Archive: invicta fc

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

Nov 11, 2013 10:01 am

QUICK TWITT | ‘Cyborg’ Blasts Rousey: ‘If She Can Beat Cain, Why Not Fight Me?’

Ever since she said she can beat Cain Velasquez, Ronda Rousey has found herself under fire with fans and select members of the media. Ronda’s career nemesis, Cris ‘Cyborg’, recently came out through her official facebook page questioning the logic behind Rousey’s statement. Check it: “It’s amazing to me that Rhonda is talking about her...

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...

Sep 10, 2013 10:35 am

Amanda Nunes vs. Germaine de Randamie set for ‘UFC Fight for the Troops 3’ card

UFC officials announced Monday that a second women’s bantamweight bout has been added to the UFC’s “Fight for the Troops 3” card, set for November 6 at Kentucky’s Fort Campbell. Amanda Nunes (8-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will meet Germaine de Randamie (4-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) that evening, likely as part of the preliminary card. Amanda Nunes made her...


Sep 5, 2013 10:25 am

The Ultimate Fighter 18: The Debut of Women’s MMA

Upon the announcement of women being cast on the 18th season of The Ultimate Fighter, fans and media alike held their collective breaths as they waited to see what kind of talent would join the roster in the inaugural season for women. When the cast (now narrowed down to eight upon the airing of the...

Aug 14, 2013 10:50 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Slated For Muay Thai Fight At Lion Fight 11

Widely seen as one of the most dangerous women in MMA today, Cristian ‘Cyborg’ Justino recently defeated Marloes Coenen to win Invicta FC’s inaugural featherweight title.  That victory behind her, Cyborg is now looking to put her Muay Thai skills to the test by facing world champion Martina Jindrova at Lion Fight 11, a pure...

Aug 13, 2013 10:18 am

Sheila Gaff Becomes First Woman Cut By UFC

Germany’s top-ranked female fighter, Sheila Gaff, has become the first woman cut from the UFC’s roster.  The cut came nearly two weeks after her second 1st-round TKO loss inside the Octagon.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA The UFC released German fighter, Sheila Gaff, reported a German website, GroundandPound.de. This announcement comes less that two weeks...

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...

Jul 23, 2013 10:39 am

VIDEO | Invicta FC 6 – All Angles: Torres vs Namajunas

During the last Invicta FC event two undefeated prospects went at it hard for 15 minutes. In this ‘All Angles’ special feature you can go behind the scenes with Torres and Namajunas on the night of their epic fight to catch all the action up close and personal.

Jul 13, 2013 11:34 am

EXCLUSIVE | Leslie Smith Talks Upcoming Invicta 6 Fight on Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio

  By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   This Saturday, MMA fighter Leslie Smith will be fighting Jennifer Maia at Invicta 6 in Kansas City, Missouri.  Before she enters the cage, the Cesar Gracie fighter spoke with BJPenn.com’s Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio to talk about her last fight with Sarah Kaufmann, her training for Maia and much more.  ...

Jul 11, 2013 1:48 pm

Marloes Coenen Says Fight with Cyborg is Way More Interesting than Bout with Rousey

By JAKE CHASTAIN | This Saturday two of the world’s best female MMA competitors will go to war for the inaugural Invicta FC featherweight tile as Marloes Coenen takes on Cris “Cyborg” Santos. The fight card is filled with intriguing fights from top to bottom but the main event title fight is one of the most...

Jun 27, 2013 9:05 am

Invicta FC 6: Charmaine Tweet Set To Replace Julia Budd Against Ediane Gomes

Streaking submission specialist Charmaine “Not So Sweet” Tweet (4-3) of Regina, Saskatchewan Canada will replace an injured Julia Budd in a featherweight (145 pounds) main card bout against powerhouse Ediane Gomes (10-2) of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. via Sao Paulo, Brazil at the highly-anticipated Invicta Fighting Championships women’s world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event at...

Jun 24, 2013 5:34 pm

Late Night Cageside Radio returns tonight at 10PM EST with D’Alelio, and Rothenhausler, also War Machine and Tim Boetsch, Listen here!

Late Night Cageside Radio powered by bjpenn.com returns tonight at 10PM EST 7PM on the West Coast. The show is slammed full of interviews tonight with two of the WMMA fighters on the Invicta FC upcoming card Veronica “The Heartbreaker” Rothenhausier and Sarah “The Monster” D’Alelio. Also on tonight’s show to talk about his recent...

