[Fight Week] Invicta FC 20: Full fight card and preview for Kansas City event

Invicta Fighting Championships 20 will take place this Friday 18th November 2016. The event will feature two title fights and will take place at the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Mo.

The event will stream live on UFC Fight Pass.

Bantamweight champion Tonya Evinger (18-5) will look to defend her belt against Russian newcomer Yana Kunitskaya (9-2) in the main event of the evening. Evinger who is currently riding a nine-fight winning which includes six under the Invicta FC promotion. Her last title defence came at Invicta FC 17 in May, earning a decision win over Colleen Schneider.

Kunitskaya returned to competition in 2016 after nearly four years away from the sport. In her last outing, she stopped Yanan Wu by second-round TKO.

The co-main event will also feature gold on the line as strawweight champion Angela Hill (5-2) meets Brazilian Kaline Medeiros (8-4). The 31-year-old Hill earned the title in her last bout, defeating Livia Renata Souza by decision at Invicta FC 17.

Medeiros is riding five-fight winning streak into her title challenge. The Brazilian is coming off a unanimous decision over Manjit Kolekar at Invicta FC 19 – Maia vs. Modafferi.

Joining the two title match-ups will be six additional bouts. Former atomweight champion Herica Tiburcio (9-4) will take on Simona Soukupova (5-4-1), recent atomweight title challenger Amber Brown (6-2) moves up to strawweight to welcome The Ultimate Fighter veteran Ashley Yoder (4-1) to the Invicta cage, Australia’s Jessica-Rose “Jessy Jess” Clark (6-2) returns to face newcomer Pam Sorenson (4-1) in a bantamweight affair, veteran strawweight Lynn Alvarez (6-4) clashes with J.J. Aldrich (3-1), Switzerland’s Stephanie Egger (2-0) will make her Invicta debut against against a soon-to-be-announced bantamweight opponent, and strawweights Miranda Maverick (0-0) and Samantha Diaz (0-0) will make their professional debuts.

The full card can be found below along with a video preview of the event:

Bantamweight Title: Tonya Evinger (18-5) vs. Yana Kunitskaya (9-2)
Strawweight Title: Angela Hill (5-2) vs. Kaline Medeiros (8-4)
Atomweight: Herica Tiburcio (9-4) vs. Simona Soukupova (5-4-1)
Strawweight: Ashley Yoder (4-1) vs. Amber Brown (6-2)
Bantamweight: Jessica-Rose Clark (6-2) vs. Pam Sorenson (4-1)
Strawweight: Lynn Alvarez (6-4) vs. J.J. Aldrich (3-1)
Bantamweight: Stephanie Egger (2-0) vs. Alexa Conners (0-1)
Strawweight: Miranda Maverick (0-0) vs. Samantha Diaz (0-0)

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