Livia Renata Souza: ‘It’s not easy, but the glory is forever’

Former Invicta FC strawweight champ Livia Renata Souza (10-1) is coming off a first-round TKO win over Ayaka Hamasaki (14-2) last month at Invicta FC 22. It was “Livinha’s” first fight since losing her 115-pound belt to Angela Hill (6-3) via split decision in May 2016. The loss to Hill marked the first defeat in Souza’s pro career … Read more

Two title bouts headline Invicta FC 16 in March; full card announced

Next month’s Invicta FC 16 card will feature two championship bouts as newly crowned atomweight champion Ayaka Hamasaki (12-1) defends her title for the first time against submission ace Amber “The Bully” Brown (6-1) in the main event. And Vanessa Porto (18-6) and Jennifer Maia (12-4-1) will battle it out in the co-headliner for the interim flyweight … Read more

Invicta FC 9: Honchak vs. Hashi full card

Invicta Fighting Championships has released the entire card for Invicta FC 9, which takes place at the RiverCenter in Davenport, Iowa, on November 1. The entire event will stream live – and on-demand – on UFCFIGHTPASS.com. In the main event, Invicta flyweight champion and Iowa’s own Barb Honchak will make the second defense of her 125-pound … Read more

Invicta FC 7 returns to PPV on December 7

Integrated Sports Media announced today that it will distribute Invicta Fighting Championships 7, featuring three world title fights, on pay-per-view in North America, Saturday night, December 7, live from Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri.

Invicta FC 6 results: Claudia Gadelha finishes Ayaka Hamasaki with strikes, earns title shot

Claudia Gadelha used a stifling top game to control and dominate Ayaka Hamasaki on the ground before finishing her with strikes at 3:58 of the final round. Not only does the TKO victory keep Gadelha undefeated, but more importantly sets her up to face Invicta FC strawweight champion Carla Esparza.

ProMMAnow.com Invicta FC 6 staff picks

It’s ladies’ night as several of the world’s top female mixed martial artists gather in Kansas City for Invicta FC 6. Will Cris Cyborg continue her reign of terror? Will Leslie Smith keep the peace? Will Jessica Penne get back on track after losing her atomweight title in April? We attempt to answer these questions and more in ProMMAnow.com’s Invicta FC 6 staff picks.

Invicta FC 6 gets new co-main event, Claudia Gadelha vs. Ayaka Hamasaki on tap

Invicta FC women’s strawweight champ Carla Esparza (9-2) has been forced to withdraw from her upcoming Invicta FC 6 matchup against Ayaka Hamasaki due to a leg injury. Claudia Gadelha (9-0) has agreed to step in and fight Hamasaki in the co-main event.

Full Invicta FC 6 fight card announced

Cyborg vs Coenen

“Invicta FC 6: Cyborg vs. Coenen 2” will be held Saturday, July 13, at Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. The 13-fight card will be headlined with two championship bouts including Cris Cyborg taking on Marloes Coenen in the main event for Invicta’s inaugural 145-pound title, and reigning 115-pound champion Carla Esparza puts her title on the line against undefeated Ayaka Hamasaki in the co-main event.

Invicta FC 6: Leslie Smith vs. Jennifer Maia set, winner gets flyweight title shot

Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith (5-3-1) has signed a new, multi-fight agreement with the Invicta FC all women’s MMA promotion and will drop from bantamweight (135 pounds) to flyweight (125 pounds) and challenge Jennifer Maia (7-2) at Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City on Saturday, July 13.

Invicta FC 6 full fight card announced for July 13 in Kansas City

The all-women’s professional mixed martial arts promotion Invicta Fighting Championships returns with Invicta FC 6 on Saturday, July 13, at Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Mo.

The card is headlined with a rematch between Marloes Coenen (21-5) and Cris Cyborg (11-1) for the inaugural Invicta FC featherweight title.