Invicta FC, the all-female MMA promotion, returned Thursday night live on UFC Fight Pass.
Invicta FC 40 featured Emily Ducote scoring a decision victory over Juliana Lima from Kansas City.
Ducote, a 26-year-old, improved to 9-6 with the win. She is now 3-1 over her last four fights including a 2019 knockout of Janaisa Morandin.
For Lima, the loss was her third consecutive setback – with the previous two coming in the UFC. She is 9-6 overall, as well.
Alesha Zappitella topped Lindsey VanZandt via split decision in the co-main event with Chelsea Chandler picking up a submission victory over Liv Parker.
Trisha Cicero bested Laura Gallardo and Genia Goodin kicked off the night with a win over Shelby Koren.
Emily Ducote def. Juliana Lima by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Alesha Zappitella def. Lindsey VanZandt by split decision (28-29, 29-27, 30-27)
Chelsea Chandler def. Liv Parker by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 1:05
Trisha Cicero def. Laura Gallardo by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Genia Goodin def. Shelby Koren by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Invicta Fighting Championships is a world championship, all-pro mixed martial arts (MMA) fight series dedicated to providing female athletes with a major platform to hone their skills on a consistent basis. Founded in 2012 by longtime MMA executive Shannon Knapp, Invicta is committed to pioneering the future growth of women’s MMA by promoting the best possible match-ups between female competitors and identifying and developing future superstars of the sport. Follow Invicta on Twitter (@InvictaFights), Facebook (InvictaFights), and Instagram (@InvictaFC) for all the latest information.
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