Invicta FC announces 15 newly signed fighters


Invicta Fighting Championships President, Shannon Knapp has been busy. As Invicta FC announced a total of 15 new female fighter signings to their organization, including TUF 18 fighters Peggy Morgan and Roxanne Modaferri. Invicta FC’s strawweight division took a huge hit as most of their top fighters signed on to compete in the UFC’s newly introduced strawweight division on an upcoming season of TUF 20—as a result Invicta signed 5 new strawweights to their organization.

Invicta FC and their new matchmaker—the recently retired, Julie Kedzie—plan to hold six MMA events in the year of 2014, beginning in April.

In the press release, Shannon Knapp commented:

“Invicta has always endeavored to balance delivering the athletes fans know and love, with an eye towards building the next generation of female MMA stars,” said Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp. “It has always been important to give the fans new athletes to cheer for, and to give the athletes themselves a platform to showcase their talent for the entire world to see.”

The full list of fighters signed:

Atomweight (105lbs)

Amber Brown- 3-1, United States

Strawweight (115lbs)

Livia Renata Souza- 5-0, Brazil

Karolina Kowalkiewicz – 4-0, Poland

Mellony Geugjes -0-1 MMA, 18-5-2 Kickboxing, 10-0 PRO Boxing, Netherlands

Herica Tiburcio- 7-2, Brazil

Ashley Greenway- Pro Debut, United States

Flyweight (125lbs)

Rachel Ostovich- 0-1, United States

Joanna Jedrzejczyk –  4-0, Poland

Valerie Letourneau – 4-3, Canada

Delaney Owen – Pro Debut, United States

Bantamweight (135lbs)

Peggy Morgan- 2-1, United States

Roxanne Modafferi – 15-11, United States

Cindy Dandois- 5-1, Belgium

Irene Aldana-  3-1, Mexico

Featherweight (145lbs)

Faith Van Duin- 4-0, New Zealand

 

source: http://invictafc.com/invicta-fc-announces-signing-of-fifteen-new-athletes-in-various-weight-classes/

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