Invicta Fighting Championship 1 results: Marloes Coenen Vs. Romy Ruyssen
The main event headlined former Strikeforce bantamweight Champion Marloes Coenen against challenger and upcoming rising star, Romy Ruyssen in there long awaited rematch since 2008 in Switzerland. Coenen weighed in at 146 pounds, and Ruyssen at 150.4 but later cut down to 149.8 after a couple hours. Although Ruyssen was a bit overweight, the main event continued on.
Kansas State Athletic Commission rules mandate that opponents, with the exception of those in the featherweight division, must weigh within three pounds of each other in order to compete the following day. Opponents in the featherweight division must weigh within five pounds of each other.
Fighters who were overweight were fined 10% and had 2 hours to make weight. If by then the weight still hasn’t been made; fighters were forced to forfeit 25% of their purse, and the fight will be conducted at a higher weight class.
Also on the fight card were other talented fighters such as Olympic medalist Randi Miller, former Strikeforce fighter Liz Carmouche, former Bellator fighters Lisa Elllis and Jessica Penne, and many more up and coming talents.
Here are the fight results. Fighters with * were overweight and forfeited 25%.
145 lbs. Marloes Coenen vs. Romy Ruyssen*
Result: Marloes Coenen defeats Romy Ruyssen via unanimous decision (30-26 x3)
105 lbs.: Jessica Penne vs. Lisa Ellis
Result: Jessica Penne defeats Lisa Ellis via TKO at 2:48 of round three
135 lbs.: Liz Carmouche vs. Ashleigh Curry
Result: Liz Carmouche defeats Ashleigh Curry via TKO at 1:58 of round one
135 lbs.: Kaitlin Young vs. Leslie Smith
Result: The fight between Kaitlin Young and Leslie Smith is ruled a draw (28-29, 29-28, 29-29)
115 lbs.: Sally Krumdiack vs. Sarah Schneider
Result: Sarah Schneider defeats Sally Krumdiack via submission (armbar) at 3:01 of round one
105 lbs.: Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc vs. Amy Davis
Result: Amy Davis defeats. Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc via submission (Kimura) at 3:47 of round two
125 lbs.: Sarah Maloy vs. Michele Gutierrez
Result: Sarah Maloy defeats Michelle Gutierrez via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
145 lbs.: Randi Miller* vs. Mollie Estes
Result: Randi Miller defeats Mollie Estes via TKO at 3:23 of round three
115 lbs.: Ashley Cummins vs. Sofia Bagherdai*
Result: Ashley Cummins def. Sofia Bagherdai via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
105 lbs.: Cassie Rodish vs. Meghan Wright
Result: Cassie Rodish defeats Meghan Wright via submission (guillotine) at 0:36 of round one.