MMARising Gets The Scoop From Leslie Smith, Alexis Davis and Carla Esparza Following Invicta FC 4 Wins

Posted: January 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

582100_3543764505530_898454239_nUndefeated inside the Invicta Fighting Championships cage, bantamweight rising star Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith is hoping to pick up her biggest win to date in April. Smith has her sights set on facing former Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion Sarah Kaufman at Invicta FC 5.

Smith and Kaufman were in talks to face off at Invicta FC 4 on Saturday, but an injury kept Kaufman off of the card and Smith went on to defeat Raquel “Rocky” Pennington. Following her win, Smith spoke with MMARising.com about dropping to 125 pounds if a bout with Kaufman fails to materialise.

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64972_10200334706595699_670681819_nBJJ black belt Alexis “Ally-Gator” Davis earned the biggest win of her MMA career on Saturday at Invicta Fighting Championships 4 in Kansas City, Kansas. Davis choked out Shayna “The Queen of Spades” Baszler in a rematch from 2010 and spoke with MMARising.com after the fight.

With the recent addition of female fighters to the UFC roster, Davis hopes to be able to compete for the promotion in the coming months. She welcomes a bout with UFC champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey, a part-time stablemate under Cesar Gracie, and plans to add UFC title gold to her collection.

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16827_392673934158653_1494770872_nAfter years of hard work on the wrestling mat and inside the MMA cage, Carla “Cookie Monster” Esparza’s dream of becoming a world champion came to fruition on Saturday at Invicta Fighting Championships 4 when she defeated Bec “Rowdy” Hyatt for the Invicta FC Strawweight Championship.

Esparza’s title victory was not an easy one and she admits to potentially underestimating the threat that was posed by Hyatt, who entered the main event bout on short notice. With the Invicta FC belt now around her waist, Esparza looks forward to making her first title defence later this year.

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