In the days leading to InvictaFC 5, we will be previewing the historic 13 fight card, which will be held at the AmeriStar Casino in Kansas City, MO April 5. It will be broadcast on UStream in true HD for $9.95.
In a battle that could determain the next challenger for the InvictaFC flyweight title, Bellator tournement winner Zoila Gurgel battles Brazil’s Jennifer Maia.
The #6 Unified ranked flyweight Gurgel (12-2) has beaten some of the best in the world, including key decision wins over top strawweights Megumi Fujii and Jessica Aguilar. She moved back up to her normal weight class at 125 this past year, defeating Casey Noland and suffering a loss to current #1 flyweight Jessica Eye. Gurgel is hoping to get a key win and put herself in title contention.
The Brazilian Maia (6-2-1) is hoping to move into the top 10 and make an impression to the US crowd. Coming off a win over Jessica Andrade, she is looking to make it two in a row and put herself in the title picture.