Kansas City, Mo. — On Thursday, May 3, Invicta Fighting Championships hosted the weigh-ins for Invicta FC 29: Kaufman vs. Lehner. The event takes place from the historic Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Mo., on Friday, May 4, and streams live and exclusively on UFC Fight Pass beginning at 7 p.m. CT.
In the night’s main event, the bantamweight title will be on the line between Canadian Sarah Kaufman (19-4, 1 NC) and German fighter Katharina Lehner (7-0). Kaufman is a former Strikeforce champion and UFC veteran who returned to the promotion in January and defeated former No. 1 contender Pannie Kianzad. The undefeated Lehner earned a first-round finish of Alexa Conners at Invicta FC 25 in her most recent Invicta appearance.
The night’s co-main event also takes place in the bantamweight division as Iranian-Swedish fighter Pannie Kianzad (8-3) welcomes Brazilian Bianca Daimoni (7-2) to the promotion.
Below are the results of the event’s weigh-ins.
Bantamweight Title: Sarah Kaufman (133.7) vs. Katharina Lehner (135)
Bantamweight: Pannie Kianzad (134.8) vs. Bianca Daimoni (139.6)*
Flyweight: Pearl Gonzalez (123.8) vs. Bárbara Acioly (126.3)*
Bantamweight: Julia Avila (135.8) vs. Marciea Allen (135.8)
Flyweight: Liz Tracy (125.1) vs. Cheri Muraski (125.6)
Bantamweight: Sarah Kleczka (133.8) vs. Lisa Spangler (134.5)
Featherweight: Allison Schmidt (145.1) vs. Macy Chiasson (144.7)
Strawweight: Helen Peralta (115.6) vs. Cheyanne Vlismas (115.7)
* – Daimoni and Acioly were each fined 25 percent of their fight purses for missing weight
About Invicta FC:
Invicta Fighting Championships is a world championship, all-pro mixed martial arts (MMA) fight series dedicated to providing female athletes with a major platform to hone their skills on a consistent basis. Founded in 2012 by longtime MMA executive Shannon Knapp, Invicta is committed to pioneering the future growth of women’s MMA by promoting the best possible match-ups between female competitors and identifying and developing future superstars of the sport. Follow Invicta on Twitter (@InvictaFights), Facebook (Facebook.com/InvictaFights), and Instagram (@InvictaFC) for all the latest information.