Invicta FC 5 takes place Friday at Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. The event is headlined with an Atomweight title fight as Jessica Penne puts her title on the line against Michelle Waterson. In the co-headliner Barb Honchak and Vanessa Porto square off for Invicta’s inaugural Flyweight title. The ProMMAnow.com staff weighs in with their thoughts and predictions on each of the main card bouts.
Cris Cyborg (10-2, 1 NC) has a new opponent for her Invicta FC 5 bout on Friday, April 5 at Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City. Cyborg’s original opponent, Ediane “India” Gomes has been forced to withdraw due to a rib injury suffered in training. Replacing Gomes will be rising featherweight Fiona Muxlow (6-2) of Townsville, Queensland Australia.
Our old pal Aaron Tru recently caught up with Cris Cyborg — the one woman in the world right now MMA fans think might be able to dethrone UFC women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey. However, that fight is still only a dream as Cyborg gets ready to make her Invicta FC debut on April 5 against Ediane Gomes in Kansas City.
POUND-FOR-POUND SENSATION TO FACE SUBMISSION ACE EDIANE GOMES AT INVICTA FC 5 AT AMERISTAR CASINO HOTEL KANSAS CITY APRIL 5 WINNER FACES NO. 1 RANKED MARLOES COENEN KANSAS CITY, Mo. (February 15, 2013) –Pound-for-pound great and devastating featherweight (145 pounds) KO artist Cris Cyborg (10-1, 1 NC) of Curitiba, Brazil has signed a multi-fight agreement with women’s world … Read more
UFC President Dana White held a media scrum after today’s UFC on Fuel TV 7 press conference in London. As usual, Dana covered a myriad of topics including an update on his Meniere’s disease, the future of Dominick Cruz, UFC international expansion, Cris Cyborg wanting release from her contract, fight card updates and much much more.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held a media call today to help promote their upcoming UFC 157 card on Feb. 23 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. UFC 157 is a historic event for the UFC and the sport of mixed martial arts in that it will mark the first female fight in the organization’s history.