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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.

Penne tipped the scales at 104.9 pounds, while “The Karate Hottie” checked in slightly lighter at 104.7. Invicta FC 5 takes place Friday at the Ameristar Hotel and Casino in Kansas City, Mo., and will also see Brazilian talent Vanessa Porto (124.8) collide with Barb Honchak (124.6) in the evening’s flyweight championship co-main event.

Invicta’s fifth offering streams live via online pay-per-view at www.ustream.tv/invictafc and also features the promotional debut of former Strikeforce featherweight queen Cristiane Santos (144.8), who faces Australian competitor Fiona Muxlow (143.8). Onetime Strikeforce bantamweight champion Sarah Kaufman (135.5) will also do battle on Friday night, as the Canadian squares off with Cesar Gracie pupil Leslie Smith (134.9).

Additionally, ex-Bellator strawweight ruler Zoila Frausto Gurgel (125.5) will toe the line against Jennifer Maia (124.5), while former Strikeforce talent Julia Budd (144.8) meets Mollie Estes (144.4). Onetime EliteXC fighter Kaitlin Young (135.6) will also compete on the evening’s main card, taking on the undefeated Lauren Taylor (134.9).

Invicta FC 5 Weigh-In Results:

Jessica Penne (104.9) vs. Michelle Waterson (104.7)
Vanessa Porto (124.8) vs. Barb Honchak (124.6)
Cristiane Santos (144.8) vs. Fiona Muxlow (143.8)
Sarah Kaufman (135.5) vs. Leslie Smith (134.9)
Zoila Frausto Gurgel (125.5) vs. Jennifer Maia (124.5)
Kaitlin Young (135.6) vs. Lauren Taylor (134.9)
Julia Budd (145.8) vs. Mollie Estes (144.4)
Bec Hyatt (115.4) vs. Jasminka Cive (115)
Cassie Rodish (104.6) vs. Simona Soukupova (104.6)
Jessamyn Duke (135.6) vs. Miriam Nakamoto (135.8)
Katja Kankaanpaa (115.3) vs. Juliana Carneiro Lima (115.4)
Alex Chambers (103.8) vs. Jodie Esquibel (105)
Rose Namajunas (115.6) vs. Kathina Catron (115.8)

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