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Multiple Fights Announced for Invicta FC 49 in Oklahoma

Christina Williams, Invicta FC 48 Credits: Dave Mandel/Invicta FC

Invicta FC will return to Oklahoma next month with some familiar faces.

A previously reported atomweight title fight will take place at the top of the Invicta FC 49 card on September 28, 2022, in which champ Jessica Delboni will take on Gillian Deku “The Lionheart” West.

In addition to that game, promotion officials announced five other Invicta FC 49-card games on Wednesday.These include Bellator veteran Kristina “Warhorse” Williams, and Ultimate Fighter 30 Rival Helen Peralta, fighting for the first time since she appeared on the show.

Peralta (5-2) has five victories and only one loss under the Invicta FC banner, but lost to Katlyn Neil in the TUF 30 Women’s Flyweight Championship. Peralta’s only other loss as a pro was last year at the CFFC against fellow TUF 30 fighter Laura Gallardo.

In addition to her MMA career, Peralta went 2-0 in boxing and competed in some early BKFC bouts.

At Invicta FC 49, Peralta will face UFC veteran Polyana Botello (8-5), who was released in the Octagon with a 3-4 record and was beaten after a three-game losing streak earlier this year. freed.

Williams (6-3) has won back-to-back fights at Invicta FC and will face Ketlen Souza on September 28. Souza (11-3) is expected to fight for flyweight gold in March, making her publicity debut. She was forced to withdraw from the game for a short period of time.

Williams vs. Souza will be the co-main event for the night, with the “War Horses” at home in Oklahoma.

Invicta FC 49 will take place on September 28 at the Sugar Creek Casino in Hinton, Oklahoma. The full list of matches announced on Wednesday is as follows:

  • Atomweight title fight: Jessica Delbony vs. Jillian DeCoursey
  • Flyweight: Christina Williams vs. Caitlen Sousa
  • Strawweight: Liz Tracy vs. Valesca Machado
  • Flyweight: Helen Peralta vs. Polyana Botello
  • Bantamweight: Britney Cloudy and Montserrat Trendon
  • Strawweight: Nadia Villa vs. Shauna Bannon


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