Jun 21, 2013 9:46 am

Invicta Makes Shift To Television With Invicta FC 6: Cyborg vs. Coenen

Two of the premier women mixed-martial-arts fighters in the world, Cris Cyborg (11-1) and Marloes Coenen (21-5), headline the July 13th Invicta Fighting Championships 6 pay-per-view event, airing live from Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. Brazilian KO artist Cyborg, arguably the top pound-for-pound fighters in women’s MMA, and equally dangerous Dutch submission specialist...

May 28, 2013 12:56 pm

Invicta FC 6: Cyborg vs. Coenen 2 Tickets On Sale Now

Tickets priced from $35, for the highly-anticipated Invicta Fighting Championships women’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) world championship doubleheader event at Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City on Saturday, July 13, are on sale online at TicketFly.com. In the main event of the stacked 13-bout card, ferocious KO artist and pound-for-pound sensation Cris Cyborg (11-1, 1 NC)...

May 9, 2013 10:40 am

Cyborg turned down Rousey fight over money, not weight

Many believe that Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos and her management team turned down the fight with Ronda Rousey for not being able to cut to 135 pounds, but it was due to money and having the right contract. MMAfigthing.com revealed the reason why Cyborg and her management team turned down the fight. In Fall 2012, nutrition...

Apr 22, 2013 10:21 am

Invicta 6: Cyborg v Coenen 2 Full Fight Card

Invicta FC 6: Coenen vs. Cyborg will go down Jul. 13, 2013 at the Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. Headliners Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos and Marloes Coenen will be squaring off for the organization’s inaugural featherweight title. Check out the full fight card…. Main Event: 145 lbs.: Cris Cyborg vs. Marloes Coenen for Invicta...

Apr 8, 2013 10:14 am

VIDEO | INVICTA 5 Full Fight Replays

The UFC wasn’t the only promotion in town last weekend. Invicta FC put on their fifth show which featured a title fight, the return of Cyborg and many other highlights for WMMA. If you didn’t get a chance to check out the live broadcast of the event we have two of the fights here for...

Apr 3, 2013 11:03 am

EXCLUSIVE | Jessica Penne Discusses Winning, and Defending, Invicta FC Title | Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio

Fans were treated to an appearance from Invicta FC Women’s Atomweight champion Jessica Penne on BJPENN.COM’s Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio program this past Easter Sunday, March 31st. Penne won her championship this past October via triangle choke, submitting Nago Sugiyama at 2:20 of the second round. In talking about her title win, Penne mentioned that training camp...

Apr 1, 2013 11:39 am

EXCLUSIVE | Jocelyn Lybarger Talks WMMA, Training at The LAB, and More | Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio

Jocelyn Lybarger, one-half of the first pair of twin, professional female fighters, joined Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio Sunday night to join the night’s Women’s MMA Roundup.  During the show, she discussed her introduction to MMA, her training in Arizona, that state of women’s MMA today and plenty more.   For Jocelyn, the competitive drive and athleticism to...

Mar 12, 2013 10:46 am

Cyborg: “Rousey Can’t Compete With Me” | UFC News

  Recent Invicta FC signee, Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos speaks out against long-time rival and UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey to celebrity news outlet TMZ: “Fraud? I’m not the one that hides behind a weight class that she knows I can’t make.” The weight class Cyborg is referring to is the 135-pound limit that the bantamweight...

Feb 27, 2013 4:46 pm

Cyborg Insults Rousey via Twitter | MMA News

  So the heated rivalry between UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos is a well documented one. Both fighters have gone back and forth for some time now since they both had homes in Strikeforce. Now, with Cyborg’s new contract with Invicta FC, she is apparently allowed to come over to...

Feb 21, 2013 9:35 am

Exclusive | Invicta President Shannon Knapp on Cyborg: “Everyone Deserves a Second Chance” | MMA News

After years of fighting harder just to be accepted, after being constantly demoralized by ignorant doubters and after outperforming their male counterparts at almost every turn, women will finally step foot inside the UFC’s Octagon this Saturday night. UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will defend her newly appointed crown against former U.S Marine Liz...

Feb 19, 2013 11:20 am

Five Great Guests Join BJPenn.Com Radio Wednesday Night at 8pm EST

  Join hosts Bryan Levick and Mitch Ciccarelli this Wednesday night beginning at 8pm. We will go over this past Saturday’s UFC on Fuel 7 card as well as preview this coming Saturday’s historic UFC 157 event featuring the first female fight in UFC history. Joining us will be World Series of Fighting welterweight Josh...