Invicta Fighting Championships Starts 2017 Season on Saturday, Jan. 14
Headlined by Featherweight Contenders Megan Anderson, Charmaine Tweet
Invicta FC 21: Anderson vs. Tweet
Live from Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City, Mo. – Invicta Fighting Championships begins its 2017 season at home. Historic Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Mo. once again hosts the leader in women’s mixed martial arts, serving as the site of Invicta FC 21 on Saturday, Jan. 14.
Announced during the broadcast of Invicta FC 20 (available to watch any time via UFC FIGHT PASS) on Saturday, 26-year-old featherweight prospect Megan Anderson (7-2) will face Canadian veteran Charmaine “Not So Sweet” Tweet (9-5) in the main event of Invicta FC 21.
Anderson, a native of Australia’s Gold Coast, now calls the Kansas City metro area home, training out of Glory MMA & Fitness in Lee’s Summit, Mo. She enters the bout on a three-fight winning streak, all three coming by way of knockout.
Tweet, also having won three-in-a-row, last competed at Invicta FC 17 in May, impressively knocking out then-undefeated Latoya Walker via spinning backfist.
Recently signed boxing world champion Heather “The Heat” Hardy will make her professional mixed martial arts debut at Invicta FC 21 in a flyweight contest.
The Brooklyn-born Hardy enters the cage with an unblemished record of 18-0 inside the boxing ring and currently holds the WBC international female featherweight and super bantamweight titles.
Additional bouts and ticketing information for Invicta FC 21, which streams live and exclusively via UFC FIGHT PASS on Saturday, Jan. 14, will be announced shortly.