Press Release – Muay Thai champion Tiffany Van Soest (0-1) now has an opponent for her Invicta debut, Oregon’s Kalyn Schwartz (0-0). Schwartz, dubbed “.50 Kal,” is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who will be making her professional debut. The 27-year-old amassed six victories during her amateur career, including back-to-back wins under the King of the Cage promotion.
Invicta FC 19 will be headlined by interim flyweight champion Jennifer Maia (13-4-1), who puts her belt on the line against veteran Roxanne Modafferi (19-12). The co-main event also features gold on the line as atomweight champion Ayaka Hamasaki (13-1) aims to make her second title defense against Jinh Yu Frey (5-1). The event takes place from the historic Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Missouri, on Friday, September 23 and airs live and exclusively on UFC Fight Pass.
The complete fight card for Invicta FC 19 can be found below:
Flyweight Title: Jennifer Maia (13-4-1) vs Roxanne Modafferi (19-12)
Atomweight Title: Ayaka Hamasaki (13-1) vs Jinh Yu Frey (5-1)
Bantamweight: Irene Aldana (5-2) vs Faith Van Duin (6-2)
Strawweight: Manjit Kolekar (8-0) vs Kaline Medeiros (7-4)
Strawweight: Tiffany Van Soest (0-1) vs Kalyn Schwartz (0-0)
Atomweight: Julia Jones (4-0) vs Stephanie Skinner (4-5)
Featherweight: Amber Leibrock (1-1) vs Amy Coleman (2-0)
Strawweight: Ashley Greenway (1-0) vs Sunna Rannveig Davidsdottir (0-0)
Tickets for Invicta FC 19 are on sale now for $75, $50 and $35 at Ticketfly.com.