Invicta FC 2 Card Released: Sara McMann vs. Shayna Baszler Set as Main Event


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Invicta Fighting Championships has announced their second show featuring an all female fight card and they have an Olympian heading up the action.

On Tuesday, Invicta FC announced that Olympic wrestler Sara McMann will face off with former Strikeforce and Elite XC fighter Shayna Baszler on July 28 in Kansas City, Kan.

McMann comes into the fight with an unblemished record and as the first ever American woman to medal in wrestling in the Olympics. A highly sought after prospect, McMann will look to keep her winning streak alive when Invicta FC returns on July 28.

In the co-main event, Strikeforce competitor Alexis Davis will return to action for the first time since a loss to Sarah Kaufman as she faces Hitomi Akano.

In addition to the main and co-main event, Invicta FC also announced that former Strikeforce title contender Liz Carmouche will face former Elite XC competitor Kaitlin Young and several other bouts also scheduled for the July 28 card.

Tickets for the event go on sale Friday, June 1 for the upcoming show.

Current fight card for Invicta FC 2:

MAIN EVENT: Sara McMann vs. Shayna Baszler
CO-MAIN EVENT: Alexis Davis vs. Hitomi Akano
Liz Carmouche vs. Kaitlin Young
Amanda Nunes vs. Milana Dudieva
Kelly Kobald vs. Vanessa Porto
Barb Honchak vs. Bethany Marshall
Julia Budd vs. Elina Nilsson
Carla Esparza vs. Sarah Schneider
Angelica Chaves vs. Kikuyo Ishikawa
Sarah Moras vs. Raquel Pennington
Jessamyn Duke vs. Suzie Montero
Jocelyn Lybarger vs. Cheryl Chan
Jessica Philippus vs. Liz McCarthy

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