Invicta FC 4 Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
January 6th, 2013

Invicta Carla Esparza

Invicta FC 4 took place Saturday night inside Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas. Carla Esparza (Pictured) posted a unanimous decision win over Bec Hyatt to become the promotion’s inaugural strawweight champion.

That wasn’t the only first on the night. The card marked the all-female MMA organization’s debut in the pay-per-view pond. The event streamed live online for $7.95.

Here are the official results from the fights:

Preliminary Card:

Laura Sanko def. Cassie Robb via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 1:07

Veronica Rothenhausler def. Katalina Malungahu via knockout (punch) – Round 1, 1:12

Tecia Torres def. Paige VanZant via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Rose Namajunas def. Emily Kagan via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 3, 3:44

Jodie Esquibel def. Liz McCarthy via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

Tamikka Brents def. Amanda Bell via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Cassie Rodish def. Stephanie Frausto via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 1:04

Main Card:

Joanne Calderwood def. Livia von Plettenberg via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

Ediane Gomes def. Hiroko Yamanaka via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Sarah D’Alelio def. Amanda Nunes via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

Leslie Smith def. Raquel Pennington via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Alexis Davis def. Shayna Baszler via technical submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 3, 0:58

Carla Esparza def. Bec Hyatt via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) to become Invicta FC’s first strawweight champion

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