Invicta FC Adds 4 Bouts

Four bouts have been added Invicta FC 21, which takes place Saturday, Jan. 14 from the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Mo.

Joining the featherweight headliner between Megan Anderson and Charmaine Tweet will be a bantamweight match-up between Sweden’s Pannie Kianzad and Hawaii’s Raquel Pa’aluhi, former strawweight title challenger DeAnna Bennett will battle Jodie Esquibel, undefeated Aspen Ladd meets grappling sensation Sijara Eubanks also at 135 pounds, and Brieta Carpenter will make her professional debut against boxing champion Heather Hardy.

Kianzad returns to the Invicta cage after falling short against champion Tonya Evinger are Invicta FC 14 last year. Pa’aluhi has won three of her last four, including wins over veterans Ediane Gomes and Kaitlin Young.

Hardy, 34, sports a perfect record of 18-0 in the boxing ring and will be making her MMA debut. Carpenter carries an 8-2 amateur record, including a 10-second knockout. Additional bouts for the event are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.

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