jessica penne »

Michelle Waterson Armbars Jessica Penne To Become New Atomweight Champ at “Invicta FC 5″

Michelle Waterson Armbars Jessica Penne To Become New Atomweight Champ at “Invicta FC 5″

The Fight Nerd April 6, 2013 0

In an unforgettable night of action, Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson (11-3) of Albuquerque, N.M. submitted Jessica Penne (10-2) of Huntington Beach, Calif. with an armbar in the fourth round of their main event

Read More »
Watch the Invicta FC 5 weigh-in’s here live

Watch the Invicta FC 5 weigh-in’s here live

The Fight Nerd April 4, 2013 0

All 26 fighters participating in Friday’s highly-anticipated Invicta FC 5 women’s world championship doubleheader MMA event at Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City will weigh in on Thursday, streaming at 6:30 PM EST. In the

Read More »
Lauren Taylor Replaces Amanda Nunes Against Kaitlin Young at Invicta FC 5

Lauren Taylor Replaces Amanda Nunes Against Kaitlin Young at Invicta FC 5

The Fight Nerd March 19, 2013 0

Undefeated KO artist Lauren Taylor (5-0) of Anchorage, Alaska will replace an injured Amanda Nunes in a bantamweight (135 pounds) matchup with hard-hitting Kaitlin Young (7-7-1) of St. Louis Park, Minn. at the highly-anticipated

Read More »
Cris Cyborg Signs With Invicta FC; Will Face Ediane Gomes On April 5

Cris Cyborg Signs With Invicta FC; Will Face Ediane Gomes On April 5

The Fight Nerd February 16, 2013 0

Pound-for-pound great and devastating featherweight (145 pounds) KO artist Cris Cyborg (10-1, 1 NC) of Curitiba, Brazil has signed a multi-fight agreement with women’s world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion Invicta Fighting Championships,

Read More »

“Invicta FC 3″ Quick Results: Penne crowned atomweight champ

The Fight Nerd October 12, 2012 0

Atomweight (105 pounds) superstar Jessica Penne (10-1) of Laguna Hills, Calif. was crowned the first-ever Invicta Fighting Championships world champion after submitting previously undefeated Naho “Sugi Rock” Sugiyama (8-1) of Kyoto, Japan with a

Read More »

Invicta FC announces third show for October with title fight

The Fight Nerd August 15, 2012 0

American phenom Jessica Penne (9-1) of Laguna Hills, Calif. will square off with undefeated Naho “Sugi Rock” Sugiyama (8-0) of Kyoto, Japan in the first-ever Invicta Fighting Championships title fight and atomweight (105 pounds)

Read More »

Gauging Invicta FC’s Success Based on My Mother’s Reactions

Peter Lampasona May 2, 2012 0

This past Saturday, Invicta FC held the largest all-women professional MMA card in US history to debut the promotion. It was also an unarguably entertaining card that I would go so far as to

Read More »

Jessica Penne on Invicta, Women’s Weight Classes and Pitbulls

Peter Lampasona April 26, 2012 0

On paper, top MMA prospect Jessica Penne is a slayer of women. But there is a palpable disconnect between the 2/3 finishing rate, nearly unblemished professional record and recent major upset victory against Rena

Read More »

Jessica Penne trains for Invicta FC – Photo Gallery

The Fight Nerd April 24, 2012 0

Jessica Penne, who will face Lisa Ellis-Ward this Saturday night at Invicta FC’s debut event at the Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas, on the 28th, has been training hard for her opponent. The

Read More »

Shana Nelson and Cat Zingano off Invicta FC debut card

The Fight Nerd April 17, 2012 0

A spinal injury sustained during training has forced Shana Nelson to withdraw from her scheduled bantamweight (135 pounds) matchup with Sarah D’Alelio (4-2, pictured left) of San Jose, Calif. on the inaugural Invicta Fighting

Read More »

Switch to our mobile site