Get ready for another night of exciting fights as Invicta FC lands back in the Mile-High city for a championship doubleheader with Invicta FC 51. The event will be headlined by a Bantamweight title bout between champion Taneisha Tennant (5-1), who has yet to taste defeat inside the Invicta cage, and UFC veteran Talita Bernardo (9-4). The co-main is an equally exciting match-up between Bellator veteran Kristina Williams (6-3) and Ketlen Souza (12-3) for the currently vacant Flyweight title.
Also featured on the card is an intriguing Bantamweight bout between recent title challenger Olga Rubin (7-3) and Serena DeJesus (5-2). Claire Guthrie (4-1) will fight Auttumn Norton (2-1) at Bantamweight, Marisa Messer-Belenchia (5-1) will take on Elisandra Ferreira ( 4-2) at Atomweight, Katie Saull (5-5) fights DWCS veteran Rayanne Dos Santos (12-6) at Atomweight, and finally, Fatima Kline (2-0) faces off with Laura Gallardo (4-1) at Strawweight.
Invicta FC 51 Live Results:
Bantamweight Title: Taneisha Tennant (134.4) vs. Talita Bernardo (135)
Talita Bernardo Def. Taneisha Tennant via Unanimous Decision (48-46)
Flyweight Title: Kristina Williams (124.3) vs. Ketlen Souza (123.6)
Ketlen Souza Def. Kristina Williams via Decision (50-45),(49-46), (48-47)
Bantamweight: Serena DeJesus (137.3)* vs. Olga Rubin (136)
Olga Rubin Def. Serena DeJesus via Unanimous Decision (30-27)
Bantamweight: Claire Guthrie (135.9) vs. Auttumn Norton (135.7)
Claire Guthrie Def. Auttumn Norton via Unanimous Decision (30-27)
Atomweight: Marisa Messer-Belenchia (105.6) vs. Elisandra Ferreira (105)
Elisandra Ferreira Def. Marisa Messer-Belenchia via Decision (29-28), (30-27), (28-29)
Atomweight: Katie Saull (105.6) vs. Rayanne Dos Santos (105.8)
Rayanne Dos Santos Def. Katie Saull via Decision (30-27), (30-27), (29-28).
Strawweight: Fatima Kline (115.7) vs. Laura Gallardo (115.3)
Fatima Kline Def. Laura Gallardo via Unanimous Decision (30-27)
* – DeJesus missed the bantamweight limit of 136 pounds and was fined 25 percent of her fight purse