Invicta FC made double history with Saturday’s show. In the main event, Carla Esparza defeated Bec Hyatt by unanimous decision to become the promotion’s first strawweight champion. In the co-main event, Alexis Davis submitted Shayna Baszler in a rematch from their 2010 meeting.
At the same time, the company debuted on internet PPV after starting up in 2012. Their three previous shows aired for free.
Invicta FC 4 took place from the Memorial Hall in Kansas City, KS on January 5. Their return to action was not disclosed.
Carla Esparza def. Bec Hyatt via unanimous decision to win the strawweight championship
Alexis Davis def. Shayna Baszler via submission (rear naked choke) at 2:58 of round 3
Leslie Smith def. Raquel Pennington via unanimous decision
Sarah D’Alelio def. Amanda Nunes via unanimous decision
Ediane Gomes def. Hiroko Yamanaka via unanimous decision
Joanne Calderwood def. Livia von Plettenberg via unanimous decision
Stephanie Frausto def. Cassie Rodish via TKO (punches) at 1:04 of round 3
Tamikka Brents def. Amanda Bell via unanimous decision
Jodie Esquibel def. Liz McCarthy via split decision
Rose Namajunas def. Emily Kagan via submission (rear naked choke) at 3:44 of round 3
Tecia Torres def. Paige Van Zant via unanimous decision
Veronica Rothenhausler def. Katalina Malungahu via KO (punch) at 1:12 of round 1
Laura Sanko def. Cassie Robb via submission (rear naked choke) at 1:07 of Round 2