Brianna Van Buren has Invicta FC in the straw gold around the waist. The 25-year-old fighter won three wins on Friday night to conquer the eight-woman tournament Invicta FC, which was to crown his tournament new 115-pound champion.
Van Buren dominated everything during her run in the tournament. In the one-part quarter-final, Van Buren doubled Manjit Kolekar and gave her an arm pole after he had reached reasonably good ground for a few minutes. Her semi-final win over Juliana Lima was very similar to her quarter-finals, with the exception of the armbar finish. Van Buren took control of Lima at an early stage and controlled it for the entire round.
In the final Van Buren competed against former UFC fighter Kailin Curran, who defeated Sharon Jacobson and Sunna Davíðsdóttir to reach the final. "The Bull" went through Curran in the first round with a double leg crash and controlled them for the majority of the round, landing ground and pound while maintaining strict control. Round two was the same story, but this time Van Buren secured his back and shortly thereafter the naked choke.
The winner of Invicta FC is now 8-2 in her professional fighting career and is currently in a winning streak with five fights.
In addition, two veteran fighters had successful Invicta FC debuts.
In the Co Magdaléna Šormová won the decision over the 1
Alyssa Krahn also outstripped her younger opponent, 22-year-old Itzel Esquivel. It was a one-round fight as it served as a reserve fight for the straw-weight tournament. "Pumpkin Spice" has been able to reduce and survive Esquiel's multiple submissions to Guard, and Krahn is now 6: 2 in his professional MMA career.
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