[Fight week!] Invicta FC 23: Full fight card and preview for Kansas City event

Invicta Fighting Championships returns this weekend for Invicta Fighting Championships 23.

The eight-fight card takes place at the historic Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Mo. The event streams live and exclusively on UFC Fight Pass at 8 p.m. ET.

The main event features former flyweight title challenger Vanessa Porto as she meets undefeated Agnieszka Niedźwiedź.

Porto is looking to rebound from a title fight loss to champion Jennifer Maia last spring at Invicta FC 16. Niedźwiedź will be making her second promotional appearance, having defeated Christine Stanley at Invicta FC 18.

The co-main event also takes place in the flyweight division as veteran Roxanne Modafferi faces off with Sarah D’Alelio.Modafferi will aim to get back into title contention, having fallen short in her title conquest at Invicta FC 19. D’Alelio returns to the promotion riding a four-fight winning streak that includes a submission win at Invicta FC 16.

Following a title fight loss to Jennifer Maia at Invicta FC 19, Modafferi rebounded nicely with a win outside of the organisation against Priscila de Souza at Fusion Fight League: Ladies Fight Night. D’Alelio returns to the promotion riding a four-fight winning streak that includes a submission win at Invicta FC 16 over Andrea Lee..

A third flyweight contest between Andrea Lee (6-2) and promotional newcomer Liz Tracy (3-1) will also feature on the stacked card.

Joining the flyweight match-ups are three additional bouts. Former atom weight champion Herica Tiburcio (10-4) takes on Tessa Simpson (5-1), UFC veterans Elizabeth Phillips (6-5) and Kelly Faszholz (3-2) square off in a bantamweight affair, striking stalwarts Tiffany Van Soest (0-1) and Christine Ferea (1-0) clash at strawweight, Ediane Gomes (10-4) meets Pam Sorenson (5-1) in a featherweight clash and finally a bantamweight bout between Shaianna Rincon (0-0) vs. Brooksie Bayard (1-1).

Check out the full fight card below:

Flyweight: Vanessa Porto (18-7) vs. Agnieszka Niedźwiedź (9-0)
Flyweight: Roxanne Modafferi (20-13) vs. Sarah D’Alelio (11-6)
Atomweight: Herica Tiburcio (10-4) vs. Tessa Simpson (5-1)
Bantamweight: Elizabeth Phillips (6-5) vs. Kelly Faszholz (3-2)
Flyweight: Andrea Lee (6-2) vs. Liz Tracy (3-1)
Featherweight: Ediane Gomes (10-4) vs. Pam Sorenson (5-1)
Strawweight: Tiffany Van Soest (0-1) vs. Christine Ferea (1-0)
Bantamweight: Shaianna Rincon (0-0) vs. Brooksie Bayard (1-1)

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