InvictaFC 6 was this past weekend, and you can see full results (including pictures) here.
Meanwhile in Brazil, MMA Super Heroes started two 4 women tournament matches to crown news strawweight and flyweight champs.
Aguiar vs. Melo
In one flyweight semi-finals, Juliana Werner Aguiar defeated Vanessa Melo by unanimous decision. It was a clinch battle in round one, with Aguiar getting the head and arm takedown later in the round. Aguiar would take it to the ground on the last two rounds, dominating with control and submission attempts. The judges gave all three rounds to Aguiar (now 6-3), who extends her win streak to four.
Faria gets the win
In the other semi-final, Kalindra Faria defeated Carina Damm by a submission in the opening stanza. This was a rematch of their 2009 match, which Damm won by TKO. Damm came in over weight for the bout, with Faria taking 20% of Damm’s purse. Faria was able to slap an armbar on Damm and got the tap at 2:05 of round 1, but Faira didn’t release right away. Damm would punch Faira in the face post fight.
Aguiar and Faria (now 11-3) will meet in the finals at a yet to be determined date.
Tibúrcio def Novaes
In the strawweight semi-final, Hérica Tibúrcio upset Kinberly Novaes by arm bar at 3:55 of round 3. Tiburcio weather an early storm and some submission attempts by Novaes and gain some momentum towards the end of round two. Tiburcio would gain top position and then the armbar to win in the third round. This would snap a two fight losing streak by Tiburcio and breaks Novaes’s six fight win streak.
Tiburcio (now 6-2) will face the winner of Vanessa Gumares versus Camilla Lima at MMA Heroes’ September 7 in Brazil.
Also in Brazil, Bianca Daimoni defeats pro debuter Morgana Oliveira by a knee KO in round 1 at IMMAF in Santa Catarina, Brazil.
In Australia, Jessy Rose Clark gets her second win of her pro career by submitting WIBA/WBF light welterweight boxing champ Arlene Blencowe by rear naked choke at 3:38 of round 2.
“I could not be happier! This is one of the greatest achievements I?ve had,” Clark stated post fight. “Arlene Blencowe is an phenomenal boxer and it was an amazing fight. I?m just so happy that I?ve walked away with the win!”
In ammy MMA action, the Full Contact Fight Federation in Portland, OR held three female bouts, including crowning its first lightweight champ.
Leanne Foster submitted Veronica Wickersham by armbar at 2:34 of round 1 to get her first ammy win and get the 155 pound title.
The other two bouts came to an end with KOs with Kirsten Allen defeating Tanya Lasley in the first round, and Katie Howard defeating Shelby Connelly in the second.
In other amateur MMA action:
- At Epic Fighting in San Diego, CA, Ashley Yoder defeated Diana Manzanares by submission (armbar) round 1
- Tara Mitchell took a majority decision win over Kim Russell at Fight Night MMA 8 in Bangor, Maine
In boxing, WBF/WBO middleweight champ Christina Hammer extends her undefeated streak to 15 as she defeated Mikaela Lauren by unanimous decision in Sachsen, Germany.
In Tokyo, Japan, Naoko Shibata defeated Mika Oda by unanimous decision to retain her OPBF Light Flyweight title.
Mariana Juarez was able to retain her WBC International super flyweight title by defeating Riyo Togo by unanimous decision in Mexico.
In other boxing action
- In a pair of bouts in Tucuman, Argentina, Marcela Eliana Acuna defeated Melissa Hernandez by unanimous decision, and Vanesa Lorena Taborda defeated Guadalupe Maria Antonia Maldonado by points
- Linda Laura Lecca got the second round TKO over Lina Palmera in Callao, Peru
- In Colonia, Uruguay, Katia Alvarino got the unanimous decision victory over Victorina Britez
In kickboxing action over the weekend in the Canary Islands, Eva Maria Naranjo defeated Iman Barlow by split decision.Powered by Sidelines