The archetypal Invicta FC lawsuit of 2022 arrived connected Wednesday, with an atomweight rubric combat topping the card.
In the main lawsuit of Invicta FC 45, Alesha Zappitella was acceptable to enactment her atomweight rubric connected the enactment erstwhile again, successful a rematch with Jessica Delboni.
Zappitella and Delboni had archetypal met past May, with the champ walking distant with a divided determination victory. Delboni past went connected to triumph Invicta’s single-fight Phoenix Series atomweight tourney successful June, earning herself a rematch with her rival.
Zappitella, for her part, had not fought since the pair’s archetypal meeting.
The co-main lawsuit of the evening had been acceptable to spot the instrumentality of featherweight Courtney King, who was connected the incorrect broadside of a one-sided beatdown by Kayla Harrison successful 2020. King, however, was forced retired of her bout with Ramona Pascual. Instead, undefeated Shamir Peshewa stepped in, necessitating a 150lb catchweight owed to the abbreviated notice.
Invicta FC 45: Zappitella vs. Delboni airs unrecorded connected Wednesday, January 12, 2022 astatine the Memorial Hall successful Kansas City, Kansas. The lawsuit volition beryllium carried via Youtube; you tin drawback the Invicta FC 45 unrecorded watercourse successful its entirety below. Full results volition beryllium disposable passim the evening.
Invicta FC 45: Zappitella vs. Delboni 2
Jéssica Delboni def. Alesha Zappitella (c) by unanimous determination (50-45, 50-45, 49-46) – for the Invicta FC atomweight championship
Ramona Pascual def. Shamir Peshewa by TKO (knee and punches), Round 1, 1:00
Hailey Cowan def. Monica Franco by submission (rear-naked choke), Round 2, 3:17
Helen Peralta def. Elise Pone by unanimous determination (30-25, 30-25, 30-26)
Katie Saull def. Tamika Jones by submission (arm-bar), Round 1, 4:30
Sarah Kleczka def. Maria Favela by divided determination (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)