Kim Connor-Hamby Replaces Strikeforce-Bound Cat Zingano, Faces Leslie Smith at Invicta FC 3
will replace Cat Zingano
Invicta Fighting Championships 3
, promotion officials announced Saturday.
Zingano was recently removed from her booking against Smith in
favor of a Sept. 29 Strikeforce meeting with Amanda
Nunes. Invicta FC 3 takes place Oct. 6 at Memorial Hall in
Kansas City, Kan., and is headlined by an atomweight title
confrontation between Jessica
Penne and Naho
Connor-Hamby, 31, has been perfect in her four professional outings
but has not competed since April 2010, when she took a split
decision from Jessica
Hilger at a local show in Arkansas. Known as “Killer,”
Connor-Hamby notched her first three pro victories by way of
Smith [pictured: left], meanwhile, has not earned a victory since
March 2010. The 30-year-old Californian competed just once last
year, dropping a unanimous decision to Ediane
Gomes this past October before fighting Kaitlin
Young to a split draw in a “Fight of the Night” winning
performance at Invicta FC 1 on April 28.
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