Saturday – 1st
(125) – Molly McCann defeats Lacey Schuckman via Unanimous Decision at Cage Warriors 82

(125) – Shana Dobson defeats Rebecca Adney‏ via Unanimous Decision at XKO 35

(125 title) – Roxanne Modafferi defeats Priscila Souza via Armbar in round 2 at Fusion: Ladies Fight Night

IMPI World Series Asia 6
(145 title) – Jennifer Norris defeats Ramona Pascual via Armbar in round 3
(125) – Si Man Un defeats Cookie Wong via Armbar in round 1

Wednesday – 5th
(115) – Sandra Lavado defeats Andrea Soraluz via Kneebar in round 3 at Fusion FC 26

Thursday – 6th
Kunlun Fight MMA 10
(125) – Heqin Lin defeats Hanna Yurchenkova via TKO at 3:45 of round 1
(135) – Hui Liang defeats Wei Xie via Unanimous Decision

Friday – 7th
(145) – Helena Kolesnyk defeats Tatiana Portnova via TKO at :25 of round 1 at Tech-Krep FC

(140) – Alexa Conners defeats Calie Cutler via Unanimous Decision at LFA 8

Saturday – 8th
(115 title) – Bryony Tyrell defeats Griet Eeckhout via Unanimous Decision at 360 MMA 2: Volition

(105) – Cassie Robb defeats Jayme Hinshaw via TKO at 2:41 of round 2 at KOTC: Starbound

(130) – Anastasia Yankova defeats Elina Kallionidou via Unanimous Decision at Bellator MMA 176

(125) – Pamela Mara defeats Bruna Goodoy via TKO in round 2 at Demolidor Fight MMA 9

UFC 210
(115) – Cynthia Calvillo defeats Pearl Gonzalez via RNC at 3:45 of round 3
(135) – Katlyn Chookagian defeats Irene Aldana via Split Decision

Ladies Fight Night: Five Points
(125) – Katarzyna Lubońska defeats Nubia Nascimento via Split Decision
(115) – Sylwia Juśkiewicz defeats Liudmila Pylypchak via Unanimous Decision
(135) – Katarzyna Sadura defeats Suvi Salmimies via Unanimous Decision
(135) – Talita de Oliveira defeats Iren Racz via Arm-Triangle Choke in round 1
(125) – Katarzyna Biegajło defeats Anzelika Petkeviciute via TKO in round 1

Friday – 14th
(125) – Lena Ovchynnikova defeats Helen Harper via TKO(doctor stoppage) at 5:00 of round 2 at Bellator MMA 177

(125) – Sabina Mazo defeats Jamie Thorton via KO(head kick) at 4:50 of round 1 at LFA 9

Saturday – 15th
(105) – Mellissa Wang defeats Denise Bruckner-Gillentine via Unanimous Decision at World FC 68

(105) – Grace Cleveland defeats Kelly Vilarino via Armbar at 4:14 of round 1 at KOTC: Territorial Dispute

(125 title) – Camila Lima defeats Laisa Coimbra via RNC in round 3 at Fatality Combat 2

(135) – Arlene Blencowe defeats Rhiannon Thompson via TKO in round 1 at Australian FC 18

UFC on FOX 24
(115) – Rose Namajunas defeats Michelle Waterson via RNC at 2:47 of round 2
(135) – Ketlen Vieira defeats Ashlee Evans-Smith via Unanimous Decision

NP Fight Brasil 6
(125 title) – Sarah Frota defeats Viviane Araujo via TKO at 2:11 of round 1
(115) – Marcela Giantomassi defeats Jesian Julia via Armbar in round 2

Sunday – 16th
(125) – Becky Martin defeats Virak Furo via TKO in round 1 at Aeron FC 1: Dawn of the Dragon

Rizin 5: Sakura
(108) – Rena Kubota defeats Dora Perjes via KO(punch to the body) at 2:49 of round 1
(198) – Reina Miura defeats Jazzy Gabert via Armbar at 4:54 of round 2
(105) – Saori Ishioka defeats Bestare Kicaj via RNC at 2:14 of round 1
(105) – Kanna Asakura defeats Aleksandra Toncheva via Unanimous Decision

Thursday – 20th
(105) – Alesha Zappitella defeats Stephanie Alba via Unanimous Decision at Combate Americas 13

Friday – 21st
(125) – Ilima-Lei Macfarlane defeats Jessica Middleton via Armbar at 2:15 of round 1 at Bellator MMA 178

