“Invicta FC 7: Honchak vs. Smith” will be jumping off Saturday inside Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri.
Leslie Smith challenges champion Barb Honchak for her flyweight title in tonight’s featured attraction. Carla Esparza was slated to defend her strawweight crown against Claudia Gadelha in the co-main event.
However, Gadelha was forced to withdraw from the scrap earlier today with a bacterial infection.
Lauren Murphy and Miriam Nakamoto, who battle for Invicta’s inaugural bantamweight belt, now get second-to-top billing.
Saturday’s show is available via pay-per-view for $14.95 beginning at 9PM ET/6PM PT.
Here are the official results from tonight’s fights:
Nina Ansaroff Defeats Munah Holland via TKO (Punches) at 3:54 in the 2ndRound
Tonya Evinger Defeats Sarah D’Alelio via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Vanessa Porto Defeats Zoila Frausto Gurgel via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Julia Budd Defeats Charmaine Tweet via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Joanne Calderwood Defeats Katja Kankaanpaa via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Tecia Torres Defeats Felice Herrig via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Lauren Murphy Defeats Miriam Nakamoto via TKO (Injury) at 0:23 in the 4thRound (Murphy captures inaugural Invicta bantamweight title)
Claudia Gadelha vs. Carla Esparza (Invicta strawweight champion)*
Barb Honchak Defeats Leslie Smith via Unanimous Decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) (Honchak retains Invicta flyweight title)
* – Gadelha was forced to pull out today with a bacterial infection