On Saturday, May 20, Invicta Fighting Championships will host Invicta FC 23: Porto vs. Niedźwiedź from the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Mo.
In the night’s main event, former flyweight title challenger Vanessa Porto meets undefeated Agnieszka Niedźwiedź of Poland. Brazil’s Porto will look to rebound from her back-and-forth battle with champion Jennifer Maia last spring at Invicta FC 16. Niedźwiedź will be making her second promotional appearance, having defeated veteran Christine Stanley at Invicta FC 18.
The co-main event also takes place in the flyweight division as veteran Roxanne Modafferi faces off with Sarah D’Alelio. Modafferi will aim to get back into title contention, having fallen short in her title conquest at Invicta FC 19. D’Alelio returns to the promotion riding a four-fight winning streak that includes a submission win over Andrea Lee at Invicta FC 16.
Also on the card, former atomweight champion Herica Tiburcio takes on Tessa Simpson, UFC veterans Elizabeth Phillips and Kelly Faszholz square off in a bantamweight affair, and striking stalwarts Tiffany Van Soest and Christine Ferea clash at strawweight.
The eight-fight event streams live on UFC Fight Pass beginning at 8 p.m. ET.
The fighters will hit the scales at 6 p.m. ET on Friday, May 19. Video (courtesy of Invicta FC) appears above, while the results will appear below.
Roxanne Modafferi (125.7) vs. Sarah D’Alelio (125.6)
Herica Tiburcio (105.5) vs. Tessa Simpson (105.8)
Elizabeth Phillips (140.4)* vs. Kelly Faszholz (135.3)
Andrea Lee (125.5) vs. Liz Tracy (125.4)
Ediane Gomes (145.4) vs. Pam Sorenson (145.4)
Tiffany Van Soest (115.4) vs. Christine Ferea (115.9)
Yaya Rincón (135.4) vs. Brooksie Bayard (135.4)
* – Phillips was fined 25 percent of her fight purse for missing weight