ONE Championship: Kings of Destiny
(115) – Gina Iniong defeats Natalie Gonzales Hills via Unanimous Decision
(125) – Michelle Nicolini defeats Irina Mazepa via Armbar at 2:11 of round 1

XFL 34
(115) – Sarai Saenz defeats Sandra Chimeyo via TKO at 4:39 of round 1
(115) – Valeria Ramirez defeats Paola Reyes via TKO at 2:36 of round 1
(125) – Diana Reyes defeats Gabriela Hernandez via TKO at 2:04 of round 1

Saturday – 22nd
(155) – Keelin Gallup defeats Erica Godinez via Split Decision at Dragon House MMA 25

(125) – Liliya defeats Jie Miao via Unanimous Decision at WLF W.A.R.S. 13

(125) – Cheri Muraski defeats Shannon Sinn via Scarf Hold Americana in round 2 at SCL: AvM 8

UFC Fight Night 108
(115) – Danielle Taylor defeats Jessica Penne via Unanimous Decision
(135) – Alexis Davis defeats Cindy Dandois via Unanimous Decision

GMC 11
(125) – Kamila Porczyk defeats Anita Doganova via Unanimous Decision
(125) – Mandy Böhm defeats Johanna Robertz via RNC at 4:02 of round 1

Friday – 27th
Road to M-1: St. Petersburg
(132) – Rimma Golubeva vs Anna Rudenko
(128) – Zlata Sheftor vs Liliya Kazak

Friday – 28th
(158) – Svetlana Khautova defeats Zamzagul Fayzallanova via Unanimous Decision at Fight Nights Global 64

Glory of Heroes: Rise of Heroes
(115) – Feier Huang vs TBD
(125) – Gabby Romero defeats Meng Bo via Armbar in round 1

Fight2Night 2
(115) – Virna Jandiroba defeats Ericka Almeida via Split Decision
(115) – Marina Rodriguez defeats Samara Santos via Unanimous Decision

Saturday – 29th
(130) – Valerie Domergue vs Morgane Manfredi at Gladiator Fighting Arena

(125) – Mariya Agapova defeats Yulia “Killer” Litvinceva via TKO in round 1 at Brave FC 6

Sunday – 30th
(115) – Elaine Leal vs Geísa Veloso at Shooto Brasil 71

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



Strawweight prospect “Dynamite” Danielle Taylor picked up the biggest victory of her career tonight at UFC Fight Night 108: “Swanson vs Lobov” in Nashville, Tennessee. Taylor edged out former Invicta FC champion Jessica Penne in a closely-contested matchup on the preliminary card.

Also on tonight’s card, former UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger Alexis “Ally-Gator” Davis got back on the winning track with a narrow decision victory over grappling specialist Cindy “Battlecat” Dandois, who made her Octagon debut following a successful stint with Invicta FC.

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Pam Sorenson vs Jessica Rose Clark

Press Release –  As revealed by Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp on Invicta FC All-Access, two new match-ups have joined the fight card for Invicta Fighting Championships 23.

Joining the previously announced main event between former flyweight title challenger Vanessa Porto (18-7) and undefeated Agnieszka Niedźwiedź (9-0) of Poland will be a featherweight contest between Brazil’s Ediane “India” Gomes (10-4) and Pam “Bam” Sorenson (5-1), as well as a bantamweight affair featuring newcomers Shaianna “Yaya” Rincon (0-0) and Brooksie “The Bear” Bayard (1-1).

Gomes will be making her fifth appearance in the Invicta cage. She’ll return to 145 pounds for the first time since 2013 after two fights at bantamweight. The Brazilian has faced many of the sport’s biggest names including current Invicta champion Tonya Evinger, current UFC champion Amanda Nunes and former champion Ronda Rousey.

Minnesota’s Sorenson will compete for the second time under the Invicta banner. She claimed a split decision win over Australia’s Jessy Rose-Clark at Invicta FC 20 last November.

The 23-year-old Rincon will be making her professional debut at the event. Hailing from California, the MMA Gold fighter compiled a perfect 4-0 record as an amateur.

Bayard enters the event having split her two professional outings. The Louisiana native, who now trains in California, is coming off a first-round submission win in her most recent bout.

The event takes place Saturday, May 20, from the historic Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Mo. It streams live and exclusively on UFC Fight Pass at 8pm ET.

