Women's MMA Report: Invicta FC set to crown first champion on Oct. 6 in Kansas City


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Event: Invicta FC 8Date: Sat., Sept. 6, 2014 on Fight PassLocation: Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri
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105 lbs.: Invicta Atomweight Champion Michelle Waterson vs. Yasuko Tamada
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