Livia Renata Souza locked up a triangle choke in the fourth round of Friday night’s Invicta FC 12 main event, becoming the new strawweight champion with a victory over Katja Kankaanpaa.
The card took place from Kansas City’s Memorial Auditorium and aired live on UFC Fight Pass.
Souza remained unbeaten with the win, while Kankaanpaa suffered her second career loss.
In other action, Vanessa Porto topped Roxanne Modafferi, Faith Van Duin submitted Amanda Bell, and Raquel Pa’aluhi downed Ediane Gomes.
Complete results can be found below:
Livia Renata Souza def. Katja Kankaanpaa via submission (triangle choke) at 3:58 of Round 4 to become the Invicta FC strawweight champion
Vanessa Porto def. Roxanne Modafferi via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Faith Van Duin def. Amanda Bell via submission (rear-naked choke) at :38 of Round 2
Raquel Pa’aluhi def. Ediane Gomes via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Latoya Walker def. Peggy Morgan via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Lacey Schuckman def. Jenny Liou via TKO (strikes) at 1:53 of Round 1
Sharon Jacobson def. Delaney Owen via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Shannon Sinn def. Maureen Riordon via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Sijara Eubanks def. Gina Begley via TKO (strikes) at 4:59 of Round 1