Invicta FC 9 Results: Honchak Wins, Kowalkiewicz and Inoue Battle in Fight of the Night

Courtesy of Invicta FC

Courtesy of Invicta FC

Invicta FC 9 took place this Saturday, November 1st at the RiverCenter in Davenport, Iowa.  The fight card was headlined by the Flyweight World Title fight between Champion Barb Honchak and former DEEP Jewels Champion, Takayo Hashi.    Barb Honchak was able to control the fight against the cage throughout, not heating up until the fourth and fifth rounds.  Barb was able to defend her belt by taking the unanimous decision win.  Honchak moved her career to 10-2, winning her ninth straight fight.

In the co-main event of the evening.  Two of the world’s best strawweights outside of the UFC put it all on the line.  DEEP Jewels Champ, Mizuki Inoue and KSW Champ Karolina Kowalkiewicz threw down for 3 rounds in the most exciting bout of the evening.  The hard fought fight started with a technical battle in the first round.  Mizuki Inoue took an advantage of a second round takedown to side control and moved to the back of the Polish fighter.  The third round was up for grabs as the two women put everything into the cage.  The third round ended in both women throwing down for the finish.  Karolina Kowalkiewicz took the split decision nod to remain undefeated, moving to 6-0 in her professional career.

Hawaiian fighter, Raquel Pa’aluhi was able to take punishment from the favored Kaitlin Young in the first round and move on to completely dominate the more well known fighter in the final two frames.  Raquel took punches to the face, but she landed her own and kept moving forward the entire fight, ensuring her unanimous decision victory.

 

Invicta FC 9 Results

  • Barb Honchak def. Takayo Hashi by Unanimous Decision
  • Karolina Kowalkiewicz def. Mizuki Inoue by Split Decision
  • Raquel Pa’aluhi def. Kaitlin Young by Unanimous Decision
  • Jodie Esquibel def. Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc by Unanimous Decision
  • Amber Brown def. Liz McCarthy by Split Decision
  • Amanda Bell def. Maria Hougaard Djursaa by TKO (Strikes on the Ground) of Round 1
  • Andrea Lee def. Shannon Sinn by Unanimous Decision
  • Jamie Moyle def. Jenny Liou Shriver by Unanimous Decision
  • Kelly McGill def. Maegen Goodwin by Unanimous Decision

 

 

 

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