Invicta FC 11 Results: ‘Cyborg vs. Tweet’ Play-by-Play & Updates

By: C.J. Tuttle
Feb 27, 2015


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Aspen Ladd vs. Ana Carolina Vidal

Round 1

Aspen Ladd is making her professional mixed martial arts debut just like her opponent Ana Carolina Vidal. Both fighters come out guns blazing, landing their own shot before Vidal trips Ladd and winds up on top. After a moment, Ladd sweeps and gains mount. Vida is doing her best to hold onto the arms of Ladd, avoiding the elbows. Ladd drops a thudding elbow, after a bit of wrist fighting, the referee inexcusably stands the fighters up. They come right back at each other and again Ladd takes the fight to the mat. Ladd lands a shot the eye that opens up her foe, meanwhile Vidal is seeking the leg lock. Ladd stands up, then re-enters the guard and continues her punching assault. Now Ladd turns Vidal over and begins unleashing unanswered shots to the head that referee Mike Bell warrants a stoppage.

The Official Result

Aspen Ladd def. Ana Carolina Vidal via TKO (Elbows) R1, 4:21

Laura Salazar vs. Christine Stanley

Round 1

The flyweight encounter gets underway with Christine Stanley absolutely rocking Laura Salazar with two right punches on the chin that drop her to the canvas. Referee Mike Beltran moves in, but Salazar is still moving and he allows it to continue. Salazar fights through it and actually scores a takedown, but she is just holding onto a leg. Stanley continue to score with knees and when those go away, she begins dropping elbows to the temple of her opponent. Beltran moves in closely, after three more unanswered shots, he calls a stop to the action.

The Official Result

Christine Stanley def. Laura Salazar via TKO (Punches) R1, 2:59

Amy Montenegro vs. Brianna Van Buren

Round 1

Both women trading punches early on. Montenegro kicks and then shoots for a takedown but only manages to press against the cage. Montenegro continues to press against the outside, Van Buren tries to knee her way out of it. Van Buren sweeps and briefly ends up in top position, but Montenegro stands. Now Montenegro opens up with more knees against the outskirts of the enclosure but they are being blocked. The action has slowed, both competitors entangled. In the final 10 seconds, Montenegro sits down on a guillotine choke, but the round expires. 10-9 Van Buren.

Round 2

Van Buren opens the second round by slowing the pace along the cage. When they separate, Montenegro is showing a cut from the eye. She grabs onto Van Buren and opens up with knees. The fighter’s trade spots multiple times, Montenegro shoots again, but is unable to get the fight onto the canvas. After what seems like an eternity, they reach the center of the cage. Montenegro ups the pressure a bit, changes levels and gets Van Buren to the floor. Van Buren creatively hurls Montenegro over and latches on for a head and arm choke. Then she lets go and attempts an armbar, but the round ends. 10-9 Montenegro.

Round 3

The first fight of the evening to leave the opening frame now enters the third and final round. Montenegro scores a takedown, which Van Buren responds to by seeking the kimura lock. Montenegro escapes the hold and opens a flurry of elbows to the head of her opponent. Van Buren weathers the storm and rises to her feet. The fight stall against the cage, Montenegro nailing the thighs of Van Buren with knees. They tussle for position and eventually Van Buren changes levels to grind her way out, but is unsuccessful. Van Buren lands a push kick, creating a bit of space, but Montenegro comes right back with the pressure against the cage that she has been using all fight long. The fight closes with Montenegro in control. 10-9 Montenegro (29-28 Montenegro).

The Official Result

Amy Montenegro def. Brianna Van Buren via Decision (Unanimous) [30-27, 29-28, 29-28] R3, 5:00

J.J. Aldrich vs. Jamie Moyle

Round 1

J.J. Aldrich and Jamie Moyle really got started after Aldrich scored a takedown. It wasn’t long before Moyle took the back of her opponent and immediately began seeking the rear-naked choke. After sinking in both underhooks, it was a formality, Aldrich lost consciousness before referee Herb Dean could intervene.

The Official Result

Jamie Moyle def. J.J. Aldrich via Technical Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) R1, 2:20

Irene Aldana vs. Colleen Schneider

Round 1

Mike Beltran is the third person inside the cage. Aldana awaits her opportunity to throw a punching combination. Aldana connects when she finally does throw the shot, rocking Schneider. Aldana wastes no time grabbing hold of the neck of Schneider and finishing the rear-naked choke.

