Seven Fights Join Invicta FC 30 Lineup

Kansas City, Mo. — Seven additional bouts have joined the lineup for Invicta FC 30 on Saturday, July 21.

The event, which takes place from the historic Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Mo., streams live and exclusively on UFC Fight Pass at 7 p.m. CT and is headlined by an atomweight title clash between Texas product Jinh Yu Frey (6-3) and Finland’s Minna Grusander (6-1).

In the night’s co-main event, undefeated featherweight Felicia Spencer (4-0) takes on Ukrainian finisher Helena Kolesnyk (5-1). The 27-year-old Spencer has spent her entire professional career under the Invicta banner, most recently defeating Akeela Al-Hameed at Invicta FC 27. Kolesnyk, who fights out of Moscow, has stopped all five of her career wins, including four inside the first round.

Brazilian strawweight Kinberly Novaes (9-4) returns to welcome UFC veteran Heather Jo Clark (7-6) to the promotion. Novaes made her Invicta debut in December opposite countrywoman Janaisa Morandin. Clark, who appeared on the 20th season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter,’ has been in the cage with Invicta FC veterans Alexa Grasso, Karolina Kowalkiewicz, Felice Herrig, Bec Rawlings and Stephanie Eggink.

Also on the card, bantamweight Alexa Conners (5-2) returns to the Invicta cage to face undefeated Kerri Kenneson (3-0). Missouri’s Miranda Maverick (3-0) takes on fellow unbeaten 125-pounder Brogan Walker-Sanchez (5-0). Shino VanHoose (6-5) meets promotional newcomer Alesha Zappitella (3-0, 1 NC) and Alyse Anderson (3-1) matches up with Stephanie Alba (3-2, 1 NC), both at 105 pounds. Finally, flyweights Erin Blanchfield (1-0) and Brittney Cloudy (0-0) will open the night’s action.

The fight card for Invicta FC 30 can be found below:

Atomweight Title: Jinh Yu Frey (6-3) vs. Minna Grusander (6-1)
Featherweight: Felicia Spencer (4-0) vs. Helena Kolesnyk (5-1)
Straweight: Kinberly Novaes (9-4) vs. Heather Jo Clark (7-6)
Bantamweight: Alexa Conners (5-2) vs. Kerri Kenneson (3-0)
Flyweight: Miranda Maverick (3-0) vs. Brogan Walker-Sanchez (5-0)
Atomweight: Shino VanHoose (6-5) vs. Alesha Zappitella (3-0, 1 NC)
Atomweight: Alyse Anderson (3-1) vs. Stephanie Alba (3-2, 1 NC)
Flyweight: Erin Blanchfield (1-0) vs. Brittney Cloudy (0-0)

Tickets for Invicta FC 30 are on sale now via

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. Follow Invicta on Twitter (@InvictaFights), Facebook (, and Instagram (@InvictaFC) for all the latest information.

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