Tickets for the sophomore Invicta Fighting Championships all-women’s event featuring a bantamweight main event showdown between 2004 Olympic Wrestling Silver Medalist and undefeated MMA star Sara McMann of Gaffney, SC. and battle-tested submission wizard Shayna “The Queen of Spades” Baszler of Sioux Falls, SD., go on sale Fri., June 1.
In the bantamweight co-main event of the 13-bout fight card that will take place at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. on Sat., July 28, Japanese Jiu-Jitsu black belt and Cesar Gracie-protégé Alexis Davis of Colborne, Ontario Canada will take on former Smackgirl Champion Hitomi “Girlfight Monster” Akano of Tokyo, Japan.
Priced from $25, tickets will be available for purchase at Memorial Hall box office (913.549.4853), online at Ticketmaster.com and InvictaFC.com and by phone at 800.745.3000.
“With our second event, we are bringing in top competitors from all over the world in order to deliver a card stacked, from top to bottom, with some of the best matchups in the entire women’s field of MMA fighters,” said Invicta Fighting Championships President and Co-Founder Shannon Knapp.
Sara McMann vs. Shayna Baszler
Alexis Davis vs. Hitomi Akano
Liz Carmouche vs. Kaitlin Young
Amanda Nunes vs. Milana Dudieva
Kelly Kobold vs. Vanessa Porto
Barb Honchak vs. Bethany Marshall
Julia Budd vs. Elina Nilsson
Carla Esparza vs. Sarah Schneider
Angelica Chavez vs. Kikuyo Ishikawa
Sarah Moras vs. Raquel Pennington
Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke vs. Suzie Montero
ocelyn “Lights Out” Lybarger of Phoenix, Ariz. will make debut under professional status opposite Cheryl Chan of Surrey, British Columbia Canada
Jessica Philippus vs. Liz McCarthy
All bouts have been approved by the Kansas State Athletic Commission.
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