The next meeting between Jinh Yu Frey along with Minna Grusander was arguably even closer than the original, however, the effect was the exact same: Frey departing the cage with Invicta gold round her thighs.
This was a direct rematch of their Invicta FC 30 encounter in July that Frey won by unanimous selection.
All five rounds had been incredibly close with both girls having unforgettable flashes of crime. Together with blood Grusander demonstrated though she dropped short of toppling Frey, she was worthy of a title opportunity.
“I assured rsquo;d & there be rdquo, & blood; Frey said in her post-fight interview.
First blood was struck by Grusander. After breaking through Frey & rsquo, the fighter took a straightforward round one;s counter striking to score a knock down with a short firsthand. With one minute to work, Grusander chased a regaining Frey and ended the launching frame running out of Frey&rsquo.
Grusander&rsquo aggression paid off as she put the pressure on Frey into your body and low kicks that had Frey’s leg turning into a shade of pink. However, the winner stayed composed as Grusander did actually be having the better of the exchanges. Frey was ready to land, when they split.
The winner came out strong in around three, landing shots that were harder at the exchanges and bullying Grusander. Her power cries were landing with consistency and she defended well when Grusander took her into the mat to slow down things. It was that the damage started to show on Grusander’Frey kept the pressure up, also working to keep control and scoring a takedown and s face.
The fight was upward in the air moving into around five and it was Grusander who came out shooting backing up Frey up against the cage using a flurry. That induced Frey to focus and rely to keep Grusander honest. The pace was pushed by both women in the final five minutes in various points and also the judges were left with a tricky decision, which was reflected at the call.
“I experienced a lot of stuff happening in my personal life, I had a great deal of emotion that was helping feed me Frey said afterwards. “Even the blood that was bad, my pet had passed on, so training was. ”
Later winning a belt frey records her first name defense.
In the co-main occurrence, former UFC strawweight Danielle Taylor (10-4) made a successful Invicta introduction by committing Montserrat Ruiz (8-1) her initial loss. Two of the judges gave 30-27 scores , while the third saw it 29-28 within her favor to Taylor.
Taylor’s counter-punching and leg strikes were key to defusing the competitive Ruiz, who spent a lot of their fight searching for a way to acquire the fight. This made her vulnerable to Taylor’s amount. Taylor was there with short mixes that Ruiz had no response there is an opening in Ruiz & rsquo defense. The shouts took their toll too and she was visibly limping by the conclusion of the fight.
Taylor was confident in her victory a peace sign threw up even with Ruiz dangling from her spine.
Kay Hansen (4-2) found one of the night’s most memorable finishes using a miraculous come back triumph over Sharon Jacobson. Even the 19-year-old accepted Saturday’s bout on under 10 days’ notice for an alternative Kanako Murata and that she was matched up having an expert wrestler that was 16 years her senior. It played out that way as Jacobson smothered Hansen and slammed and looked like a mismatch.
With less than 30 seconds remaining in around three, Jacobson attempted yet another throw that ended up with Hansen falling in addition to her in perfect position for a belly-down armbar. time was wasted by hansen earning the tap-out with just 17 seconds and securing the entry.
Just 4-foot-11 and 23 years of age, the Zappitella was a burden in the wrestling department as she awakens Brown at-will and completely neutralized the Invicta veteran. Though Brown was active from the floor with attempts to manufacture admissions and subdue scenarios, Zappitella always discovered a way to stay thick and maintain Brown on her backagain. Even several flashes of crime in the stand up weren’t enough to prevent rsquo & Brown;s from falling into 7-5, album.
Later, Zappitella called with the winner of Saturday’s atomweight championship event.
In the primary card opener, Brianna Van Buren (5-2) shrugged off a nine-pound weight gap to have a convincing unanimous decision over Jamie Moyle (4-4). This was an Invicta return for both fighters, with Van Buren competing to Moyle stepping back following a stint at the UFC into the Invicta cage and the promotion for the first time since February 2015. Regrettably the appearance was marred by her coming in for that which was originally booked like a strawweight competition at 125 pounds.
It wasn & rsquo In the event Moyle was given some advantage by the weight;t even apparent. Mixing up combinations on take downs that were timely along with the feet, Van Buren took all three rounds over the judges scorecards, including one score that was 30-26.
See full Invicta FC 33 results here.