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Feb 15, 2018 9:23 pm

Three Possible Match-Ups For Invicta Flyweight Champion, Jennifer Maia’s UFC Debut

The consensus number one ranked female flyweight in the world(at least to those that have been paying attention) has officially and finally joined the UFC roster. Invicta FC flyweight queen, Jennifer Maia made the announcement today on her Instagram page that she is now a UFC fighter. https://www.instagram.com/p/BfOGDUXnp5k/?taken-by=jennigmaia Everything in its time. Thanks for the...

Feb 15, 2018 11:21 am

Invicta FC Flyweight Champion Jennifer Maia Gets Picked Up by the UFC

With the UFC’ women’s featherweight division still empty – even on the official website – the new women’s flyweight class is actively being built. The season of The Ultimate Fighter brought in talent and crowned their inaugural champion Nicco Montano, meanwhile Paige VanZant and Valentina Shevchenko have made their jump into the division. Now, the...

Feb 14, 2018 4:54 pm

Claudia Gadelha Returns at UFC 225 to Take on a Former UFC Champion and Invicta Foe

One of the oldest matchups, if not the oldest matchup in the strawweight division’s history is set to take place and hopefully happen this time. The UFC announced on Wednesday that the perennial top five strawweight contender and former title challenger, Claudia Gadelha is expected to make her return at UFC 225 when she takes on...

Jan 25, 2018 4:51 pm

Invicta Champ Calls out Cris Cyborg

It’s pretty rare to see the longtime Featherweight queen, Cris Cyborg get called out by anyone. Usually, she’s the one who has to go searching for challengers. But today someone has risen from the shadows and they happen to be a fellow champion as well. Current Invicta FC Bantamweight champion, Yana “Foxy” Kunitskaya took to Twitter...

Jan 16, 2018 9:54 am

VIDEO | Watch Mallory Martin Go Full Khabib on Her Oppponent at Invicta FC 27

LISTEN as @MalloryyMartin dishes out some devastating trash talk during her TKO stoppage! 😨 #noonecansaveyou #InvictaFC27 #UFCFIGHTPASS Video captured by @InvictaFights‘ @frumpycloud Invicta FC 27 Replay 📽️ https://t.co/9MId278IC7 pic.twitter.com/p8ahK8haIe — UFC Fight Pass (@UFCFightPass) January 15, 2018 Mallory Martin is making up for time in big and terrifying ways. She was sidelined last year due...

Jan 11, 2018 8:07 pm

Despite Loss of Opponent, Invicta’s 135 Champ still Debuting at UFC on Fox 28

Matchmaking has been a bit all over the place in regards to one matchup for UFC on Fox 28 in Orlando, Florida. First, news broke from each fighter that Sara McMann would be welcoming the Invicta FC bantamweight champion, Yana Kunitskaya to the organization at the Florida event. This was a great matchup and one...

Jan 11, 2018 6:15 pm

UFC Champ, Amanda Nunes Starting New Role with Invicta FC

It was announced by Invicta FC on their official website today that the UFC’s Bantamweight champion, Amanda Nunes would be re-joining their organization! But this time, not as a fighter but as part of the Athlete Development Team. Nunes’ primary responsibilities will be to assist in making matchmaking decisions, therefore leading to intriguing fight card layouts and...

Jan 4, 2018 7:46 pm

Sara McMann Welcomes Invicta FC Champion to the UFC at UFC on Fox 28

Invicta FC appears to be continually losing their champions to the UFC. Most recently, their Bantamweight champion, Tonya Evinger got pulled up to the big show to challenge Cris Cyborg for the vacant UFC Featherweight title(Cyborg herself was also an Invicta champion). This isn’t a new trend for Invicta fighters to go from champions to...

Dec 26, 2017 7:00 pm

Former Invicta FC Champ, Tonya Evinger Returns to Bantamweight at UFC Austin

The last time we saw Tonya Evinger in action it was in the biggest fight of her career. She was making her long-awaited UFC debut at UFC 214 where she took on the unstoppable, Cris Cyborg for the vacant UFC Featherweight championship. Evinger was leaving behind her Invicta FC Bantamweight title in an attempt to capture...

Dec 8, 2017 8:45 pm

Invicta FC 26 Results: Dern Wins Promotional Debut, Maia Retains Title Against Niedzwiedz

Starting with the co-main event, Mackenzie Dern controlled the action right away and was implementing a non-stop pressure and aggression that left Medeiros with no space to breathe early on. The size difference was evident and Dern was less wild with her striking than in her previous bouts but her punches were still fairly predictable...

Dec 7, 2017 7:50 pm

Strawweight Limit Is No Problem for Mackenzie Dern Ahead of Invicta FC Debut

Mackenzie Dern is one of the brightest prospects in all of MMA. The world championship BJJ black belt has gotten her career off to a hot start, going 4-0 with two spectacular submission victories and two dominant unanimous decisions. The only issue is that in two of Dern’s three fights at the 115 lb Strawweight...

Oct 11, 2017 10:35 am

Invicta FC enters exciting partnership with Pancrase

Invicta Fighting Championship, an established North American MMA promotion that specializes exclusively in women’s MMA, has announced a new, exclusive talent-sharing partnership with long-standing Japanese promotion Pancrase. This means that, going forward, the two exciting organizations will swap fighters on a regular basis, affording the members of their rosters more opportunities to compete. “It’s an...

