Invicta Phoenix Rising Series

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Invicta Fighting Championships Introduces

Phoenix Rising Series
One-night, eight-woman tournament streams live and exclusively
on UFC FIGHT PASS on Friday, May 3
Kansas City, Mo. – Invicta Fighting Championships has once again raised the bar for women’s mixed martial arts. Today, the promotion announced a first-of-its-kind tournament, featuring eight of the globe’s top strawweights vying for supremacy on a single evening.


The first Phoenix Rising Series event will stream live and exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS from Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. on Friday, May 3.

The list of strawweight competitors includes:
MIZUKI (13-5) – Former Invicta FC strawweight title challenger
Janaisa Morandin (10-2) – Former Invicta FC strawweight title challenger
Danielle Taylor (10-4) – UFC veteran
Juliana Lima (9-5) – UFC veteran
Kailin Curran (4-6) – UFC veteran
Brianna van Buren (5-2) – Twenty-five-year-old
Sharon Jacobson (5-4) – Two-time US Open national championship wrestler
Sunna Davidsdottir (3-0) – Undefeated Icelandic MMA pioneer
“Our Phoenix Rising Series is the culmination of a vision for women’s MMA that began when Invicta was founded,” said Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp. “Continuing to innovate and provide ground-breaking opportunities for women is a source of pride. We’re so excited for our fans to watch the Phoenix Rising Series on UFC FIGHT PASS.”

A video teaser for the Phoenix Rising Series can be found here: YouTube Link

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