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Video: Leah Letson KO’s Liz Phillips via Head Kick at Invicta FC 21 Event Results MMA News 

Video: Leah Letson KO’s Liz Phillips via Head Kick at Invicta FC 21

Video: Leah Letson KO’s Liz Phillips via Head Kick at Invicta FC 21

Leah Letson earned her fourth professional victory in style Saturday night, in Kansas City, Mo. Letson landed a beautiful head kick at Invicta 21 against Liz Phillips while streaming live on UFC Fight Pass.

The Wisconsin native won the biggest bout of her career at Invicta 21, after agreeing to the fight on three-days notice. Letson received the phone call late Tuesday evening to battle the former UFC fighter, Elizabeth Phillips.

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Leah Letson landing a Head Kick in a previous fight.

Letson (4-1) looked sharp in her Invicta debut, as the Pura Vida BJJ/MMA fighter found her range early when connecting with her jab. After suffering a powerful overhand strike from Phillips, Letson faked a right handed strike following it up with a left high head kick. 

The kick dropped Phillips (5-5) to her back on the canvas. Letson pounced on Phillips immediately delivering six vicious head strikes before the referee jumped in the middle waving his hand signaling end of the contest. 

Letson signed a multiple fight contract with Invicta FC, but her big Knockout finish cemented her within the Organization. 

Official Result: 

Leah Letson def. Elizabeth Phillips via Knockout in Round 1, at 1:08.

Watch the knockout below: 


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Kyle Carroll

Kyle Carroll is a Long Island, N.Y. native and avid MMA and amateur wrestling fan. He has been a part of the wrestling community for nearly 20 years. Carroll has six years of experience coaching high school wrestling. His father is currently a high school wrestling coach on Long Island, with more than 35 years of experience. Carroll has been reporting MMA news since January 2011. The former wrestler’s coverage has included the 2012 U.S. Olympic Wrestling Team Trials, the 2013 NCAA D1 Wrestling Championship, and numerous MMA events (King of the Cage, North American Fighting Championship, and Glory).

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