Jinh Yu Frey (top) (Jeff Vulgamore/Combat Press)

Invicta FC 33 Results: Frey Squeaks Past Grusander Again, Taylor Edges Ruiz

On Saturday, Dec. 15, Invicta Fighting Championships hosted its 33rd event from the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Mo.

In the night’s main event, atomweight champion Jinh Yu Frey rematched Minna Grusander. The pair battled at Invicta FC 30 earlier this year, with the Texas fighter Frey capturing the belt via controversial decision. Finland’s Grusander was out for revenge in her third promotional appearance.

The card also featured the promotional debut of UFC veteran Danielle Taylor, who met fellow newcomer Monserrat Ruiz in a strawweight contest.


The three-fight preliminary card aired live on Facebook at 8:30 p.m. ET, with the five-fight main card streaming live on UFC Fight Pass at 10 p.m. ET.

Jinh Yu Frey def. Minna Grusander by split decision (48-47, 47-48, 48-47) – for atomweight title
Danielle Taylor def. Montserrat Ruiz by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Kay Hansen def. Sharon Jacobson by submission (armbar). Round 3, 4:43
Alesha Zappitella def. Amber Brown by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Brianna Van Buren def. Jamie Moyle by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Brittney Victoria def. Sarah Kleczka by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Anastasia Nikolakakos def. Ashley Medina by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 3:26
Chantel Coates def. Ashlynn Kleinbeck by knockout (punch). Round 1, 0:28