“You know what? I’m going to do 125 pound women (division).”
That was UFC President Dana White explaining why he decided this next season of The Ultimate Fighter would be for the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight title. He admitted his staff jumped the gun with a press release but seems happy that the division will fill up.
If Tuesday was any indication, he made the right choice.
46 women came to tryouts at the Palace Station Casino in Las Vegas to get their shot at being the first ever champ. We can confirm names of 38 of the hopefuls, which are listed at the bottom of the article. Continue reading TUF 26 – Who Came, What Happened, and What’s Next
The flyweight division has been getting a lot of attention as of late, and InvictaFC is no exception.
The 23rd offering comes this Saturday as some of the best 125 pound athletes on the planet converge in Kansas City and will be live on Fight Pass.
The main and co-main event will determine number 1 contenders for Jennifer Maia’s flyweight title. Two bright prospects in Agnieszka Niedźwiedź and Sarah D’Alelio will look to upset veterans Vanessa Porto and Roxanne Modafferi (respectively).
Fan favorite Andrea Lee taking and newcomer Liz Tracey round out the flyweight talent Saturday. Continue reading InvictaFC 23 Primer
For undefeated champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk it has never been an easy road.
Saturday maybe her toughest test as she takes on Brazil’s Jessica Andrade at UFC 211 in Dallas, Texas. The match will serve as the co-main event. Continue reading Jedrzejczyk and Andrade Make Weight for Strawweight Title Fight
The pioneer of women competing in MMA has been honored for her move to movies.
Gina Carano was live last week to accept the “Action Warrior” award from the Artemis Film Festival. The festival is known for promoting female action stars, stunt women, and movie makers who promote heroines, real life and fictional. This is the third year for the festival, which also honored Melissa McCarthy, Nichelle Nichols, and Tom Cruise. Continue reading Video: Watch Gina Carano Accept the Artemis “Action Warrior” Award
Bellator has bolstered its flourishing flyweight division.
The company announced Friday the signing of six different fighters all from different countries; including the first Chinese and Turkish female stars to sign to a major MMA promotion. Continue reading Bellator Signs Six Female Flyweights; Will Crown Champ in 2017
One of the bright prospects in the flyweight division of MMA, Shannon Sinn is coming off a win over Ashley Deen this past January. The InvictaFC vet looks to regain some momentum as she battles Cheri Muraski this coming Saturday April 22 at Sparta Combat League: Army vs. Marines: Fights For Our Troops. Continue reading Video: Shannon Sinn Talks Boxing, MMA, and her Upcoming Fight at SCL
Two flyweight contender bouts are set to see who will face Jennifer Maia for the title.
InvictaFC 23 May 20th in Kansas City will see the main event of former title challenger Vanessa Porto battle undefeated Agnieszka Niedźwiedź, while the co-main event will see another former title challenger Roxanne Modafferi battle Sarah D’Alelio. Continue reading InvictaFC 23 Sees Flyweights Take Center Stage
We are live at the Billings Metra in Montana as we have a seven fight line up. The main event features Roxanne Modafferi looking to bring home the Fusion Fight League flyweight title with a win over Priscilla de Souza. Modafferi’s teammate and amateur prospect Serena de Jesus looks for a title of her own facing Colorado’s Courtney King.
Seven fights will fill the docket with one pro and six amateur fights. Continue reading Fusion Fight League Ladies Night Results
We may never get to see them in face off in the octagon again, but maybe a WWE ring will do.
Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate will literally throw their hats in the ring as a part of the Smackdown women’s title match at WrestleMania Sunday in Orlando, live on the WWE Network. The match sees Alexa Bliss defend her title against every woman on the Smackdown roster, and both Tate and Rousey are currently in Orlando. A source close to Wombat Sports tells us they will be a part of the match as surprised entrants. Continue reading Ronda Rousey & Miesha Tate to Meet at Wrestlemania Sunday
The Billings Metra will feature female talent from across the country as Fusion Fight League holds their all women’s event Saturday. The card will stream on Fite.tv.
The main event will feature fan favorite Roxanne Modafferi taking on Brazil’s Priscilla de Souza. Originally scheduled as a 125 title match, Souza missed weight. If Modafferi wins, she will become the 125 champion. If she loses, the title remains vacant. Continue reading Fusion Fight League 2017 All Female Card Weigh-In Results
With the World Championships moving to the winter, the IMMAF European Championships has come a lot sooner this year.
In Sophia, Bulgaria, seventeen female fighters from 9 countries in four divisions will battle to be crowned the best amateurs in Europe. Among them is defending IMMAF European champion Cornelia Holm and 2016 Euro bronze medalists Chamia Chabbi, Ilaria Norciam, Anette Osterberg, and Arziko Bregu. Continue reading IMMAF European Championships 2017 Underway with 17 Female Fighters
InvictaFC delivered once again, even with a seven fight card. New stars were made and staples of the promotion solidified their spots as they climb the ladder.
Two titles were finally vacated, with the interim titleholder becoming the undisputed champion.
The promotion itself has several projects in different stages of implementation.
Here is a rundown of all that happened and what we could to expect going forward to going forward. Continue reading InvictaFC 22 Aftermath – What’s Next for the Fighters & the Promotion