Originally written on hov-mma  |  Last updated 1/6/13
It was another great night of Team Cesar Gracie. Leslie "The Peacemaker" Smith had just defeated Raquel Pennington in a grudge matche of sorts by putting on a trademark Diazesque performance filled with taunting and high level striking. Next up was Alexis Davis, who would be given the opportunity to avenge the loss she suffered against Shayna Baszler back in 2010. Davis would choke the tough as nails Baszler unconscious and collect an extra $1,500 for her fight of the night performance. Not only does Davis now leapfrog Baszler in the Bantamweight rankings due to this finish, she may have scored herself another chance to avenge a high profile loss. Sarah Kaufman will grace the Invicta cage for the first time this April, and Alexis Davis may very well be the fighter standing across from her after the ink dries.  KO of the night honors went to Veronica Rothenhausler who lived up to all of the hype in her Invicta debut. It took "The Heartbreaker" just over a minute to find the sweet spot of of Katalina Malungahu and she's $1.000 richer for it.  An extra $1,000 was also awarded to Pat Barry's main squeeze Rose Namajunas who took home submission of the night honors. Namajunas spent the duration of the fight trying to finish off Jackson's MMA prodcut Emily Kagan and was finally rewarded for her relentlessness when she sunk in a rear naked choke with just over a minute remaining in the contest. Fight of the Night: Alexis Davis vs. Shayna Baszler KO of the Night: Veronica Rothenhausler Submission of the Night: Rose Namajunas  photo credit - Dave Mandel - Sherdog
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Report: Three teams achieve separation in Aldridge chase

WATCH: Serena Williams wags finger at Wimbledon crowd, says, 'Don’t try me'

Report: Rajon Rondo headed to Sacramento Kings

Dez Bryant deal with Cowboys could be announced Monday

Brandon Saad, Ryan O’Reilly sign long-term contracts with Columbus, Buffalo

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Mavs solidify future, sign Wesley Matthews, DeAndre Jordan

A-Rod, Yankees settle dispute over home run milestone bonus

Report: Robin Lopez, Knicks finalizing four-year deal

Becky Hammon will coach Spurs' Summer League team

Jimmy Butler on Derrick Rose: ‘I don’t think we have any issues’

Yankees get A-Rod's 3,000th hit ball for $150,000 donation

The top American sports moments since the last Fourth of July

Nine former college football rivalries that need to come back

The most patriotic uniforms in American sports

Jeanie Buss: Brother Jim will step down if Lakers don't make deep run within two seasons

DeAndre Jordan to Dallas: The Los Angeles Clippers are literally mad men

Remember when the Cincinnati Bearcats were the scariest team in America?

Are the Angels now the worst organization in baseball?

Five reasons the Browns should play Johnny Manziel

Blue Jays need rookies to keep producing for success in 2015

WATCH: Sean Doolittle gets cup check from teammate

University of Florida developing high-tech smart mouth guard

Pat McAfee is the best punter in NFL history

MMA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Russell Wilson 'would definitely consider' playing for Mariners

Solo, Rapinoe among USWNT stars up for World Cup awards

LBS on Sports Jeopardy! Here's how how it went

College football's 35 most patriotic helmets

A brief history of non-star All-Stars

With Love retained, the Cavs can take care of LeBron

Grading the deal: Davis commits to Pelicans

Obama Administration: Change name if Redskins move to D.C.

Deciding what the All-Star Game means

Odell Beckham Jr. offered professional baseball contract

Orioles keep finding a way to win

Lloyd sends USWNT to World Cup final

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.