Ana Carolina Vidal Steps In Against Aspen Ladd at Invicta FC 11
Kansas City, Mo. — Invicta Fighting Championships today announced another change to the fight card for Invicta FC 11, which takes place Friday, Feb. 27 in Los Angeles.
Flyweight Kristi Lopez (2-0) has suffered an injury in training and is out of her scheduled bout against fellow newcomer Aspen Ladd (0-0).
Replacing Lopez against Ladd will be decorated grappler Ana Carolina Vidal (0-0). The San Diego-based fighter will be making her professional debut. The Gracie South Bay Jiu-Jitsu product’s lone amateur bout came in late 2014 and saw her submit her opponent in under two minutes.
Invicta FC 11 will stream live and exclusively on UFC Fight Pass from the Shrine Auditorium. In the night’s 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 updated fight card for 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. Lynn Alvarez (6-3)
Bantamweight: Irene Aldana (4-1) vs. Melanie LaCroix (3-2)
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. Rachael Cummins (2-2)
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).