Invicta FC 4All 26 fighters participating in Saturday’s Invicta FC 4: Esparza vs. Hyatt women’s world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event at Memorial Hall will weigh in on Friday.  The weigh-in is open to the public, free of charge, and will stream live on

In the main event and first-ever Invicta FC world strawweight (115 pounds) championship fight, red-hot Carla Esparza (8-2) of Redondo Beach, Calif. will face off with rising star “Rowdy” Bec Hyatt (4-1) of Brisbane, Australia.

In the bantamweight (135 pounds) co-main event, crowd-pleasing submission ace Shayna “The Queen of Spades” Baszler (15-7) of Sioux Falls, S.D. will battle fellow top-ranked star Alexis Davis (12-5) of Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada.

Power puncher Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith (4-2-1) of Pleasant Hill, Calif. will square off with submission specialist Raquel “Rocky” Pennington (3-2-1) of Colorado Springs, Colo. at bantamweight.

Hard-hitting KO artist Amanda “Lioness of the Ring” Nunes (7-2) of Salvador Bahia, Brazil will take on submission specialist Sarah “The Monster” D’Alelio (6-3) of San Jose, Calif. at bantamweight.

JEWELS star Hiroko Yamanaka (12-2) of Kisarazu, Japan will battle Invicta FC 3 winner Ediane Gomes (8-2) of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. in a featherweight (145 pounds) contest.

Unbeaten Matt Lindland-protégé and European Muay Thai Champion Livia von Plettenberg (1-0) of Vienna, Austria will meet undefeated Joanne Calderwood (4-0) of Glasgow, Scotland at strawweight.

After scoring her second consecutive, five-second KO on July 8, Veronica Rothenhausler (0-0) of Reno, Nev. will make her much-anticipated professional debut on the preliminary card against fellow heavy-handed featherweight competitor Katalina Malungahu (2-1) of Las Vegas, Nev.

Laura MarcusseSanko (0-0) of ! Kansas City will make her professional debut in the cage in an atomweight (105 pounds) matchup with Cassie Robb (0-0) Casper, Wyo.

Doors at Memorial Hall open at 5 p.m. CST on Saturday and the first preliminary bout will begin at 6 p.m.

Tickets for the 13-bout event, priced from $25, are on sale at Memorial Hall box office (913) 549-4853), online at and and by phone at (800) 745-3000.

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