Jinh Yu Frey (Jeff Vulgamore/Combat Press)

Invicta FC 30: Frey Edges Grusander, Spencer Impresses

On Saturday, July 21, Invicta Fighting Championship hosted its 30th event from the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Mo.

In the night’s main event, the promotion crowned a new atomweight champion as former title challenger Jinh Yu Frey took on Finland’s Minna Grusander. Frey fell short in her previous conquest for Invicta gold, falling via TKO to then-champion Ayaka Hamasaki. Grusander, meanwhile, made her promotional debut at Invicta FC 28 in March, stopping Brazil’s Fernanda Barros.

The co-main event featured undefeated featherweight Felicia Spencer, who clashed with Ukrainian Helena Kolesnyk.


The eight-fight event kicked off at 8 p.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass.

Jinh Yu Frey def. Minna Grusander by unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-47) – for atomweight title
Felicia Spencer def. Helena Kolesnyk by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 1:47
Heather Jo Clark def. Kinberly Novaes by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Brogan Walker-Sanchez def. Miranda Maverick by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Stephanie Geltmacher def. Kerri Kenneson by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 3:32
Alesha Zappitella def. Jillian DeCoursey by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Alyse Anderson def. Stephanie Alba by technical submission (triangle choke). Round 2, 3:12
Erin Blanchfield def. Brittney Cloudy by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)