The all women’s mixed martial arts promotion Invicta Fighting Championship has partnered with UStream and will hold their first pay-per-view card Saturday, January 5.
Invicta FC put on three very well received events in 2012 and made each of them available for free online for fight fans. President Shannon Knapp commented on making the transition to the online pay-per-view format:
“We are excited about partnering with Ustream, a company well-known for delivering exceptional quality streams of live sporting and entertainment events, and are looking forward to showcasing another stacked fight card full of superstars and up-and-coming women’s professional MMA talent to a worldwide audience."
For those in the Kansas City area, tickets for "Invicta FC 4: Esparza vs. Hyatt" start at only $25 and are on sale at Memorial Hall box office (913-549-4853), online at Ticketmaster.com and InvictaFC.com and by phone at 800-745-3000.
Invicta FC 4 will be headlined with a strawweight title fight between Australia's Bec Hyatt (4-1) and Carla Esparza (8-2). Hyatt is coming off four straight wins in 2012 and took the bout on very short notice after Esparza's first two scheduled opponents had to withdraw.
Here is the full line-up for Invicta FC 4:
- Bec Hyatt (4-1) vs. Carla Esparza (8-2) (Invicta FC strawweight title fight)
- Shayna Baszler (15-7) vs. Alexis Davis (12-5)
- Leslie Smith (4-2-1) vs. Raquel Pennington( 3-2-1)
- Amanda “Lioness of the Ring” Nunes (7-2) vs. Sarah “The Monster” D’Alelio (6-3)
- Hiroko Yamanaka (12-2) vs. Ediane Gomes (8-2)
- Veronica Rothenhausler (0-0) vs. Katalina Malungahu (2-1)
- Stephanie Frausto (4-4) vs. Cassie Rodish (3-3)
- Tamikka Brents (1-0) vs. Amanda Bell (0-0)
- Jodie Esquibel (2-0) vs. Liz McCarthy (1-0)
- Emily Kagan(2-0) vs. Rose Namajunas (0-0)
- Paige Van Zant (2-0) vs. Tecia Torres (1-0)
- Laura MarcusseSanko (0-0) vs. Cassie Robb (0-0)