Archive: Invicta Fighting Championships

May 20, 2013 3:38 pm

Invicta President Shannon Knapp Gives Warning Of Shady Manager; Tara LaRosa Names Culprit

Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp recently took to Facebook with allegations that an unnamed manger was cohercing fighters into signing with their management team. Knapp failed to mention who that manager was accused, however the Invicta FC boss was very clear as to what the allegations were concerning. Alleging that the unnamed management company was...

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...

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...


Dec 30, 2012 7:15 am

Tonight on BJPenn.Com Radio: Costa Philippou, Shannon Knapp, Crooklyn & Josh Nason

  Last night in Las Vegas the UFC presented UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2. The card offered a little bit of everything, but it was the main event that had everyone buzzing before and after the fight. Cain Velasquez came in like a man possessed and recaptured the UFC Heavyweight Championship he lost...

Dec 17, 2012 12:41 pm

BJPenn.com Presents: 2012 Women’s MMA Awards Categories

2012 has been a significant year for the female side of mixed martial arts. We saw Olympic bronze medalist Ronda Rousey rapidly rise to super-stardom and become the very first UFC women’s champion. However, as talented and amazing as Rousey is, she shouldn’t be the only female fighter praised this year. Shannon Knapp and Janet...

Dec 12, 2012 10:43 am

Exclusive: Liz Carmouche Talks UFC 157 Bout Against Ronda Rousey

  On February 23rd in Anaheim, CA history will be made as two women will fight inside the famed Octagon for the first time in the organizations history. Ronda Rousey the first ever UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion will defend her title against former Strikeforce/Invicta FC fighter Liz Carmouche. Regardless of the outcome, fifty years from...

Oct 1, 2012 6:42 pm

Exclusive| Invicta FC Spotlight: Katalina Malungahu

Katalina Malungahu is an up and coming fighter whose stock is quickly rising. At 2-0 she is already being heralded as a force to be reckoned with. She is currently being advertised to fight Ediane Gomes on the Invicta FC 3 card. Invicta Fighting Championships will stream its highly-anticipated Penne vs. Sugiyama, world championship 14-fight...

Sep 30, 2012 12:44 pm

#8 BJPENN.COM RADIO-Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson,Miesha Tate & Jeremy Stephens

Just eight days removed from winning the inaugural UFC flyweight championship, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson joins BJPenn.com Radio hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick live tonight to put his incredible victory into perspective. In addition to speaking with the newly crowned 125-lbs champion, the guys will also interview three more exciting guests in the world...

Sep 15, 2012 3:27 pm

Exclusive|Phoenix Rising| Jessica Penne and the Heart of a Champion

It isn’t very often in today’s society that an individual has an opportunity to become the first at something great. Contrary to the beliefs of today’s younger generation, this is not due to a lack of opened windows. It is more of a shortage of individuals who are unwilling to get up off the couch...

Sep 10, 2012 8:40 pm

EXCLUSIVE| Frank Shamrock: "Women's MMA Will Save Sport From Dana White"

As I’ve stated on here multiple times, a great warrior is not defined by gender, age or physical strength. A competitor that is able to dig down deep, overcome the toughest obstacles and rise above it all is truly what being a superb fighter is all about. For years, female MMA athletes have been overshadowed...

Aug 13, 2012 6:28 pm

Listen To Recorded Debut Of BJPenn.com Radio

If you missed last night’s live debut of BJPenn.com Radio, fear not because you can listen to the entire two hour broadcast in its entirety via the link below. Hosts Bryan Levick and Mitch Ciccarelli successfully launched episode one with a stacked lineup of guests including Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp, UFC lightweight Michael Johnson...

Aug 12, 2012 8:41 am

Reminder: BJPENN.COM Radio Set To Debut Tonight With Star Studded Panel

Join Mitch Ciccarelli & Bryan Levick as they launch the debut of the official radio show of BJPenn.Com with four fantastic guests. Joining us at 6:40 pm EST will be Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp, 7pm will be TUF season 12 finalist Michael “The Menace” Johnson, and at 7:30pm UFC welterweight Stephon “Wonderboy” Thompson and...