Fans outside of the Kansas City area wondering how to take in next month’s Invicta FC debut now have an answer, at it appears the all-female promotion will stream their much-anticipated first event live through their website with the added bonus of being free! Invicta FC 1 features many of MMA’s top women in action including Marloes Coenen, Jessica Penne, Sarah D’Alelio, Lisa Ellis-Ward, and Liz Carmouche.
Things start on InvictaFC.com this April 28 at 8:00 PM EST with twelve total bouts planned for the evening’s action.
“The live stream is the best way to give fans, no matter where they are located, the opportunity to participate and take in the action as it unfolds and, at the same time, establish the forthcoming Invicta website as an online destination for women’s MMA content,” explained promotional President Shannon Knapp in a press release.
Coenen, a former Strikeforce bantamweight champ, will face 5-1 French submission specialist Romy Ruyssen in the evening’s main event. The 19-5 Coenen is also extremely familiar with high-level groundwork, racking up fourteen of her overall victories by way of tap-out.
Read below for the Invicta FC 1 lineup as it stands right now:
Jessica Philippus vs. Meghan Wright
Ashley Cummins vs. Sofia Bagherdai
Mollie Estes vs. Randi Miller
Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc vs. Amy Davis
Sally Krumdiack vs. Sarah Schneider
Sarah Maloy vs. Michele Gutierrez
Kaitlin Young vs. Leslie Smith
Sarah D’Alelio vs. Shana Nelson
Cat Zingano vs. Anita Rodriguez
Jessica Penne vs. Lisa Ellis-Ward
Liz Carmouche vs. Ashleigh Curry
Marloes Coenen vs. Romy Ruyssen
PHOTO CREDIT – STRIKEFORCE