Press Release – Invicta Fighting Championships today announced another change to the fight card for Invicta FC 11, which takes place Friday, February 27 in Los Angeles.
Flyweight Kristi Lopez (2-0) has suffered an injury in training and is out of her scheduled bout against fellow newcomer Aspen Ladd (0-0).
Replacing Lopez against Ladd will be decorated grappler Ana Carolina Vidal (0-0). The San Diego-based fighter will be making her professional debut. The Gracie South Bay Jiu-Jitsu product’s lone amateur bout came in late 2014 and saw her submit her opponent in under two minutes.
Invicta FC 11 will stream live and exclusively on UFC Fight Pass from the Shrine Auditorium. In the night’s headline bout, Invicta FC featherweight champion Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino (12-1, 1 NC) will return to action and defend her title against Canadian challenger Charmaine ‘Not So Sweet’ Tweet (6-4).
The updated fight card:
Featherweight Title: Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino (12-1, 1 NC) vs Charmaine Tweet (6-4)
Strawweight: Alexa Grasso (6-0) vs Mizuki Inoue (8-3)
Strawweight: DeAnna Bennett (6-0) vs Lynn Alvarez (6-3)
Bantamweight: Irene Aldana (4-1) vs Melanie LaCroix (3-2)
Strawweight: Jamie Moyle (1-0) vs J.J. Aldrich (1-0)
Strawweight: Brianna Van Buren (3-1) vs Amy Montenegro (5-1)
Flyweight: Christine Stanley (3-1) vs Rachael Cummins (2-2)
Flyweight: Ana Carolina Vidal (0-0) vs Aspen Ladd (0-0)
*Rankings info supplied by the Unified Women’s MMA Rankings.