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Invicta FC 2: Baszler vs. McMann, Open Public Weigh-In This Friday In Kansas City

Baszler and McMann (right) (photo courtesy Esther Lin / Invicta FC)

From Invicta FC

On Friday, July 27th,  Invicta FC will host the official weigh-ins for its latest event in Kansas City. The event will be open to the public.

Olympic wrestling silver medalist and undefeated main event fighter Sara McMann
Submission wizard and battle-tested main event fighter Shayna Baszler
World top 10-ranked contender Alexis Davis
Japanese champion Hitomi Akano
Bantamweight star and U.S. Marine Liz Carmouche
& All The Main Card And Undercard Fighters

Friday, July 27, at 4:30 p.m. CT

Crowne Plaza Hotel Kansas City Downtown
28th Floor, Salon D
1301 Wyandotte Street
Kansas City, MO., 64105

All 28 fighters participating in Saturday’s Invicta FC 2: Baszler vs. McMann all-women’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event at Memorial Hall will weigh in on Friday. The weigh in is open to the public, free of charge.

In the main event, Sara McMann (5-0) of Gaffney, SC, the first American woman in history to win a silver medal in wrestling at the Olympic Games in 2004, will put her perfect MMA record on the line against Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu brown belt Shayna “The Queen of Spades” Baszler (14-6) of Sioux Falls, SD.

In the co-main event, Hitomi “Girlfight Monster” Akano (18-9) of Tokyo, Japan will square off with Japanese Jiu-Jitsu black belt and Cesar Gracie-protégé Alexis Davis (11-5) of Colborne, Ontario Canada at bantamweight.

U.S. Marine and rising bantamweight star Liz “Girl-rilla” Carmouche (6-2) of San Diego, Calif. will square off with St. Louis Park, Minnesota’s Kaitlin Young (7-5-1), who earned “Fight of the Night” honors at the inaugural Invicta event on April 28.

Submission specialist Sarah “The Monster” D’Alelio (5-2) of San Jose, Calif. will lock up with streaking superstar Vanessa Porto (14-4) of Sao Paulo, Brazil at bantamweight.

JEWELS champion Ayaka Hamasaki (7-0) of Yamaguchi, Japan will head to Kansas City, Kan. to square off with Lacey “The Ladie” Schuckman (7-4) of Lakewood, Colo. in a flyweight (115 pounds) matchup

American prospects Barb “Little Warrior” Honchak (5-2) of East Moline, Ill. and undefeated Bethany Marshall (4-0) of Newport News, Va. will meet in a super flyweight (125 pounds) matchup.

Julia “The Jewel” Budd (2-2) of Port Moody, British Columbia Canada will face Elina Nilsson (2-2) of Gothenburg, Sweden at featherweight (145 pounds).

The live stream on InvictaFC.com will begin at 7 p.m. EST/4 p.m. PST with the event’s six-bout preliminary card and continue with the eight-bout main card.

posted by FCF Staff @ 5:16 pm
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