KANSAS CITY, Kan. — FightBook MMA has your results for Invicta FC: Rodriguez vs. Torquato.
The promotion returns to action this Friday, May 21, 2021, with a stacked six-fight card. The action begins at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT, midnight in the U.K.) with the main card starting one hour later. The event will stream worldwide LIVE and FREE on FightBook MMA by going here.
In the headliner, Mexico’s Karina Rodriguez (8-4) faces off with Brazilian Daiana Torquato (10-3) for the vacant 125-pound title. Rodriguez is no stranger to the spotlight, having gone the distance with former champion Vanessa Porto and defeating UFC veterans DeAnna Bennett and Milana Dudieva inside the Invicta cage. Torquato rides a six-fight winning streak in the title affair, having also faced Bennett and Dudieva in the Phoenix Series 2 tournament.
The co-main event will see newly crowned atomweight queen Alesha “Half Pint” Zappitella (8-2, 1 NC) defend her 105-pound belt against Brazilian challenger Jéssica Delboni (10-2). Michigan’s Zappitella captured gold at Invicta FC 42 last year, scoring the promotion’s first Von Flue choke finish against Ashley Cummins. Delboni was in action on the same card, defeating former champion Herica Tiburico on the scorecards.
Invicta FC results: Rodriguez vs Torquato:
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Flyweight Title: Karina Rodriguez def. Daiana Torquato by unanimous decision to win flyweight title
Atomweight Title: Alesha Zappitella def. Jéssica Delboni by split decision to defend atomweight title
Flyweight: Claire Guthrie def. Juliana Miller by unanimous decision
Catchweight: Josee Storts def. Maria Favela by unanimous decision
Strawweight: Fatima Kline def. Ariana Melendez by submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:00 of Round 1
Flyweight: Elise Pone def. Chrissy Yandolli by TKO (strikes) at 2:07 of Round 2
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