It didn’t take Jessica Penne long to display her skills, as Penne submitted Naho Sugiyama in the second round to become the first-ever Invicta FC atomweight champion.
Penne locked in a triangle choke at 2:20 of the second, defeating Sugiyama in the main event of Invicta FC 3 Saturday night from Kansas City. The title was the first to be awarded by the all-female promotion.
In the co-main event, Shayna Baszler submitted Sarah D’Alelio in the second round with a rear-naked choke.
INVICTA FC 3 RESULTS
Jessica Penne def. Naho Sugiyama via submission (triangle choke) Round 2, 2:20 to become atomweight champion
Shayna Baszler def. Sarah D’Alelio via submission (rear-naked choke) Round 2, :37
Leslie Smith def. Kaitlin Young via TKO (punches) Round 2, 2:19
Barb Honchak def. Aisling Daly via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Vanessa Porto def. Tara LaRosa via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Cat Zingano def. Raquel Pennington via submission (rear-naked choke) Round 2, 3:32
Michelle Waterson def. Lacey Schuckman via majority decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Julia Budd def. Danielle West via TKO (strikes) Round 1, 2:32
Ediane Gomes def. Katalina Malungahu via submission (rear-naked choke) Round 1, 4:19
Tecia Torres def. Kaiyana Rain via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Jessamyn Duke def. Marciea Allen via submission (armbar) Round 1, 4:42
Stephanie Frausto def. Amy Davis via submission (guillotine choke) Round 1, :48
Joanne Calderwood def. Ashley Cummins via KO (knee) Round 1, 3:13
Carla Esparza def. Lynn Alvarez via TKO (strikes) Round 1, 2:53