The updated Invicta FC 23 fight card can be found below:

Flyweight: Vanessa Porto (18-7) vs Agnieszka Niedźwiedź (9-0)
Flyweight: Roxanne Modafferi (20-13) vs Sarah D’Alelio (11-6)
Atomweight: Herica Tiburcio (10-4) vs Tessa Simpson (5-1)
Bantamweight: Elizabeth Phillips (6-5) vs Kelly Faszholz (3-2)
Flyweight: Andrea Lee (6-2) vs Liz Tracy (3-1)
Featherweight: Ediane Gomes (10-4) vs Pam Sorenson (5-1)
Strawweight: Tiffany Van Soest (0-1) vs Christine Ferea (1-0)
Bantamweight: Shaianna Rincon (0-0) vs Brooksie Bayard (1-1)

Tickets for Invicta FC 23 can be purchased via



Shoot Boxing Women’s Flyweight Champion Rena Kubota earned her biggest MMA win to date in impressive fashion tonight at Rizin Fighting Federation 5: “Sakura” in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. Kubota stopped Hungarian prospect Dora Perjes with a devastating left hook to the liver.

Also on tonight’s card, rising star “King” Reina Miura dominated Jazzy “Alpha Female” Gabert in open-weight action. Saori “Shooting Star” Ishioka quickly submitted Bestare Kicaj, and teen standout Kanna Asakura took a hard-fought decision victory over Aleksandra Toncheva Plamenova.

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Former UFC title challenger “Thug” Rose Namajunas made a strong case for another shot at championship gold with a thrilling win tonight at UFC on FOX 24: “Johnson vs Reis” in Kansas City, Missouri. Namajunas submitted Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson in the strawweight co-main event.

Waterson survived a head-kick knockdown early in the second round, but Namajunas was relentless on the ground and she ultimately finished her foe with a rear-naked choke. In bantamweight action, Ketlen “Fenomeno” Vieira kept her unbeaten record intact with a victory over Ashlee Evans-Smith.

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Press Release –  The fight card for Invicta Fighting Championships 23 has finalized six fights, including three in the flyweight division.

In the night’s main event, former flyweight title challenger Vanessa Porto (18-7) meets undefeated Agnieszka Niedźwiedź (9-0) of Poland. Brazil’s Porto will look to rebound from her back-and-forth battle with champion Jennifer Maia last spring at Invicta FC 16. Niedźwiedź will be making her second promotional appearance, having defeated veteran Christine Stanley at Invicta FC 18.

The co-main event also takes place in the flyweight division as veteran Roxanne Modafferi (20-13) faces off with Sarah D’Alelio (11-6). Modafferi will aim to get back into title contention, having fallen short in her title conquest at Invicta FC 19. D’Alelio returns to the promotion riding a four-fight winning streak that includes a submission win at Invicta FC 16.

A third flyweight contest between Andrea Lee (6-2) and promotional newcomer Liz Tracy (3-1) will complete the spotlight on the 125-pound division.

Joining the flyweight match-ups are three additional bouts. Former atomweight champion Herica Tiburcio (10-4) takes on Tessa Simpson (5-1), UFC veterans Elizabeth Phillips (6-5) and Kelly Faszholz (3-2) square off in a bantamweight affair, and striking stalwarts Tiffany Van Soest (0-1) and Christine Ferea (1-0) clash at strawweight.

The event takes place Saturday, May 20, from the historic Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Mo. The event streams live and exclusively on UFC Fight Pass at 8pm ET.

The current Invicta FC 23 fight card can be found below:

Flyweight: Vanessa Porto (18-7) vs Agnieszka Niedźwiedź (9-0)
Flyweight: Roxanne Modafferi (20-13) vs Sarah D’Alelio (11-6)
Atomweight: Herica Tiburcio (10-4) vs Tessa Simpson (5-1)
Bantamweight: Elizabeth Phillips (6-5) vs Kelly Faszholz (3-2)
Flyweight: Andrea Lee (6-2) vs Liz Tracy (3-1)
Strawweight: Tiffany Van Soest (0-1) vs Christine Ferea (1-0)

Tickets for Invicta FC 23 will go on sale Monday, April 17 via Additional bouts for the event will be announced at a later date.



Competing for the second time in a five-week span, strawweight rising star Cynthia Calvillo earned another big victory tonight at UFC 210: “Cormier vs Johnson 2” in Brooklyn, New York. Calvillo submitted Pearl Gonzalez in the third round of a featured matchup on tonight’s pay-per-view main card.

Calvillo, who won her Octagon debut at UFC 209 this past month, impressed onlookers with her slick ground game en route to victory tonight. Earlier on the card, Katlyn “Blonde Fighter” Chookagian narrowly edged out Mexican standout Irene Aldana in a closely-contested bantamweight showdown.

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