Evinger retains title at Invicta FC 22; full results and recap

Tonya Evinger vs Yana Kunitskaya
Tonya Evinger racks up her tenth straight win and retains her Invicta FC bantamweight title. Photo credit: Esther Lin / Invicta FC

Tonya Evinger retained her bantamweight title at Invicta FC 22 in Kansas City Saturday night in a rematch against Russian knockout artist Yana Kunitskaya. Their first fight last November ended in controversy after a referee error and was ruled a No Contest. This time Evinger sealed the win with a rear-naked choke submission at 4:32 of round 2. Evinger improved her record to 19-5, 1 NC and is now riding a 10-fight winning streak. The event streamed live on UFC Fight Pass.

Here are the full results for Invicta FC 22:

  • Invicta FC Bantamweight Championship: Tonya Evinger (c) def. Yana Kunitskaya via Submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 2, 4:32
  • Strawweight: Livia Renata Souza def. Ayaka Hamasaki via TKO (punches) – Rd 1, 1:41
  • Catchweight (117.6 lbs): Jodie Esquibel def. DeAnna Bennett via Decision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Atomweight: Ashley Cummins def. Amber Brown via Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Strawweight: Sunna Davíðsdóttir def. Mallory Martin via Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Catchweight (120.5 lbs): Miranda Maverick def. Kal Holliday via Submission (armbar) – Rd 1, 3:01
  • Featherweight: Felicia Spencer def. Madison McElhaney via Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Invicta FC 22 recap with TJ DeSantis and Julie Kedzie:

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