Invicta FC Returns December 7 with Three Title Fights

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
October 11th, 2013

Invicta Barb Honchak

On Friday, Invicta FC announced they will return December 7 with a trio of title fights. The event takes place inside Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City.

“We are excited about returning to the big stage in full force with another loaded card featuring a fantastic mix of world championship bouts and other world-class MMA action that will see a collection of the best women fighters on the planet face off against each other,” said Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp.

Lauren Murphy and Miriam Nakamoto kick off the championship extravaganza by battling for the inaugural bantamweight belt.

Carla Esparza defends her strawweight crown against Claudia Gadelha in the co-main event. Finally, flyweight champion Barb Honchak (pictured) puts her hardware up for grabs against Leslie Smith in the show’s featured attraction.

No word on how fans will be able to watch the fights. Invicta’s last two events have been made available via pay-per-view.

Here is the card’s current roster:

Nina Ansaroff vs. Munah Holland

Tonya Evinger vs. Kelly Kobold

Zoila Frausto Gurgel vs. Vanessa Porto

Julia Budd vs. Charmaine Tweet

Joanne Calderwood vs. Katja Kankaanpaa

Felice Herrig vs. Tecia Torres

Lauren Murphy vs. Miriam Nakamoto (for inaugural bantamweight title)

Claudia Gadelha vs. Carla Esparza (Invicta strawweight champion)

Leslie Smith vs. Barb Honchak (Invicta flyweight champion)

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