Montserrat Ruiz came up big in her second bout ever at Invicta FC 41 Thursday night in Kansas City. 

Ruiz overcame some solid knees and strikes from Morandin to drag her to the mat with a headlock and lock on a keylock to get the tap at 3:28 of the first round.

With the win, the Mexican returns to the win column, after losing her debut bout to Danielle Taylor. Morandin dropped her third straight bout.

Kenai Andrews checks in with this thoughts on the card.

NATALYA SPEECE VS. ALEXA CULP 

 

WINNER: ALEXA CULP VIA SUBMISSION (RNC) R2 3:59

ANDREWS PREDICTION: ALEXA CULP VIA UD

Andrews: Culp got the fight to the ground each round. Good win.

CAITLIN SAMMONS VS. CLAIRE GUTHRIE 

 

WINNER: CAITLIN SAMMONS VIA UD (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)

ANDREWS PREDICTION: CAITLIN SAMMONS VIA TKO

Andrews: Sammons outworked Guthrie for the win.

KELLY ANGELO VS. ITZEL ESQUIVEL

Invicta FC 41

UPDATE: This bout was been removed due to a positive Angelo pre-fight COVID-19 test.

KAITLIN YOUNG VS. LATOYA WALKER

 

WINNER: KAITLIN YOUNG VIA UD (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)

ANDREWS PREDICTION: LATOYA WALKER VIA TKO

Andrews: Disappointed in Walker’s performance. She was neutralized both on the feet and the ground.

ERIN BLANCHFIELD VS. BROGAN WALKER-SANCHEZ 

 

WINNER: ERIN BLANCHFIELD VIA UD 

ANDREWS PREDICTION: ERIN BLANCHFIELD VIA UD

Andrews: Predictable, as Walker-Sanchez came in on short notice.

MAIN EVENT

JANAISA MORANDIN VS. MONTSERRAT RUIZ 

 

WINNER: MONTSERRAT RUIZ VIA SUBMISSION (KEYLOCK) R1 3:28

ANDREWS PREDICTION: JANASIA MORANDIN VIA SD

Andrews: Great win for Ruiz! No doubt about this one.

@kenaiandrews Invicta FC 41: Montserrat Ruiz keylocks Janaisa Morandin