Kansas City, Mo. — The Invicta FC flyweight roster has added another fighter.
Unbeaten Emily Corso is the latest combatant to join the expanding 125-pound division. The 26-year-old Oregon fighter carries a perfect 4-0 record in her professional career. She also went 9-1 as an amateur. All four of her pro wins have come via submission within the last calendar year.
Known as “The Mantis Shrimp,” Corso is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu purple belt and trains out of World Class Athletics. She has held titles with numerous local promotions and will look to quickly rise up the Invicta flyweight ranks.
“I remember watching Invicta cards years ago and musing with friends how getting signed with Invicta would be the holy grail of an MMA career — real proof that you’ve ‘made it’ as a fighter. I’m grateful to have my chance to climb into the cage with the best in the business.
“I’m thrilled about the possible opponents that I’ll have with Invicta. I have the utmost respect for the women of my division. I believe I’ve earned the opportunity to meet my idols as equals and I look forward to showing Invicta’s athletes and fans why that is.”
Look for Corso’s Invicta FC debut in 2015.
About Invicta FC:
Invicta Fighting Championships is a world championship, all-pro mixed martial arts (MMA) fight series dedicated to providing female athletes with a major platform to hone their skills on a consistent basis. Founded in 2012 by longtime MMA executive Shannon Knapp, Invicta is committed to pioneering the future growth of women’s MMA by promoting the best possible match-ups between female competitors and identifying and developing future superstars of the sport. For more information, visit InvictaFC.com, follow Invicta on Twitter (@InvictaFights) and like Invicta on Facebook (Facebook.com/InvictaFights).