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Invicta Fighting Championships 10 takes place Friday night at the Arena Theatre in Houston, TX and will be streamed LIVE on UFC FightPass starting at 9pm ET. Before tomorrow night’s action begins, the fighters took to the scales today for the official weigh-ins.

- Michelle Waterson (105.0) vs Hérica Tibúrcio (105.0)
– Tonya Evinger (134.75) vs Cindy Dandois (135.0)
– Andrea Lee (125.5) vs Roxanne Modafferi (125.0)
– DeAnna Bennett (125.0) vs Jennifer Maia (124.0)
– Peggy Morgan (145.0) vs Andria Wawro (149.0)*
– Alexa Grasso (115.25) vs Alida Gray (115.0)
– Jinh Yu Frey (106.25)** vs Cassie Robb (105.25)
– Rachael Ostovich (126.0) vs Evva Johnson (125.0)

*Wawro has two hours to make 146.0 pounds.
**Frey has two hours to make 106.0 pounds.

Note: Any fighter who misses weight on her first try will be deducted 10% of her fight purse. If a fighter is still unable to make weight on her second try, the penalty increases to 25%.

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Top seed Carla “Cookie Monster” Esparza advanced on to the semi-final round with a Majority Decision victory during tonight’s 11th episode of The Ultimate Fighter 20: “A Champion Will Be Crowned.” Esparza edged out rival Tecia “The Tiny Tornado” Torres to move on in the gruelling title tournament.

Also during tonight’s episode, Team Melendez’s lone remaining competitor, “Thug” Rose Namajunas, earned her spot in the semi-final round with a slick submission victory over Team Pettis standout Joanne “JoJo” Calderwood. Both semi-final fights will take place during next week’s 12th episode.

To read the full episode recap, (click here).

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Charmaine Tweet vs Veronica Rothenhausler

Press Release – A ‘medical concern’ identified by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation has forced the cancellation of the Invicta FC 10 featherweight bout between Canada’s Charmaine Tweet (6-4) and New Zealand’s Faith Van Duin (4-1) that was slated for December 5 in Houston.

Invicta FC 10 streams live on UFCFIGHTPASS.com from the Arena Theatre in Houston on Friday, December 5 and is headlined by Invicta FC atomweight champion Michelle Waterson (12-3) taking on Brazilian challenger Herica Tiburcio (8-2). In the co-main event, red-hot bantamweight contender Tonya Evinger (14-5) meets Belgium’s Cindy Dandois (5-1).

Full Fight Card:
Michelle Waterson vs Herica Tiburcio
Tonya Evinger vs Cindy Dandois
Andrea Lee vs Roxanne Modafferi
DeAnna Bennett vs Jennifer Maia
Andria Wawro vs Peggy Morgan
Alexa Grasso vs Alida Gray
Jinh Yu Frey vs Cassie Robb
Rachael Ostovich vs Evva Johnson

*Rankings info supplied by the Unified Women’s MMA Rankings.

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Irene Aldana vs Peggy Morgan

Press Release – Due to a severe case of bronchitis that required hospitalization, Invicta Fighting Championships has announced that Mexican bantamweight Irene Aldana (4-1) has been forced out of a planned match-up with Marion Reneau (4-1) at Invicta FC 10 on December 5 in Houston.

The bout has been rescheduled for early 2015.

Invicta FC 10 streams live on UFCFIGHTPASS.com from the Arena Theatre in Houston on Friday, December 5 and is headlined by Invicta FC atomweight champion Michelle Waterson (12-3) taking on Brazilian challenger Herica Tiburcio (8-2). In the co-main event, red-hot bantamweight contender Tonya Evinger (14-5) meets Belgium’s Cindy Dandois (5-1).

