After two Invicta Fighting Championships shows, it’s two Invicta wins for MMA contender Liz “Girl-Rilla” Carmouche (7-2) of the San Diego Combat Academy of San Diego, CA. In April, Carmouche handily defeated Ashleigh Curry in under two minutes and now at Invicta’s second show, Saturday, July 28 at the Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas, it took Carmouche eight minutes and 34 seconds to finish off Kaitlin Young (6-6-1) of the Minnesota Martial Arts Academy, Circle Pines, Minnesota.
Talk is her coach, Manolo “El Huracan” Hernandez had something to do with the extended time. He’s always pleading with her to go slower so he can get more face-time on TV.
Since videos are the best way to revisit a fight, below we have the video of the Carmouche versus Young bout, which was Bout #12 on the fight card, scored as a Submission victory for Carmouche by Rear Naked Choke at 3:34 of the second round.
Liz McCarthy of the Rise Above MMA in
Tigard, Oregon gets the win over Jessica Philippus of Team Philippus of Marshall, Missouri after a first round TKO (doctor stoppage). Both young ladies were making their pro-debuts.
Jocelyn “Lights Out” Lybarger of The Lab/Cross Fit Fury in Phoenix, Arizona gets the decision over Cheryl Chan of the Mendoza Martial Arts in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. Both young ladies were making their pro-debuts.
Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke (1-0) of AFS MMA Academy in
Richmond, Kentucky defeated Suzie Montero (1-1) of Pompano Beach, Florida via TKO (elbows) at 2:32 of round three.
Raquel Pennington (2-1) of the Kongo Do Gym in Colorado Springs, Colorado won an unanimous decision with scores of (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) over Sarah “Cheesecake” Moras (2-1) of the Toshido MMA Gym in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
Nicdali “the Night Queen” Rivera scores a three round unanimous decision victory over Angelica Chavez. At 105 pounds, the two are considered Atomweights. With the win, Rivera, of the Underdawgs Fight Team in Tulsa, Oklahoma, improves her record to 8-6, while Chavez, of the Chavez Dojo in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has her record fall to 4-2.
On Saturday night, Carla Esparza (R) scored a second round TKO victory (punches) over her opponent Sarah Schneider. Esparza, who is with Team Oyama in Redondo Beach, CA, improves her record to 7-2, while Schneider, of the American Jiu Jitsu Academy in Raytown, Missouri, has her record drop to 6-6.
Julia “The Jewel” Budd (L) scores a first round TKO (punches and elbows) victory over Elina Nilsson of Sweden (R). With the win, Budd, of the Gibson Kickboxing & Pankration Gym in Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada, improves to 3-2, while Nilsson of the Gladius MMA Gym in Stockholm, Sweden, drops to 2-3.
Barb “Little Warrior” Honchak of Steve Berger’s MMA
in St. Louis, Missouri scored a second round TKO (punches) victory over Bethany Marshall to improve her record to 6-1. Marshall, who is from Modern America MMA in Yorktown, Virginia, now drops to 4-1.
Sarah D’Alelio (6-2) of the Olympia Jiu Jitsu/Combat Sports Academy in Olympia, Washington registers a Submission victory by Reverse Triangle Armbar at 3:16 of the first round over Vanessa Porto (14-5) of Drenix Iglesia Team in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Amanda Nunes (7-2) of the AMA Fight Club in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil gets a Technical Submission (rear naked choke) over Raquel Pa’aluhi (2-3) of Team Hakuilua from Wai’Anae, Hawaii at 2:24 of the first round. It was mentioned that Pa’aluhi had been given little time to prepare for the fight.
Ayaka Hamasaki gets the Submission victory over Lacey Schuckman, an Armbar at 4:45 of the third round. While Hamasaki of Abe Ani Combat Club in Tokyo, Japan remains unbeaten at 8-0, Schuckman of Team Rugburn in Lakewood, Colorado now drops to 7-5.
the Carmouche versus Young fight was in the bout #12 slot.
Alexis Davis (L) scored a Submission (rear naked choke) victory over Hitomi Akano (R) at 3:41 of the second round. Davis, of the Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu in Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada, improves her record to 12-5 while the 37 year-old Akano of the Abe Ani Combat Club in Tokyo, Japan drops to 18-10.
The final bout of the show was the Main Event between Sara McMann and Shayna “the Queen of Spades” Baszler which McMann won by an unanimous decision with scores of (29-28, 30-27, 29-28).
Baszler, who trains at the CSW/Next Edge Academy of Martial Arts in her hometown of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, has her record drop to 14-7 while McMann, who trains at Revolution MMA/Limestone in Gaffney, South Carolina, improves her record to 6-0.