Invicta Fighting Championships will return to action at the Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri with Invicta FC 7 on December 7. The card will feature three title fights as flyweight champion Barb Honchak takes on three-time “Fight of the Night” winner Leslie Smith, strawweight champion Carla Esparza takes on the dangerous Claudia Gadelha, and Lauren Murphy (formerly Taylor) squares off with deadly Muay Thai striker Miriam Nakamoto.
“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.
The card will also feature the Invicta FC debut of star Felice Herrig and the returns of top talents like Joanne Calderwood, Vanessa Porto, and former Bellator champion Zoila Frausto Gurgel.
Invicta FC 7 Fight Card:
- Invicta FC Flyweight Title: Barb Honchak (c) vs. Leslie Smith
- Invicta FC Strawweight Title: Carla Esparza (c) vs. Claudia Gadelha
- Inaugural Bantamweight Title: Lauren Murphy vs. Miriam Nakamoto
- Felice Herrig vs. Tecia Torres
- Joanne Calderwood vs. Katja Kankaanpaa
- Julia Budd vs. Charmaine Tweet
- Zoila Frausto Gurgel vs. Vanessa Porto
- Tonya Evinger vs. Kelly Kobold
- Nina Ansaroff vs. Munah Holland