Invicta FC 5: Penne vs Karate Hottie Takes Shape


The all female Invicta Fighting Championship is ready to host it's second show of the year and 5th overall on April 6, 2013 in Kansas City. Headlining Invicta FC 5 is Jessica Penne as she looks to defend her 105lbs Atomweight title against former Bully Beatdown contestant and undefeated at 105, Michelle "The Karate Hottie" Waterson.

Also, catch Invicta's crowning of the Flyweight Champion as top ranked flyweights Barb Honchak and Vanessa Porta fight in a 5 round affair. In addition, Former Strikeforce Bantamweight Champion, Sarah Kaufman, battles Cesar Gracie trained, "Diaz Sister" Leslie Smith and a #1 contenders bout for Invicta's first 145lbs title is in place between Ediane Gomes and Julia Budd. The winner will take on on Marloes Coenen at Invicta FC 6.

The full card is as follows:

Main Card

Jessica Penne vs Michelle Waterson (105lbs)

Barb Honchak vs Vanessa Porto (125lbs)

Julia Budd vs Ediane Gomes (145lbs)

Sarah Kaufman vs Leslie Smith (135lbs)

Bec Hyatt vs Jasmika Cive (115lbs)

Zoila Frausto-Gurgel vs Jennifer Maia (125lbs)

Kaitlin Young vs Amanda Nunes (135lbs)


Veronica Rothlenhausler vs Molly Estes (145lbs)

Jodie Esquibel vs Alex Chambers (115lbs)

Jessamyn Duke vs TBA

Rose Namajunas vs TBA

River Jones vs Lauren Barefoot (135lbs) [Yes, Jones is her actual last name]

*no word yet on if this will be using a iPPV like they tried on the last card

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