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  • Invicta FC star Brooksie 'The Bear' Bayard eyes quick turnaround

    Invicta FC star Brooksie 'The Bear' Bayard eyes quick turnaround

    After dropping a close decision against "Yaya" Rincon at Invicta FC 23 and emerging from the fight without injury, fast-rising California bantamweight Brooksie "The Bear" Bayard (1-2) hopes to return to the cage as soon as possible. The 37-year-old walked away with a hematoma on her forehead due to...
  • Invicta FC is set to run its 24th show on July 15

    Five bold strategies to increase Invicta FC's ratings and attendance

    With 23 Invicta Fighting Championships events in the books, company co-founder and former Strikeforce exec Shannon Knapp has learned some important lessons on what works and what doesn't. To say that it has been a roller-coaster ride since Invicta FC 1 would be a major understatement. The promotion...
  • Caitlin O'Connor is back with Invicta FC

    Caitlin O'Connor returns to Invicta FC cage after two-year hiatus

    After two years away from the Invicta Fighting Championships cage, Los Angeles legend Caitlin O'Connor is set to make her long-awaited, hotly-anticipated return to the promotion on May 20 at the Scottish Rite in Kansas City, Mo. Invicta FC 23 will mark O'Connor's first performance for the all-female...
  • Photo: MMA beauty Ashley Rushing shows off jaw-dropping new face tattoo

    Photo: MMA beauty Ashley Rushing shows off jaw-dropping new face tattoo

    The most beautiful, unique woman in mixed martial arts -- Carolina talent Ashley "Dollface" Rushing (1-1) -- just got a bit more edgy and extreme. "Dollface" may want to change her fight moniker to "Flowerface," as she took to Instagram to show off the fresh new ink on her forehead. Does Rushing...
  • MMA fighter Christine Ferea shrugs off criticism of her appearance

    MMA fighter Christine Ferea shrugs off criticism of her appearance

    Even if it means fewer fans and marketing opportunities, undefeated Invicta FC flyweight talent Christine "Misfit" Ferea (1-0) refuses to change her appearance. The 34-year-old put on a solid performance in her pro debut at Invicta FC 21, finishing Rachael Ostovich with a head kick followed by a...
  • Aspen Ladd won big at Invicta FC 21

    Undefeated blue-chip prospect Aspen Ladd an early candidate for 'Breakout Fighter of 2017'

    The first month of 2017 has already included a ton of breathtaking performances inside the cage, including everything from Yair Rodriguez' destruction of B.J. Penn to Megan Anderson's marvelous TKO of Charmaine "Not So Sweet" Tweet. Andrea "KGB" Lee also put on a clinic at Invicta FC 21, picking...
  • MMA superstar 'Jessy Jess' announces move to flyweight

    MMA superstar 'Jessy Jess' announces move to flyweight

    Surging Australian MMA sensation Jessica-Rose "Jessy Jess" Clark (6-3, 1 NC) is dropping to flyweight, the 28-year-old revealed via Instagram. She wrote that the decision was made after consulting with her coach -- Syndicate MMA legend John Wood, as well as her strength and conditioning team. "Jessy...
  • Julia Jones edged Stephanie Skinner at Invicta FC 19

    Time for UFC to add a women's atomweight division

    There has been all kinds of talk in recent months about the UFC needing to add flyweight and featherweight divisions for its female competitors. Fans and media members have been pushing to give Valerie Letourneau, Katlyn Chookagian and other high-level 125-pound talent a chance to fight at their...
  • Ashley Rushing plans to drop to atomweight

    Ashley 'Dollface' Rushing plans to drop to atomweight for next MMA fight

    Fast-rising South Carolina submission ace Ashley "Dollface" Rushing (1-1) has been considering a drop to atomweight for quite some time, but it wasn't until her Invicta FC 19 bout was in the books that she was officially ready to pull the trigger on the move. Rushing, who recently reverted to her...
  • Kal Holliday made a huge splash in her Invicta FC debut

    Invicta FC: 'Time Bomb' defused, so who's next to fly Holliday Airlines?

