Esparza vs. Gadelha potential women’s MMA war

Invicta FC strawweight (115 lbs.) champion Carla “Cookie Monster” Esparza (9-2) defends her belt against undefeated Brazilian superstar Claudia Gadelha (11-0) in one of three world title fights on Invicta Fighting Championships 7, airing live Saturday night,December 7 on pay-per-view from Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri.

Invicta FC 7 tripleheader set for 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 (6-3-1) of Pleasanton, Calif.

Invicta FC puts 3 titles on the line for announced December 7th event

Invicta Fighting Championships announced today that they will return to the Ameristar Casino and Hotel in Kansas City for their next event. Christmas comes earlier for WMMA fans as December 7th will be the date that three Invicta titles will be on the line and six additional fights to support them.

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. 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’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.

Invicta FC 4: Gadelha vs. Esparza tickets on sale November 26th

Invicta Fighting Championships will return to Memorial Hall in Kansas City to crown a new women’s strawweight (115lbs) champion with a fight between Claudia Gadelha (9-0) and Carla Esparza (8-2).