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Monday, May 13, 2013

Laura Marcusse-Sanko Withdraws from Invicta FC 6 Due To Pregnancy

Laura Marcusse-Sanko

By Timothy J. Gilbert

Undefeated newcomer Laura Sanko has pulled out of her upcoming Invicta FC 6 bout due to a recent pregnancy. Cassie Robb will step in to face Livia Von Plettenberg on July 13.

Sanko (1-0) announced the pregnancy via Twitter.

Robb (0-1) was recently defeated by Sanko at Invicta FC 4 due to rear naked choke. She will face off against Von Plettenberg (1-1), an Austrian coming off of a unanimous decision loss to Joanne Calderwood at Invicta FC 4.

Sanko, who is already over two months pregnant, would have been within her second trimester of pregnancy.

As safety a precaution, all female fighters must submit negative pregnancy tests before being approved to fight.

Invicta Fc 6 will take place at the Ameristar Casino is Kansas City, Missouri. The event will be headlined by an inaugural featherweight title fight between Cris Cyborg and Marloes Coenen.

posted by FCF Staff @ 9:41 pm
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