So, you're 13 fights in and there is already a buzz around Twitter that you may just be putting on the best mixed martial arts event of 2012 so far. The last thing you need is your main event of the evening to go the way of 'St. Pierre vs. Shields' and send everyone home with a sour taste in their mouth. Luckily for you, Shayna Baszler and Sara McMann came to scrap.
McMann fought smart, she fought hard, she didn't make any mistakes. That was until the last few seconds of the fight, where the Olympic silver medalist got wobbled by a left hook from Baszler that may have separated anyone else from consciousness. In the end it just wasn't enough, "The Queen of Spades" fell short and Sara McMann earned a title shot against an opponent yet to be named at Invicta FC 3 in October.
The judges scored this one 29-28, 29-28, and 30-27 for the victor. Anyone who watched the fight surely had a hearty chuckle at the 30-27 scoring. If there was any round that went to either fighter without argument it was the 2nd. Baszler dominated in every aspect of the stand up game, she went for multiple submissions putting McMann's knee and heel in jeopardy, she even passed McMann's guard. This is just another case of incompetent judging. The 1st and the 3rd could've went either way, the 2nd was all Baszler. We all saw what Shayna did though, and we look forward to seeing her back inside the Invicta cage. Coming off a loss, this is a fighter that is always just one win away from a title shot. I for one would love to see a rematch between these two sometime in 2013. This could just be the start of another beautiful and violent cage rivalry.
Penne (left) emerges victorious and earns a title shot with a vicious finish over Lisa Ellis at Invicta FC 1 photo - mmarecap Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp made a very exciting announcement mid-way through tonight's Invicta FC 2 free live stream over at invictafc.com. The titles are coming. And they are coming very soon. October 6th to be exact. The main event of Invicta...
The Invicta Fighting Championship has a full slate of women’s MMA action tonight at the Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas.
Invcta FC 2 will stream live and free from the Invicta.com website beginning at 7:00pm ET. The card is headlined by a bantamweight bout featuring Olympic wrestling medalist Sara McMann who will take on submission specialist Shayna Baszler.
Invicta FC 2...
The weigh-in for Invicta FC 2 took place today at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Kansas City, MO. You can catch the full video replay over at the invictafc website shortly after they take place come 5:30 ET this evening. You can also catch the full written results right here after the break as the fighters weigh-in live. Don't forget to revisit the invictafc site for a full live...
MMA Royalty has arrived in Kansas City once again. It's time for the second of many shows from the Invicta FC promotion, and like many of the other mma sites along with fight fans across the world, we are locked in.All 14 of the free fights can be viewed live over at the invictafc site at 4 p.m. PST/6 p.m CST/7 p.m. EST. If you need to play catch up we will have our lives results...
After some streaming issues, “Invicta Fighting Championships 2″ went off without a hitch. Saturday’s show took place inside Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas.
The all-female fight card featured an entertaining battle between Shayna Baszler and Sara McMann and a co-main event with Alexis Davis and Hitomi Akano.
If you missed Saturday’s scraps, go HERE to stream them.
This weekend saw everyone glued to their computer screens as the lovely ladies of Invicta FC once again battled it out in the cage in an effort to show the strength of Women’s MMA.
What better to prove that Women’s MMA is far more than a gimmick with a solid card from top to bottom, some great finishes and an internet stream that couldn’t uphold due to the large...
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