Invicta FC crowned their first ever champion on Saturday night as Jessica Penne submitted Naho Sugiyama to cap off a night of women's fights in Kansas City. read news >>
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As expected, a 105-pound women's title fight headlines Invicta Fighting Championships' third event.
The promotion today announced that Jessica Penne and Naho Sugiyama will vie for the promotion's inaugural atomweight championship in Invicta FC 3's main event.
"Invicta FC 3: Penne vs. Sugiyama" takes place Oct. 6 at Memorial Hall
in Kansas City, Kan. Broadcast plans for the event, which features a
total of 13 bouts, haven't been announced. Tickets for the event go on sale soon.
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Jessica Penne’s first defense of the Invicta Fighting Championships atomweight belt will move forward as planned, as both Penne and challenger Michelle Waterson were cleared at Thursday’s Invicta FC 5 weigh-ins. read news >>
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Check out all of the fight vides from last night's Invicta FC 3 event including the main event between Jessica Penne and Naho Sugiyama and the Fight of the Night with Michelle Waterson vs. Lacey Schuckman. read news >>
Jessica Penne is Invicta Fighting Championships' first-ever title holder.
The two-time Bellator Fighting Championships veteran claimed Invicta
gold in the 105-pound atomweight division with a second-round stoppage
of previously undefeated and top-ranked Japanese import Naho "Sugi Rock"
The bout served as the headliner of Saturday's Invicta FC 3 event, which took place at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan.
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Jessica Penne has fought once in the past two years, and when she has fought, it was often against much bigger opponents.
Now, though, she's in her natural weight class and competing for a title that actually will have some international recognition.
The Invicta FC 3 headliner said she has the upstart all-female promotion to thank for both the fight and the commitment to the 105-pound atomweight division.
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