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