All of the fighters on the Invicta FC 4 undercard made weight without issue except for Veronica Rothenhausler, who was 1.6 pounds over her contracted 145-pound limit. She'll have one hour to get down to 146 pounds.
Invicta FC 4 will air live at 7 PM ET from the Memorial Hall in Kansas City on January 5. The billing will be the promotions first online pay-per-view, at a cost of just $7.95 for 13 star-studded fights.
In the main event and first-ever Invicta FC world strawweight (115 pounds) championship fight, Carla Esparza (8-2) of Redondo Beach, Calif. will face off with rising star “Rowdy” Bec Hyatt (4-1) of Brisbane, Australia.
In the bantamweight (135 pounds) co-main event, submission ace Shayna “The Queen of Spades” Baszler (15-7) of Sioux Falls, S.D. will battle top-ranked striker Alexis Davis (12-5) of Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada.
Also on the main card, Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith (4-2-1) squares off against Raquel “Rocky” Pennington (3-2-1) of Colorado Springs, Colo. in a bantamweight tilt, and Amanda Nunes takes on Sarah D'Alelio.
In other Invicta FC 4 main card action, Hiroko Yamanaka (12-2) fights the always entertaining Ediane Gomes (8-2) in a featherweight (145 pounds) contest, and the strawweights take center stage when Joanne Calderwood slugs it out with Livia Von Plettenberg.
Invicta FC 4 Main Card Weigh-In Results
- 115 lbs.: Carla Esparza (114.8) vs. Bec Hyatt (115.6)
- 135 lbs.: Shayna Baszler (134.8) vs. Alexis Davis (135.8)
- 135 lbs.: Leslie Smith (135.8) vs. Raquel Pennington (134.8)
- 135 lbs.: Amanda Nunes (135.8) vs. Sarah D'Alelio (135.8)
- 145 lbs.: Ediane Gomes (143.2) vs. Hiroko Yamanaka (145.6)
- 115 lbs.: Joanne Calderwood (116) vs. Livia Von Plettenberg (116)
Invicta FC 4 Preliminary Card
- 105 lbs.: Stephanie Frausto (105) vs. Cassie Rodish (105.8)
- 145 lbs.: Tamikka Brents (145) vs. Amanda Bell (145)
- 105 lbs.: Liz McCarthy (104.2) vs. Jodie Esquibel (104.2)
- 115 lbs.: Emily Kagan (115.6) vs. Rose Namajunas (114.6)
- 115 lbs.: Tecia Torres (115.6) vs. Paige VanZant (114.8)
- 145 lbs.: Katalina Malungahu (145.8) vs. Veronica Rothenhausler (146.6)
- 105 lbs.: Laura Marcusse-Sanko (105.6) vs. Cassie Robb (105.6)