Photo Credit: Esther Lin, Invicta FC
Who is ready for some Saturday night fights? All-female promotion Invicta Fighting Championships returns to the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City this weekend for Invicta FC 22.
In the main event of Invicta FC 22, women’s bantamweight champion Tonya Evinger will defend her title against challenger Yana Kunitskaya. The fight is a rematch of an original title fight between the two women which was won by Kunitskaya.
However, after an appeal and review by the athletic commission, the result was overturned and Evinger remained the champion. Now, she’ll be looking to win without controversy.
Invicta FC 22 also features Ayaka Hamasaki vs. Livia Renata Souza, DeAnna Bennett vs. Jodie Esquibel, Amber Brown vs. Ashley Cummins and more.
How can you tune in to Saturday night’s fights? Here is all of the information you will need to tune into Invicta FC 22 from the opening bout.
Date: Saturday, March 25
Start Time: 8 p.m. ET
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Venue: Scottish Rite Temple
TV Info: UFC Fight Pass
Live Stream: Stream 1
Bantamweight Title: Tonya Evinger (134.8) vs. Yana Kunitskaya (134.8)
Strawweight: Ayaka Hamasaki (115.7) vs. Livia Renata Souza (115)
Strawweight: DeAnna Bennett1 (117.6) vs. Jodie Esquibel (115.5)
Atomweight: Amber Brown (105.9) vs. Ashley Cummins (105.6)
Strawweight: Sunna Rannveig Davidsdottir (115.8) vs. Mallory Martin (114.8)
Strawweight: Kal Holliday (115.9) vs. Miranda Maverick2 (120.5)
Featherweight: Felicia Spencer (146) vs. Madison McElhaney (146)
1, 2 Bennett and Maverick each missed weight for their respective bouts and were fined 25 percent of their purses. Both bouts will proceed as catchweights.
Invicta FC 22 was originally scheduled as an eight-fight card, but an atomweight bout between Jinh Yu Frey and Janaisa Morandin was canceled after Yu Frey weighed in at 106 pounds and Morandin missed weight at 111.2 pounds. Yu Frey will receive her show money.