Torres/VanZant & McCarthy/Esquibel Added to InvictaFC 4

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Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 9:15pm EST

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After several matches have already been announced this week, InvictaFC is adding two more matches featuring the future stars of their respective divisions. Undefeated Tecia Torres and Paige VanZant will duke it out in the strawweight division, while Jodie Esquibel and Liz McCarthy will fight in the fast paced atomweight division. Both matches were confirmed by MMARising.com Friday.



Torres was successful in tough pro debut match against Kaiyana Rain at InvictaFC 3, getting a unanimous decision win.  Torres went 8-0 as an ammy and is looking to climb the 115 ladder.

VanZant already has three pro matches under her belt; with a 50 second KO in her pro debut. She made headlines when she defeated Jordan Gaza in her pro debut; and recently got a decision win over Amber Stautzenberger.




Also added to the card, recent Invicta signee  Jodie Esquibel will take on InvictaFC 2 vet Liz McCarthy in a battle of 105ers.

Esquibel (2-0) is an experienced striker, having won World class boxing and kickboxing titles before making her way into MMA. Under the Jackson/Wonkeljohn banner, she went on to win her debut in 2011 in dramatic fashion, getting a head kick KO. She would defeat Amy Reihle earlier this year via decision.

McCarthy has held amateur titles in several organizations, including Tuff-n-uff.

Undefeated as an ammy, the Team Quest fighter  won her InvictaFCand pro debut with a doctor stoppage win over talented wrestler Jess Philippus.

InvictaFC 4 will stream live and free in January. No exact date has been announced, but several sources are stating the first weekend of January at a yet to be announced location in Kansas, City.


Updated InvictaFC 4 card (Subject to change)

  • Main Event: Carla Esparza vs. Ayaka Hamsaki (Strawweight title)
  • Shayna Baszler vs. Alexis Davis
  • Sara Kaufman vs. TBA
  • Tecia Torres vs. Paige VanZant
  • Liz McCarthy vs. Jodie Esquibel
  • Ediene Gomes vs. Hiroko Yamanaka
  • Joanne Calderwood vs. Bec Hyatt

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