The co-main event of UFC 201 will feature a big strawweight matchup between Rose Namajunas and Karolina Kowalkiewicz, but why wait until tomorrow to watch some quality women’s MMA when Invicta FC is tonight? That’s right, Invicta FC 18 comes to you from Scottish Rite Temple in the part of Kansas City that’s in Kansas and not Missouri. Undefeated and exciting strawweight prospect Alexa Grasso fights 5-1 JacksonWink talent Jodie Esquibel. The co-main event is between Agnieszka Niedzwiedz and Christine Stanley (replacing Irene Aldana, who is out with Visa issues), although Stanley missed the flyweight limit and has been fined 25% of her purse. Likewise for Aspen Ladd for her bantamweight fight with Jessica Hoy.
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This event also features Mizuki Inoue, plus UFC veterans Jessamyn Duke and Peggy Morgan in separate bouts. In total, there are 8 fights set for Invicta FC 18, and they will kick off at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT on UFC Fight Pass. Here’s the link for subscribers to watch the live stream.
Here’s tonight’s bout order:
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Results via MMAFighting:
Alexa Grasso def. Jodie Esquibel via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Agnieszka Niedzwiedz def. Christine Stanley via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Cindy Dandois def. Jessamyn Duke via submission (Arm-bar) (Round 1, 1:33)
Megan Anderson def. Peggy Morgan via technical knockout (Round 1, 4:09)
Tessa Simpson def. Simona Soukupova via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)
Mizuki Inoue def. Lynn Alvarez via submission (Arm-bar) (Round 2, 3:00)
Aspen Ladd def. Jessica Hoy via technical knockout (Round 2, 3:14)
Sijara Eubanks def. Amberlynn Orr via technical knockout (Round 1, 4:41)
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