Invicta FC 14 took place tonight in Kansas City, Missouri and was headlined by what was to be a bantamweight title fight between recently crowned champion Tonya Evinger (16-5) and unbeaten Swede, Pannie Kianzad (8-0). Yesterday however, after failing to make weight Kianzad lost the opportunity to earn the title as the fight was changed to a non-title bout. Regardless of the outcome Evinger was to remain champion.
Fortunately for her, she doesn’t have to explain herself. She bloodied and battered her opponent to a TKO victory.
The event streamed live and exclusively on UFCFIGHTPASS.com beginning at 8 p.m. EST .
The previously announced strawweight title fight between champion Livia Renata Souza (8-0) and No. 1 contender Alexa Grasso (7-0) was postponed until a later date due to an injury that prevented Grasso from training and Evinger and Kianzad stepped up to save the card.
There were a total of 10 bouts on the night to include one atomweight, 105-pound bout between Jihn Yu Frey and Liz McCarthy. The bout marked the fourth fight on the night and the first to go to a decision as the first three fights all ended via stoppage.
Andrea Lee put on a most impressive and dominating three round war with Rachael Ostovich. Lee used Muay Thai, wrestling and jiu-jitsu to just pick her opponent apart and submit her with just two seconds left in the fight.
Full Invicta FC 14 results can be found below:
Bantamweight: Tonya Evinger defeated Pannie Kianzad via TKO (strikes) Round 2, 3:34
Strawweight: DeAnna Bennett defeated Katja Kankaanpaa via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Flyweight: Roxanne Modafferi defeated Mariana Morais via TKO (strikes) Round 3, 4:40
Flyweight: Andrea Lee defeated Rachael Ostovich via submission (armbar) Round 3, 4:58
Featherweight: Cindy Dandois defeated Megan Anderson via submission (triangle choke) Round 2, 2:41
Strawweight: Sharon Jacobson defeated Jamie Moyle via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Atomweight: Jinh Yu Frey defeated Liz McCarthy via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Strawweight: J.J. Aldrich defeated Rosa Acevedo via KO (Knee) Round 1, 2:24
Flyweight: Aspen Ladd defeated Amanda Bobby Cooper via submission (armbar) Round 2, 4:42
Lightweight: Felicia Spencer defeated Rachel Wiley via TKO (strikes) Round 1, 3:32