An injury to Ediane Gomes has forced a change to former Strikeforce women’s featherweight champion Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos promotional debut at Invicta FC 5. A replacement for the injured Gomes will be announced soon.
MMAJunkie first reported the injury, with MMAFrenzy confirming the injury with Invicta officials.
The fiftteen-fight Invicta FC 5 bill features two title fights on what will likely be an online PPV. The card will be headlined by Invicta atomweight champion Jessica Penne defending her title against “The Karate Hottie” Michelle Waterson. The card will take place at Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri.
Invicta FC 5 Fight Card:
- Invicta FC Atomweight Championship: Jessica Penne (c) vs. Michelle Waterson
- Inaugural Invicta FC Flyweight Championship: Barb Honchak vs. Vanessa Porto
- Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos vs. TBA
- Zoila Frausto Gurgel vs. Jennifer Maia
- Sarah Kaufman vs. Leslie Smith
- Lauren Taylor vs. Kaitlin Young
- Julia Budd vs. Fiona Muxlow
- Simona Soukupova vs. Cassie Rodish
- Bec Hyatt vs. Jasminka Cive
- Katja Kankaanpaa vs. Juliana Carnerio Lima
- Jessamyn Duke vs. Miriam Nakamoto
- Alex Chambers vs. Jodie Esquibel
- Rose Namajunas vs. Kathina Catron
- Mollie Estes vs. Veronica Rothenhausler
- Lauren Barefoot vs. River Jones