Invicta Fighting Championships 22 Live Play-By-Play & ResultsInvicta Fighting Championships showcased its 22nd all-female card tonight at the Kansas City Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Missouri. Invicta FC 22 was headlined by a bantamweight championship rematch between champion Tonya “Triple Threat” Evinger and Yana “Foxy” Kunitskaya.

In the strawweight co-main event, Invicta FC Atomweight Champion Ayaka Hamasaki moved up in weight to face former 115-pound champ Livia Renata “Livinha” Souza. DeAnna “The Argentine Assassin” Bennett took on Jodie Esquibel. MMARising.com has live play-by-play for Invicta FC 22.

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Invicta Fighting Championships 22 Weigh-In ResultsWeigh-ins for Invicta Fighting Championships 22 took place this morning in Kansas City, Missouri for Saturday’s seven-fight all-female card. The event is headlined by an Invicta FC Bantamweight Championship rematch as champ Tonya “Triple Threat” Evinger takes on Yana “Foxy” Kunitskaya.

In the Invicta FC 22 co-main event, Invicta FC Atomweight Champion Ayaka Hamasaki moves up to 115 pounds to face former strawweight champ Livia Renata “Livinha” Souza. DeAnna “The Argentine Assassin” Bennett battles Jodie Esquibel. MMARising.com has full Invicta FC 22 weigh-in results.

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Top 10 Fighter Rankings Update For March 2017The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s first women’s featherweight champion was crowned this past month when multi-time Muay Thai world titleholder Germaine “The Iron Lady” de Randamie took a hard-fought decision victory over Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm in the UFC 208 headliner.

History was made once again on March 3rd when Julia “The Jewel” Budd stopped MMA pioneer Marloes “Rumina” Coenen at Bellator 174 to become the inaugural Bellator Women’s Featherweight Champion. Budd moves up further in the 145-pound rankings, while de Randamie enters the top five.

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Sarah Kaufman Defeats Jessica-Rose Clark At Battlefield FC 1 In SeoulFormer Strikeforce champion and UFC contender Sarah Kaufman bounced back from her first two-fight losing streak with a clear-cut decision victory tonight at Battlefield Fighting Championship 1 in Seoul, South Korea. Kaufman defeated Jessica-Rose “Jessy Jess” Clark in the co-main event.

Kaufman dominated the first round of tonight’s featured bantamweight bout on the ground after taking Clark down, and she remained in control of the fight on the feet in rounds two and three. After cruising to victory on the scorecards, Kaufman announced plans to compete again for Battlefield FC.

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Cynthia Calvillo Submits Amanda Bobby Cooper At UFC 209Undefeated rising star Cynthia Calvillo made a big statement in her short-notice Octagon debut tonight at UFC 209: “Woodley vs Thompson 2” in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented strawweight submitted Amanda Bobby “ABC” Cooper in the first round of their featured main-card matchup.

Calvillo, who turned pro in late August, made the most of a tremendous opportunity on tonight’s pay-per-view card. After an early exchange of strikes on the feet, Calvillo used a slick transition to back control that allowed her to trap TUF 23 veteran Cooper in a fight-ending rear-naked choke.

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UFC 209: “Woodley vs Thompson 2” Results & RecapThe Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada tonight for UFC 209: “Woodley vs Thompson 2.” The event was headlined by a UFC Welterweight Championship rematch between Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley and Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson.

After last-minute changes to the card, tonight’s co-main event featured a lightweight matchup between David Teymur and “Groovy” Lando Vannata. In a featured middleweight bout, Daniel “Judo” Kelly battled former 205-pound ace “Suga” Rashad Evans. MMARising.com has results for the main card.

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Julia Budd Stops Marloes Coenen, Wins Title At Bellator 174Canadian standout Julia “The Jewel” Budd made history when she scored her biggest career win tonight at Bellator 174 in Thackerville, Oklahoma. Budd stopped MMA pioneer Marloes “Rumina” Coenen in the main event to become the inaugural Bellator Women’s Featherweight Champion.

Budd and Coenen were initially slated to meet in late 2014 after both signed with Bellator, but injuries repeatedly delayed plans for the much-anticipated showdown. Tonight, Budd dominated the action on the ground until she was able to finish Coenen with relentless ground and pound in round four.

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Mina Kurobe Captures Atomweight Title At Deep Jewels 15At 39 years of age, Deep Jewels veteran Mina Kurobe captured her first MMA title tonight at Deep Jewels 15 in Tokyo, Japan. Kurobe avenged a past loss and defeated Naho “Sugi Rock” Sugiyama in tonight’s main event rematch to become the new Deep Jewels Atomweight Champion.

With her title win tonight, Kurobe has now posted five straight victories since suffering a one-sided decision loss to Sugiyama in the pair’s first meeting at Deep Jewels 10. In tonight’s co-main event, Shizuka Sugiyama made a successful return by edging out prospect Yukari Nabe at 130 pounds.

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