The weigh-ins for Friday’s Invicta Fighting Championships 5 event will take place from the Aladdin Holiday Inn Downtown Kansas City in Kansas City, Mo. on Thursday, April 4 at 5:30 p.m. CT. A full stream of the action will be available on the promotion’s website. The festivities are free and open to the public.

As announced during the promotion’s fourth event, the April 5 card will be headlined by two title fights. Recently crowned atomweight champion Jessica Penne will make the first defense of her belt against “The Karate Hottie” Michelle Waterson. Also, the promotion will crown its inaugural flyweight champion as Barb Honchak battles Brazilian Vanessa Porto.

In addition to the headlining bouts, former Strikeforce champion Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino will make her promotional debut against Fiona Muxlow and former Bellator champion Zoila Gurgel will take on Jennifer Maia.

The event will emanate from the Ameristar Casino Kansas City and air via pay-per-view on the promotion’s website for $9.95. Doors open at 5 p.m. CT with the five-fight preliminary card beginning at 6 p.m. CT.

Invicta FC 5 Fight Card
Jessica Penne vs. Michelle Waterson – for atomweight title
Barb Honchak vs. Vanessa Porto – for inaugural flyweight title
Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino vs. Fiona Muxlow
Zoila Frausto Gurgel vs. Jennifer Maia
Sarah Kaufman vs. Leslie Smith
Kaitlin Young vs. Lauren Young
Julia Budd vs. Mollie Estes
Bec Hyatt vs. Jasminka Cive
Jodie Esquibel vs. Alex Chambers
Simona Soukupova vs. Cassie Rodish
Katja Kankaanpaa vs. Juliana Carnerio Lima
Jessamyn Duke vs. Miriam Nakamoto
Rose Namajunas vs. Kathina Catron

Photo: Michelle Waterson (Jeff Vulgamore/The MMA Corner)