The Official Result

Irene Aldana def. Colleen Schneider via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) R1, 1:05

Lynn Alvarez vs. DeAnna Bennett

Round 1

Norma Rueda Center catches DeAnna Bennett with a stiff jab to open the tilt. Three consecutive looping right hooks from Center meet the face of Bennett. The fight makes its way up against the cage, Bennett going all in for the takedown. After a bit of time, Rueda circles out. Bennett catches Center with a shot that sends Rueda backwards, visibly rocked. Bennett looks to capitalize, but Rueda survives. Bennett comes right at Rueda with a flurry of right and left punches, the fight moves around the cage before drawing to an end. Closely contested round. 10-9 Bennett.

Round 2

Leg kick from Rueda gets checked by Bennett. Not much action presently, both fighters look hesitant to throw. Rueda comes inside for a takedown attempt, but it’s stuffed. The fight winds up along the cage and reaches a stalemate, so they both circle out and reset in the center of the cage. Those in attendance are growing a bit restless with the lack of action presently, but we are witnessing a technical battle. The fight remains even, have to side with Bennett again because she controlled the pace against the steel. 10-9 Bennett.

Round 3

Center opens up the final round with a clean punching combination. Now Bennett comes back with a flurry of right hands. Bennett has Center against the cage, exactly where she wants her. Now Center turns the tables for a second, but Bennett powers out. A little over two minutes left to go in the fight and they trade jabs from a distance. Now Center puts her hands down, enticing Bennett to throw something. Center is pressing the action, here, looking for a finish. Bennett sense the change in momentum and presses against the cage. Center fights out of it, but Bennett continues to try and slow things down. A knee from Center scores, but it’s too little too late. 10-9 Center (29-28 Bennett).

The Official Result

DeAnna Bennett def. Norma Rueda Center via Decision (Unanimous) [30-27, 29-28, 29-28] R3, 5:00

Mizuki Inoue vs. Alexa Grasso

Round 1

Mike Beltran is overseeing the co-main event. Alexa Grasso opens with a stiff kick to the body, which she follows with a quick punch. Mizuki Inoue throws her first strike of the fight, a leg kick. Grasso showcasing superb head movement, ducking the lunging jab attempts from Inoue. Huge shots scoring for Grasso. Inoue walking right through them though, even though her head is getting sent backwards. Blood pouring from the nose of Inoue now. Left hook from Grasso connects. Blood now also coming out of the left ear of Inoue. The left thigh of Inoue is showing the wear and tear of those constant leg kicks. Takedown from Inoue, but Grasso is right back to her feet in no time. Inoue closes the round by pressing her opponent against the cage. 10-9 Grasso.

Round 2

The two fighters come right back at each other to open the second round. Pinpoint punches from Grasso are connecting at every opportunity, busting up the face of Inoue. Red from Inoue’s face is blending in well with the red rash guard she is wearing. To Inoue’s credit, she is not backing down. Trying to stay on the inside and strike first with her quick punches. The fight makes its way to the floor, Grasso locks in triangle, which sends Inoue flailing around to escape. 30 seconds to go here, Inoue is holding on for dear life. She makes it to the bell. 10-9 Grasso.

Round 3

Third and final round here in Los Angeles, uppercut from Grasso connects with the chin of her foe. Inoue shoots in for a takedown and is successful. Inoue scares the strong contingent of Mexican fans in attendance with a head and arm choke. Grasso weathers the storm and makes it to her feet. The crowd roars in approval. Again Inoue takes the fight to the floor, a wild scramble ensues. Grasso holding on with a guillotine, mainly to keep her balance, not to finish. Grasso ends up on her back, Inoue eats multiple up kicks that are dangerous. Inoue rides out her opponent for the remainder of the fight. 10-9 Inoue (29-28 Grasso).

The Official Result

Alexa Grasso def. Mizuki Inoue via Decision (Unanimous) [30-26, 29-28, 29-28] R3, 5:00

Invicta FC Featherweight Title Fight:
Cris “Cyborg” Justino vs. Charmaine Tweet

Round 1

Charmaine Tweet looks surprisingly calm. Charmaine Tweet eats a shot that has her out on her feet. I can’t even type this fast enough. “Cyborg” is absolutely rocking her now, everything she throws is malicious. Herb Dean is there to call it off. Tweet stands again, but eats too much damage and it’s all over.

The Official Result

Cristiane Justino def. Charmaine Tweet via TKO (Punches) R1, :46

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