Invicta 44: Danielle Taylor Is “Ready To Bang” With Emily Ducote And Win The Title

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Danielle Taylor is acceptable to basal and bang with her opponent.

Taylor (11-4) fights for the archetypal clip successful 2021 astatine Invicta FC 44: A New Era. She returns to the all-female promotion, wherever she has fought doubly before. First, successful her promotional debut, and the archetypal since being released by the UFC, she defeated existent UFC flyweight Monsterrat Ruiz via unanimous decision. Five months later, she would participate the Invicta Phoenix Series 1 Strawweight tourney but unluckily would suffer a one-round divided determination Juliana Lima and beryllium eliminated.

Like with astir determination fighters, it was precise unsmooth trying to get a combat during the 2020 planetary pandemic but thankfully, successful precocious 2020, she got a combat with XMMA. She fought Jessica Aguilar, 1 of galore women’s MMA pioneers. “Dynamite” would decision Aguilar via divided decision.

With a fewer offers connected the table, including staying with XMMA, she chose to spell backmost to Invicta.

“I’ve ever wanted to beryllium Invicta champion,” Taylor said successful an exclusive interrogation with Cageside Press connected Monday. “I cognize they are going to support maine active. I privation to triumph this loop and support capitalizing, you know. I privation a promotion that volition support maine busy.”

Taylor fights erstwhile Bellator and Invicta rubric challenger Emily Ducote (9-6) connected August 27. She is excited astir the match-up.

“I thought it was perfect. She has her experience; she fought for Bellator, truthful different large promotion I consciousness similar we are going to enactment connected a precise breathtaking fight, springiness the assemblage something…I deliberation everyone is going to beryllium precise pleased,” Talor said.

“I’m going to propulsion it each retired there. I’m conscionable going to fu*king bang. If it goes to the ground, I’m going to fu*king beryllium ace assertive and grip business. I’ve been itching to get backmost successful there.”

Invicta FC 44 goes down astatine the Memorial Hall successful Kansas City and features 2 rubric fights. Taylor vs. Ducote for the vacate strawweight title, and Lisa Verzosa combat Taneisha Tennant for the bantamweight title. The main paper airs astatine 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT connected pay-per-view via Fite TV for $19.99.

Watch the remainder of the interrogation with Danielle Taylor above.