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Sep 6, 2014 9:40 pm

Invicta FC 8 Results: ‘Karate Hottie’ Waterson Mauls Tamada, Defends Atomweight Title

Some questioned whether the eighteen month layoff would effect Michelle Waterson’s performance in the cage. She would go on to lay those questions to rest by giving Yasuko Tamada the worst beating of her life tonight at “Invicta FC 8”. “The Karate Hottie” successfully defended her Invicta FC Atomweight Championship and proved that she did...

Sep 6, 2014 9:00 pm

Invicta FC 8 Results: Kankaanpaa Wins Strawweight Title, Submits Eggink in Round 5

The Invicta FC Strawweight Championship was on the line in the co main-event tonight and it was a highly competitive contest. Eggink (Pictured) showed the world why she was champion, but Kankaanpaa proved to the world she was the better woman tonight. Eggink was in full control the first round. She utilized her reach for...

Sep 6, 2014 8:05 pm

Invicta FC 8 Results: Modafferi Outstrikes LaRosa, Earns Big Decision Win

Roxanne Modafferi used “The Force” to get back to her winning ways tonight! This was her first victory since May 2010. Contrary to popular belief, neither woman tried to take the fight to the ground as it stayed standing the full fifteen minutes. LaRosa was animated throughout the fight, making faces at Modafferi whenever she...

Sep 6, 2014 4:53 pm

‘Invicta FC 8: Waterson vs. Tamada’ Live Results Thread

The Invicta Fighting Championship is set to make the UFC Fight Pass debut this evening with, “Invicta FC 8: Waterson vs. Tamada”. Tonight’s event takes place from the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri. In the main-event, Michelle Waterson will defend her Invicta FC Atomweight Championship against Yasuko Tamada. BJPENN.COM will be providing live results...

Sep 5, 2014 2:44 pm

STAREDOWNS! Invicta FC 8 Edition

Earlier today the Invicta FC ladies hit the scales to make their bouts official. In tomorrow night’s UFC Fight Pass main event, atomweight Champ Michelle Waterson will defend her title against the always tough, Yasuko Tamada. (Pictured) Here’s More Staredowns: Stephanie Eggink vs. Katja Kankaanpaa: *Title Fight Tonya Evinger vs. Ediane Gomes: Tara LaRosa vs....

Sep 5, 2014 2:43 pm

Invicta FC 8 Weigh-In Results

Moments ago BJPENN.COM’s live broadcast of today’s Invicta FC Weigh-ins event concluded, and all but two-fighters hit their contracted weight. Today’s event took place from the from the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo. Here are the results:   Champ Michelle Waterson (104.8) vs. Yasuko Tamada for atomweight title (103.5) Stephanie Eggink (114.7) vs. Katja Kankaanpaa...

Jul 11, 2014 8:56 am

Cris Cyborg Set to Fight at 135lbs. For Invicta FC in December

In the Cris Cyborg news you know you can’t avoid: it’s looks like Cyborg is still adamant about her commitment to drop down to 135lbs, and has been officially booked for her second fight at Bantamweight with Invicta, set for December. She is set to fight at Invicta 10, and her opponent is currently TBD,...

Jul 11, 2014 8:51 am

Invicta FC 8 Set For UFC Fight Pass Broadcast

UFC FIGHT PASS, the UFC’s digital streaming service, is proud to announce UFCFIGHTPASS.com will be the place to see the eighth stacked card from the world’s leading all-female MMA promotion, Invicta Fighting Championships. Invicta FC 8: Waterson vs Tamada will stream live on UFCFIGHTPASS.com on Saturday, September 6, from the Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, MO,...

Jun 10, 2014 5:06 am

Invicta FC Boss Shannon Knapp Discusses Cyborg Drop to 135 (Video)

Invicta FC CEO Shannon Knapp joined MMA Fight Corner for an interview which aired on Fox Spots to talk about the likelihood of Cris Cyborg dropping to 135. “Both [Justino] and Gomes have both expressed interest in going down to 135. So I definitely am going to tell you, I think you’re going to see...

Jun 6, 2014 6:46 am

Invicta FC Closes Deal With UFC Fight Pass For Content Distribution

The UFC has just penned a deal with the all female organization Invicta to distribute all Invicta fights via Fight Pass. Fight Pass is the UFC’s online subscription-based fight channel that allows subscribers to tap into an almost bottomless playlist of UFC fights, ranging from UFC 1 in 1993 all the way to 2014’s best...

Feb 15, 2014 8:51 am

UFC Vets Modafferi & Morgan Among Latest Invicta FC Signees

Invicta Fighting Championships has announced the signing of fifteen women’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) athletes to the Kansas City based promotion. The fifteen new athletes are spread across all five of the current weight classes in the women’s world championship MMA promotion and represent the next chapter in the history of Women’s MMA. Since the...

