Press Release – Invicta Fighting Championships today announced a change to the fight card for Invicta FC 15, which will stream live and exclusively on UFC Fight Pass on Saturday, January 16, from The Hangar at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, CA.
Knockout artist Alida Gray (4-2) will step in on short notice against Angela Hill (2-2) at the event. Gray was last in action at Invicta FC 10 last December where she fought top contender Alexa Grasso.
Gray replaces former atomweight Jodie Esquibel (5-1), who will no longer make her strawweight debut on the card.
Invicta FC 15 will be headlined by featherweight champion Cris Cyborg (14-1, 1 NC), who will put her belt on the line against Russian newcomer Daria Ibragimova (9-1). In the co-main event, the strawweight title will be up for grabs between champion Livia Renata Souza (8-0) and fellow unbeaten DeAnna Bennett (8-0).
Updated fight card for Invicta FC 15:
145 Title: Cris Cyborg (14-1, 1 NC) vs Daria Ibragimova (9-1)
115 Title: Livia Renata Souza (8-0) vs DeAnna Bennett (8-0)
135: Raquel Pa’aluhi (5-4) vs Colleen Schneider (9-6)
105: Amber Brown (5-1) vs Lisa Ellis (15-10)
115: Alida Gray (4-2) vs Angela Hill (2-2)
115: Mizuki Inoue (9-4) vs Lacey Schuckman (11-8)
145: Amanda Bell (3-3) vs Ediane Gomes (10-4)
125: Christine Stanely (4-1) vs Shannon Sinn (2-2)
145: Megan Anderson (4-2) vs Amber Liebrock (1-0)