The official weigh-in event for tomorrow night's (Oct. 6, 2012) all-female Invicta FC 3 fight card took place today (Oct. 5, 2012) at 6:00 p.m. ET from the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri.
The weigh-ins were streamed live on the Invicta FC homepage.
Of the 28 ladies who stepped onto the scale, 26 made weight. Tara LaRosa still has 1.2 pounds to drop after weighing in at 127.2. Lacey Schuckman also must drop 0.2 pounds after weighing in slightly over the 106 pound limit.Schuckman eventually made weight but was fined 10 percent of her purse for missing originally but LaRosa was unable to drop any more and was fined 25 percent of her purse as her bout will continue.
Headlining the main event of Invicta FC 2 will be an atomweight title bout between American Jessica Penne and undefeated Japanese fighter Naho Sugiyama..
Also on tap are some other extremely intriguing 135 pound bouts which feature fighters like previous headliner Shayna Bazler, the powerful Sarah D'Alelio, head hunter Kaitlin Young and brawler Leslie Smith.
Some extremely talented flyweights will be vying for a title shot as legend Tara LaRosa battles Brazilian Vanessa Porto and Irish bomber Aisling Daly takes on Miletich Fighting System's Barb Honchak.
Invicta FC 3: Penne vs Sugiyama weigh-in results are posted below:
105 lb title.: Jessica Penne (104.4) vs. Naho Sugiyama (103.6)
135 lbs.: Shayna Bazler (134.6) vs. Sarah D'Alelio (135)
135 lbs.: Leslie Smith (135.4) vs. Kaitlin Young (135)
125 lbs.: Tara LaRosa (127.6*) vs. Vanessa Porto (125)
125 lbs.: Aisling Daly (125) vs. Barb Honchak (124.2)
135 lbs.: Cat Zingano (135.2) vs. Raquel Pennington (135.6)
105 lbs.: Michelle Waterson (106) vs. Lacey Schuckman (106.2**)
145 lbs.: Julia Budd (146) vs. Danielle West (145)
115 lbs.: Carla Esparza (115.4) vs. Lynn Alvarez (115.2)
115 lbs.: Ashley Cummins (115.8) vs. Joanne Calderwood (115.2)
105 lbs.: Amy Davis (106) vs. Stephanie Frausto (104.6)
135 lbs.: Jessamyn Duke (135.4) vs. Marciea Allen (134.4)
115 lbs.: Tecia Torres (114.4) vs. Kaiyana Rain (113.4)
145 lbs.: Ediene Gomes (144.4) vs. Katalina Malungahu (144.4)
*LaRosa has two hours to cut 1.2 pounds
*Schuckman has two hours to cut 0.2 pounds
Remember that MMAMania.com will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of Invicta FC 3, beginning with the live stream of the preliminary card starting at 7 p.m. ET tomorrow night (Oct. 6).
It's going to be a great night of fights so don't miss it, and remember to check us out for all the post-fight coverage after tomorrow night's card is wrapped up.
See you then!