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.
All of the women participating on the Invicta FC 5: Penne vs. Waterson card on Friday night made weight. The card will take place in Kansas City, Missouri, with two title fights taking place. Invicta FC atomweigh champion Jessica Penne will look to defend her title against Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson. Also, Vanessa Porto and Barb Honchak will battle for the inaugural Invicta FC flyweight championship.
Twenty-four year old Lacey “The Ladie” Schuckman (7-4) of Lakewood, Colo. will replace Jasminka Cive in a flyweight (115 pounds) matchup with undefeated Ayaka Hamasaki (7-0) of Yamaguchi, Japan at the Invicta FC 2: Baszler vs. McMann women’s professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event at Memorial Hall in Kansas City on Sat., July 28. Cive was unable to secure the visa necessary for her to travel from her native Austria, in time for the event.