Invicta FC 5 Results: Barb Honchak Earns Flyweight Title With Unanimous Decision Win

Barb Honchak and Vanessa Porto entered the cage in the Invicta FC 5 co-main event to face off for the promotion’s inaugural flyweight title. The two got off to a slow start and spent the first round getting a feel for their opponent. Unfortunately, the two never kicked things into high gear and spent a majority of the five round fight trying to gain control of the positioning on the cage.

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Neither fighter was able to establish themselves as a dominant presence, but Honchak was bringing the action at a higher volume than Porto. Ultimately, the fight went to the judges.

When the scorecards were read, Barb Honchak was named the first Invicta FC flyweight title via unanimous decision, 50-45, 49-46, 48-47. She will now look forward to her first title defense after the gritty performance against Porto.

Who stands out as a possible challenger at flyweight? Sound off in the comments section.

Be sure to tune in to the Invicta FC 5 pay-per view if you aren’t doing so already. Tonight is off to a great start and there will surely be more finishes right around the corner. You can order the Invicta FC pay-per view here.

 

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