Entries by Rob Tatum

Rachael Cummins Replaces Injured Emily Corso at Invicta FC 11

Kansas City, Mo. — 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 Emily Corso (4-0) has suffered an open dislocation of her toe in training and is out of her scheduled bout against Christine Stanley (3-1). Stepping in against Stanley will be […]

Cortney Casey Latest to Bolster Invicta FC Atomweight Division

Kansas City, Mo. — The Invicta FC 105-pound division continues to grow. The latest fighter to sign the promotion is 27-year-old Cortney Casey. The atomweight joins the promotion having won three of her four professional outings, all in the first round. “Signing with Invicta means I’m one step closer to being one of the top fighters in […]

Atomweight Stephanie Skinner Added to Invicta FC Roster

Kansas City, Mo. — Get ready to scrap. Invicta Fighting Championships has signed atomweight Stephanie Skinner. The 24-year-old, known as “The Scrapper,” enters the promotion riding the momentum of three wins in her last four outings. “I have wanted to fight for [Invicta] since Invicta 1,” said the Colorado-based fighter. “I have worked my tail off […]

Invicta FC 11: Cyborg vs. Tweet Full Fight Card

Kansas City, Mo. – Invicta Fighting Championships today announced the entire fight card for Invicta FC 11, which will stream live and exclusively on UFC Fight Pass from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Friday, Feb. 27. In the night’s headline bout, Invicta FC featherweight champion Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino (12-1, 1 NC) will return to action and […]

Tournament Winner Felicia Spencer Honored to Join Invicta FC

Kansas City, Mo. — The newest division in Invicta FC has a fresh face. Joining the promotion’s lightweight division will be 24-year-old Felicia Spencer. The Canada-born, Florida-raised fighter earned a contract with the promotion after winning the Tuff-N-Uff “Future Stars of MMA” tournament on Jan. 9. Spencer, known as “Fee-Nom,” claimed the tournament with two finishes. […]

Invicta Contract a Dream Come True for Tournament Winner Amber Leibrock

Kansas City, Mo. — “Don’t underestimate the new girl!” Those are the words of 26-year-old Amber Leibrock, the newest addition to the Invicta FC featherweight division. The Hayward, Calif.-based fighter earned a contract with the promotion after winning the Tuff-N-Uff “Future Stars of MMA” tournament on Jan. 9. Leibrock entered the tournament on just five days’ […]

Invicta Strawweight Champion Katja Kankaanpää Inks New Contract

Kansas City, Mo. — Invicta’s reigning strawweight champion, Katja Kankaanpää, has signed a new contract with the promotion. Kankaanpää, who has made three appearances in the Invicta cage, captured the 115-pound title at Invicta FC 8 in September with a fifth-round D’arce choke finish of Stephanie Eggink. The 33-year-old Finnish fighter also holds wins over Invicta […]

Invicta FC Signs Australian Bantamweight Jessica-Rose Clark

Kansas City, Mo. — Invicta FC has added another Australian fighter to its roster. Bantamweight Jessica-Rose Clark becomes the fourth Australian to join the promotion, following in the footsteps of Fiona Muxlow, Alex Chambers and former title challenger Bec Rawlings. “Jessy Jess” is currently riding a three-fight winning streak with notable victories over Kate Da Silva, Rhiannon Thompson […]

Atomweight Cassie Rodish Re-signs with Invicta FC

Kansas City, Mo. — The Invicta atomweight division is welcoming back Cassie Rodish. The 34-year-old Iowa native has re-signed with the promotion nearly two years after her last appearance in the Invicta cage. Rodish has competed for the organization on three occasions, falling short against Simona Soukupova, but submitting Meghan Wright at the promotion’s inaugural event in 2012 […]

Unbeaten Emily Corso Added to Invicta Flyweight Division

Kansas City, Mo. — The Invicta FC flyweight roster has added another fighter. Unbeaten Emily Corso is the latest combatant to join the expanding 125-pound division. The 26-year-old Oregon fighter carries a perfect 4-0 record in her professional career. She also went 9-1 as an amateur. All four of her pro wins have come via […]