Full Fight Card:
Michelle Waterson vs Herica Tiburcio
Tonya Evinger vs Cindy Dandois
Andrea Lee vs Roxanne Modafferi
DeAnna Bennett vs Jennifer Maia
Charmaine Tweet vs Faith van Duin
Andria Wawro vs Peggy Morgan
Alexa Grasso vs Alida Gray
Jinh Yu Frey vs Cassie Robb
Rachael Ostovich vs Evva Johnson

*Rankings info supplied by the Unified Women’s MMA Rankings.

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Saturday – 1st
– Irene Cabello defeats Vanessa Reinsch via RNC at :53 of round 2 at Cage Warriors 73

- Jaymee Jones defeats Krystal Manues via RNC at 2:50 of round 1 at XFN 21

- Terissa Wall defeats Helen Malone via TKO at 3:32 of round 2 at XFC 22

- Taylor Turner defeats Katelyn Dykas via RNC at 3:02 of round 2 at Valor Fights 16

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– Julie Werner defeats Iryna Shaparenko via RNC at 2:02 of round 2
– Liana Pirosin defeats Marcela Nieto via Unanimous Decision
– Marina Moroz defeats Karine Silva via Armbar at 3:27 of round 1
– Dora Perjes defeats Luana Santos Medeiros via Leglock at 3:22 of round 1
– Viviane Pereira defeats Priscila Fernanda Barros via TKO at 3:22 of round 1

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– Barb Honchak defeats Takayo Hashi via Unanimous Decision
– Karolina Kowalkiewicz defeats Mizuki Inoue via Split Decision
– Raquel Pa’aluhi defeats Kaitlin Young via Unanimous Decision
– Jodie Esquibel defeats Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc via Unanimous Decision
– Amber Brown defeats Liz McCarthy via Split Decision
– Amanda Bell defeats Maria Hougaard Djursaa via TKO at 4:56 of round 1
– Andrea Lee defeats Shannon Sinn via Unanimous Decision
– Jamie Moyle defeats Jenny Liou Shriver via Unanimous Decision
– Kelly McGill defeats Maegan Goodwin via Unanimous Decision

Monday – 3rd
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– Diana Belbita defeats Alice Ardelean via Armbar at 3:05 of round 2
– Roxana Dinescu defeats Roxanei Crisan via RNC at 3:46 of round 1

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– Seo Hee Ham defeats Saori Ishioka via Armbar at 2:43 of round 2
– Emi Fujino defeats Ayaka Miura by Unanimous Decision
– Shizuka Sugiyama defeats Yurika Nakakura by Unanimous Decision
– Tomo Maesawa defeats Yuko “Amiba” Oya via Unanimous Decision
– Mina Kurobe defeats Satomi Takano via RNC at 4:02 of round 1
– Pan Hui defeats Brittany Ann Decker by Unanimous Decision
– Yukiko Seki defeats Naomi Taniyama via TKO at 1:17 of round 2

Friday – 7th
– Stephanie Skinner defeats Kyra Batara via Split Decision at RFA 20

- Kirstie Gannaway defeats Adek Omar via Triangle Choke at 2:34 of round 1 at ONE FC 22: Battle of Lions

Saturday – 8th
– Juliana Lima defeats Nina Ansaroff via Unanimous Decision at UFC Fight Night 56

- Jaimee Nievera defeats Jillian Lybarger via Armbar in round 2 at Dragon House 18

- Lisa McCallam defeats Stacy Hayes via TKO in round 1 at UCMMA 41

- Laura Salazar defeats Aleeta Munyon via TKO in round 1 at Xplode FS: Wasteland

- Anne Malinoff defeats Jen Aniano via Unanimous Decision at Hoosier Fight Club 22

- Yelka Torres defeats Kessiny Mara via Unanimous Decision at G1 MMA: Charmosas’ Fight

Sunday – 9th
– Emi Tomimatsu defeats Hyo Kyung Sung via Unanimous Decision at Road FC 19

Thursday – 13th
– Amy Montenegro defeats Diana Rael via TKO in round 2 at KOTC: Tactical Strike

