Last night’s Invicta FC 6 marked the promotions first real PPV appearance and it will be very interesting to see the number later the week. The night was headlined by a featherweight champion bout between former Strikeforce champions Cristiane Cyborg and Marloes Coenen but unfortunately also saw a somewhat controversial decision against Ashley Cummings.
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A glorious Saturday awaits us, as Invicta finds its way to PPV, allowing us to set aside our laptops and see WMMA in our living room. They’re sparing no expense with the line-up this time either, as we have a slew of titles, title eliminators, high-profile debuts, and straight up blood bathes on deck, making it a can’t miss event. If you’ve missed the last Invicta cards, kindly slap yourself in the face and read on to see why you need to clear your schedule this Saturday.
New Year’s eve, early in the morning in the United States, Dream 18 took place inside the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The night was shared with some kickboxing action from Glory 4 that included a 16-man tournament. The MMA action though included Japanese stars like Shinya Aoki, Hiroyuki Takaya, Michihiro Omigawa and Tatsuya […]
Women fighters have a tendency to fly under the radar when it comes to MMA. The progression level of women’s fighting is steadily improving with companies like Invitca FC and Strikeforce, allowing women to headline their cards. This can only mean one thing. That it is here to stay and it can only get bigger and better.
With the talk of what could possibly happen to the women’s division in Strikeforce due to what looks like Strikeforce’s eventual closing, its left everyone wondering if it would mean the end of WMMA in North America with the exception of the occasional fight from Bellator. Enter Invicta FC, where former Strikeforce matchmaker Shannon Knapp decided that an all-female promotion could be exactly what is needed to keep WMMA alive and well.
This Saturday, Invicta Fighting Championships will hold its debut show in Kansas City, KS. The card features accomplished women, such as, former 135-pound Strikeforce champion, Marloes Coenen, as well as, former title challenger Liz Carmouche.
Today Bas Boon and Golden Glory issued a statement regarding Alistair Overeem and the rest of the Golden fighters that have been recently released from ZUFFA. This detailed account of the situation through Boon’s eyes is very interesting yet still begs the question of why did this happen in the first place.
Recently released Golden Glory fighters Alistair Overeem and Marloes Coenen apparently want to thank their fans for supporting them before and after their abrupt dismiss from Strikeforce. Overeem was the first to get the boot, just days after he was removed from the Grand Prix due to a toe injury. Then the purge followed last week as three more Golden Glory fighters were released from both Strikeforce and the UFC.