If you decided “Invicta FC 5: Penne vs. Waterson” wasn’t worth its $9.95 online pay-per-view price tag, then you certainly missed out on some solid scraps last Friday. No worries, because we’ve located video of the card’s more memorable moments.
Despite her underdog status, Michelle Waterson (pictured) managed to rally and submit Jessica Penne with an armbar to capture the atomweight title in the show’s featured attraction.
In addition, former Strikeforce featherweight champ Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos absolutely mauled Fiona Muxlow in her Invicta debut.
Also, Rose Namajunas pulled off one of the slickest submissions MMA has witnessed in quite some time. It was of the flying armbar variety.
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Please click the media players below to watch the fights:
Penne vs. Waterson:
Cyborg vs. Muxlow:
Namajunas vs. Catron:
Here are the official results for Invicta 5:
Alex Chambers Defeats Jodie Esquibel by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 1:35 in the 1stRound
Rose Namajunas Defeats Kathina Catron via Submission (Flying Armbar) at :12 in the 1stRound
Katja Kankaanpaa Defeats Juliana Carnerio Lima via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Miriam Nakamoto Defeats Jessamyn Duke via KO (Knee) at 2:20 in the 1stRound
Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc Defeats Cassie Rodish via Submission(Guillotine Choke) at 3:20 in the 2ndRound
Bec Hyatt Defeats Jasminka Cive via Submission (Armbar) at 3:30 in the 1stRound
Julia Budd Defeats Mollie Estes via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 1:04 in the 3rdRound
Lauren Taylor Defeats Kaitlin Young via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Jennifer Maia Defeats Zoila Frausto Gurgel by Unanimous Decision(30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Sarah Kaufman Defeats Leslie Smith by Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos Defeats Fiona Muxlow via TKO (Strikes) at 3:46 in the 1stRound
Barb Honchak Defeats Vanessa Porto via Unanimous Decision 50-45, 49-46, 48-47) (Honchak captures vacant flyweight title)
Michelle Waterson Defeats Jessica Penne via Submission (Armbar) at 2:31 in the 4thRound (Waterson captures Invicta atomweight title)