (15-1, 1 NC) continues to have not lost since 2005. She has not even visited decision since 2008. The Brazilian has held the Invicta belt since 2013. It was her third title defense. You will find precious couple of challengers on her in Invicta. Cyborg stated now that she’d want to consider a 140-pound catchweight bout with Carol Holm, but has eliminated heading down to 135 for that UFC.
Ibragimova (9-2) was making her Invicta debut. The Russian had won seven consecutively arriving.
Within the co-primary event, Livia Renata Souza demonstrated herself a lot more than only a grappler. The Invicta strawweight champion crushed DeAnna Bennett having a body start working the outlet two minutes and pounced with ground and pound. The TKO finish came at 1:30 from the first round.
Souza (9-) won the title via 4th-round submission inside a back-and-forth jiu-jitsu fight with Katja Kankaanpaa last April. The Brazilian has seven submission finishes. It was her first TKO. Souza, 24, has alluded she’ll go into the UFC having a win and it might be deserved and needed.
Raquel Pa’aluhi arrived like a significant favorite. Colleen Schneider would be a fairly late alternative. Neither of individuals things matter once they got within the cage. Schneider likely broke Pa’aluhi’s nose by having an up start working the very first round and also the Hawaiian never was exactly the same in Schneider’s split decision (29-28, 28-28, 29-28) victory. Schneider used her tae kwon do background to counter again and again within the best, most consistent performance of her career.
Schneider (11-6) has won four consecutively since falling beginning with-round TKO to Irene Aldana in Feb 2015. She put herself lined up for any women’s bantamweight title shot using the outing. Pa’aluhi (5-6) had won three consecutively arriving.
It did not take lengthy for Amber Brown to increase her winning streak. The Brand New Mexico native locked onto a guillotine early and handle late-notice alternative Shino VanHoose within the first round. Brown (7-1) has won four straight and is lined up for the following atomweight title shot against champion Ayaka Hamasaki.
Mizuki Inoue nearly carried out with armbars both in the foremost and second models. She finally first got it within the third. Inoue was clever on the floor and impactful around the ft from the very solid Lacey Schuckman. Inoue (11-4) has won two consecutively and three of her last five. At 21, she’s probably the most promising youthful strawweights on the planet.
Angela Hill demonstrated everybody that perhaps the UFC gave her an excessive amount of a fast hook. In her own Invicta debut, the best Fighter 20 alum smashed Alida Grey beginning with-round TKO. Hill hit Grey with everything else — hands, kicks, knees and much more before folding her up at 1:39. Hill (3-2) was launched through the UFC following a loss to Rose Namajunas in October.
Within the opener, Megan Anderson used out Amber Leibrock inside a violent, blue-collar performance, concluding inside a third-round TKO. Anderson (5-2), an Aussie who now trains from James Krause’ Glory MMA & Fitness in Missouri, rebounded after an Invicta debut loss to Cindy Dandois in September. CYBORG VS. IBRAGIMOVA Replay