18 female athletes are ready to fight Saturday night as InvictaFC has their 7th card in Kansas City with three title bouts.
All but two fighters came in on weight, as show openers Nina Ansaroff (126.75) and Munah Holland (128.0) both came in over the 125 pound weight limit for their fight. Both agreed to fight at a catchweight of 127 pounds.
Highlights included the always entertaining Felice Herrig dressing up as Rosie the Riviter and trying to pose off with her opponent Tecia Torres, who was dressed like an elf. Also the cold staredown of Joanne Calderwood and Katja Kankaanpaa, who are both looking for title contention.
Here are the weigh-in results:
- Main event: Barb Honchak (c) (124.25) vs Leslie Smith (124.75) – flyweight title
- Co-main evnet: Carla Esparza (114.0) vs Claudia Gadelha (114.0) – strawweight title
- Featured bout: Lauren Murphy (134.0) vs Miriam Nakamoto (134.75) – initial bantamweight title
- Felice Herrig (114.5) vs Tecia Torres (114.5)
- Joanne Calderwood (115.5) vs Katja Kankaanpää (114.75)
- Julia Budd (145.5) vs Charmaine Tweet (145.0)
- Vanessa Porto (125.25) vs Zoila Frausto Gurgel (124.75)
- Sarah D’Alelio (135.5) vs Tonya Evinger (135.75)
- Munah Holland (128.0)* vs Nina Ansaroff (126.75) (Changed to a 127 pound catchweight bout)
You can watch the weigh-in video below courtesy of InvictaFC & All Elbows