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Video: Watch today's 'Invicta FC 47: Ducote vs. Zappitella' event

Invicta FC 47 streams live and free tonight from Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Tonight, Invicta Fighting Championships returns with a night full of the most talented women in combat sports.

In the night's main event, one of the most exciting strawweights on the planet, Emily Ducote (10-6), looks to score another devastating knockout when she defends her 115-pound title against former atomweight champion Alesha Zappitella (9-3). The five-round battle is sure to keep fans on the edge of their seats throughout. The action can be watched live and free beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp said, "We pride ourselves on putting together competitive, action-packed title fights, and I know that Ducote and Zappitella know how to put on a show. You don't want to miss this one."

The card includes six additional matchups, as former headliner Courtney "The Lion" King (4-2) collides with Stockton, California's Chelsea Chandler (3-1) in the featherweight co-feature, Phoenix Tournament finalist Lindsey "Damsel" VanZandt (7-5) squares off with fellow New York native "Lionheart" Jillian DeCoursey (4-3) at atomweight, and former strawweight title challenger Janaisa "Evil Princess" Morandin (10-4) of Brazil takes on countrywoman Liana "Li" Pirosin (7-4) in a flyweight bout.

"Invicta FC 47: Ducote vs. Zappitella" will be overseen by the Kansas Athletic Commission and will feature open scoring. 

Invicta FC 47 includes:

  • Champ Emily Ducote vs. Alesha Zappitella – for strawweight title
  • Courtney King vs. Chelsea Chandler
  • Lindsey VanZandt vs. Jillian DeCoursey
  • Janaisa Morandin vs. Liana Pirosin
  • Serena DeJesus vs. Brittney Cloudy
  • Fatima Kline vs. Sidney Trillo
  • Jennifer Chieng vs. Alyssa Linduska