Thursday, July 11, 2013

Event Primer - Invicta Fighting Championships 6

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Prelims (InvictaFC.com)

Atomweight - Cassie "The Hulk" Robb vs Livia "T-Rex" Von Plettenberg
  • Robb's Style - Grappling
  • Von Plettenberg's Style - Striking
  • Prediction - Robb by decision

Featherweight - Mollie "Miss Mollie" Estes vs Veronica "Hearbreaker" Rothenhausler

Strawweight - Ashley "Smashley" Cummins vs Emily Kagan
  • Cummins's Style - Grapling
  • Kagan's Style - Freestyle
  • Prediction - Cummins by submission

Main Card (PPV)

Strawweight - Tecia "Tiny Tornado" Torres vs "Thug" Rose Namajunas

Bantamweight - Miriam "The Queen of Mean" Nakamoto vs Duda "Diamond" Yankovich
  • Nakamoto's Style - Muay Thai, Herk n Jerk (I assume based on the nickname)
  • Yankovich's Style - Kickboxing
  • Prediction -  Nakamoto by KO

Strawweight - "Rowdy" Bec Hyatt vs Mizuki Inoue
  • Hyatt's Style - Striking, internet
  • Inoue's Style - Kickboxing, shootboxing
  • Prediction - Hyatt by KO
  • Thoughts - Bec is pretty cool. It's like 90% of the absolute RADDEST people in Invicta are at Strawweight

Catchweight (150lbs) - Ediane "India" Gomes vs Tamikka "Boom-Boom" Brents
  • Gomes's Style - Vale Tudo
  • Brents's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Gomes by submission

Strawweight - Joanne "Bad Mofo JoJo" Calderwood vs Norma Rueda Center
  • Calderwood's Style - Muay Thai, MURDER
  • Alternate Calderwood Nicknames - Joanne "Cyborginho" Calderwood, Joanne "The Och Murderess" Calderwood
  • Rueda Center's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Caldewood by KO

Atomweight - Jessica Penne vs Nicdali "The Night Queen" Rivera-Calanoc
  • Penne's Style - BJJ
  • Rivera-Calanoc's Style - Striking
  • Prediction -  Penne by submission

Flyweight - Leslie "The Peacemaker" Smith vs Jennifer Maia
  • Smith's Style - Striking
  • Maia's Style - Muay Thai
  • Prediction -  Smith by TKO

Bantamweight - Sarah "The Monster" D'Alelio vs Lauren Taylor
  • D'Alelio's Style - BJJ, drinking
  • Taylor's Style - Striking
  • Prediction -  D'Alelio by submission

Strawweight - Claudia "Claudinha" Gadelha vs Ayaka Hamasaki
  • Gadelha's Style - Grappling
  • Hamasaki's Style - Judo
  • Prediction -  Hamasaki by decision

Featherweight - Marloes "Rumina" Coenen vs Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino
  • Coenen's Style - BJJ, Muay Thai
  • Justino's Style - Muay Thai
  • Prediction - Coenen by submission