Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp announced the news Thursday, revealing that the all-female promotion will make its first appearance on the West Coast after holding its first four shows at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. Knapp unveiled the update during a radio appearance on MMAJunkie.com, asserting that the event may take place at the UCI Bren Center in Irvine, Calif.
Penne, 29, captured her title on Oct. 6 by submitting Jewels champion Naho Sugiyama with a second-round triangle choke at Invicta FC 3 on Oct. 6. The win marked Penne’s second consecutive conquest since returning to competition last year following 17 months on the sideline. The once-beaten atomweight made her Invicta debut at the promotion’s inaugural event in April, taking out Lisa Ellis via third-round technical knockout.
Known as “The Karate Hottie,” Waterson has won four straight fights heading into her sophomore promotional effort, most recently taking home a split decision victory in her Invicta debut against Lacey Schuckman on Oct. 6. Waterson owns six of her 10 career wins by submission and has gone the distance just three times in nearly six years as a pro.view original article >>
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UFC fighters are no strangers to reality competitions. Michelle Waterson will be the latest to step out of her fighting comfort zone.Filed under: Blue Corner, Featured Videos, News, UFC read news >>
The rich get richer in Detroit with another huge fight just added to the upcoming UFC 218 card on Dec. 2. No. 5 ranked contender Tecia Torres will get back in action against No. 6 ranked "The Karate read news >>