Entries by Rob Tatum

Herica Tiburcio Forced Out of Invicta FC 9, Bout with Ayaka Hamasaki Scrapped

Kansas City, Mo. – The atomweight contest between Brazil’s Herica Tiburcio (8-2) and Japan’s Ayaka Hamasaki (10-1) has been scratched from this Saturday’s Invicta FC 9 event, as visa issues for Tiburcio have forced the 22-year-old off the card at the last minute. Tiburcio was slated to make her promotional debut for Invicta FC, currently riding a […]

Cindy Dandois Out of Invicta FC 9, Kaitlin Young to Face Raquel Pa’aluhi

Kansas City, Mo. – Invicta Fighting Championships today announced that Belgian bantamweight Cindy Dandois (5-1) was forced to withdraw from her Invicta FC 9 match-up with Kaitlin Young (7-8-1) due to visa issues. Stepping in on short notice to face Young on Nov. 1 is Raquel Pa’aluhi (3-4), fighting out of Hawaii. The bout, originally contracted for […]

Barb Honchak: A Champion’s Legacy

Ascending to the top of one’s sport is no easy task. For a select few, natural talent provides a shortcut to the upper echelon, but it’s hard work that defines champions. Invicta FC flyweight champion Barb Honchak is the embodiment of the sacrifice and dedication it takes to stand atop the world. Most fighters have […]

Fighting Words: Jamie Moyle

Making her professional debut November 1st at Invicta FC 9, Jamie Moyle is primed and eager to capture the attention of Invicta fans worldwide when she battles fellow Strawweight Jenny Liou Shriver.   Corey Smith: You began your training in martial arts in 2008, first taking up Kickboxing simply for fun. What was that initial […]

Full Invicta FC 9 Fight Card

On Saturday, Nov. 1, Invicta Fighting Championships will head to the RiverCenter in Davenport, Iowa for Invicta FC 9. In the night’s main event, Invicta flyweight champion Barb Honchak will make the second defense of her 125-pound title as she squares off with Japan’s Takayo Hashi. Honchak captured Invicta gold at Invicta FC 5 in April 2013 […]

Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino To Make Her Bantamweight Debut on December 5

A date has been revealed for the Invicta bantamweight debut of Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino. The Brazilian, who currently holds the Invicta FC featherweight title, will return to 135 pounds at Invicta FC 10 on Friday, December 5. Cyborg will make her first return to the cage since last July, when she captured the 145-pound Invicta […]

Barb Honchak vs. Takayo Hashi Headlines Invicta FC 9 on November 1

Invicta Fighting Championships is headed to Iowa. The all-women’s promotion will visit the RiverCenter in Davenport on Saturday, Nov. 1, for its ninth event. It will mark the first time the promotion has ventured outside its home of Kansas City, Mo. In the night’s headlining affair, the promotion’s flyweight champion, Barb Honchak, will look to […]

Waterson defends and Kankaanpaa secures gold at Invicta FC 8

On Saturday, Sept. 6, Invicta Fighting Championships made its long-awaited return as it hosted its eighth event from the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo. In the night’s main event, atomweight champion Michelle Waterson made the first defense of her belt as she took on Japan’s Yasuko Tamada. Waterson, or “The Karate Hottie,” rode a five-fight winning streak […]