Laura Salazar Replaces Rachael Cummins at Invicta FC 11
Los Angeles — Invicta Fighting Championships today announced a change to the fight card for Invicta FC 11, which takes place Friday, Feb. 27, in Los Angeles.
Flyweight Rachael Cummins (2-2) has suffered an injury in training and is out of her preliminary card bout against Christine Stanley (3-1).
Replacing Cummins on just days’ notice will be undefeated Californian Laura Salazar (3-0). The 31-year-old fighter has finished all three of her fights via first-round TKO.
The Invicta FC 11 main card will stream live and exclusively on UFC Fight Pass from the Shrine Expo Hall. In the headline bout, Invicta FC featherweight champion Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino (12-1, 1 NC) will return to action and defend her title against Canadian challenger Charmaine ‘Not So Sweet’ Tweet (6-4).
The four-fight preliminary card will stream live and free, with the action kicking off at 10 p.m. ET.
The updated fight card can be found below:
Featherweight Title: Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino (12-1, 1 NC) vs. Charmaine Tweet (6-4)
Strawweight: Alexa Grasso (6-0) vs. Mizuki Inoue (8-3)
Strawweight: DeAnna Bennett (6-0) vs. Norma Rueda Center (3-1)
Bantamweight: Irene Aldana (4-1) vs. Colleen Schneider (6-5)
Strawweight: Jamie Moyle (1-0) vs. J.J. Aldrich (1-0)
Strawweight: Brianna Van Buren (3-1) vs. Amy Montenegro (5-1)
Flyweight: Christine Stanley (3-1) vs. Laura Salazar (3-0)
Flyweight: Ana Carolina Vidal (0-0) vs. Aspen Ladd (0-0)
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).