Entries by Rob Tatum

Five Additional Bouts Added to Invicta FC 22

Kansas City, Mo. — Invicta Fighting Championships 22 has added five new bouts. The night’s co-main event will feature atomweight champion Ayaka Hamasaki (14-1) moving up a weight class to take on former strawweight champion Livia Renata Souza (9-1). Hamasaki will enter the contest having won five straight fights, including back-to-back title defenses against Jinh Yu Frey […]

Tonya Evinger vs. Yana Kunitskaya Rematch Set For Invicta FC 22

Kansas City, Mo. — Invicta Fighting Championships 22 has its headliner. Bantamweight champion Tonya Evinger (18-5, 1 NC) will once again put her title on the line against Russian challenger Yana Kunitskaya (9-2, 1 NC) on Saturday, March 25 from the the historic Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Mo. The event streams live and exclusively on UFC Fight […]

Invicta FC 21 Results: Anderson Stops Tweet, Claims Interim Featherweight Title

Kansas City, Mo. — On Saturday, Jan. 14, Invicta Fighting Championships hosted Invicta FC 21: Anderson vs. Tweet from the historic Scottish Rite Temple. The event streamed live and exclusively on UFC Fight Pass beginning at 8 p.m. ET. Australia’s Megan Anderson is the interim featherweight champion after her second-round TKO finish of veteran Charmaine Tweet. The two towering fighters wasted […]

Invicta FC 21: Anderson vs. Tweet Official Weigh-in Results

Kansas City, Mo. — On Friday, Jan. 13, Invicta Fighting Championships hosted the weigh-ins for Invicta FC 21: Anderson vs. Tweet. The event takes place from Scottish Rite Temple on Saturday, Jan. 14 and streams live and exclusively on UFC Fight Pass beginning at 8 p.m. ET. In the night’s headliner, Australia’s Megan Anderson (7-2) and Canada’s Charmaine Tweet (9-5) battle […]

Elizabeth Phillips vs. Leah Letson Added to Invicta FC 21, Hardy-Carpenter Canceled

Kansas City, Mo. — The fight card for Invicta Fighting Championships 21 has undergone a last-minute change. Debuting flyweight Brieta Carpenter (0-0) suffered a concussion during training for her match-up with boxing world champion Heather Hardy (0-0) and has been forced off the fight card. Due to the timing of the change, a replacement opponent could not […]

Heather Hardy: Bringing ‘The Heat’

Change is an inevitable part of life. And with it comes adversity. How one handles change and adversity defines who a person is. No one knows this better than Brooklyn’s Heather Hardy. The 34-year-old has overcome everything life has thrown her way. From being raped at a young age to raising a teenage daughter as […]

Invicta FC 21 Fight Card Complete with Addition of Three Fights

Kansas City, Mo. — The lineup for Invicta Fighting Championships 21 is complete. Joining the previously announced five bouts will be three additional match-ups. Flyweight Andrea Lee (4-2) will welcome Jenny Liou (6-4) back to the Invicta cage. Lee will be making her fifth appearance with the promotion, while Liou will compete at 125 pounds after […]

Invicta FC 21 Adds Four Additional Bouts

Kansas City, Mo. — Invicta Fighting Championships 21 has added four bouts. Swedish bantamweight Pannie Kianzad (8-1) will return to action against Hawaii’s Raquel Pa’aluhi (5-5), undefeated Aspen Ladd (4-0) will take on grappling ace Sijara Eubanks (2-1), also at 135 pounds, veteran strawweights DeAnna Bennett (8-2) and Jodie Esquibel (5-2) square off, and newcomer Brieta Carpenter (0-0) will […]

Tonya Evinger Remains Invicta FC Champion After Missouri Commission Ruling

Kansas City, Mo. — Tonya Evinger is still the Invicta Fighting Championships bantamweight champion. Following a ruling by the Missouri Office of Athletics, Evinger’s first-round submission loss to challenger Yana Kunitskaya at Invicta FC 20 has been overturned to a no-contest. The bout, which took place on Friday, Nov. 18, ended less than two minutes after it started, […]