On Friday, May 4, Invicta Fighting Championships hosted its 29th event from the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Mo.
In the night’s main event, the promotion crowned a new bantamweight champion as Canadian Sarah Kaufman took on unbeaten German fighter Katharina Lehner. Kaufman, a former Strikeforce champion and UFC veteran, returned to the promotion earlier this year and defeated former No. 1 contender Pannie Kianzad by decision. Lehner, meanwhile, earned a first-round finish of Alexa Conners at Invicta FC 25 in August to earn her shot at gold.
The night’s co-main event also took place in the bantamweight division as the aforementioned Kianzad welcomed Brazilian Bianca Daimoni to the Invicta cage.
The eight-fight event streamed live on UFC Fight Pass at 8 p.m. ET.
Sarah Kaufman def. Katharina Lehner by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 3, 4:30 – for vacant bantamweight title
Pannie Kianzad def. Bianca Daimoni by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Pearl Gonzalez def. Bárbara Acioly by submission (armbar). Round 1, 1:30
Marciea Allen def. Julia Avila by TKO (injury – dislocated finger). Round 1, 0:49
Liz Tracy def. Cheri Muraski by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Lisa Spangler def. Sarah Kleczka by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Macy Chiasson def. Allison Schmidt by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Helen Peralta def. Cheyanne Vlismas by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
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