Found November 24, 2012 on
Invicta FC made it official yesterday on their website that their 4th event will be headlined by strawweights Carla Esparza (pictured) and Claudia Gadelha. The Invicta strawweight title will be the second belt put on the line in consecutive events for North America's leading women's mixed martial arts promotion. The co-main event of the evening will pit two of the most exciting bantamweights in the sport, Shayna Baszler and Alexis Davis, against each other in a sequel to their 2010 classic.
Tickets for the January 5th event will be made available on December 26th, for all ticket info please visit this link.
Below you will find the 'Invicta FC 4: Esparza vs. Gadelha' fight card as it stands today.
• Strawweight Title Bout: Carla Esparza (8-2) vs. Claudia Gadelha (9-0)
• Bantamweight Bout: Shayna Baszler (15-7) vs. Alexis Davis (12-5)
• Bantamweight Bout: Amanda Nunes (7-2) vs. Sarah D'Alelio (6-3)
• Featherweight Bout: Hiroko Yamanaka (12-2) vs. ...
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A million dollars to the first reader who can tell me which weight class constitutes the strawweight division. Too late, it’s the 115-pounders.
How do I know? Because Claudia Gadelha (Pictured) and Carla Esparza will battle to become Invicta’s inaugural strawweight champion in the promotion’s fourth show.
A bantamweight tilt between Shayna Baszler and Alexis Davis serves as...
Just three months after its first world championship bout, women’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Invicta Fighting Championships will return to Memorial Hall in Kansas City and crown a champion in its strawweight (115 pounds) division after undefeated sensation Claudia Gadelha (9-0) of Mossoro, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil battles streaking star Carla Esparza (8-2) of Redondo Beach, Calif...
When: January 5th, 2013
Where: Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas
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