Friday – 14th
– Stephanie Alba defeats Maria Lopez via RNC in round 1 at Legacy FC 37

Saturday – 15th
– Jessica Eye defeats Leslie Smith via TKO(Doctor Stoppage) at 1:30 of round 2 at UFC 180

- Jessica Aguilar defeats Kalindra Faria via Unanimous Decision at WSOF 15

- Mariana Moraes defeats Stephanie Bragayrac via Head & Arm Choke in round 2 at Explosion MMA Fighters 3

- Cortney Casey defeats Gina Iniong via RNC in round 1 at PXC 46

SCS 23
– Delaney Owen defeats Amber Stautzenberger via RNC at 4:05 of round 4
– Anita Rodriguez defeats Jade DeHaas via TKO(Doctor Stoppage) at 5:00 of round 4

Cage Warriors 74
– Pannie Kianzad defeats Eeva Siiskonen via Unanimous Decision
– Anna Elmose defeats Emma Delaney via TKO at :19 of round 1

MMA Super Heroes 7
– Daiane Firmino defeats Ariane Lipski via TKO in round 1
– Virna Jandiroba defeats Camila Lima via RNC in round 2
– Marília Santos defeats Aline Sattelmayer via Unanimous Decision

Thursday – 20th
– Reina Cordoba defeats Anely Jimenez via Key Lock in round 3 at CRF 14

Saturday – 22nd
– Paige VanZant defeats Kailin Curran via TKO at 2:54 of round 3 at UFC Fight Night 57

- Christina Jobe defeats Leah Letson via Split Decision at KOTC: Industrial Strength

- Molly Helsel defeats Lori Agins via Armbar in round 2 at WFF 17

- Katarzyna Lubonska defeats Inga Kaledaite via Armbar at 4:20 of round 1 at Fighters Arena 10

Friday – 28th
– Suvi Salmimies and Isabelle Pare fight to a Split Decision Draw at Cage 28

Saturday – 29th
– Ania Fucz defeats Cinja Kiefer via TKO in round 2 at It’s Lanna Time 2

Beatdown 12
– Kathina Catron defeats Rachael Smith via Unanimous Decision
– Roma Pawelek defeats Ashleigh Heustis via TKO at 1:45 of round 2

Princess of Pain
– Kate da Silva defeats Rhiannon Thompson via Majority Decision
– Tairi Ford defeats Gaela Nixon via Unanimous Decision
– Gentiane Lupi defeats Alex Sorthis via TKO in round 1
– Hera Tamati defeats Catherine Drinnann via Standing Guillotine in round 2
– Charlene Watt defeats Bridget Lords via Unanimous Decision
– Tracey Burns defeats Barbara Verlinden via Split Decision

*Rankings info supplied by the Unified Women’s MMA Rankings.

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Former Invicta FC Atomweight Champion Jessica Penne advanced on to the semi-final round with an impressive Unanimous Decision win during tonight’s tenth episode of The Ultimate Fighter 20: “A Champion Will Be Crowned.” Penne defeated fellow Team Pettis member Aisling “Ais The Bash” Daly.

The quarterfinal bout between Penne and Daly was one of this season’s best fights thus far and both fighters put forth excellent performances. Penne was able to take control of the fight on the ground in the third and final round and she walked away with a well-deserved win thanks to the strong finish.

To read the full recap of the episode, (click here).

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Talented strawweight prospect “12 Gauge” Paige VanZant put on the best performance of her pro career in her long-awaited Octagon debut tonight at UFC Fight Night 57: “Edgar vs Swanson” in Austin, Texas. VanZant stopped Hawaiian standout Kailin Curran with ground and pound in the third round.

It was Curran who got off to a strong start in the opening four minutes, but VanZant turned things around in a big way with a barrage of punches late in round one. She kept the pressure on as the fight progressed and finished Curran with a series of unanswered left hands midway through round three.

To read the full recap, (click here).