Each day, The MMA Corner will provide a recap of results, event announcements, fight matchups, and injuries/cancellations from throughout the world of MMA.
Travis Browne vs. Antonio Silva headlines UFC on FX 5 in Minneapolis
Travis Browne may have lost out on Ben Rothwell at UFC on Fox 4, but he now gets the opportunity to capitalize [...]
On Friday, July 27, Invicta Fighting Championships hosted the weigh-ins for Invicta FC 2: Baszler vs. McMann from the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Kansas City, Mo.
The July 28 event takes place from Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. The entire event will stream live on the promotion’s website starting with the preliminary card at 7 [...]
Invicta Fighting Championships is hailed as a pioneer in women’s mixed martial arts, and rightfully so. The promotion is the first to successfully establish a female-only league on U.S. shores. But long before Invicta, and an entire ocean away across the Pacific, there lies a fertile breeding ground that has long supported organizations that exclusively [...]
The year was 2005. The women’s side of mixed martial arts dwelled in obscurity. It would be more than a year before Gina Carano stepped into an EliteXC cage in front of a national audience to help put the female warriors on the map, and more than two years until Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos would burst [...]
There is a saying that two is better than one, and when it comes to the sport of women’s mixed martial arts, this is certainly a true statement when it comes to the Lybarger family.
Jocelyn and Jillian Lybarger are the only set of twins in the world of women’s combat sports, and even though the [...]
With the spotlight on this weekend’s Invicta Fighting Championships card, there is an additional bright beam of light pointed directly at Sara McMann.
The Maryland native holds a professional record of 5-0 with a boatload of additional accolades, which is one of the top reasons that she will be featured in the evening’s main event. Even though [...]
After beginning his career with an electrifying 13-2 record, Pennsylvania’s own, Mike Ciesnolevicz, made his way to the ring for the IFL Team Championship Finals on September 20, 2007. Ciesnolevicz was in the midst of a five-fight winning streak and on a clear path to the biggest stage in the sport—the UFC. One man stood [...]
When one thinks of combat sports, women are rarely at the forefront of their mind. Invicta FC is out to change that.
In the last year, women’s MMA has grown ten-fold. Saturday night, Invicta FC will hold its second card. If it’s anything like the first, which drew more than 200,000 online viewers—more than most televised [...]