Lisa Verzosa Suffers Gruesome Cuts on Her Face During a Fight Left in Bloodshed

Published 03/07/2020, 1:32 AM EST


The ring was left in bloodshed after the co-main event of the Invicta FC Phoenix series 3. It featured a fight between Julija Stoliarenki and Lisa Verzosa. Both the fighters made it look like nothing less than a war.

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Both Stoliarenki and Verzosa started the fight aggressively in a quest for the vacant Bantamweight title. By the start of the third round, Verzosa had blood dripping off her face. Yet, she continued to fight intensely. Although she managed to stay in the fight till the end, Verzosa eventually lost the fight.

Julija Stoliarenko def. Lisa Verzosa via split decision (46-49, 48-46, 49-46) – to win vacant bantamweight title. The loss was the first for Verzosa in her pro career.

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Fans hail the Julija Stolianrenki vs Lisa Verzosa fight as one of the best ever

After the fight, many combat sports fans took to Twitter to hail it as one of the best MMA fights ever.

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Invicta FC: Phoenix Series 3 results

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  • Julija Stoliarenko def. Lisa Verzosa via split decision (46-49, 48-46, 49-46) – to win the vacant bantamweight title
  • Kay Hansen def. Liana Pirosin via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
  • Taneisha Tennant def. Hope Chase via unanimous decision (10-9, 10-9, 10-9) – bantamweight tournament semifinal
  • Taylor Guardado def. Serena DeJesus via split decision – bantamweight tournament semifinal
  • Mitzi Merry def. Morgan Hickam via unanimous decision (10-9, 10-9, 10-9) – bantamweight tournament reserve bout
  • Kelly Clayton def. Florina Moeller via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:51 – bantamweight tournament reserve bout
  • Taneisha Tennant def. Brittney Victoria via unanimous decision (10-9, 10-9, 10-9) – bantamweight tournament quarterfinal
  • Hope Chase def. Julia Ottolino via unanimous decision (10-9, 10-9, 10-9) – bantamweight tournament quarterfinal
  • Taylor Guardado def. Claire Guthrie via unanimous decision (10-9, 10-9, 10-9) – bantamweight tournament quarterfinal
  • Serena DeJesus def. Kerri Kenneson via unanimous decision (10-9, 10-9, 10-9) – bantamweight tournament quarterfinal

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Saketh Kandadai

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