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Coming April 5th, 2013, the upstart all women’s mixed martial arts organization, Invicta Fighting Championship will be have its biggest fight card to date. Invicta FC, already at full steam ahead will hold its 5th event in Kansas City, Missouri. Invicta will move to a new location for this card, which will be held Kansas City’s Ameristar Casino & Hotel.
Recently, Brazilian stalwart fighter Miss Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos(10-1) was signed
by Invicta Fighting Championship. Santos’ manager, former UFC standout Tito Ortiz, had asked for her release from the UFC after talks hit a standstill. Soon, Cyborg was signed by Invicta to fight the rugged and battle tested Ediane Gomes(10-2), who’s the current #2 ranked featherweight in the world for the champion.
This makes for a very large night of female fights. Invicta FC will be announcing ticket sales date soon. As well, they will announce where on tv you’ll be able to watch all the fights. Check with InvictaFC.com for further info.
This card is so stacked that Cyborg will be the #3 fight, meaning her fight with Gomes is the 3rd of the tri-co-main event fights. In the main event, some feel that the atomweight champ Jessica Penne will be a tough out for some time. But her opponent, the Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson has second thoughts about that. Waterson is the #2 ranked opponent. And in the co-main, another belt is on the line as Vanessa Porto battles Barb Honchak for Invicta’s Inaugural Women’s Flyweight Championship to become the
promotions first ever 125lb champ. Two former world champions in Zoila Frausto Gurgel and Sarah Kaufman are also on this stacked card.
Event: Invicta FC 5–Penne vs. Waterson
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Venue: Ameristar Casino & Hotel
Date: April 5th, 2013
Time: 5pm central, doors open
Events & Happenings Surrounds Invicta FC 5
Thursday, July 4th, 2013
- Invicta FC 5 Weigh-ins
—FREE & Open to the public
—Location: Aladdin Boutique Hotel, 1215 Wyandotte St, Downtown - Kansas City, MO
—one thing you don’t want to miss is Invicta’s weigh-ins!!!!
—streamed free/live @ InvictaFC.com
- Fan Mingling
—’Bar Louie’ restaurant/bar (101 E. 14th & Walnut Street), before & after the weigh-ins (For anyone looking for a chill spot in KC….located only a 5 minute away walk from the weigh-ins, by the Power & Light District.)
—8:00pm-til (Bellator 95 starts on Spike TV at 9pm)
Friday, July 5th, 2013
- *FIGHT TIME at the Ameristar Casino in Kansas City!!!!!!
—5:00pm Door open to the public (13 total fights)
—Fights move fast; very little intermission periods between fights.
- Ameristar Casino & Hotel Amenities:
—Amerisports Brew Pub(Fan Mingling)
- Immediately after the last fight
—Hi-Vi Arcade Room(no age restrictions)
—Kids Quest: ‘FAMILY ADVENTURE CLUB’—”Your children will be entertained at Kids Quest, an on-site activity center that offers infant and toddler childcare on an hourly basis. They’ll thrill to our techno Quest computer and video games area, the Karaoke Stage, Barbieland, and indoor playground. Caring for children 6 weeks to 12 years.”
- Fan Mingling
—10pm: Other Nightlife spots in/near the Power Light District(10 minute drive from Ameristar Casino):
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