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  • MMA and Muay Thai sensation Christine 'The Misfit' Ferea confirmed for Invicta FC 26

    MMA and Muay Thai sensation Christine 'The Misfit' Ferea confirmed for Invicta FC 26

    Hard-hitting strawweight talent Christine "The Misfit" Ferea (1-1) returns to the Invicta Fighting Championships cage in November against a yet to be determined opponent, according to the MMA star's Twitter page. Invicta FC head honcho Shannon Knapp confirmed the news from her own official social...
  • 3 reasons why LFA 24 is October's must-see MMA event

    3 reasons why LFA 24 is October's must-see MMA event

    Legacy Fighting Alliance is back in our lives this October, with a stacked fight card emanating from the historic Comerica Theatre in Phoenix. With a tantalizing bill that includes a bevy of rising prospects and grizzled combat sports veterans, LFA 24 is shaping up to be one of the hottest MMA...
  • AXS TV Fights to livestream weigh-ins ahead of LFA 23 on Sept. 22

    AXS TV Fights to livestream weigh-ins ahead of LFA 23 on Sept. 22

    Legacy Fighting Alliance is back with another night of highly anticipated fights, including two title fights. LFA 23 will be taking over Louisiana's Horseshoe Casino & Hotel Sept. 22 with the Main Card televised on AXS TV at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT (find out how to watch here). The event will...
  • Bellator 185: Can Hardy avoid the dreaded sophomore slump?

    Bellator 185: Can Hardy avoid the dreaded sophomore slump?

    Heather "The Heat" Hardy (1-0 MMA, 20-0, 1 NC boxing) is a world-class boxing legend. But in the world of mixed martial arts, the 35-year-old isn't exactly a battle-tested veteran.  With a professional MMA record of 1-0 and no amateur bouts on her resume, the Brooklyn native is fresh on the scene...
  • Kingsbury's MMA hiatus likely to be short-lived

    Kingsbury's MMA hiatus likely to be short-lived

    Invicta Fighting Championships brand ambassador and ring card girl Natasha Kingsbury was noticeably absent from the promotion's event this month at Tachi Palace in Fresno, a massive surprise considering how close the show was to her California residence. Since 2012, the former UFC personality and...
  • Bellator is giving away a Fedor Emelianenko bobblehead

    Bellator's upcoming bobblehead giveaway is an industry game-changer

    Bellator is giving away limited edition Fedor Emelianenko bobbleheads to the first 5,000 fans to show up to San Jose's SAP Center for Bellator 183, marking one of the first times in MMA history that a major promotion has turned to a fan giveaway gimmick to drive ticket sales. Promotional giveaways...
  • Newell adds sex appeal, excitement to LFA's lightweight division

    Newell adds sex appeal, excitement to LFA's lightweight division

    Connecticut heartthrob "Notorious" Nick Newell (13-1) is taking his talents to Legacy Fighting Alliance. The 31-year-old announced earlier this week that he's coming out of retirement for a chance to cement his legacy as one of the best 155-pound fighters in the world, and convince fans that he's...
  • Invicta FC 26: Rincón in line for bantamweight title shot?

    Invicta FC 26: Rincón in line for bantamweight title shot?

    With a pair of impressive victories in her first two starts under the Invicta Fighting Championships banner, 24-year-old California sensation "Yaya" Rincón (2-0) is on the short list for a title shot against new bantamweight world champion Yana "Foxy" Kunitskaya. The undefeated newcomer put her name...
  • Andrea Lee says Legacy Fighting Alliance 23 'could be' her last hometown fight

    Andrea Lee says Legacy Fighting Alliance 23 'could be' her last hometown fight

    Legacy Fighting Alliance 23 could be the last MMA card that Andrea "KGB" Lee (7-2) ever gets to compete on in her hometown of Shreveport, La. The 28-year-old phenom revealed via her official Instagram page that she's likely taking her talents elsewhere after her fight with Jamie Thorton (4-3) is in...
  • Noblitt and Holland win LFA 21 matches quickly

    Noblitt and Holland win LFA 21 matches quickly

    Kyle Noblitt and Kevin Holland delivered first round victories in LFA 21 (Legacy Fight Alliance) at the Branson Convention Center in Branson, MO on Friday. Noblitt defeated Antonio Branjao with a guillotine choke at the 4:13 mark of the first round. Holland beat Grady Hurley with a TKO at the 1:2...
  • Invicta FC 25: DeCoursey, VanHoose jump into atomweight title conversation