    Fast-rising strawweight wrestler Kal ".50 Kal" Holliday (1-0) scored a huge upset victory in her Invicta Fighting Championships debut, finishing former Lion Fight champion Tiffany "Time Bomb" Van Soest by submission. Holliday showed off an iron chin as well as high-level wrestling skills, surviving...
  • Jessica-Rose Clark is likely to fight at Invicta FC 20

    MMA fighter 'Jessy Jess' Clark plans to feast on ribs this fall

    Inside and out of the cage, surging bantamweight contender "Jessy Jess" Clark (6-2) loves to batter, chew up and demolish ribs. Whether she's dining out at a restaurant or beating on the body of an opponent, the 28-year-old always focuses on the ribs. Clark, who briefly spoke to AXS during the...
  • Irene Aldana says Tonya Evinger rematch will be 'different story' than first fight

    Irene Aldana says Tonya Evinger rematch will be 'different story' than first fight

    Fast-rising bantamweight superstar Irene "Robles" Aldana (7-2) isn't making excuses for her loss to Tonya "Triple Threat" Evinger last July at Invicta FC 13. She knows the fight was extremely one-sided, with Evinger dominating much of the action before scoring a TKO finish at the 4:38-mark of Round...
  • Kalyn Schwartz looking to get on Invicta FC's November card

    Kalyn Schwartz looking to get on Invicta FC's November card

    Kalyn ".50 Kal" Schwartz (1-0) isn't wasting much time celebrating her historic win -- a second-round submission by Rear-Naked Choke -- over Muay Thai legend Tiffany "Time Bomb" Van Soest. After solidifying her spot on the Invicta FC roster and proving she's a legit threat at strawweight, she's...
  • Cassie Robb is set to fight Andy Nguyen

    King of the Cage: Cassie Robb looks forward to fighting 'tough, resilient' Andy Nguyen

    Cassie "The Hulk" Robb (1-3) needed to hit the reset button following her loss to Jihn Yu Frey in 2014. The defeat -- her second in a row under the Invicta FC banner and third overall -- nearly ended her MMA career and squashed a dream she's been pursuing since 2009. "The Hulk" did everything right...
  • Roxanne Modafferi hopes to ring in her birthday with a title win

    Roxanne Modafferi has opportunity to win a championship on her birthday

    Legendary flyweight superstar Roxanne "The Happy Warrior" Modafferi (19-12) has the chance to join an exclusive list of pro athletes -- a rarefied air that includes former Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes and Scottish tennis great Andy Murray -- with a world championship victory that...
  • Laura Sanko will continue to work Invicta FC shows

    Laura Sanko vows to pull double duty as interviewer for UFC and Invicta FC

    Laura "Fancy" Sanko may have taken her talents to the UFC, but that doesn't mean she's walking away from Invicta Fighting Championships. Sanko, 33, revealed on Twitter that she plans to pull double duty as post-fight interviewer and reporter for both promotions. Will she be able to handle that kind...
  • The Four Horsewomen can't get out of their own way

    Four Horsewomen losing skid extends to 11

    The Four Horsewomen's epic reign of dominance -- a three-year string of masterful performances between 2012 and 2015 -- is over. Jessamyn "The Gun" Duke, Marina "The Supernova from Moldova" Shafir, Shayna "The Queen of Spades" Baszler and "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey are no longer the "it" faction in women...
  • A new top faction has emerged in women's MMA

    Meet the new 'it' faction in women's MMA

    With the Four Horsewomen -- "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey, Marina Shafir, Shayna Baszler and Jessamyn Duke -- riding a collective 11-fight losing skid, a new super-group has emerged as the hottest, most dominating faction in women's MMA. The team of "Rowdy" Bec Rawlings, Angela Hill, Christine "Knuckles...
  • Megan Anderson fights at Invicta FC 18

    Invicta FC: Megan Anderson credits Glory MMA for career turnaround

    Fast-rising Invicta Fighting Championships featherweight sensation Megan Anderson credits Glory MMA and Fitness for her amazing career turnaround, telling legendary MMA reporter James Lynch that training with high-level guys such as Tim Elliott and James Krause has made her better than ever before...
  • Sarah Click wants Invicta FC to run a show in Boston

    Sarah Click thinks Invicta FC should run a show in Boston

    Hard-hitting strawweight sensation Sarah "Switch Kick" Click said July 19 in an exclusive interview with AXS that she feels it's time Invicta Fighting Championships comes to the East Coast, particularly Boston.  Click, 24, is part of a growing crop of young, talented Invicta FC athletes based in the...
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