Feb 14, 2014 9:34 am

Invicta FC Goes On Signing Spree Replaces Void In Straw Weight Division

The UFC recently made their way over to Invicta FC and basically snatched up their entire straw weight line up for the new installment of “The Ultimate Figher”. However, it seems that there are many more rowdy females ready to step into a cage and duke it out! Thanks to Eriksson Lau over at Bloodyelbow.com...

Jan 8, 2014 6:08 am

Invicta Boss Shannon Knapp Thinks Cyborg vs. Rousey Will Go Down This Year

Ronda Rousey has her sights set on Sara McMann for her next title defense at UFC 170, but who’ next in line if she successfully defends the championship? Invicta FC President thinks Cris Cyborg could be a potential opponent to Rousey’s throne in 2014. Jonathan Snowden recently asked his followers to send him their predictions...

Dec 17, 2013 7:03 am

Julie Kedzie made Matchmaker for Invicta FC

Women’s MMA Veteran Julie Kedzie has already developed plans for what she will do after her recent retirement from Mixed Martial Arts as she has recently taken the job as head matchmaker for the all women’s fight promotion, Invicta Fighting Championship, announced Monday. She will also continue her role as a color commentator for the...

Dec 13, 2013 8:04 am

All 11 Invicta Strawweights heading to TUF 20 will be paid prior to filming

This past Wednesday night, UFC president Dana White announced that the organization had picked up the contracts of 11 strawweights from Invicta FC. The eleven 115-pounders will be featured on season #20 of ‘The Ultimate Fighter,’ which is set to start filming in May 2014. “TUF 20” will be the first season to feature an...

Dec 9, 2013 10:07 am

FULL EVENT REPLAY | Invicta FC 7 (Video)

Just last Saturday a star-studded cast of female fighters hit the Pay-Per-View airwaves with Invicta FC 7 in Kansas City and today, just two days removed you can watch the full event for free. Hit play above and enjoy!

Dec 7, 2013 1:50 pm

‘Invicta FC 7’ LIVE RESULTS THREAD

Invicta FC 7 goes down tonight from the Ameristar Casino in Kansas City. BJPENN.COM will be covering the event live right here in this very thread, so follow along for up-to-the-minute results. The main card kicks off at 6:00 p.m. PT. RESULTS: Barb Honchak vs. Leslie Smith (flyweight title fight) -Barb Honchak def Leslie Smith...

Dec 7, 2013 1:49 pm

Claudia Gadelha Forced To Withdraw From Invicta FC 7 Title Bout Due To Illness

Invicta Fighting Championships Strawweight contender Claudia Gadelha was forced to withdraw from Saturday’s scheduled title bout against Carla Esparza after contracting a bacterial infection. “Claudia ran a high fever late Friday evening and went to the hospital where she was diagnosed with a bacterial infection in her intestines,” said Shannon Knapp, President Invicta Fighting Championships....

Dec 4, 2013 9:51 am

VIDEO | INVICTA FC 7 – Road to Honchak vs Smith

Get to know the Invicta Flyweight Champion Barb Honchak and the #1 contender and challenger for the title, Leslie Smith, as they train for their upcoming clash on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at INVICTA FC 7, live from the Star Pavilion in Kansas City, on Pay Per View. For more info, visit invictafc.com

Dec 3, 2013 8:56 am

Miesha Tate Booked For Invicta FC 7

Women’s MMA superstar Miesha Tate will join the announce team as guest analyst for this Saturday’s Invicta Fighting Championships 7, airing live on pay-per-view from Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. Tate will call the nine-bout event featuring three world championship fights alongside play-by-play announcer Michael Schiavello and color analyst and Invicta veteran “King” Mo Lawal.  Schiavello, a long-time broadcaster, will...

Oct 11, 2013 9:52 am

Three Title Fights Set For Invicta FC 7 On December 7

Women’s world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion Invicta Fighting Championships will return to Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City with a stacked, nine-bout event featuring three world title fights, including a main event showdown between reigning flyweight champion Barb Honchak (8-2) of Bettendorf, Iowa and three-time “Fight of the Night” winner Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith...

Aug 13, 2013 10:13 am

Popular Female Fighter, Felice Herrig, Inks Exclusive Deal With Invicta FC

Twenty-eight year-old strawweight (115 pounds) superstar Felice “Lil’ Bulldog” Herrig (9-4) of Crystal Lake, Ill. has signed an exclusive, multi-fight agreement with women’s world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion Invicta Fighting Championships. Herrig, a winner of four consecutive fights and protégé of MMA star Jeff Curran, will make her Invicta FC debut later this...