Invicta Fighting Championships will stream its highly-anticipated Penne vs. Sugiyama, world championship 14-fight women’s professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event, live in its entirety and free of charge to a worldwide audience on the promotion’s website,, from Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. on Saturday, Oct. 6.

This is the third event of the year for the Invicta FC promotion, and the broadcasting team of Mauro Ranallo, “King Mo” Lawal, and Julie “Fireball” Kedzie will return to the booth to call the action.

There has been one change to the card with Danielle “The Honey Badger” West (4-3-1) of London, UK, replacing Elaina Maxwell who has withdrawn from the event due to a concussion. West will take on the hard-hitting Julia “The Jewel” Budd (3-2) of Port Moody, California.

The live stream of the Invicta FC 3: Penne vs. Sugiyama event on will begin at 7 p.m. EST/4 p.m. PST with the event’s six-bout preliminary card and continue with the eight-bout main card.  The dooors at Memorial Hall will open at 5 p.m. CST.

The Invicta FC 3 event will be headlined by the first-ever Invicta FC women’s world title bout between Jessica Penne (9-1) of Laguna Hills, California,and Naho “Sugi Rock” Sugiyama (8-0) of Kyoto, Japan. The bout will take place at atomweight (105 pounds) in what should be an excellent fight.

The co-main event will feature Shayna “The Queen of Spades” Baszler (14-7) of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, who will  be taking on Invicta FC 2 winner Sarah “The Monster” D’Alelio (6-2) of San Jose, California. The bout will be in the bantamweight division. The full card can be found below:

  • Jessica Penne vs. Naho Sugiyama
  • Shayna Baszler vs. Sarah D’Alelio
  • Cat Zingano vs. Raquel Pennington
  • Leslie Smith vs. Kaitlin Young
  • Barb Honchak vs. Asiling Daly
  • Tara LaRosa vs. Vanessa Porto
  • Michelle Waterson vs. Lacey Schuckman
  • Carla Esparza vs. Lynn Alvarez
  • Julia Budd vs. Danielle West
  • Ashley Cummins vs. Joanne Calderwood
  • Amy Davis vs. Stephanie Frausto
  • Jessamyn Duke vs. Marclea Allen
  • Tecia Torres vs. Kaiyana Rain
  • Katalina Malungahu vs. Taylor Stratford

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By Kelvin Hunt

Kelvin is a father and former collegiate baseball player with a degree in physical education from UNC-Pembroke. He's an avid MMA fan that has been writing about the sport since 2008 through various outlets. His favorite fighter is Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira due to the heart he has displayed throughout his legendary MMA career. In his spare time (there is none with three kids), he likes to work out and also likes to follow college football recruiting. You can email him at and you can follow him on twitter at @KelvinHuntMMA

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