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Invicta FC 26: Maia decisions Niedzwiedz to retain flyweight crown

Jennifer Maia (15-4-1) retained her flyweight title with a unanimous decision win over Polish challenger Agnieszka Niedzwiedz (10-1-0) in the main event of Invicta FC 26 in Friday evening in Kansas City.

Despite being knocked down in round one and taken down in round three, Maia used her power clinch, and counterstriking to recover and outwork Niedzwiedz over the five round fight. All three judges scored it 49-46.

Niedzwiedz, 22,  suffered her first loss as a professional after ten victories.

In other bouts:

MACKENZIE DERN DEF. KALINE MEDERIOS VIA SUBMISSION (ARMBAR) R3 4:45

JANAISA MORANDIN DEF. KINBERLY NOVAES VIA UD R3 4:45

VANESSA PORTO DEF. MILANA DUDIEVA VIA TKO (STRIKES) R3 3:02

VIRNA JANDIROBA DEF. AMY MONTENEGRO VIA SUBMISSION (ARMBAR) R1 2:50

AMBER BROWN DEF. TESSA SIMPSON VIA SUBMISSION (ARMBAR)

KARINA RODRIGUEZ DEF. CHRISTINE FEREA VIA UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

KAY HANSEN DEF. EMILEE PRINCE VIA SUBMISSION (ARMBAR ) R1 1:23

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