Entries by Rob Tatum

Invicta FC 42 Results: Zappitella Finishes Cummins with Von Flue Choke, Captures Atomweight Title

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — On Thursday, Sept. 17, Invicta Fighting Championships hosted Invicta FC 42: Cummins vs. Zappitella. The entire fight card aired exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Alesha Zappitella is the new atomweight champion after a fourth-round submission victory over Ashley Cummins in the night’s headliner. After a feeling-out process on the feet, Cummins connected with […]

Invicta FC 42: Cummins vs. Zappitella Official Weigh-in Results

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — On Wednesday, Sept. 16, Invicta Fighting Championships hosted the weigh-ins for Invicta FC 42: Cummins vs. Zappitella. The event takes place in Kansas City, Kan., on Thursday, Sept. 17, with the entire card streaming live on UFC Fight Pass at a special start time of 8 p.m. CT. In the night’s main event, a new […]

Invicta FC Partners with Global Laboratory Testing Provider, Eurofins, to Bolster Athlete Safety During COVID-19 Pandemic

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Invicta Fighting Championships is further enhancing the safety protocols for its athletes, partnering with Eurofins, an international leader in laboratory testing services. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, all Invicta FC events have featured testing for athletes, corners, Invicta FC staff and commission officials. Now, leveraging Eurofins’ SAFER@WORKTM protocols, the world’s leading combat sports organization […]

Championship Doubleheader Set for Invicta FC 43 in November

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Two titles will be on the line this fall when Invicta Fighting Championships hosts its 43rd event on Friday, Nov. 20 in Kansas City. In the night’s headliner, UFC veteran Pearl “The Chi-Town Princess” Gonzalez (10-5) meets 21-year-old Erin “Cold Blooded” Blanchfield (6-1) for the flyweight title, which was recently vacated by Vanessa […]

Invicta FC 41 Results: Ruiz Runs Through Morandin, Blanchfield Bests Sanchez

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — On Thursday, July 30, Invicta Fighting Championships hosted Invicta FC 41: Morandin vs. Ruiz. The entire fight card aired exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Mexico’s Montserrat Ruiz put on the most dominant performance of the night in the main event, submitting former title challenger Janaisa Morandin in the first round. Ruiz barreled forward […]

Invicta FC 41 Loses Kelly D’Angelo vs. Itzel Esquivel

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The fight card for Invicta FC 41 has lost a bout. The strawweight bout between Texan Itzel Esquivel (4-2) and former atomweight contender Kelly “Wildfire” D’Angelo (4-3) has been removed from the event. A pre-fight COVID-19 test came back positive after the initial test result was determined to be a false-negative. The individual […]

Invicta FC 41: Morandin vs. Ruiz Official Weigh-in Results

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — On Wednesday, July 29, Invicta Fighting Championships hosted the weigh-ins for Invicta FC 41: Morandin vs. Ruiz. The event takes place in Kansas City, Kan., on Thursday, July 30, with the entire card streaming live on UFC Fight Pass beginning at 7 p.m. CT. In the night’s main event, former strawweight title challenger Janaisa “Evil Princess” […]

Atomweight Title Clash Headlines Invicta FC 42 on Sept. 17

Kansas City, Kan. – The world’s premier combat sports organization for women will continue its action-packed summer schedule on Thursday, Sept. 17. Invicta Fighting Championships 42 will crown a new atomweight champion as longtime Invicta combatant Ashley “Smashley” Cummins (7-5) takes on world-class wrestler Alesha “Half Pint” Zappitella (7-2) for the vacant 105-pound belt. The Missouri-born, California-based […]

Brogan Sanchez Steps Into Invicta FC 41 Co-Main Event

Kansas City, Kan. – Invicta FC 41 has shuffled its co-main event as flyweight Stephanie Geltmacher (4-1) has been forced out of her match-up with 21-year-old phenom Erin “Cold Blooded” Blanchfield (5-1). Guam’s Brogan “Killer Bee” Sanchez (6-1) — née Walker — will step in on short notice to take on Blanchfield. She was last in action […]