Invicta FC makes late-August return to PPV with Invicta FC 44

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Invicta Fighting Championships hosts a historical nighttime of fights with world-class women’s mixed martial arts enactment taking spot connected Friday, August 27th. The preeminent planetary signifier for women’s combat sports returns to pay-per-view. Broadcasting connected PPV for the archetypal clip successful 8 years with Invicta FC 44: A New Era. The lawsuit transpires astatine Memorial Hall successful Kansas City and 2 title outings bolster the card.

A caller Invicta FC strawweight champion emerges from this late-Summer event. Top contenders Emily Ducote and Danielle Taylor trial skills for the 115-pound belt.

The 2nd fractional of Invicta FC 44’s treble main lawsuit sees Lisa Verzosa instrumentality connected Phoenix Tournament victor Taneisha Tennant. This decides who helms Invicta’s bantamweight part for the foreseeable future.

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Kicking astatine 10 p.m. eastbound clip connected Friday, August 27th,  Invicta FC 44: A New Era goes unrecorded connected pay-per-view via accepted cablegram and outer carriers. Also, integer customers astir the satellite tin pre-order the lawsuit instantly from FITE TV.

The unrecorded Invicta FC 44 Prelims broadcast successful the U.S. connected AXS TV and watercourse for escaped internationally connected Invicta FC’s YouTube channel. The preliminary pugilism begins astatine 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. Both platforms besides premiere a peculiar Countdown to Invicta FC 44. A documentary portion acceptable to spell the week earlier the unrecorded event.

Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp stated, “I’m excited for our athletes to showcase their skills connected pay-per-view again. These rubric fights diagnostic immoderate of the astir talented women successful mixed martial arts and I can’t hold to ticker these astonishing match-ups.”

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With anterior misses successful challenges for the Bellator MMA and Invicta crowns, Oklahoma strawweight Ducote is looking to beryllium 3rd time’s the charm.

She said, “It’s my clip to amusement disconnected everything I’ve been moving on. Danielle’s tough. We’ve some fought the champion and this is simply a bully match-up. But I volition locomotion done immoderate I request to locomotion done to get this championship.”

Meanwhile, Danielle Taylor has beaten well-regarded contenders including Jessica Aguilar, Jessica Penne, and Seo Hee Ham. Taylor responded, “At the extremity of time she has ne'er faced my velocity and power. I judge I tin halt everything she throws astatine maine past enactment her out. They volition denote maine arsenic the caller Invicta strawweight champion.”

Verzosa has spent the bulk of her pro-MMA vocation nether the Invicta banner. She earned her 5th promotional triumph against Raquel Canuto successful her past contest. The sole decision of her vocation came successful a choky divided determination successful a anterior Invicta rubric bid successful 2020.

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“I’m ace excited to person different rubric changeable and beryllium to myself I tin beryllium champion,” expressed the 25-year-old. “Nobody has the bosom that I bash — that’s wherefore I win.”

Having earned her rubric changeable by beating 3 opponents successful 1 night, Tennant has tremendous momentum heading into late-August. “My benignant of warring volition person her looking similar an amateur. She’s ne'er been deed similar I deed before.”

Also, a five-fight main paper features a flyweight bout with Brogan Sanchez and UFC seasoned Mara Romero Borella going to war.

We’ll spot strawweight Jodie Esquibel instrumentality to the promotional fold aft a four-fight tally successful the UFC. She faces disconnected with a proven warrior successful Kelly D’Angelo. Unbeaten Hawaiian 135 pounder Monica Franco takes connected a different UFC vet successful Lauren Mueller.

Prior to the pay-per-view card, the Invicta FC 44 Prelims showcase a flyweight tilt featuring Caitlin Sammons and Helen Peralta vying for supremacy. Also connected the preliminary card, Katie Saull and Monique Adriane conscionable successful atomweight action. Plus, rising featherweight Kayla Yontef makes her nonrecreational debut other chap newcomer Carlene Chandler.

The existent combat paper for Invicta FC 44: A New Era

Strawweight Title: Emily Ducote vs. Danielle Taylor

Bantamweight Title: Lisa Verzosa vs. Taneisha Tennant

Flyweight: Brogan Sanchez vs. Mara Romero Borella

Atomweight: Jodie Esquibel vs. Kelly D’Angelo

Bantamweight: Monica Franco vs. Lauren Mueller

Flyweight: Caitlin Sammons vs. Helen Peralta

Atomweight: Katie Saull vs. Monique Adriane

Featherweight: Kayla Yontef vs. Carlene Chandler