    Invicta FC 25: DeCoursey, VanHoose jump into atomweight title conversation

    When it comes to Invicta FC's atomweight division, Jihn Yu Frey is undoubtedly the face that runs the place. The 32-year-old Texan is on a hot streak dating back to 2014, with four wins in her past five starts.  Make no mistake: She's next in line to fight for the promotion's 105-pound world title...
  • Tachi Palace plays host to Invicta FC 25

    Invicta FC 25 weigh-in results: DeCoursey, Jacobson both on the mark

    The two biggest money fights of the summer were made official on Aug. 30, with Jillian "Lionheart" DeCoursey and Sharon "The Dreamcatcher" Jacobson (4-1) both making weight for their respective Invicta FC 25 showdowns. DeCoursey was on the mark at 104.9 pounds for her atomweight tilt against Ashley...
  • Bellator 182 includes five women's bouts

    Bellator 182 to feature more female MMA fights than any card in company history

    Bellator's first show ever in upstate New York -- an Aug. 25 event slated for Verona's Turning Stone Resort & Casino -- is expected to set a new company record for female MMA fights on a single card. If the current Bellator 182 lineup holds up, the official fight card will include a total of...
  • Invicta FC 25: Stephanie Egger has no problem fighting in hostile territory

    Invicta FC 25: Stephanie Egger has no problem fighting in hostile territory

    Stephanie Egger (2-1) isn't worried about fighting in "Yaya" Rincón's backyard. The Swiss judoka is aware the crowd on hand for Invicta FC 25 will likely get behind their hometown girl, but she also knows the fans can't help the fighters much once the cage door locks. As a European fighter competing...
  • Invicta FC 25's Alyse Anderson gave up soccer scholarship to pursue MMA dream

    Invicta FC 25's Alyse Anderson gave up soccer scholarship to pursue MMA dream

    Alyse Anderson was a standout midfielder at Mason H.S. in Michigan, a smooth, technically-sound passer who spent all four years of her high school career on the Bulldogs' varsity roster. In 2012, she played a huge part in Mason's historic run to a district championship, running circles around...
  • Masters set to make history as the first woman in 'Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series'

    Masters set to make history as the first woman in 'Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series'

    A Masters division is coming to the UFC -- sort of. While it's not the "League of Legends" that Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort was hoping for, this is something far more exciting and unique. Undefeated Wisconsin talent Tiffany "Rainbow Renegade" Masters (2-0) is set to make history as the first woman to...
  • Invicta FC 25's Sharon Jacobson not concerned about ring rust

    Invicta FC 25's Sharon Jacobson not concerned about ring rust

    Sharon "The Dream Catcher" Jacobson (4-1) isn't making much of her two-year layoff from cage-fighting, refusing to use "ring rust" as an excuse for a poor performance at Invicta FC 25. The 33-year-old Colorado wrestling sensation plans to be in top shape -- and ready for war -- when she collides...
  • Yaya Rincón fights at Invicta FC 25

    Yaya Rincón highlights star-studded Invicta FC 25 card

    After two years away from "The Golden State," undefeated bantamweight sensation Yaya Rincón (1-0) makes her long-awaited return to California with a fight Aug. 31 against Swiss judo ace Stephanie Egger (2-1). Rincón, 23, last appeared inside the cage in her home state in August of 2015, with an...
  • Invicta FC 24: Jihn Yu Frey coasts back into title contention

    Invicta FC 24: Jihn Yu Frey coasts back into title contention

    Jihn Yu Frey (6-2) cemented her status as the top candidate to challenge for Ayaka Hamasaki's atomweight title, defeating Ashley "Smashley" Cummins in the co-main of Invicta FC 24. The 32-year-old fought off multiple armbar attempts, showed off high-level wrestling and jaw-dropping submission...
  • Flick beats Bedford in LFA 16

    Flick beats Bedford in LFA 16

    Jimmy Flick of Sand Springs, Oklahoma delivered an impressive upset on Friday in LFA 16. Flick beat Johnny Bedford of Woodville, Ohio with a D'Arce choke submission in the main event from the Bomb Factory in Dallas, Texas.  With the victory, Flick, who fights in the bantamweight class, improved to a...
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