Cyborg-Coenen world title fight headlines Saturday night's 'Invicta FC 6' PPV
Jul 10, 2013
(PRESS RELEASE) -- HOBOKEN, N.J. (July 8, 2013) - The first
all-women's mixed-martial-arts event on pay per view, headlined by
the mega-showdown between Brazilian KO artist Cristiane
Justino (11-1) and Dutch submission specialist Marloes
Coenen (21-5), is on tap this Saturday night (July 13) as
Invicta Fighting Championships 6 airs live from Ameristar Casino
Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Cyborg vs. Coenen rematch is for the inaugural Invicta FC World
Featherweight (145-pounds) Championship. Cyborg won the first fight
between these two top pound-for-pound women's MMA fighters by TKO
"Invicta FC 6," presented by Invicta Fighting Championships, is
being distributed in North America by Integrated Sports Media for
live viewing starting at 9:00 p.m. ET - 6:00 p.m. PT on both cable
and satellite pay-per-view via iN Demand, DIRECTV, DISH, Avail-TVN
in the United States, as well as Bell TV, Shaw PPV, SaskTel, TELUS,
MTS and Viewer's Choice in Canada, for a suggested retail price of
only $14.95. In addition, viewers worldwide may purchase the show
A FREE two-hour live pre-show starts at 7:00 p.m. ET - 4 p.m. ET
and will be available for viewing in North America viaDIRECTV, DISH
and Fight Now TV in the United States, plus Bell TV, Viewer's
Choice and The Fight Network in Canada. Viewers worldwide may also
watch via Ustream.
An all-star broadcast team has been assembled by Invicta FC for all
of Saturday night's action. MMA's most recognizable blow-by-blow
announcer, Mauro Ranallo, will be joined by MMA fighters handling
color commentary, Julie Kedzie
and "King Mo" Lawal.
The co-main event features a pair of undefeated strawweights (115
lbs.), Japanese invader and JEWELS champion Ayaka
Hamasaki and budding Brazilian star Claudia
Gadelha, both sporting identical 9-0 records.
Three-time Invicta FC fight winner Sarah
D'Alelio (7-3), fighting out of San Jose (CA), meets undefeated
Texas bantamweight (135 lbs.) prospect Lauren
Taylor (6-0), while California (Pleasant Hills) striker
Smith (5-3-1) shoots for her third "Fight of the Night"
performance in a flyweight (125 lbs.) clash with Brazilian favorite
Also scheduled to fight on the undercard are atomweights (105 lbs.)
Penne (10-2, California) vs. Nicdali
Rivera-Calanoc (8-6, Oklahoma), strawweights Joanne Caldwell
(6-0, Scotland) vs. Norma Center (2-0, Albuquerque, NM) and "Rowdy"
Hyatt (5-2, Australia) vs. Mizuki Inaoue (5-1, Japan),
featherweight Ediane Gomes
(10-2, Florida) vs. Charmaine
Tweet (4-3, Regina, Canada), and bantamweight MiriamNakamoto
(2-0), California) vs. "Diamond" Duda
Yankovich (1-1, Brazil).
All fights, excluding the 5 X 5 main event, will be 3 X 5 minute
round fights. All fights and fighters are subject to change.
Invicta Fighting Championships: Invicta FC is a world championship
Mixed Martial Arts fight series dedicated to providing female
athletes with a major platform to hone their skills on a consistent
basis. Founded in 2012 by longtime MMA executive Shannon Knapp and
sports aficionado Janet Martin, Invicta FC is committed to
pioneering the future growth of women's MMA by promoting the best
possible match-ups between female competitors and identifying and
developing future superstars of the sport. For more information
about Invicta or its events and fighters visit www.invictafc.com or
follow on Twitter @InvictaFights.
Integrated Sports Media: North America's leading distributor of
International Pay-Per-View and Closed Circuit sports events has
presented World Championship and world-class mixed martial arts
shows featuring Fedor
Emelianenko, Tim Sylvia,
Filipovic, Bob Sapp, Jeff Monson and
Nelson, in addition to World Championship and world-class
boxing matches featuring Gennady Golovkin, Erik Morales, Vitali
Klitschko, Ricky Hatton, Cristian Mijares, Evander Holyfield, Roy
Jones, Jr., Tomasz Adamek, Paulie Malignaggi, Ivan Calderon, Rocky
Martinez, Nicolai Valuev, Amir Khan, Marco
Antonio Barrera, Arthur Abraham, David Haye, John Ruiz,
Wilfredo Vasquez, Jr., Brian Viloria, Giovani Segura and Ruslan
Chagaev. In addition, Integrated Sports Media has distributed
numerous International soccer matches featuring teams like Real
Madrid, Club America of Mexico and the National Teams of Argentina,
Honduras, El Salvador and the USA. For more information on upcoming
Integrated Sports events visit www.integratedsportsnet.com or
follow on Twitter @IntegratedPPV.