On Friday, July 29, all-women’s promotion Invicta Fighting Championships will hold its 18th event from the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Mo.
In the night’s main event, undefeated Mexican strawweight Alexa Grasso takes on former atomweight contender Jodie Esquibel. The 22-year-old Grasso has earned three straight wins in the Invicta cage, besting Mizuki Inoue, Alida Gray and Ashley Cummins. The veteran Esquibel returns to the promotion after a brief stint on The Ultimate Fighter. The bout will be her first appearance at 115 pounds in the Invicta cage.
The co-main event features undefeated Polish flyweight Agnieszka Niedzwiedz, who takes on two-time Invicta veteran Christine Stanley. Also on the card former UFC combatants Jessamyn Duke and Peggy Morgan take on Cindy Dandois and Megan Anderson, respectively.
The eight-fight event will stream live on UFC Fight Pass beginning at 8 p.m. ET
The fighters hit the scales on Thursday, July 28 at 8 p.m. ET. A live video feed appears above, while the results will appear below.
Agnieszka Niedzwiedz (125.9) vs Christine Stanley (128.6)*
MIZUKI (115.1) vs. Lynn Alvarez (114.8)
Cindy Dandois (135.4) vs. Jessamyn Duke (135.9)
Megan Anderson (146) vs. Peggy Morgan (144.6)
Tessa Simpson (106) vs. Simona Soukupova (105.6)
Aspen Ladd (138.1)* vs. Jessica Hoy (135)
Sijara Eubanks (135) vs. Amberlynn Orr (135.2)
* – Stanley and Ladd elected not to cut any additional weight and were fined 25 percent of their purse