Apr 6, 2017 9:26 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino recounts previous effort to fight Megan Anderson, gives assessment of the Invicta champ

Cris “Cyborg” Justino is no longer the Invicta Fighting Championship featherweight queen. Now firmly embedded as a member of the UFC women’s featherweight roster, she was recently asked to give up this title. With this development, Megan Anderson, who previously wore Invicta’s interim featherweight title, was promoted to undisputed champion. Speaking to BJPenn.com’s Tom Taylor, Cyborg...

Mar 24, 2017 7:01 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg vacates her Invicta featherweight championship

The most feared women’s fighter on the planet, Cris Cybrog, has been forced to vacate her Invicta featherweight championship. Cristiane Justino just released the above video on youtube detailing why she has relinquished her Invicta featherweight title. According to Cyborg, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will no longer allow her to compete at 145-pounds with...

Mar 16, 2017 8:55 am

Invicta champ Megan Anderson defends “Cyborg,” criticizes USADA

Late last year, featherweight superstar Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino failed a drug test administered by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Given that Cyborg has had issues with performing enhancers in the past, the MMA community was quick to pick up their torches and pitchforks and accuse her of cheating. In the end, however, Cyborg was granted...

Mar 16, 2017 7:25 am

Invicta champ Megan Anderson breaks down potential clash with “Cyborg”

Megan Anderson, who currently holds the Invicta interim featherweight title, is one of the best female featherweights on the planet today. While there is no indication that she’ll sign with the UFC in the immediate future, she is already being discussed as an opponent for UFC star Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino, who is far and away...

Jul 29, 2016 10:37 pm

PHOTO | Horrific face injury from Invicta FC 18

Friday evening at Invicta FC 18, Megan Anderson picked up a 1st round TKO over Peggy Morgan. The victory was an extremely impressive one for Anderson, who extended her record to 7-2 with the win. While the finish was impressive, it was a post-fight photo of Morgan’s face that made headlines after the event. Check...

Jan 15, 2016 7:38 pm

Exclusive Video | Invicta FC 15 Cyborg vs. Ibragimova weigh-in

[ooyala code=”BuOTQ4MDE6T0TOMfCv9ukf3iPZmDhwlw” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1920″ height=”1080″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Ahead of Cris Cyborg’s Invicta FC 15 fight tomorrow night against Daria Ibragimova, get a look at Cyborg stepping on the scale for weigh-ins on Friday afternoon! A win over Ibragimova would make it 5 straight for Cyborg, 15 straight if you take out her ‘No Contest’ against...

Dec 8, 2015 1:30 am

Cris Cyborg gets opponent for Invicta FC 15

With all the hype and talk of a Ronda Rousey and Cris Cyborg super fight slowing down, Cyborg has booked an opponent for Invicta FC 15. The promotion announced recently that Cyborg will face Daria Ibragimova in the main event for the featherweight title on Jan. 16. The recently updated Invicta FC 15 card now features the...

Nov 23, 2015 2:46 pm

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino eyes next opponent for Invicta 15

Cris “Cyborg” (14-1, 1 NC) is getting set to fight at Invicta FC 15 on Jan. 16 in Costa Mesa, California. Her potential opponent, Cindy Dandois (6-2) was announced by Invicta president Shannon Knapp on the Monday’s MMA Hour. Although Cyborg confirmed that there was no official bout agreement on the weight and opponent, it...

Oct 30, 2015 9:55 am

CSAC holding weight-cutting summit with UFC, Bellator, WSOF and Invicta to attend

Making weight is part of a fighter’s job, however with incidents of weight cuts sending people to the hospital and even a case of death have officials concerned. The Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) and Association of Ringside Physicians (ARP) sent out invitations on Thursday for a weight-cutting and dehydration summit in Los Angeles on...

Sep 15, 2015 6:12 am

Former Invicta FC Champion Retires From Fighting

Following a second straight loss at this past Saturday’s Invicta FC 14, former strawweight champion Katja Kankaanpää has decided to hang up the gloves and retire from the sport of MMA. Katja won the title back at Invicta FC 8, when she defeated Stephanie Eggink in the fifth round via submission. She didn’t hold the...

Sep 13, 2015 7:00 am

‘Cyborg’ will drop to 140 for “Invicta FC 15” fight in November

It looks like Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino’s trip down to bantamweight has begun! The featherweight champion will be gracing the cage in Invicta when she drops down to 140 for her next fight at “Invicta FC 15” in November. The news broke during the post-fight press conference after “Invicta FC 14” on Saturday night. Details surrounding...

Sep 13, 2015 1:09 am

This Invicta FC Strawweight may have the best fight gear of all time

Invicta FC aired another exciting night of fights on UFC Fight Pass last Saturday evening when their “Invicta FC 14” rivaled the Floyd Mayweather pay-per-view. Now, fans of MMA thought they have already seen everything they could in terms of fight gear during the dark ages of the UFC. Whether it was something iconic like...

Sep 12, 2015 9:06 pm

Invicta 14 Results: Tonya Evinger Dominates Kianzad, Finishes Her In The Second

In the first round of the non-title fight (due to Pannie Kianzad missing weight), they came out aggressive. It’s disappointing this fight is no longer for the title, but still, both women wanted to come out and put on a good show. They exchanged on the feet until the champ managed to get the fight...