Lauren Taylor Steps In for Injured Amanda Nunes at Invicta FC 5


Lauren TaylorInvicta Fighting Championships officials on Tuesday announced that Lauren Taylor will replace Amanda Nunes against Kaitlin Young at Invicta FC 5 on April 5 in Kansas City.

Nunes was forced to withdraw from the bout due to a sprained elbow sustained in training camp.

Taylor, fighting out of Anchorage, Alaska, enters the fight with a spotless 5-0 record. She has been unstoppable, defeating all five of her opponents by TKO.

Following her last victory, a first-round stoppage of Jennifer Scott at Legacy FC 18, the 29-year-old told MMAWeekly.com, “The 135-pound division is full of really talented females. I’d like to make a name for myself and I think even with the toughest women out there, I can put on a good show and hang with them.”

Young definitely fits the mold as one of the more talented females in the 135-pound division. She is 7-7-1, but her .500-record reflects the caliber of opposition she has faced throughout her six-year career. Young has faced the likes of Liz Carmouche, Julie Kedzie, and Leslie Smith.

She is looking to rebound from a second-round TKO loss to Leslie Smith last October at Invicta FC 3.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

  • 17 days ago
  • 5 views

Look who's joining the family! Invicta Fighting Championships (Invicta FC) will make its Fight Pass debut this weekend (Sat., Sept. 6, 2014) with a stacked line up from inside Municipal Auditorium in read news >>

  • 16 days ago
  • 7 views

Read on for the results from Invicta Fighting Championships 8... read news >>

  • 19 days ago
  • 66 views

Invicta Fighting Championships president Shannon Knapp revealed that Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino is on schedule to make her 135lb. debut in December. Although many were skeptical about Cristiane ‘Cybo read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 1 views

Miss any of Titan Fighting Championships over this MMA-stuffed weekend? Here's a quick look back at Friday night's card from Fayetteville, NC. Aside from the two UFC events that took up nearly all of read news >>

  • 19 days ago
  • 53 views

MMA Fighting has the Invicta FC 8 fight card for the Waterson vs. Tamada event Sept. 6 at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Miss.In the main event, Michelle Waterson will defend her atomweight read news >>

  • 17 days ago
  • 19 views

MMA Fighting has Invicta FC 8 results for the Waterson vs. Tamada event at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo.In the main event, Michelle Waterson will defend her atomweight title against Ya read news >>

  • 16 days ago
  • 41 views

Michelle Waterson’s grip on the Invicta Fighting Championship atomweight throne grew stronger at the expense of Yasuko Tamada. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
  • 12 views

Invicta Fighting Championship (Invicta FC) made its heavily promoted debut on UFC Fight Pass last night (Sat., Sept. 6), airing live from Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri. It was a fun n read news >>

  • a day ago
  • 22 views

MMA Fighting's Esther Lin looks back at her favorite photos from Invicta FC 8. Photos: Esther Lin, Invicta FC. Music: APM Music. read news >>